November US Senate Race: Menendez vs. Hugin

The candidates in the race for the New Jersey U.S. Senate seat  are set as incumbent Bob Menendez has won the Democratic state primary and Bob Hugin is the Republican winner.  Menendez beat out small business owner Lisa McCormick by about 20 percentage points in yesterday's contest, while former pharmaceutical company CEO Hugin trounced construction company executive Brian Goldberg, scoring more than 75-percent of the votes cast.

The race between Menendez and Hugin is looking to be tight as Hugin has been attacking Menendez for his 2017 corruption trial. However, both the Monmouth and Quinnipiac polls give Menendez leads of at least 17 points over Hugin for the time being