If you live in Monmouth or Ocean Counties in New Jersey, the name Frank Pallone is a familiar one. But in other corners of the state, this year might be the first time voters hear about Pallone.
He’s one of four Democrats running for the U.S. Senate in next month’s special primary election. That’s the race for the seat Frank Lautenberg held until his death last month.
Pallone first won election to congress in 1988. He’s a lawyer by training, a graduate of Rutgers Law School and also holds a masters in international relations from Tufts University.
He’s the latest candidate for U.S. Senate to join us on NewsWorks Tonight. He spoke with WHYY News Director Eugene Sonn.