October 13th, 2013
08:53 AM ET
10 months ago

Palin campaigns for N.J. Senate hopeful

New Egypt, New Jersey (CNN) – What does a candidate do if he's down in the polls, days from the election, and his opponent is a political celebrity?

Answer: Bring in his own celebrity.
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Filed under: 2013 • Cory Booker • New Jersey • Sarah Palin • Senate • Steve Lonegan
McAuliffe remains up in latest Virginia gubernatorial polls
(L) Terry McAuliffe (R) Ken Cuccinelli
October 10th, 2013
09:13 AM ET
10 months ago

McAuliffe remains up in latest Virginia gubernatorial polls

(CNN) – With less than four weeks to go until Election Day in Virginia, a new poll indicates Democrat Terry McAuliffe holds a slight eight percentage point lead over Republican Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli in the battle for governor.

According to a Quinnipiac University survey released Thursday morning, 47% of likely voters in Virginia's November 5 election say they back McAuliffe, a businessman and former chairman of the Democratic National Committee who's making his second bid for governor. Thirty-nine percent of those questioned say they support Cuccinelli, with Libertarian Party candidate Robert Sarvis polling at eight percent, and five percent unsure.
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Filed under: 2013 • Ken Cuccinelli • Polls • Terry McAuliffe • Virginia
Poll: Christie way ahead in NJ gubernatorial race
October 10th, 2013
08:45 AM ET
8 months ago

Poll: Christie way ahead in NJ gubernatorial race

(CNN) - Less than a month before Election Day, Republican Gov. Chris Christie maintains a significant lead over his Democratic challenger Barbara Buono in his re-election bid for governor of New Jersey, according to a poll released Thursday.

And while the Quinnipiac University survey shows the incumbent governor ahead of Buono, a state senator, by a margin of 62%-33% among likely voters, it also indicates that voters largely disagree with Christie on his opposition to legalizing same-sex marriage in the Garden State.
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Filed under: 2013 • Barbara Buono • Chris Christie • New Jersey • Polls
Booker still ahead in New Jersey special Senate race
October 9th, 2013
08:22 AM ET
10 months ago

Booker still ahead in New Jersey special Senate race

(CNN) – Democratic nominee Cory Booker maintains his 12 percentage point lead over Republican rival Steve Lonegan one week before Election Day, according to a poll released Wednesday.

The Quinnipiac University survey shows Booker, mayor of Newark, has a 53%-41% lead among likely New Jersey voters over Lonegan, former mayor of Bogota, in the special Senate race held to fill the remainder of the term of late Democratic Sen. Frank Lautenberg.
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Filed under: 2013 • Cory Booker • New Jersey • Polls • Senate • Steve Lonegan
Bloomberg pumps $1 million to boost Booker candidacy
October 7th, 2013
10:34 AM ET
10 months ago

Bloomberg pumps $1 million to boost Booker candidacy

Washington (CNN) -  New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is spending $1 million to run a TV ad to boost Newark Mayor Cory Booker in his candidacy for the U.S. Senate.

Booker is running in the Oct. 16 special election against Republican Steve Lonegan to fill the remainder of the term of longtime Democratic Sen. Frank Lautenberg, who died earlier this year.

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Filed under: 2013 • Cory Booker • Michael Bloomberg
Palin endorses Lonegan in New Jersey Senate race
October 3rd, 2013
12:32 AM ET
10 months ago

Palin endorses Lonegan in New Jersey Senate race

(CNN) – Former Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin has thrown her support behind Steve Lonegan in New Jersey's special U.S. Senate race.

The former Alaska governor released a statement Wednesday promoting the Republican nominee's conservative principles while criticizing Democratic opponent Cory Booker’s “constant tweeting and trips to Hollywood” and leadership as mayor of Newark.
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Filed under: 2013 • Cory Booker • New Jersey • Sarah Palin • Steve Lonegan
Booker winning the money race in N.J. Senate race
October 2nd, 2013
05:20 PM ET
10 months ago

Booker winning the money race in N.J. Senate race

(CNN) – Democrat Cory Booker's U.S. Senate campaign says raised $2.85 million in the last two months, bringing the Newark, New Jersey mayor's total to $11.5 million since January. The Booker campaign is reporting $2.63 million cash on hand.

The campaign of New Jersey Senate Republican nominee Steve Lonegan tells CNN it brought in over a million dollars during that same time period, and has $241,000 in the bank.
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Filed under: 2013 • Cory Booker • New Jersey • Steve Lonegan
Romney stepping up for GOP in Virginia
September 25th, 2013
08:18 AM ET
10 months ago

Romney stepping up for GOP in Virginia

Washington (CNN) - Mitt Romney is headlining a fundraiser for Ken Cuccinelli Wednesday in McLean, Virginia.

Cuccinelli, the Commonwealth's attorney general, is the Republican nominee in this November's Virginia gubernatorial election.
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Filed under: 2013 • Ken Cuccinelli • Mitt Romney • Virginia
Polls: Single digit race in crucial gubernatorial battle
September 24th, 2013
09:01 AM ET
10 months ago

Polls: Single digit race in crucial gubernatorial battle

Washington (CNN) - With six weeks to go until Election Day and one day until a crucial debate showdown, two new polls indicate Democrat Terry McAuliffe on top of Republican Ken Cuccinelli in the much watched battle for Virginia governor.

And according to both surveys, released Monday night from NBC4/NBC News/Marist and Washington Post/Abt SRBI, McAuliffe's advantage seems to be fueled by his lead among female voters.
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Filed under: 2013 • Ken Cuccinelli • Polls • Terry McAuliffe • Virginia
Christie makes Spanish re-election pitch
September 23rd, 2013
09:25 AM ET
10 months ago

Christie makes Spanish re-election pitch

(CNN) – "Better, Brighter Future."

That's the English translation of "Un Mejor Futuro, Mas Brillante," New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's first Spanish language television commercial of his general election campaign. The Republican governor is bidding this November for a second term in office.
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Filed under: 2013 • Ads • Chris Christie • Latinos • New Jersey
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