Sweeney Victory Tour Underscores Status As Gubernatorial Frontrunner

Senate President Stephen M. Sweeney

Senate President Stephen M. Sweeney

by Mark J. Magyar / NJ Spotlight

Fifteen hours after Gov. Chris Christie used his reelection victory rally to state his case for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, Senate President Stephen Sweeney (D-Gloucester) staged a four-county victory tour of his own that effectively opened the next campaign for governor.

The only question is, what year?

That, of course, depends on Christie, whose expected presidential bid could put Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno in the governor’s office and set up a special election in November 2016, a year before Christie is scheduled to leave office.

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