Senate race between Lance, Stender crucial and close

The Senate race in New Jersey?s 7th District between Sen. Leonard Lance (R) and challenger Linda Stender (D) could help win a Democratic majority in Congress. Lance has held the seat for the last four

News 12 Staff

Nov 5, 2008, 1:13 AM

Updated 5,732 days ago

Share:

The Senate race in New Jersey?s 7th District between Sen. Leonard Lance (R) and challenger Linda Stender (D) could help win a Democratic majority in Congress.
Lance has held the seat for the last four terms. According to Time magazine, the race between Lance and Stender is one of the ?hottest races nationally? and a crucial battleground race in the country.
Former President Bill Clinton campaigned with Stender over the weekend.
The race remained close on Tuesday, with both candidates campaigning throughout the day. The race has been a nasty one, with many negative ads launched by both parties.
The 7th District includes parts of Hunterdon, Middlesex, Somerset and Union counties.
Click to watch coverage of Linda StenderClick to watch coverage of Leonard Lance


More from News 12
1:48
HEAT ALERT: Dangerous heat continues today in NJ with highs near 100; pop-up storms expected this afternoon

HEAT ALERT: Dangerous heat continues today in NJ with highs near 100; pop-up storms expected this afternoon

1:39
New rule proposed to protect construction workers from extreme heat

New rule proposed to protect construction workers from extreme heat

0:27
36-year-old man identified in Red Bank fatal shooting

36-year-old man identified in Red Bank fatal shooting

2:45
How to protect your packages from porch pirates on Amazon Prime Day

How to protect your packages from porch pirates on Amazon Prime Day

0:27
AP Decision Notes: What to expect in New Jersey's special congressional primary

AP Decision Notes: What to expect in New Jersey's special congressional primary

0:38
Federal jury returns for 3rd day of deliberations at bribery trial of Sen. Bob Menendez

Federal jury returns for 3rd day of deliberations at bribery trial of Sen. Bob Menendez

2:22
Prosecutor: Manchester murder investigation leads to discovery bags of body parts

Prosecutor: Manchester murder investigation leads to discovery bags of body parts

7:10
Trump picks Sen. JD Vance of Ohio, a once-fierce critic turned loyal ally, as his GOP running mate

Trump picks Sen. JD Vance of Ohio, a once-fierce critic turned loyal ally, as his GOP running mate

2:08
NJ American Water issues mandatory water restrictions for parts of Ocean, Monmouth counties

NJ American Water issues mandatory water restrictions for parts of Ocean, Monmouth counties

Authorities identify victims killed in weekend house fire in West Orange

Authorities identify victims killed in weekend house fire in West Orange

1:33
‘People need heat relief.’ Paterson opens cooling centers as temps rise around NJ

‘People need heat relief.’ Paterson opens cooling centers as temps rise around NJ

1:18
Going for gold: A look at some New Jersey athletes heading to the Paris Olympic Games

Going for gold: A look at some New Jersey athletes heading to the Paris Olympic Games

0:24
Spokesperson: Rep. Bill Pascrell checks into hospital for fever

Spokesperson: Rep. Bill Pascrell checks into hospital for fever

2:55
Jury finishes 2nd day of deliberations without a verdict at Sen. Bob Menendez's bribery trial

Jury finishes 2nd day of deliberations without a verdict at Sen. Bob Menendez's bribery trial

0:24
Jersey Proud: Jersey City police officers promoted during Monday ceremony

Jersey Proud: Jersey City police officers promoted during Monday ceremony

1:34
Vacant building fire in Plainfield causes roof collapse; investigation underway

Vacant building fire in Plainfield causes roof collapse; investigation underway

0:28
Mays Landing man pleads guilty to murdering his mother

Mays Landing man pleads guilty to murdering his mother

2:04
Route 15 temporary bridge in Jefferson opens earlier than expected

Route 15 temporary bridge in Jefferson opens earlier than expected

0:28
Woman jumps out of window in Franklin Township to avoid being struck by bullets

Woman jumps out of window in Franklin Township to avoid being struck by bullets

2:14
Don't be caught in the dark: Are you ready to power through hurricane season?

Don't be caught in the dark: Are you ready to power through hurricane season?