Democrat candidate for N.J. Governor Jim Johnson talks public service, poverty

     Democratic candidate for New Jersey governor, Jim Johnson, talks with WHYY's Dave Heller. (Emma Lee/WHYY)

    Democratic candidate for New Jersey governor, Jim Johnson, talks with WHYY's Dave Heller. (Emma Lee/WHYY)

    Registered New Jersey voters participating in the June 6th primary election will determine the Democratic and Republican candidates vying to replace Governor Chris Christie.

    NewsWorks Tonight continues a series of conversations with the candidates.

    Touting his skills at building alliances, Democrat Jim Johnson believes his long record of public service, rather than legislative experience will serve the Garden State as it continues to grapple with property tax and other fiscal woes.

    Listen to their conversation below.

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