Political oddsmaker sees possible Dem pickup in the 3rd

Democrats eyeing a pickup opportunity in the 3rd District U.S. House race got some good news this week. Sign Up

Democrats eyeing a pickup opportunity in the 3rd District U.S. House race got some good news this week.

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The Rothenberg Political Report, a nonpartisan Washington tip-sheet, has shifted the line in the race to the Democrats’ favor.

“With Ocean County, it might be difficult for (Democrat John) Adler ever to be comfortable, but the national environment continues to favor Democrats, and this seat is one of a long list of GOP headaches,” Rothenberg’s Nathan Gonzalez wrote. “Unless there is a fundamental political shift, this race is Toss-Up/Tilt Democratic.”

Democrat Adler and Republicans Jack Kelly, Justin Murphy, and Chris Myers are running for the seat of departing Republican U.S. Rep. Jim Saxton.

 

Political oddsmaker sees possible Dem pickup in the 3rd