Kate Whitman

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Kate Whitman was a Republican candidate for the 7th Congressional District of New Jersey

Kate Whitman was a Republican candidate in the 2008 congressional elections for the 7th Congressional District (map) of New Jersey. She was seeking the Republican nomination to replace incumbent Rep. Mike Ferguson (R-N.J.).

Whitman lost in the Republican primary to Leonard Lance, a state Senator from Hunterdon County, who went on to win the general election against Democratic candidate Linda Stender. [1]


Positions, record and controversies


Kate Whitman is the daughter of former New Jersey governor Christine Todd Whitman.

2008 elections

Whitman was seeking the Republican nomination to challenge for Rep. Mike Ferguson's (R-N.J.) vacant seat in the 2008 congressional elections.[2][3]

Money in politics

Information on this candidate's 2008 fundraising is not yet available. Stay tuned for live feeds of data from the Center for Responsive Politics' OpenSecrets.org site.

Committees and affiliations


Whitman will be assigned committees if and when she is elected to Congress.


More background data


Articles and resources

See also


  1. Gabriel H. Gluck, "Why hotly contested race went to Lance: Primary showcased Stender's opponent," The Star-Ledger (New Jersey), November 6, 2008.
  2. 2008 Race Tracker page on New Jersey's 7th Congressional District
  3. Official Kate Whitman for Congress website

External resources

External articles

Wikipedia also has an article on Kate Whitman. This article may use content from the Wikipedia article under the terms of the GFDL.