Andy Kim, Sharks and More – Thursday’s Roundup

Andy Kim declared himself the winner in the 3rd Congressional District last night after taking the lead yesterday as vote-by-mail ballots were counted.

There are still more to count, and the result’s not official, but the punditry seem to think there’s no likely way for Tom MacArthur to make up the deficit, which is about 2,600 votes. MacArthur’s not conceded.

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Politics, Politics, Politics – Wednesday’s Roundup

The race between Andy Kim and Tom MacArthur for the 3rd Congressional District was still too close to call this a.m., as MacArthur had a lead of about 2,300 votes but there were still uncounted precincts in Burlington County and thousands of mail-in/provisional ballots.

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Hugin, Police $, Bigfoot Sex Etc. – Monday’s Roundup

Matt Friedman of Politico leads the Playbook with the Menendez-Hugin race, where Democrats are nervous and Hugin people say they have internal polling that shows their guy up 2 points.

“Democrats not on the Menendez campaign are convinced Hugin has a significant chance at winning,” Matt says, while noting that people talking, “about internal polls but not providing them should be treated the same as anecdotal evidence.”

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Spook-tacular Halloween Roundup!

Happy Halloween Route 40 Roundup-ers! Hope you’re as excited about this holiday as we are, which is to say very. On this date in history in 2008, Bruce Springsteen released a song about the Jersey Devil. In realer news:

$2.13 per hour
There’s a push to raise base pay for New Jersey workers who work for tips and “generally make a baseline of as little as $2.13 per hour.” A new bill would raise that to $8.60.

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