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Gov. Jim Florio with his successor, Christine Todd Whitman. Whitman defeated Florio in the 1993 gubernatorial election. (Photo: Eagleton Institute of Politics/Center for the American Governor.)

Florio Tribute: Christine Todd Whitman

By Joey Fox, September 26 2022 10:13 am

Former Governor Christine Todd Whitman issued the following statement on the death of former Governor Jim Florio:

“Jim Florio was an American patriot who put principles first. He stood by his convictions no matter what the cost, and I am glad we got to know one another better after he left office. I will always respect the service and dedication he showed to the people of New Jersey. Sending my condolences to Lucinda and his whole family.”

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