Battle for 37th District shows power of party line

2021 will not be a typical primary season

With statewide elections upcoming this year, one high-profile primary battle is in the 37th District. There, Democratic Assembly members Valerie Vainieri Huttle and Gordon Johnson are vying to succeed the retiring Loretta Weinberg to the state senate. The contest has sparked new conversations about what it means to run on the party line in New Jersey.

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