A new poll shows Newark Mayor Cory Booker retains a massive 35-point lead in the New Jersey special Senate election.
The Rutgers-Eagleton poll shows Booker (D) at 64 percent and former Bogota mayor Steve Lonegan (R) at 29 percent.
Booker has shown few signs of vulnerability, and the poll shows 63 percent of voters have a favorable opinion of him -- versus just 19 percent unfavorable.
Lonegan is much less well-known but already has a higher unfavorable rating -- 22 percent -- with another 22 percent viewing him favorably.
The general election was never expected to be competitive, as Lonegan is not considered a top-tier GOP recruit and is running in a blue state against a popular rising political star in Booker.
GOP groups have done little to assist Lonegan's attempt to close the gap.
Booker also sailed to victory in the Democratic primary, trouncing two sitting House members -- Reps. Frank Pallone and Rush Holt -- and state Assembly Speaker Sheila Oliver.