Provisional ballot counting is done in Passaic County and it's good news for incumbent Assemblyman Tim Eustace (D-38).
Following provisional ballot tallying in the Bergen portion of the district last night, Eustace led Republican challenger Joe Scarpa by 44 votes.
Following tallies in Hawthorne, Eustace has added five votes from Hawthorne to go up to a lead of 49 over his challenger.
GOP sources say there is sure to be a recount, pointing out that from the start their plan was to challenge any result differentiating the candidates under 100 votes.
Former New Jersey Governor James McGreevey might remember that former Newark Mayor Sharpe James played a significant role in helping him to get that title. But regarding the highly contentious Newark mayoral race between candidates Ras Baraka and Shavar Jeffries, McGreevey told PolitickerNJ.com on Thursday that he has no interest in picking a side.Read More >
Bergen Dems demand Donovan cancel fundraiser with Christie after unlimited contributions commentsHACKENSACK - Bergen County Democratic Chairman Lou Stellato called on Bergen County Executive Kathleen Donovan to cancel a fundraiser scheduled for May 5 with Gov. Chris Christie after he made remarks on allowing unlimited campaign contributions to political...
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