US Sen. Booker Wins Re-Election In New Jersey Minutes After Polls Close

CBS New York

Just minutes after the polls closed in New Jersey, U.S. Sen. Cory Booker won re-election over Republican challenger Jeff Bell.

As CBS2′s Christine Sloan reported, Booker has now secured his first full 6-year term in Washington. The former Newark mayor was elected just last year to serve the remaining year-plus of the late U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg‘s term.

He faced off against Republican Jeff Bell, a former speechwriter for former President Ronald Reagan who moved back to the state this year to seek the seat.

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