Cory Booker Wins New Jersey Senate Election

Cory Booker Wins New Jersey Senate Election

Newark’s Democratic mayor, Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ), won the special election to succeed the late Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ) in the United States Senate on Wednesday when Booker’s Republican opponent, Steve Lonegan, conceded at 9:50 pm.

The Associated Press called the race for Booker at 9:32 pm eastern.

With 52% of precincts reporting, the Star-Ledger showed Booker had a 56% to 43% lead over Lonegan.

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