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AP Decision Notes: What to expect in New Jersey's special congressional primary

Jul. 12, 2024 07:06 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats running to replace the late U.S. Rep. Donald Payne Jr. will go before voters Tuesday in a crowded and contentious special congressional primary where three candidates survived legal challenges to have them removed from the ballot. The winner will...

New Jersey governor sets July primary and September special election to fill Payne's House seat

May. 03, 2024 17:35 PM EDT

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy on Friday set a July primary and a September general election to fill the Newark-based U.S. House seat that opened after Rep. Donald Payne Jr.'s recent death. Murphy signed a writ of election, required under state law. The July 16...

US Rep. Donald Payne Jr., a Democrat from New Jersey, has died at 65 after a heart attack

Apr. 24, 2024 15:22 PM EDT

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Donald Payne Jr., a New Jersey Democrat and a member of the Congressional Black Caucus who replaced his father in the seat, died Wednesday after a heart attack this month that left him hospitalized, officials said. He was 65. Gov. Phil Murphy called...