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Senate District 14

GREENSTEIN WINS
Linda Greenstein -- 25,442
Richard Kanka -- 20,623

Jamesburg and Hightstown are two communities in this district, which is comprises nine towns in Middlesex and Mercer counties.
A well-known Republican is challenging the Democratic incumbent.

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From The Star-Ledger: Greenstein fends off challenge from Kanka in N.J. District 14 election
From PolitickerNJ: Kanka spending heavily in 14th District bid
From the Daily Targum: Race for NJ state legislature heats up during final weeks
From the Philadelphia Inquirer: Richard Kanka, Megan's father, running for central NJ Senate seat
From PolitickerNJ: Featured Race: LD14 - Labor will be front and center in one of the state's few competitive districts
From The Times of Trenton: Mercer County campaign capsules, October 1, 2011

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  1. Biographical Information
  2. In brief, what will be your top three priorities if elected (one sentence each, please).
  3. Should the state provide more school choice for children, including the expansion of charter schools, vouchers for private schools and enabling children to attend public schools outside of their home districts?
  4. Would you make any changes to how schools are funded by the state, including so-called Abbott districts and wealthier suburban localities?
  5. Should the state continue to adopt regional planning initiatives to prevent sprawl, and if so, how should preservation be funded?
  6. Do you support Gov. Christie's energy master plan or would you seek more lofty goals for conservation and renewable energy?
  7. Experts say New Jersey's transportation infrastructure is crumbling. How should the state fund upgrades: continued bonding or borrowing, a gas tax, toll hikes or some other specified method?
  8. What would you do to provide relief for property taxpayers -- for example, further program cuts, additional state aid and rebates -- and should municipalities and schools be forced to do more to regionalize or share services?
  9. What can be done to improve the public discourse here in New Jersey?

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