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New Jersey GOP Must Navigate ‘Trump Effect’ if They Want to Regain Legislative Control

Emma Lee
Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick.

It’s been nearly 20 years since Republicans had control in the New Jersey state Legislature. But after regaining some seats in 2021, GOP leaders are eager to win back the majority next year when all 120 seats are up for reelection. To do that, they’ll have to deal with the Trump effect.

From the New Jersey Desk, WHYY's Tennyson Donyea reports.

(Original air-date: 12/2/22)

Tennyson Donyéa is an award-winning journalist who joined WHYY in October 2021. He covers politics in New Jersey, a state he has called home for several years. Prior to joining WHYY, Donyéa reported for television and print outlets on both U.S. coasts. Donyéa is the head curator for “Black in Jersey,” a social media brand aiming to engage Black millennials and Gen Zers in the Garden State. In 2016, he graduated from Temple University with a B.A. in media studies and production.