HASBROUCK HEIGHTS – Bergen County Democrats say they’re edging closer to taking control of two county freehold seats.
If the two Democrats vying for the county positions clinch the election, Democrats will regain control of the Bergen County Board of Freeholders.
“We’re a half hour away from taking control,” said Lou Stellato, chairman of the Democratic Committee of Bergen County, who just announced the two candidates are 9,000 and 7,000 votes above their Republican contenders, including GOP incumbent Rob Hermansen.
“We’re not done yet,” declared Stellato, adding the momentum seems to be in their corner.
“This is all good news,” he said.
After weeks of speculation, the direction of the Newark mayoral race may take an important turn today as prominent members of the Payne political family gather at Newark's Robert Treat Hotel at 11:30 a.m.
The campaign of Newark mayoral candidate Shavar Jeffries has called a press conference at which both U.S. Rep. Donald M. Payne, Jr. (D-10) and Essex County deputy chief of staff and former state Assemblyman William D. Payne will be present.Read More >
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Bridget Anne Kelly’s attorney says lawmakers rushed to judgement An attorney for former top Gov. Chris Christie administration official Bridget Anne Kelly filed paperwork arguing his client shouldn’t have to comply with a legislative subpoena. The documents, filed by Kelly attorney Michael Critchley, argues lawmakers rushed to judgment...
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