TRENTON, N.J. (AP) – New Jersey’s social media-happy incoming senator has given his first reaction to his election victory with a tweet.
Cory Booker says, “Thank you so much, New Jersey. I’m proud to be your Senator-elect.”
With two-thirds percent of precincts reporting, the Democratic mayor of Newark has 56 percent of the vote to Republican Steve Lonegan’s 43.
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