Veteran Burlington County Republican state Sen. Diane Allen (R-7), Edgewater, wants another term in the Legislature.
“I’m definitely running again,” Allen told PolitickerNJ.com.
The senator consistently fights off Democratic challengers to her seat but has yet to put together a legislative ticket with sufficient coattails to successfully carry her running mates across the finish line.
A former television anchor, Allen first won an Assembly seat in 1995, and has served as a senator since 1998.
The senator's decision to pursue re-election comes as no surprise.
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