Gov. Chris Christie's intent to nominate Middlesex County Freeholder Director Christopher D. Rafano to a Superior Court judgeship Monday could take a solid Democratic Party brand name off the ballot in a battleground county.
Middlesex also happens to be Democratic gubernatorial challenger state Sen. Barbara Buono's (D-18) back yard.
Rafano is up for re-election this year in the county Christie beat Jon Corzine in by three points. If he's in judge's robes, he won't be running, depriving Dems of a sure winner, a party source told PolitickerNJ.com.
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"I think it's going to be fine. I don't take this personally. Some people in my party agree with me, some don't. Senator Cardinale is very gracious by supporting me tonight, and [Bergen County GOP Chairman] Bob [Yudin], of course, is celebrating Hannukah, so I don't expect him to be here tonight." - Bergen County Executive Kathe Donovan, at her campaign launch last night.- PolitickerNJ.com
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