By Max Pizarro | January 7th, 2013 - 3:12pm
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Quigley won't run for JC City Council seat

Former Assemblywoman Joan Quigley (D-32) said she has had many conversations about a return to the life of an elected official, this time at the local level.

In a developing citywide contest, allies of Jersey City Mayor Jerry Healy approached her to run for the Ward B Council seat.

Quigley even had some people approach her about her own mayoral run.

But she won’t run this year – not for council and not for mayor.

“I will not do either at this point,” Quigley told PolitickerNJ.com. “I will probably endorse a candidate but I don’t intend to be one.”

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“Clearly there’s some resemblance with Theodore Roosevelt. That direct confrontational style of leadership.” - historian Doris Hearns Goodwin, referring to Gov. Chris Christie.

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