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Senate District 40

O'TOOLE WINS
Kevin O'Toole -- 22,255
John Zunic -- 13,434

This northern district includes portions of Bergen, Essex, Morris, and Passaic counties.
The incumbent Republican is facing a Democratic challenger.

More on this race from NJ Spotlight

Read more:
From The Record: 40th District state Senate hopeful says he can't make debate against incumbent
From the Verona-Cedar Grove Times: Heated rivalry dominates 40th district race
From The Record: 40th District election race is dominated by Wayne rivalry
From The Record: Candidate to debate 'litigious' challenger
From The Record: GOP candidates won't debate opponents in 40th district race

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    WINNER: Kevin O'Toole - Incumbent (R)

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WINNER: Kevin O'Toole - Incumbent
John Zunic
  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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