The Assembly Speaker takes issue with the presumption that Newark Mayor Cory Booker is the heir apparent to Lautenberg's Senate seat.
Steve Lonegan, former mayor of Bogota and long-time conservative activist has become the first to say he is a candidate.
As expected, Chris Christie scored a landslide victory and looked ahead to November. Democrat Barbara Buono also won her primary decisively. State and local races turned up no surprises.
NJTV provided live coverage of Tuesday's Primary Election during the 6 p.m. and 11 p.m. editions of NJ Today.
Get results of highlighted primary races.
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Barbara Buono says Gov. Chris Christie's decision to hold a special election in October instead of waiting until November hypocritical because it will cost millions.
On primary day, Gov. Chris Christie held a press conference where he announced a special election in October to fill the late Sen. Frank Lautenberg's seat.
The Democratic primary race in the 34th legislative district pits Sen. Nia Gill against Mark Alexander.
Former Gov. Florio Calls Christie’s Decision for Special Election to Replace Lautenberg ‘Commendable’
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.
WATCH: Christie announces that a primary will be held August 13 and a general special election will be held October 16.
NJTV's half-hour special about the life and career of U.S. Senator Frank Lautenberg.
Politicians and friends discuss the life and legacy of Sen. Frank Lautenberg who died at the age of 89.
Sen. Frank Lautenberg served 31 years as a U.S. senator with one brief interruption.
Before he became a political leader, U.S. Senator Frank Lautenberg was a prominent businessman as the CEO of the New Jersey-based payroll service ADP. Josh Weston, the man who succeeded Lautenberg in ...