Corzine to swear-in Blanco tomorrow with Menendez also in attendance
U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez (D-Hoboken), right, and Passaic Mayor Alex Blanco By Max Pizarro | June 30th, 2009 - 2:28pm
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Gov. Jon Corzine is scheduled tomorrow to swear-in Passaic Mayor Alex Blanco as the first Dominican-American elected to a full term as a mayor in the United States.

Blanco last year won a special election in Passaic to succeed jailed former Mayor Sammy Rivera.

In May, he again defeated city supervisor Vincent Capuana to earn a four-year term.

Also scheduled to attend tomorrow's ceremony in Passaic is U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez (D-Hoboken), who was the featured speaker at Blanco's kick-off in April.

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