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10/16/2013 09:34 pm ET

N.J. Election Results: Cory Booker Wins Race For Senate Against Steve Lonegan

AP

Newark Mayor Cory Booker (D) is the next U.S. Senator from New Jersey.

Booker defeated businessman and former mayor Steve Lonegan (R) in a special primary election that took place Wednesday. Booker and Lonegan faced off to nab the seat of the late Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D), who passed away in June.

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