Monmouth Dems to formally back Buono for governor
Monmouth County Democratic Committee Chairman Vin Gopal at the podium presides over a pre-2012 Election Day rally in Asbury Park. By Max Pizarro | January 14th, 2013 - 4:19pm
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Sources tell PolitickerNJ.com that Monmouth County Democratic Chairman Vin Gopal will join over 75 municipal chairs and elected officials from within the county this week to endorse state Sen. Barbara Buono (D-18) for governor.

The endorsement is scheduled for this Thursday night.

Buono is the only declared candidate for governor among Democratic elected officials.

Jarred from her Senate majority leader post in 2011, Buono continues to grate the teeth of some establishment Democrats, according to sources, Senate President Steve Sweeney (D-3) among them.

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"This is my first Mark Smith event. There have been a lot of changes in Hudson County over the last year and a half, and the most important change that has happened is that there really is unity. For the first time, we really are working together. Despite political differences. Mark and I have worked very hard to repair that. I'm really happy to be here in support of him, because I recognize that when you work together, politics becomes secondary and you really have time to focus on government, which is the most important thing." - Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop

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