New Jersey Governor Chris Christie appoints Jeffrey Chiesa (R-NJ) as a U.S. Senator following the death of Frank Lautenberg. He will serve until a special election is held later this year.
Sources: NBC News
Sources: NBC News
American voters in the state of New Jersey select party candidates to succeed term-limited incumbent Republican Chris Christie. Democrat Phil Murphy and Republican Kim Guadagno win nominations their parties' nominations.
The seventh Republican Party presidential debate, the second hosted by Fox News, and the final debate before voting begins with the Iowa caucuses on February 1, is held in Des Moines, Iowa. The seven candidates featuring in the primetime debate were Jeb Bush, Ben Carson, Chris Christie, Ted Cruz, John Kasich, Rand Paul and Marco Rubio. Donald Trump, the current front-runner in the polls, was also invited to the primetime debate but opted to boycott the debate and instead hosted a town hall with charitable proceeds going to veterans groups.
Democrat United States Senator Frank Lautenberg of New Jersey dies at age 89 from pneumonia. Republican governor Chris Christie is tasked with choosing a replacement Senator. [http:--www.washingtontimes.com-news-2013-jun-3-sen-frank-lautenberg-dies-89-new-jersey-democrat-w- "(Washington Post)"]
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie vetoes a bill that would legalize same-sex marriage in the state. [https:--www.washingtonpost.com-national-apnewsbreak-gay-marriage-bill-delivered-to-nj-governor-who-has-vowed-to-veto-it-2012-02-17-gIQApnPrJR_story.html "(The Washington Post)"]
The Governor of the US state of New Jersey, Chris Christie declares a state of emergency along the Passaic and Delaware Rivers and Bound Brook in Somerset County in order to prepare for anticipated floods later in the week. [http:--www.therepublic.com-view-story-d149db5723834f14b9362921dc9f5a66-NJ--Flooding-NJ-# (AP via "The Columbus Republic")]date=August 2019