ANDREW MAGUIRE

The person who has actually come closest to beating Frank Lautenberg in an election was Andrew Maguire, a former three-term Congressman from Ridgewood. In the 1982 Democratic primary — Lautenberg's first bid for public office — he beat Maguire 26%-23% in a field of 10 Democratic candidates. Lautenberg's margin was 11,788 votes.

ANDREW MAGUIRE