United States Senate elections in New Jersey, 2014
November 4, 2014
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Booker ran for U.S. Senate in the special election for the seat left vacant by the death of Frank Lautenberg (D). Booker defeated U.S. Representatives Rush D. Holt, Jr. and Frank Pallone and Assembly Speaker Sheila Oliver for the Democratic party nomination in the primary election on August 13, 2013. He defeated Steve Lonegan (R) and Independent candidates Robert Depasquale, Eugene Martin Lavergne, Stuart David Meissner, Pablo Olivera, Antonio Sabas and Edward Stackhouse, Jr. in the general election on October 16, 2013.
|U.S. Senate, New Jersey Special General Election, 2013|
|Independent||Edward C. Stackhouse||0.4%||5,138|
|Source: Official results via New Jersey Division of Elections|
|U.S. Senate, New Jersey Special Democratic Primary, 2013|
|Source: Official Election Results from New Jersey Division of Elections|
On November 6, 2012, Frank Lautenberg won re-election to the United States Senate. He defeated Joe Kyrillos, Kenneth Kaplan, Ken Wolski, Inder "Andy" Soni, Gwen Diakos, Eugene Martin Lavergne, Daryl Brooks, Robert "Turk" Turkavage, Gregory Pason, and J. David Dranikoff in the general election.
|U.S. Senate, New Jersey, General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||Robert Menendez Incumbent||58.9%||1,987,680|
|Libertarian||Kenneth R. Kaplan||0.5%||16,803|
|Jersey Strong Independents||Gwen Diakos||0.3%||9,359|
|Totally Independent Candidate||J. David Dranikoff||0.1%||3,834|
|America First||Inder "Andy" Soni||0.1%||3,593|
|Responsibility Fairness Integrity||Robert "Turk" Turkavage||0.1%||3,532|
|Socialist Party USA||Gregory Pason||0.1%||2,249|
|No Slogan||Eugene Martin Lavergne||0.1%||2,198|
|Reform Nation||Daryl Mikell Brooks||0.1%||2,066|
|Source: New Jersey Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"|
On November 4, 2008, Lautenberg was re-elected to the United States Senate for a fourth non-consecutive term. He defeated Dick Zimmer (R), Jason Scheurer (Libertarian), J.M. Carter (God We Trust), Daryl Mikell Brooks (Poor People’s Campaign), Sara Lobman (Socialist Workers) and Jeffrey Boss (Boss for Senate).
- United States House of Representatives elections in New Jersey, 2014
- United States Senate elections, 2014
- National Conference of State Legislatures Website, "State Primary Election Types," accessed January 6, 2014
- Fair Vote, "Congressional and Presidential Primaries: Open, Closed, Semi-Closed, and 'Top Two,'" accessed January 6, 2014
- Ballotpedia research conducted December 26, 2013 through January 3, 2014 researching and analyzing various state websites and codes.
- New Jersey Department of State Website, "Voter Registration Information," accessed January 3, 2014
- Politico "Cory Booker announces New Jersey senate run" Accessed June 8, 2013
- WNYC, "Election 2013," accessed August 13, 2013
- Roll Call, "Pallone Makes Preparations for Senate Campaign in N.J.," January 2, 2012
- Politico "Cory Booker’s unexpected sprint for Senate" Accessed June 5, 2013
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- U.S. Congress House Clerk "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 4, 2008"