‘Lots of fireworks’ expected in weeks leading up to N.J. special election

 Cory Booker and Steve Lonegan will compete in the Oct. 16 special U.S. Senate election in New Jersey. (Mel Evans/AP Photo)

Cory Booker and Steve Lonegan will compete in the Oct. 16 special U.S. Senate election in New Jersey. (Mel Evans/AP Photo)

We review Tuesday night’s primary victories for Democrat Cory Booker and Republican Steve Lonegan and look ahead to New Jersey’s special U.S. Senate election in October with Nick Acocella, editor and publisher of Politifax New Jersey.

It’s on to October for Democratic Newark, N.J., Mayor Cory Booker and his rival, Republican Steve Lonegan, a former mayor of Bogota, N.J. The winner of New Jersey’s special U.S. Senate election will hold down the post for 15 months, fulfilling the term of the late Frank Lautenberg.

We look ahead with Nick Acocella, editor and publisher of Politifax New Jersey. 

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