UNION COUNTY — State Sen. Nicholas Scutari defeated former Union County Freeholder Nancy Ward in the Democratic Primary on Tuesday.
According to unofficial totals from Union County, Scutari received 6,388 votes to just 1,465 for Ward.
Scutari will face Republican Robert Sherr in November’s general election.
The 22nd District includes Clark, Dunellen, Fanwood, Green Brook, Linden, Middlesex, North Plainfield, Plainfield, Rahway, Scotch Plains and Winfield.
Unofficial election results from the Union County Clerk’s Office appear below
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