New Jersey's incumbent U.S. representatives had a winning night in New Jersey, including Rep. Donald Norcross who fended off a political newcomer in southern New Jersey's 1st District.
Norcross, whose brother George Norcross is among the most powerful political figures in New Jersey, loaned his own campaign cash against the challenge from 25-year-old former IBM consultant Alex Law.
All seven of the state's 12 congressional district incumbents that faced a challenge were victorious. Three other races were also contested.
Norcross loaned his campaign about $235,000 and spent money on broadcast television ads to defeat Law, even though experts expected Norcross to win....