Newark Mayor Cory Booker Running for the NJ Senate
Newark Mayor Cory Booker announced on Saturday that he is formally in the race to finish the U.S. Senate term of the late Frank Lautenberg.
The Associated Press reported:
The 44-year-old Democrat made his candidacy official at a news conference Saturday in Newark, New Jersey’s largest city. He was joined by former U.S. Sen. Bill Bradley, a former pro basketball player who for 18 years held the seat Booker is seeking.
Bradley, who endorsed Booker, called him “the right person for the right office at the right time.”