Booker tweets: 'Thank you so much, New Jersey!'

ANGELA DELLI SANTI and SAMANTHA HENRY
October 17, 2013
Booker tweets: 'Thank you so much, New Jersey!'

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's social media-happy incoming senator has given his first reaction to his election victory with a tweet.

Cory Booker says, "Thank you so much, New Jersey. I'm proud to be your Senator-elect."

With two-thirds percent of precincts reporting, the Democratic mayor of Newark has 56 percent of the vote to Republican Steve Lonegan's 43.