Election Day Odds and Ends
Karen O’Leary, 45, said that she had no concerns about Mr. Menendez’s ethics - which Mr. Kean made a central part of his campaign.Ms. O’Leary also falls into another unfortunate voter category - the totally misinformed. Tom Kean is pro-choice and supports federal funding for stem cell research.
“You know what?” she said. “I don’t even care. He stands for stem cell research, he’s for a woman’s right to choose. I don’t care if he takes money under the table. Those other things are more important.”
Then there are New Jersey voters who will vote for a Democrat no matter what:
I see the war in Iraq, the state of the environment, the state of our education system and progressive scientific research, and i think to myself “I want out!” The only way to change things is to turn one branch of our government blue, and if that means electing a serial killer so be it. — Posted by Munier SalemThere are allegations of voting machine rigging in at least 7 New Jersey polling places in Passaic, Union, Middlesex, Camden, and Hudson counties.
Upon entering the voting booth, individuals have encountered machines that are pre-set to vote for Menendez, causing serious confusion. In some instances, the voter has been unable to de-select the pre-set Menendez vote using the touch screen.It’s tough being a Republican in New Jersey.