Former state Assemblywoman Elizabeth "Betty" Cox has died at the age of 85.
Cox, a founding member of the Women's Political Caucus, served in the Assembly from November 1971 to December 1972 after winning a special election to fill the unexpired term of Herbert Heilmann who resigned to become Assistant Commissioner of Labor in the cabinet of Governor William Cahill. She served 13 years as the chairwoman of the Summit Republican Party.
Cox, a staunch advocate for women and specifically women in politics, also worked from 1991 to 2002 for the State Department of Community Affairs Division on Women, now part of the Department of Children and Families.
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"This is the only Tea Party group that endorsed Mitt Romney. These guys are the Vichy French of the Tea Party movement. They're the guys who say 'Viva la France,' and then you can't find them when the fighting starts. Come on." - GOP strategist Rick Shaftan, on the Independence Hall Tea Party group.- PolitickerNJ.com
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