By Max Pizarro | May 19th, 2009 - 4:00pm
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Daggett to start walking the beaches on Memorial Day weekend
Independent candidate for governor Chris Daggett

Independent gubernatorial candidate Chris Daggett intends to launch a beach-walking campaign tour in Cape May this coming Saturday. 

“I grew up in Linwood, and I’ve been on the Ocean City beaches every summer of my life,” said the former regional administrator for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). “It’s a good opportunity to talk to voters.”

Gearing up for the general election season and hoping to qualify for government matching funds, Daggett said, “Between cash and pledges we’ve raised over $200,000 (toward the $340,000 to qualify for state funds). We’re a little over half way there. Right now, we’re raising money and getting the organization together.”

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"Gov. Chris Christie says he won’t campaign for the Republican gubernatorial candidate in New York because the cause is hopeless: Gov. Andrew Cuomo is ahead by more than 30 points. But he will campaign in New Hampshire, over and over, where the Republican is also trailing by more than 30 points. What’s the reason? It may be that New Hampshire holds the nation’s first presidential primary. It may be that he doesn’t want to mess with Cuomo, who knows where the skeletons are buried at the Port Authority. But one thing is certain: Gov. Straight Talk is spinning again. And it seems to be habit-forming." - columnist Tom Moran

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