New Jersey Votes in Special Primary Elections for Next Senator

Cory Booker, Steve Lonegan widely expected to win their respective races


Newark Mayor Cory Booker seemed poised for victory on Tuesday as New Jersey voters head to the polls to select party nominees in the race to fill the state's empty Senate seat.

Booker, a Democrat, holds a strong lead in public opinion polls, with a 37-point edge over his nearest challenger among likely Democratic voters in one recent survey