Support for Cryan includes Payne, Sires, Malinowski, Scutari, Currie, Jones, Baraka, Bollwage, and local elected officials throughout the district.
Senator Joseph Cryan today received key endorsements for his re-election campaign to represent the 20th legislative district in New Jersey’s State Senate.
Citing his commitment to prioritizing the protection of residents throughout the district while working to safely re-open our economy, the following statement endorsing Cryan was released today by Governor Phil Murphy, State Senate President Steve Sweeney, Union County Democratic Committee Chairman Nick Scutari, New Jersey State Democratic Chairman John Currie, Essex County Democratic Chairman Leroy Jones, U.S. Rep. Donald Payne, U.S. Rep. Albio Sires, U.S. Rep. Tom Malinowski, Senator Joe Vitale, Newark Mayor Ras Baraka, Elizabeth Mayor Christian (Chris) Bollwage, Elizabeth Democratic Municipal Chairman Tony Teixeira, Elizabeth At-Large Councilman Frank Cuesta, Elizabeth At-Large Councilman Manny Grova, Jr., Elizabeth 1st Ward Councilman Carlos Torres, Elizabeth 2nd Ward Councilman Nelson Gonzalez, Elizabeth 3rd Ward Councilman Kevin Kiniery, Elizabeth 5th Ward Councilman William Gallman, Jr., Elizabeth 6th Ward Councilman Frank O. Mazza, Hillside Mayor Dahlia Vertreese, Hillside Democratic Municipal Chairman Anthony Salters, Hillside Council President Gerald Pateesh Freedman, Hillside Council Vice President George Cook III, Hillside At-Large Councilman Craig Epps, Hillside At-Large Councilwoman Nancy Mondella, Hillside 2nd Ward Councilman Christopher Mobley, Hillside 3rd Ward Councilman Donald DeAugustine, Union Township Democratic Municipal Vice Chair Bertha Mathews, Union Township Mayor Michele Delisfort, Union Township Deputy Mayor Joseph Florio, Union Township Committeewoman Suzette Cavadas, Union Township Committeeman Manuel Figueiredo, Union Township Committeeman Clifton People Jr. and Roselle Municipal Chairman Rev. Reginald Atkins.
“The challenges our state is in the midst of confronting require experience and leadership and Joe Cryan has both of those qualities in reserve. The global pandemic has had a profound impact on so many lives and its effects will be felt both personally and financially by families and businesses for years to come. Senator Cryan has shown the willingness and the capability to help stimulate the economy while also prioritizing the facts and science that will prove critical in helping to keep people safe in the coming months.”
They continued, “Senator Cryan’s history of putting those he represents first is exactly the type of leadership residents in the 20th legislative district need right now. Joe has our full support in his re-election efforts.”
“It is a true honor to serve our constituents in Elizabeth, Hillside, Roselle and Union and I am looking forward to the opportunity to earn another term and continue working for the 20th legislative district,” said Cryan. “Over these last four years I’ve fought hard to prioritize our kid’s education and make sure hard-working families in our district have someone fighting for them in Trenton.”
Cryan continued, “In the face of this historic global pandemic it is critically important that we allow ourselves to be guided by fact and science so that we can safely and securely reopen our schools and small businesses and make sure our children, our families and our economy can grow and strive.”