The 2013 United States Senate special election in New Jersey was held on October 16, 2013 to fill the New Jersey United States Senate Class 2 seat for the remainder of the term ending January 3, 2015. The vacancy resulted from the death of five-term Democratic senator Frank Lautenberg on June 3, 2013. New Jersey governor Chris Christie appointed Republican Jeffrey Chiesa to the seat as a placeholder; Chiesa announced at the time of his appointment that he would not be a candidate in the special election.

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  • The 2013 United States Senate special election in New Jersey was held on October 16, 2013 to fill the New Jersey United States Senate Class 2 seat for the remainder of the term ending January 3, 2015. The vacancy resulted from the death of five-term Democratic senator Frank Lautenberg on June 3, 2013. New Jersey governor Chris Christie appointed Republican Jeffrey Chiesa to the seat as a placeholder; Chiesa announced at the time of his appointment that he would not be a candidate in the special election. The primary elections were won by Republican former Bogota Mayor Steve Lonegan and Democratic Newark Mayor Cory Booker. Booker defeated Lonegan on October 16, 2013. Booker resigned as Mayor of Newark on October 30, 2013 and was sworn in on October 31, 2013 as the junior U.S. Senator from New Jersey. (en)
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  • Statewide endorsements * Bill Bradley, former U.S. Senator * Joseph DiVincenzo, Essex County Executive * Beth Mason, Hoboken City Councilwoman * George Norcross, businessman and Democratic fundraiser * Jim Whelan, State Senator National endorsements * Mo Cowan, former U.S. Senator * Martin O'Malley, Governor of Maryland * Ivanka Trump, Businesswoman and daughter of Donald Trump * Mark Zuckerberg, co-founder of Facebook * The New York Times * The Philadelphia Inquirer (en)
  • * Brian D. Levine, Mayor of Franklin Township * Joseph Rudy Rullo, candidate for the U.S. Senate in 2012 (en)
  • * Mercer County Democratic Committee * Sussex County Democrats straw poll (en)
  • * Vin Gopal, Chairman of the Monmouth County Democratic Committee (en)
  • * Thomas Booth, Camden County Republican Organization Chairman * Michael Patrick Carroll, state assemblyman * Jeff Chiesa, incumbent U.S. Senator * Chris Christie, Governor of New Jersey * John DiMaio, state assemblyman * Michael J. Doherty, state senator * Michael Donohue, Cape May County Republican Organization Chairman * Rodney Frelinghuysen, U.S. Representative * Scott Garrett, U.S. Representative * Henry Kuhl, Hunterdon County Republican Organization Chairman * Leonard Lance, U.S. Representative * Frank LoBiondo, U.S. Representative * Phil Morin, Union County Republican Organization Chairman * Ron Paul, former U.S Representative and candidate for President in 2008 and 2012 * Jon Runyan, U.S. Representative * John Sette, Morris County Republican Organization Chairman * Chris Smith, U.S. Representative * Bob Yudin, Bergen County Republican Organization Chairman * Eagle Forum (en)
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  • The 2013 United States Senate special election in New Jersey was held on October 16, 2013 to fill the New Jersey United States Senate Class 2 seat for the remainder of the term ending January 3, 2015. The vacancy resulted from the death of five-term Democratic senator Frank Lautenberg on June 3, 2013. New Jersey governor Chris Christie appointed Republican Jeffrey Chiesa to the seat as a placeholder; Chiesa announced at the time of his appointment that he would not be a candidate in the special election. (en)
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