It was supposed to be close, a race between two old friends battling for one congressional seat, but when the polls closed, the drama quickly disappeared.
Republican Sen. Joe Kyrillos had an overwhelming victory in the primary Tuesday and will take on incumbent Democratic Sen. Robert Menendez for a U.S. Senate seat in November.
Results of the contested primary races will be updated throughout the night after the polls close Tuesday at 8 p.m. ET.
In hotly-contested races in the 9th and 10th congressional district, every vote can possibly make a difference.
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While, the types of machines vary from county to county, having confidence in the votes registered by the machine is what counts.
It's the final push before election day and the Essex County Democratic Committee is deploying all of its manpower and resources to help get out the vote in the 10th district.
Darryl Isherwood says Donald Payne Jr. has the upper hand in the 10th district and blames Steve Rothman's camp for the negativity in the ninth district race.
Voters we spoke with have mixed opinions about the candidates -- Congressman Bill Pascrell and Congressman Steve Rothman.
Democratic Strategist Michael Murphy and Republican Strategist Bill Spadea discuss the upcoming Democratic primary between Bill Pascrell and Steve Rothman.
Rep. Scott Garrett talks about how Steve Rothman decided to move to the 9th district instead of running in the redrawn 5th district. He also believes Mitt Romney should listen to other Republican ...
Sen. Robert Menendez kicked off his bid for reelection in Union City Monday. He will likely face Joe Kyrillos in November.
Both candidates came out swinging in what has become a hard hitting congressional race.
MSU Professor Brigid Harrison said there was no clear winner in Monday's debate between Bill Pascrell and Steve Rothman.
WATCH ONLINE: The hour-long debate between U.S. Rep. Steven R. Rothman and U.S. Rep. William J. Pascrell Jr is available online.