A Rutgers-Eagleton poll released Tuesday morning indicates that New Jersey residents believe U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez should be allowed to stay in office unless he’s proven guilty. The poll found that 58 percent of residents said the senator should stay in office, while 34 percent said he should resign. Menendez was indicted on April 1st for allegedly accepting gifts for political favors. The poll also asked if New Jersey deserved it’s national reputation for political corruption. Of those surveyed, 52 percent said the state was no more corrupt than others, while 31 percent said it was more corrupt and 9 percent felt it was less corrupt.