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Jeff Van Drew says he’s running for LoBiondo’s seat in Congress

November 29, 2017 GMT

By Staff

New Jersey State Sen. Jeff Van Drew said Wednesday he would run for the congressional seat being vacated by longtime U.S. Rep. Frank LoBiondo, giving Democrats an opening as they seek to take control of the House in next year’s midterm elections.

“Expect to hear a lot from me during this campaign about finding common ground,” Van Drew (D., Cape May) said in a statement Wednesday announcing his candidacy. “It won’t be easy or always even possible, but that must never stop us from making the effort.”

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