Election 2017: Results for New Jersey's 2nd District

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The 2nd District State Senate race was a close one.

Democrat Colin Bell, who was appointed to the seat to fill the remainder of the late Senator Jim Whelan's term, took on current Republican Assemblyman Chris Brown.

The longtime Republican Assemblyman will now be taking a seat in the New Jersey Senate, with Brown beating out Bell, 54 to 46 percent.

Things were expected to be on the tight side in the 2nd District Assembly race, but incumbent Democrat Vince Mazzeo and his running mate John Armato won handily, beating out Republican challengers Vince Sera and Brenda Taube.

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