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Upendra Chivukula's file:

Democrat from New Jersey

Upendra Chivukula is a Democratic state Assemblyman who represents parts of Middlesex and Somerset counties. He is challenging U.S. Rep. Leonard Lance for a seat in the House of Representatives this November.

Recent statements involving Upendra Chivukula

Says Republicans "have declared that they’re going to convert the Medicare program into a voucher program."

"One of the key things about Leonard Lance is that in 2008, when you look at [the] Project Vote Smart website, he was not for guns. Now he has gone too far to the right, saying that you can carry concealed weapons in national parks."

Recent stories featuring Upendra Chivukula

Menendez defeats Kyrillos for U.S. Senate, House incumbents sail to victory:

From U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez to New Jersey's sitting congressmen, incumbents soundly fended off their challengers in Tuesday's election

Truth-O-Meter looks back at some claims for candidates seeking U.S. House seats:

How did claims by Jon Runyan, Shelley Adler, Leonard Lance and Upendra Chivukula do on the Truth-O-Meter?

Cory Booker, Upendra Chivukula make claims about GOP plans on campaign finance, Medicare:

Weekend Truth-O-Meter rulings look at difference in party platforms about campaign finance rules, whether Medicare would switch to a voucher system

Fact-checking Democratic lawmakers’ claims on guns and gun violence in wake of deadly mass shootings:

Firearms became the focus of many New Jersey politicians following two mass shootings in Colorado and Wisconsin. Here’s a roundup of Truth-O-Meter rulings on gun-related statements.

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