Several Dems Hoping to Flip New Jersey's 2nd Congressional District Seat

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One of South Jersey's Primary races is getting national attention.

In the race for the 2nd Congressional District seat, there are a number of Democrats running for the chance to turn the current Republican seat into a Democratic one.

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Current State Senator Jeff Van Drew is running, as well as Tanzira "Tanzie" Youngblood, a former public school teacher.

William Cunningham, a Vineland native and former staffer to Senator Cory Booker, is also running.

Finishing off the list of Democrats running in the 2nd District is Cumberland County farmer Nate Kleinman.

There is no shortage of Republicans running to hold on to the 2nd District.

Seth Grossman, an Atlantic City attorney, is running, as well as former State Assemblyman Samuel Fiocchi.

Former Federal Bureau of Investigation Agent, Robert Turkvage, is also running, as is engineer Hirsh Singh, who ran for Governor last year.

The 2nd Congressional District seat is currently held by Republican Frank LoBiondo who has announced that he will retire rather than seek re-election.

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