NEW JERSEY (107 pledged delegates)Clinton starts with an advantage here, since she’s well known for representing neighboring New York. She’s been promoting her plan to improve the economy, especially among women who have been hardest hit.
But the Obama campaign predicts the election will be closer than many people anticipate, particularly with a large number of black voters in the state.
Obama drew thousands to a rally in Jersey City the day after his loss in New Hampshire, and he has the backing of some big-city mayors who are helping him organize. He is running television advertising in New York and Philadelphia, two expensive media markets that cover most of New Jersey.