The 2nd District is going to have an interesting election for Senate this year. Assemblyman Vince Polistina is going to run against Senator Jim Whelan for his senate seat. Polistina is going to have a kick off event for this campaign on Thursday. Polistina is a Republican; Whelan is a Democrat. The first three districts in New Jersey have been marked as big battleground areas for this November’s election in the Garden State.