Daily Archives: July 15, 2011

New Jersey U.S. Senate Race: A Romney vs. Ron Paul Battle? by Gregory Hilton

State Senator Joe Kyrillos is the frontrunner for the U.S. Senate nomination.


Senator Bob Menendez (D-NJ) is vulnerable as he faces his first re-election, but similar to Senators Bob Casey (D-PA) and Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), he still does not have a top tier GOP challenger. This is a Blue State which will be difficult for any Republican to win in a presidential election year when turnout is far higher.
The President defeated Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) in New Jersey by a 57% to 42% margin, and the state is still regarded as an Obama stronghold. Continue reading

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