Controversial Republican Ed Durr, who has no prior experience holding an elective office, defeated longtime New Jersey state Senate President Steve Sweeney (D) last Tuesday.

Durr has come under fire for allegedly having ties to QAnon and expressing Islamophobia in old tweets.

Durr, who worked for two decades as a commercial truck driver, decided to run when he was denied a concealed carry permit for a gun.

Durr has promised to be a “voice for the people,” but has yet to explain what this means exactly.


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“I really don’t know. That’s the key factor. I don’t know what I don’t know, so I will learn what I need to know. I’m going to guarantee you one thing: I will be the voice, and people will hear me, because if there’s one thing people will learn about me, I’ve got a big mouth,” said Durr.

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