Assemblyman Troy Singleton (D-7), a rising star in the Democratic Party, is backing a challenger in the Jersey City mayor's race.
According to the Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC), the Election Fund of Troy Singleton contributed $10,000 to Downtown Jersey City Councilman Steven Fulop's team.
The aggregate amount is dated Oct. 2, 2012.
Fulop is challenging two-term Democratic incumbent Mayor Jerry Healy.
A second challenger, former Seton Hall basketball player Jerry Walker, formally entered the mayor's contest last week.
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"In many ways, Fulop has embraced McGreevey’s granular-level approach to retail politics, racing around the state to raise money for congressional candidates in South Jersey one night, showing up at a Morris County Democratic Party function the next. His administration has also awarded legal work to Weiner Lesniak, the Parsippany-based firm run by state Sen. Ray Lesniak, the Union County Democratic Party power broker." - columnist Charles Stile- The Bergen Record
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