TRENTON – Gov. Chris Christie today nominated Chatham Borough Mayor Bruce A. Harris and Executive Assistant Attorney General Philip Kwon for two seats on the New Jersey Supreme Court.

If confirmed, Harris would be the third African American on the Supreme Court and the first openly gay Supreme Court justice.

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Kwon would be the first Asian American to sit on the Supreme Court. Harris is a Republican; Bergen County resident Kwon is undeclared.

Neither has served as a judge.

“We should not be afraid of setting an example for the rest of the country,” said the governor.

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