Steve Lonegan

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—This Wednesday, Democratic mayor of Newark Cory Booker will go head-to-head with Republican candidate and former mayor of Bogota Steve Lonegan to determine who will replace the late Frank Lautenberg in the US Senate.

A recent poll conducted by the Eagleton Institute of Politics at Rutgers shows Booker winning over Lonegan by more than twenty percentage points.  Booker currently leads among likely voters by a margin of 58% to 36% with 3% undecided and 3% supporting other candidates.