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Former Gov. Florio Calls Christie’s Decision for Special Election to Replace Lautenberg ‘Commendable’

6-4-13
Former Gov. James Florio says he agrees with Gov. Chris Christie that it's better to have a special election than having an appointee serve for more than a year.
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Christie Calls for Special Election This Year to Fill Lautenberg’s U.S. Senate Seat

6-4-13
WATCH: Christie announces that a primary will be held August 13 and a general special election will be held October 16.
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Paterson Council President Gives Christie Another Democratic Endorsement

5-30-13
Gov. Christie can add another Democrat to his list of supporters -- Anthony Davis, Paterson City Council President. While the move may raise some eyebrows within his party, Davis says his endorsement of the governor is not about party politics.
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EXCLUSIVE: Newark City Council President Anibal Ramos Announces Run for Mayor

5-30-13
Anibal Ramos says he plans to run for mayor of Newark in 2014 and be a hands-on leader who partners with the legislative body to have a united approach to deal with issues.
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Essex County Executive Elusive About Pick for Governor

5-29-13
Joe DiVincenzo, a Democrat, hasn't endorsed Barbara Buono for governor and has a strong relationship with Gov. Christie. But he hasn't endorsed him for reelection either.
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Jersey City Elects a New Mayor

5-15-13
Mayor-elect Steve Fulop got just over 52 percent of the vote, a resounding victory in a race that - until it was finally decided - was seen as too close to call.
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Jersey City Mayoral Race Comes Down to Voter Turnout

5-14-13
Both incumbent Jerramiah Healy and challenger Steve Fulop spent tens of thousands of dollars trying to encourage voters to cast their ballots.
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Buono Meets with Arm of NJEA, Discusses Christie’s TV Ad

5-14-13
Gubernatorial candidate Barbara Buono met with the Bergen County Retired Educators Association, an arm of the NJEA. She talked about Gov. Chris Christie's TV ad that portrays her as a legislator who raises taxes.
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Latino Voters Seen As Key to Mayor’s Race in Jersey City

5-9-13
Incumbent Jerramiah Healy and challenger Steve Fulop are both courting Latino voters, expected to be a major factor in Jersey City's mayoral race.
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Buono’s Position On Stricter Gun Laws Wins New Support For Her Candidacy

5-2-13
Other Democrats are applauding Buono, including Elizabeth Mayor Chris Bollwage, who previously expressed lukewarm support for her.