Andy Kim knocks Tammy Murphy in landslide victory for New Jersey Senate primary

Rep. Andy Kim (D-NJ) defeated New Jersey first lady Tammy Murphy in the state’s first Democratic convention of the 2024 Senate primary race.

Kim’s blowout victory in the Monmouth County Democratic convention, with 56.8% to Murphy’s 38.8%, was the first test among the Democratic candidates for the seat of indicted Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ), who has not said whether he is running for reelection. Progressive activist Patricia Campos-Medina came in third, with 4.2% of the vote.

Thank you Monmouth County for the huge 18pt win at today’s convention! We have the energy and the momentum!

— Andy Kim (@AndyKimNJ) February 10, 2024

“There’s no sense anybody is destined to be able to win this thing,” Kim, whose 3rd Congressional District in the House includes parts of Monmouth County, told reporters after the vote. “It
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