Tea Party Tests in NJ Primaries

By Daniel Wolfman
|  Monday, Jun 7, 2010  |  Updated 9:30 PM EDT
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Tea Party Tests in NJ Primaries

Tomorrow's primary elections in New Jersey will put the Tea Party movement to the test.

The question: will conservative challengers defeat some of New Jersey's more moderate Republicans?

Two races to watch:

In the 11th District, Congressman Rodney Frelinghuysen faces a challenge from Morristown tea party leader Richard Luzzi.

And in the 7th District, Leonard Lance faces a challenge from three tea party activists.

The Tea Party has resonated in New Jersey, partly because of the state's high tax rates.

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