The flyers hit the streets in Union City this week.
Gov. Chris Christie is scheduled to be in Union City tomorrow to help longtime Democratic ally state Sen. Brian P. Stack (D-33) rechristen a grammar school in honor of General Colin Powell.
Politicos automatically took the advances to mean that Stack will publicly back Christie for governor tomorrow, in a bigger version of Harrison Mayor Ray McDonough’s pre-Chamber Trip endorsement of Christie.
But sources say Democrat Stack’s public pronouncement of Christie for governor won’t come this week.
“All I’m hearing is the governor expects to roll out a lot of good endorsements in the coming days,” a GOP source said following McDonough’s declaration of support last week.
Don’t look for Stack’s formal statement soon in politically volatile Hudson.
Sources say Democrats expect the anti-establishment Stack to eventually publicly support Christie, but only on general election time, not in the middle of a Party Primary warzone.
“What Brian wants to do in the general election is his business, and Brian’s smart, of course, so he’s not going to stick his neck out there now with Christie – he’s a Democrat,” said a source.
Ideally, Hudson County Democratic Organization (HCDO) Chairman Mark Smith would want Stack to stay entirely away from the Republican governor - including in the general - but, in the interest of all politics being local, may seek other assurances from Stack that are not related to the governor’s contest – starting with peace in the primary.
When asked in New Hamsphire today about whether he was considering a presidential run in 2016, Gov. Chris Christie said he wouldn’t discuss his plans until after November.Read More >
U.S. Senate race: Bell defends gold standard stance MONTCLAIR - On the same day he was politically brickbatted by the chief adviser to the last Republican challenger to incumbent U.S. Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ), GOP Senate candidate Jeff Bell stood by a key plank of policy platform: monetary reform...
By JEFF BRINDLE It is critical that the Legislature soon enact a pending bill that would ensure the state’s Gubernatorial Public Financing Program is available in the event of a special election for governor. Not only is there no current legal... Read More >
“Clearly there’s some resemblance with Theodore Roosevelt. That direct confrontational style of leadership.” - historian Doris Hearns Goodwin, referring to Gov. Chris Christie.- The Times of Trenton
Press releases are submitted by PolitickerNJ users, not by staff. They do not represent the viewpoint of PolitickerNJ.com.