For New Jersey voters, it’s time to head to the polls

New Jersey Democrats and Republicans go to the polls Tuesday to pick their party’s candidates for president and in 12 U.S. House races.

The contest comes as Republican candidate Donald Trump has clinched the number of delegates needed for nomination, and with Democratic front-runner and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton inching closer to the nomination.

She is just 71 delegates shy of the 2,383 needed to win. There are 126 pledged delegates at stake in New Jersey on Tuesday, and Clinton has the backing of much of the state’s party establishment.

Incumbents are unlikely to lose races in the congressional contests, but Democrats will be picking a challenger to face Republican Rep. Tom MacArthur in the fall. In Camden, Democratic incumbent Rep. Donald Norcross faces a challenge from newcomer Alex Law.

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