Thursday, October 17, 2013

Demographic Change Coming to the U.S. Senate as Newark, New Jersey Mayor Cory Booker Wins a Special Election in the Garden State

Senator-Elect Cory Booker

CNN coverage of Cory Booker's election to the U.S. Senate is linked below.

CNN: Cory Booker Elected to the U.S. Senate

"With 99% of precincts reporting, Booker led Lonegan 55%-44%.
Booker was the front runner in all the public opinion polls throughout the short campaign to fill the remaining 15 months of the term of the late Democratic Sen. Frank Lautenberg, who died in June. With his victory, Booker becomes the first African-American elected to the U.S. Senate since Barack Obama in 2004."

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