Cory Booker Dominates New Jersey Senate Poll

Posted: August 7, 2013 in Congress, Senate
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CBS New York

TRENTON, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) —Cory Booker dominates a poll of likely voters with less than a week to go before New Jersey’s special U.S. Senate race primary on Tuesday.

The Quinnipiac University survey released Wednesday shows 54 percent of likely Democratic primary voters support the Newark mayor.

U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone gets 17 percent, Rep. Rush Holt receives 15 percent and Assembly Speaker Shelia Oliver is backed by 5 percent.

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Booker has more support than his three opponents combined.

“What they don’t have, according to the Quinnipiac numbers, is any real statewide identification,” said poll director Maurice Carroll.

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There was the belief among some people that if Holt and Pallone didn’t run against each other, one of them might’ve had…

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