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Christie emerges as big winner after midterms

11-5-14
WASHINGTON (AP) — He wasn't on the ballot Tuesday, but New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie emerged as one of the big winners of the midterm elections. Christie had spent months traveling the country, raising money and boosting candidates in his role as ...

Republicans perform better across New Jersey

11-5-14
Some polls before this week's elections were showing that Democrats were running close in a couple of congressional races. But the results of Tuesday's voting tell a different story. Republicans held onto all six of the party's New Jersey seats in ...

$13B in state/local conservation measures pass

11-5-14
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Election Day was not just about the Republican landslide: Voters in states and counties across the nation supported about $13 billion in conservation funding. That amount was a record for money approved at the ballot box, ...

South Jersey town’s voters approve liquor license

11-5-14
UPPER DEERFIELD TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Voters have approved a ballot question that would allow a southern New Jersey town to create and sell liquor licenses. Supporters hope the referendum will give Upper Deerfield Township's economy a boost. ...

New Jersey elects 1st woman to Congress since 2000

11-5-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A woman has invaded New Jersey's congressional boys club. Bonnie Watson Coleman won a seat representing the 12th Congressional District in Tuesday's election. She's the first black woman ever to win a congressional seat from ...

Pallone tops GOP’s Wilkinson to keep US House seat

11-4-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Democratic U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone has won a 12th term representing a coastal New Jersey district in Congress. Pallone defeated Republican Anthony Wilkinson in Tuesday's election for the 6th District seat. Only once since his ...
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Tom MacArthur Victorious in CD3

11-4-14
Republican Tom MacArthur defeated Democrat Aimee Belgard for the Third Congressional District seat.
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Watson Coleman to be First African-American Woman in Congress from NJ

11-4-14
Democrat Bonnie Watson Coleman defeated Republican Alieta Eck for the 12th Congressional District seat.

GOP Bergen County executive concedes to Democrat

11-4-14
HACKENSACK, N.J. (AP) — A northern New Jersey Republican leader has conceded defeat in the race for Bergen County executive. The Record reported Tuesday (http://bit.ly/1pjd4k9 ) that incumbent Kathleen Donovan called Democrat James Tedesco on ...
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Cory Booker Celebrates Senate Win

11-4-14
Incumbent Democrat U.S. Sen. Cory Booker defeated Republican Jeff Bell for the U.S. Senate seat.