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10/16/2013 09:35 pm ET

N.J. Election Results 2013: Cory Booker Wins Senate Race

AP

The next U.S. Senator from the state of New Jersey is Cory Booker.

The Newark mayor was victorious in the race against Republican Steve Lonegan, a businessman and former mayor. The two were battling for the seat of the late Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D), who passed away in June 2013.

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