Rasmussen: Kean +7

A new poll released this morning by the New Jersey-based Rasmussen Reports shows Republican Thomas Kean, Jr. with a seven point lead in the race for United States Senate: 43%-36% over the incumbent, Democrat Robert Menendez. Recent independent polls have showed the race continues to be tight: Menendez led 40%-35% in an Eagleton poll, Kean was ahead 42%-38% in a Fairleigh Dickinson University poll, and Menendez was ahead 40.1%-39.7% in a Zogby/Wall Street Journal poll. The last Rasmussen poll, on March 31, had Kean leading 41%-39%.

Rasmussen: Kean +7