The four New Jersey Democratic candidates for U.S. Senate met
for a debate aired live by NJTV from Montclair State University’s DuMont
Television Center on Monday, Aug. 5. It was the first time that all four
candidates had participated in the same debate.
Seeking to fill the seat made vacant by the
death in June of Sen. Frank Lautenberg, Newark Mayor Cory Booker, Rep. Rush
Holt, Assembly Speaker Sheila Oliver and Rep. Frank Pallone debated the issues
in advance of the Aug. 13 primary election. The candidates are scheduled to
debate again on Thursday, Aug. 7.
The winner of the Aug. 13 Democratic primary
will face Republicans Alieta Eck or Steve Lonegan in an Oct. 16 special general
View the video at NJTVonline.org.
Read coverage of the debate at NJ News Commons.