Senator Robert Menendez has the worst polling numbers of any Democrat incumbent U.S. Senator in the country. He's highly vulnerable to a local, ethics-driven, anti-tax campaign. For Kean to win, the election must be a Kean-not-Menendez choice as opposed to a Republican vs. Democrat referendum.
Comment by Fairleigh Dickinson University's PublicMind Academic Associate Mark Campbell (Ed.D., University of Pennsylvania). Mark is a campaign consultant and an instructor at the Republican National Committee's Campaign Management College. A principal with Campbell & Campbell Campaigns, Inc., a Republican political consulting firm, Dr. Mark Campbell can be reached at 973-331-0055.