seven GOP candidates debated national issues for an hour before
an overflow audience at Mountainside on Thursday, May 22, 2008.
The event was sponsored by The Westfield Leader and The
Scotch Plains-Fanwood Times newspapers. All candidates
attended. The Republican Primary race in the 7th
Congressional District features State Senator Leonard Lance
(LD-23, Flemington), Kate Whitman, the daughter of former
Governor Christine Todd Whitman; Scotch Plains Mayor Martin
Marks; former Summit City Council President Kelly Hatfield, Tom
Roughneen of Watchung, A.D. Amar of Warren, a professor at Seton
Hall University, and Darren Young of Summit, who is running on
the ballot line with Senate candidate Murray Sabrin.
more information on the race here.