|U.S. Senate, New Jersey|
|Elections and appointments|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
Lavergne was previously a 2013 Democratic-Republican Party candidate seeking election to the U.S. Senate from New Jersey. He was a defeated by Cory Booker (D) in the general election on October 16, 2013.
Challenge to election
The complaint questioned the constitutionality, legality and validity of the election on three main issues, and sought to have the full Senate vote to label the election result “void.”
The candidates claimed three issues with the election should invalidate it: The use of electronic voting machines with no paper backup that will not be “impounded,” that independent candidates were not included in the two debates and that the Republican candidate appeared in the first two spaces on ballots, despite a low turnout during the primary.
|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|
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- New Jersey Division of Elections, "General election candidates for U.S. Senate," accessed August 13, 2014
- New Jersey Division of Elections, "Unofficial General Election List," accessed August 19, 2013
- NY Times, "New Jersey Senate 2013," accessed October 16, 2013
- CNN "New Jersey Senate Race - 2012 Election Center"
- NJ.com, "Independent U.S. Senate candidates file petition challenging election," accessed October 21, 2013
- NJ.com, "6 N.J. independents running for U.S. Senate in October special election," accessed August 19, 2013
- New Jersey Division of Elections, "Special Election General Election Results," accessed November 7, 2013
- New Jersey General election candidate list