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Booker Claims Summit En Route to NJ Senate Victory

By GREG ELLIOTT

October 16, 2013 at 11:25 PM

SUMMIT, NJ - Now Senator-elect Cory Booker edged Steve Lonegan in Summit's unofficial, key-in vote totals.  Democrat Booker earned 56 percent of the vote to Republican Lonegan's 42 percent, winning the vote totals 2,144 - 1,637. 

Voter turnout in the special election, held to fill the seat vacated by the passing of Frank Lautenberg on June 3, was 27 percent.