by Natalia Mitteljstadt at Just the News
Edward Durr, a truck driver running as the Republican candidate for New Jersey state senate, is poised to win against Democrat Steve Sweeney, the longest-serving state senate president, after only spending $153 for Dunkin’, business cards, and paper flyers.
With 100% of precincts reporting, Durr is winning with 32,497 votes at 52%, and Sweeney at 48% and 30,268 votes, according to NBC 10 Philadelphia. The race has not yet been called.
Sweeney has been the state senate president since 2010 and has held his senate seat since 2004.
While Durr raised over $10,000, he only spent $86.67 for business cards and paper flyers, and $66.64 at Dunkin’ to purchase his staff food and drinks, the news outlet reported.
In 2017, a total of around $18.7 million was spent on Sweeney’s senate race, possibly being the most expensive legislative race in U.S. history, Politico reported.
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