Art teacher Marie Corfield of Hunterdon County defeated Princeton Twp. Deputy Mayor Sue Nemeth tonight to receive the formal backing of the Somerset County Democratic Committee to run for the Assembly in District 16.
Corfield received 61 votes to Nemeth's 16.
Democrats conducted an open vote in the Manville VFW hall.
Competing for establishment Democratic Party backing, Corfield has defeated Nemeth in the Middlesex, Hunterdon and now Somerset portions of the 16th District.
The Mercer portion remains.
The winner of the Corfield v. Nemeth primary will face incumbent Assemblywoman Donna Simon (R-16).
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