Question of the Week: “What do you think about Governor Christie’s desire to hold a special election in October to fill the vacant Senate seat?”
“It’s sad that there are people who try to win elections by depressing the turnout.” —Joshua Leinsdorf, Atlantic Highlands (formerly of Princeton)
“Not a good idea to have a special election so close to election day. Why a special election? It’s a misuse of funds three weeks prior to the election.” —Anna De Groot, Princeton
“It’s a waste of money and he should roll it into the general election; it’s a political move on his part to fill the seat.” —Steven Porter, Asbury, N.J.
“A special election is unnecessary and it strikes me as a little bit suspicious.” —Max Shrager, Princeton
“I like the idea; it’s important to have experienced people in the Senate. Significant decisions are being made and we need to have the right person in the position.” —Mary Beth Charters, Princeton