Ex-Seton Hall basketball star Jerry Walker is telling people he's ready to run for mayor of Jersey City, sources tell PolitickerNJ.com.
To this point it's been a brutal two-man race between incumbent Jerry Healy and challenger Downtown City Councilman Steve Fulop.
Walker wants to change that and offer himself as an alternative, sources say.
For her part, while she doesn't rule it out right now, state Sen. Sandra Cunningham (D-31), Jersey City, appears focused on her Senate seat and not a 2013 mayoral campaign, sources say.
Walker starred for St. Anthony's while in high school and later played at Seton Hall. After graduating, he played briefly for the New Jersey Nets.
In the event that state Sen. Diane Allen (R-7) doesn't run for re-election in 2017, the party has a short list of possible candidates it could field to try to head off either Assemblyman Herb Conaway (D-7) or Assemblyman Troy Singleton (D-7).Read More >
By Linda Stender At his most recent town hall, Gov. Chris Christie accused his predecessors of "monkeying with the math" when it comes to their handling of our state's economy. But as the old saying goes, when the governor points a finger, he... Read More >
"And here was Christie — a tell-it-like-it-is, straight-talking, no-nonsense Jersey guy — telling about 60 members of the media what he really thought. 'Governor Branstad is a role model for me,' Christie gushed, referring to his 67-year-old counterpart from Iowa."- The New York Times
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