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PolitifaxNJ’s Nick Acocella on Murphy, Guadagno running mates

  Republican Lt. Gov Kim Guadagno (left) and Democrat Phil Murphy will compete in November. (Emma Lee/WHYY)

Republican Lt. Gov Kim Guadagno (left) and Democrat Phil Murphy will compete in November. (Emma Lee/WHYY)

The major party candidates vying to replace New Jersey Governor Chris Christie have in turn disclosed their Lieutenant Governor selections.

Republican candidate and current Lieutenant Governor Kim Guadagno named Carlos Rendo, mayor of Woodcliff Lake in Bergen County, and former Marco Rubio supporter. Democrat Phil Murphy selected Assemblywoman and former Speaker of the Assembly Sheila Oliver.

PolitifaxNJ editor and publisher Nick Acocella spoke with WHYY’s Dave Heller about the two candidates and the little-known position of Lieutenant Governor.

Listen to the conversation below.

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