Hornik not ready to endorse Buono
Marlboro Mayor Jon Hornik, front row far left, at a 2009 Democratic Party rally in Belmar. By Max Pizarro | January 15th, 2013 - 10:37am
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Marlboro Mayor Jonathan Hornik won't be among those Monmouth Democrats endorsing state Sen. Barbara Buono (D-18) for governor this week.

"I have no preference for Buono at this point," said the popular local leader who this year worked to put a cop in every district school in the aftermath of the Sandy Hook, Conn. massacre.

"I have not spoken to Codey nor to Sweeney about their respective decision," the mayor added. "I have no plans to enter the governor's race."

Leading his county's support for Buono is Monmouth Democratic Committee Chairman Vin Gopal, who last year defeated Hornik's candidate for county party chairman. 

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"Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto, a Hudson County Democrat, is balking. He claimed Tuesday that members of his caucus are divided over the measure and that his house is in no real rush – besides, even if enacted this year, the reforms would not take effect until 2017, he said. And with the growing belief that Christie could skip town to run for president, some Democrats are not eager to give him another talking point for his résumé. Christie’s plans to stump for Republican candidates in New Hampshire later Thursday only fuel that suspicion." - columnist Charles Stile

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