Former state Senate Majority Leader Bernard Kenny of Hoboken is in the legal corner of Jersey City mayoral candidate Steve Fulop.
"It's the firm," said Kenny, a principal at Florio and Kenny.
That's significant because Kenny was chairman of the Hudson County Democratic Organization (HCDO), the chief political backer of JC Mayor Jerry Healy.
Kenny served as HCDO chairman prior to Healy.
The firm bears other ties to Hudson organizational politics.
A counsel at Florio and Kenny, Christopher Patella serves as legal advisor to sitting HCDO Chairman Mark Smith, the mayor of Bayonne.
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Former Mayor Gibson endorses Baraka for mayor if Newark NEWARK - Former Mayor Ken Gibson tonight formally backed South Ward Councilman Ras Baraka for mayor of Newark at a campaign event at the Robert Treat Hotel. "I'm endorsing Ras Baraka for mayor," Gibson told PolitickerNJ.com in the Crystal Ballroom. "He...
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"It's incredible, it's a dream. I would never have imagined that I would be running for mayor, but to have Ken Gibson say that, I didn't expect it. Having Ken Gibson on my side is the ultimate reference check. It's the ultimate in street credibility. Mr. Gibson said it, when he was running for mayor, people said that they weren't ready, but Mr. Gibson said 'ready or not, here I come.' I think that's apropos for my campaign. Newark is ready for this." Newark Mayoral candidate Ras Baraka- PolitickerNJ.com
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