CD 6 candidate Diane Gooch and CD 12 candidate Scott Sipprelle picked up the party lines in Franklin Township for the GOP primaries to challenge Frank Pallone (CD 6) and Rush Holt (CD 12)at last night's Somerset County Convention. Incumbent Leonard Lance, CD 7 will be on the line throughout the rest of Somerset.
On the first ballot in the CD 6 portion of Franklin, Gooch was tied 3-3 with Highlands Mayor Anna Little, with Shannon Wright getting 2 votes. On the second ballot Gooch won 5-3.
In CD 12, Sipprelle won on the first ballot, 12-4.