Last time Ron Paul ran in New Jersey, he finished fourth

Of the remaining presidential candidates, only two have run in New Jersey before: John Edwards, who carried the state by

Of the remaining presidential candidates, only two have run in New Jersey before: John Edwards, who carried the state by 241,427 votes as the Democratic candidate for Vice President, and Ron Paul, who won 8,421 votes as the Libertarian candidate for President in 1988.

In the '88 race, Paul finished fourth in the field of eleven candidates — 1,112 votes behind Peace and Freedom candidate Herbert Lewin, and 3,282 votes ahead of New Alliance Party candidate Lenora Fulani.

Last time Ron Paul ran in New Jersey, he finished fourth