Gov. Jon Corzine has announced that his list of possible lieutenant governor candidates includes Metuchen resident, State Senator Barbara Buono (D-Middlesex). Other candidates on his list include Newark Mayor Cory Booker and Trenton Mayor Doug Palmer,
The potential list he is compiling is not limited to those three, Corzine said. With a 43% approval rating for his work on behalf of New Jersey, Corzine is ahead of Christie in early polls.
Buono, a former member of the Metuchen Borough Council, has been serving as a state senator from Middlesex County since 2002. Prior to that she was part of the General Assembly from 1994-2001.