LD 34 state Senate candidate Mark Alexander had his first Montclair fundraiser this week, bringing in approximately $26,000 in donations.
Key dignitaries in attendance included Montclair Mayor Robert Jackson, Haledon Mayor Domenick Stampone, 3rd Ward Montclair Councilman Sean Spiller, and BlueWave NJ President Marcia Marley.
Running against incumbent state Sen. Nia Gill (D-34), Alexander spoke about his desire to bring real representation to 34th District residents with a renewed focus on constituent services and community outreach.
Senator Gill has failed Clifton, Montclair, Orange, and East Orange residents, the challenger said.
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