Jack Terhune, a former Bergen County sheriff and state corrections commissioner, acknowledged that he has been approached about running for county executive, but downplayed the possibility.
“Several people have approached me, but that’s not in the cards. At least not on New Year’s Eve,” said Terhune, who is currently the borough administrator of Leonia – a heavily Democratic town. Terhune would not rule a run out entirely, however.
Bergen County Executive Dennis C. McNerney plans to seek re-election in 2010, and Republicans, fresh from defeating two incumbent Democratic freeholders in November, think they have a good shot against him.
Bergen County Clerk Kathleen Donovan is expected to announce her candidacy for the post in early January. She has already filed a certificate of organization with the Election Law Enforcement Commission, designating Republican State Commiteewoman Eleonore Nissley as her campaign chair and Fair Lawn Councilman Edward Trawinski as her treasurer.
Zapped by the DNC on his way into New Hampshire this afternoon, Gov. Chris Christie defended his economic record while wooing NH voters for the second time in little more than a month, according to the Associated Press.Read More >
Christie to Newark hecklers: 'I've spent as much time in Newark as anyone else' BELMAR - Gov. Chris Christie's got nothing but love for The Brick City, or so he says. In response to a Newark school student here today -- a 17-year-old president of the Newark Student Union...
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 >
"Go to Mayor [Cory] Booker and ask him if he thinks in the years that he was mayor if I ignored Newark. The fact is I've spent as much time in Newark as anyone else." - Gov. Chris Christie- PolitickerNJ
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