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New Jersey Gubernatorial Election 2009

by kace

  • Posted on May 7, 2009

  • Notice

New Jersey will hold a gubernatorial election on November 3, 2009. The Primary Election will be held June 2, 2009.

This will also be the first election to fill the newly created office of Lieutenant Governor. The Lieutenant Governor of New Jersey will take office for the first time in January 2010 following conjoint election with the Governor of New Jersey. The position was created as the result of a Constitutional amendment to the New Jersey State Constitution passed by the voters on November 8, 2005 and effective as of January 17, 2006.

Running Candidates
Democrats
    * Roger Bacon – Phillipsburg businessman
    * Carl Bergmanson – Former Mayor of Glen Ridge
    * Jeff Boss – Guttenberg resident
    * Jon Corzine – Incumbent Governor

Republicans
    * Christopher Christie – Former U.S. Attorney
    * Steve Lonegan – Former Mayor of Bogota
    * Rick Merkt – Assemblyman of Mendham

Socialist Workers Party
    * Angela Lariscy

Socialist Party USA
    * Greg Pason – National Secretary of the Socialist Party USA; NJ National Writers Union, state committee member

Independents
    * Christopher Daggett – Former Commissioner of Environmental Protection
    * Shannon Wright – Reverend
    * Uncle Floyd – Comedian


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