US Senate Election in New Jersey 2012

US Senate Election in New Jersey 2012

US Senate Election in New Jersey 2012 Bob Menendez Joseph Kyrillos
Nominee Bob Menendez Joseph Kyrillos
Party Democratic Republican

Previous Senator
Ben Nelson
Democratic

  Senator-elected

Bob Menendez
Democratic

The US Senate elections 2012 in New Jersey is going to take place in Hawaii on November 6th.

2012 US Senate Election in New Jersey

Candidates

  • Bob Menendez (Democratic), incumbent U.S. Senator
  • Joseph Kyrillos (Republican), State Senator
  • Kenneth R. Kaplan (Libertarian), commercial real estate broker
  • Greg Pason (Socialist), National Secretary of the Socialist Party USA and perennial candidate
  • Ken Wolski (Green), medical marijuana activist and former nurse
  • Gavin Bard (Independent), alternative journalist, labor activist, and anarcho-syndicalist
  • Gwen Diakos (Independent), civilian defense contractor
  • Jonathan Maher (Independent), businessman and author

2012 US Senate Election in New Jersey Polling

Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin of
error
Bob
Menendez (D)
Joseph
Kyrillos (R)
Other Undecided
Quinnipaic University August 27–September 2, 2012 1,471 LV ± 2.5% 50% 40% - 10%
Monmouth University July 23–27, 2012 849 RV ± 2.5% 45% 33% 1% 22%
Monmouth University July 18–22, 2012 535 LV ± 2.5% 44% 35% 1% 19%
Quinnipiac July 9–14, 2012 1,623 ± 2.5% 47% 34% 1% 16%
Quinnipiac May 9–14, 2012 1,582 ± 2.5% 45% 35% 2% 19%
Fairleigh Dickenson/PublicMind April 30–May 6, 2012 400 ± 5% 42% 33% - 24%
Quinnipiac April 3–9, 2012 1,607 ± 2.4% 44% 35% 1% 20%
Farleigh Dickinson University March 5–11, 2012 396 ± 2.6% 43% 33% - 23%
Quinnipiac February 21–27, 2012 1,396 ± 2.6% 49% 34% 1% 14%
Survey USA February 24–26, 2012 533 ± 4.3% 46% 31% - 23%
Rutgers-Eagleton February 9–11, 2012 914 ± 3.3% 44% 22% 1% 26%
Farleigh Dickinson University January 2–8, 2012 800 ± 3.5% 43% 31% - 26%
Farleigh Dickinson University September 19–25, 2011 800 ± 3.5% 49% 28% - 22%
Public Policy Polling July 15–18, 2011 480 ± 4.5% 48% 29% - 23%
Fairleigh Dickinson University January 3–9, 2011 802 ± 3.5% 41% 29% - 30%

US Senate Election Results in New Jersey 2012

United States Senate election in New Jersey 2012
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
  Democratic Bob Menendez (incumbent)      
  Republican Joseph Kyrillos      
  Libertarian Kenneth R. Kaplan      
  Socialist Greg Pason      
  Green Ken Wolski      
  Independent Gavin Bard      
  Independent Gwen Diakos      
  Independent Jonathan Maher      
Majority      
Turnout