There are several races of interest today in New Jersey.
The death of US Senator Frank Lautenberg led to a special election for his seat. Newark mayor Cory Booker won handily.
Chris breaks down the deal to end the government shutdown, Cory Booker’s win in New Jersey’s special Senate election, and Governor Tom Corbett releasing $45 million to Philadelphia schools. He talks to New Jersey Congressman Scott Garrett and Comedian Jonathan Kite.
Voters are heading to the polls in New Jersey today to pick a successor to the late U.S. Senator Frank Lautenberg.
The race tilts 54-40 percent in favor of Booker in the Quinnipiac University survey of almost 1,700 likely voters.
A new poll shows Cory Booker’s lead over Steve Lonegan declining from 20 points to about 12, with about three weeks to go.
It’s unusual that a statewide debate is held south of Trenton, but Cory Booker and Steve Lonegan have agreed to meet at Rowan University in Glassboro.
The frontrunner in Tuesday’s special Democratic Senate primary election wrapped up a five-day bus tour Monday.
The survey of more than 2,000 Garden State voters indicates that Democrats are heavily in favor of Newark, NJ mayor Cory Booker, who garnered 54 percent in the poll.
Chris discusses the shooting in Saylorsburg, PA, last night’s debate between Democratic senate candidates in New Jersey, and the latest details on Benghazi. He talks Republican senate candidate in New Jersey, Steve Lonegan, Dick Yuengling from the Yuengling Brewery, and former Phillies pitcher, Ricky Bottalico.
In 15 days, the voters of New Jersey will select candidates for the senate seat vacated by the death of Senator Frank Lautenberg.
A new poll strongly suggests the people have already made their minds up.
The special election will remain on October 16th now that New Jersey’s top court has refused to take up a legal challenge to the date.
The fight over the date of a special election to fill the unexpired term the late US senator Frank Lautenberg is going to New Jersey’s highest court.
A member of Newark Mayor Cory Booker’s campaign staff says Booker is planning to enter the special election to fill the U.S. Senate seat previously held by Frank Lautenberg.