Source: Gov. Murphy expected to name Secretary of State Tahesha Way as new lieutenant governor

Tahesha Way would succeed Shelia Oliver, who died last month.

Matt Trapani

Sep 8, 2023, 12:06 AM

Updated 283 days ago

Share:

Gov. Phil Murphy is expected to name Secretary of State Tahesha Way as New Jersey’s new lieutenant governor, according to a News 12 source.
Way would succeed Shelia Oliver, who died last month.
Way has served as the New Jersey Secretary of State during Murphy’s entire tenure. She will be the state’s third lieutenant governor and the second Black woman to hold the role.
Way is expected to be sworn in as soon as Friday at the State House in Trenton.


More from News 12