03/18/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Star-Ledger Endorses Third Party Candidate Chris Daggett In NJ Governor Race

Independent candidate Chris Daggett has picked up a key endorsement in New Jersey's gubernatorial race.

The Star-Ledger of Newark, the state's largest daily newspaper, gave Daggett its backing in an editorial published Sunday. It cited the need for "radical change" in how state government operates, saying Daggett's election would repudiate the status quo and put "a highly qualified occupant" in the governor's office.

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