New Jersey Senate President Steve Sweeney Concedes Loss to Truck DriverEpoch Times, United States politics | The Epoch Times

New Jersey Senate President Steve Sweeney, one of the most powerful Democrats in the state, conceded that he lost his reelection to truck driver Edward Durr. “I of course accept the results. I want to congratulate Mr. Durr and wish him the best of luck,” Sweeney said during a speech on Wednesday in the statehouse, conceding that a “red wave” in his district caused him to lose his longtime seat. “There were 12,000 more people that voted at this time than in 2017,” the Democrat told reporters. Durr, a Raymour & Flanigan furniture truck driver, ran a low-budget campaign and shot a campaign video on a smartphone. A political newcomer, Durr defeated Sweeney by more than 2,000 votes in New Jersey’s 3rd District. Sweeney told reporters that he won’t withdraw from public life and did not say whether he would seek reelection or run for governor. “What the voters said in …Read More

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