Holley will Run a Full Slate in Union

Pursuing the state senate seat occupied by state Senator Joe Cryan (D-20), Assemblyman Jamel Holley (D-20) intends to run a full slate of allies in Union County, with assembly running mates and a freeholder slate.

He expressly intends to have an assembly running mate from Hillside.



Tedesco’s State of the County Address

County Executive Jim Tedesco delivered his 2021 Annual State of the County Address in a pre-recorded message released virtually yesterday evening on social media, YouTube, and the County website. In his speech County Executive Tedesco reflected back on Bergen County’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic and looked ahead to projects and proposals for the coming year and beyond.

The full 2021 State of the County Address can be viewed at:

·        The official County of Bergen YouTube page

·        The official Facebook page of Bergen County Executive Jim Tedesco

·        The official Bergen County Facebook page

·        The official County of Bergen website at www.co.bergen.nj.us

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Sherrill receives her environmental award.

Kim, Malinowski, Sherrill Among DCCC’s Frontline Members

From the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC):

Frontline is the DCCC’s battle-tested program to ensure Democratic Members of Congress from the most competitive seats have both the resources and cuttingedge information they need to execute effective reelection campaigns. This cycle, our Majority hinges on winning these tough Frontline races. These Members need your help to get across the finish line in November 2022.

Hon. Tom O’Halleran AZ-01 Hon. Tom Malinowski NJ-07
Hon. Josh Harder CA-10 Hon. Mikie Sherrill NJ-11
Hon. Katie Porter CA-45 Hon. Susie Lee NV-03
Hon. Mike Levin CA-49 Hon. Steven Horsford NV-04
Hon. Jahana Hayes CT-05 Hon. Antonio Delgado NY-19
Hon. Lucy McBath GA-06 Hon. Peter DeFazio OR-04
Hon. Carolyn Bourdeaux GA-07 Hon. Susan Wild PA-07
Hon. Cindy Axne IA-03 Hon. Matt Cartwright PA-08
Hon. Lauren Underwood IL-14 Hon. Conor Lamb PA-17
Hon. Sharice Davids KS-03 Hon. Lizzie Fletcher TX-07
Hon. Jared Golden ME-02 Hon. Vicente Gonzalez TX-15
Hon. Elissa Slotkin MI-08 Hon. Colin Allred TX-32
Hon. Haley Stevens MI-11 Hon. Elaine Luria VA-02
Hon. Angie Craig MN-02 Hon. Abigail Spanberger VA-07
Hon. Chris Pappas NH-01 Hon. Kim Schrier WA-08
Hon. Andy Kim NJ-03 Hon. Ron Kind WI-03


Mazzeo Running for LD2 Senate Seat

“One-hundred percent.”

That’s what Atlantic County Democratic Committee Chairman Mike Suleiman said when asked if Assemblyman Vince Mazzeo (D-2) is pursuing the LD2 senate seat.

Mazzeo passed on a chance to run for the seat when Senator Jim Whelan died in 2017.

Republican Chris Brown subsequently defeated installed Senate replacement Colin Bell, then opted not to run for reelection this year.

Republicans are focusing their support behind former Assemblyman Vince Polistina (R-2) for the battleground senate seat.

For more on the development, please go here.

Polistina grabs Guadian’s backing for senate.
Assemblyman Robert "Bob" Auth (R-39)

Auth Running for LD39 Senate seat

Assemblyman Robert Auth (R-39) plans to run for the senate seat that was occupied by the late Senator Gerald Cardinale (R-39).

His intentions set up a Republican showdown with Assemblywoman Holly Schepisi (R-39), who is running for the seat, too.


New Jersey Surpasses 2M COVID-19 Vaccinations

The state of New Jersey surpassed 2M COVID-19 vaccinations, as reported by the NJDOH today, for a total of 2,039,427 so far.

Out of a state of nearly 9M residents, roughly 22.9% of the entire population of the state has been vaccinated.

The statewide COVID-19 count stands at 704,362 cases and 20,942 fatalities (and 88,13 probable cases and 2,331 probable fatalities) as of Monday; the viral transmission rate is .94. There have been 2,039,427 COVID-19 vaccinations administered.


Murphy: Educators, Support Staff To Be Eligible For COVID Vaccine


Alston’s Hudson County Chronicles: Chiaravalloti Imperiled

From Bruce Alston’s Hudson County Chronicles:

Mayor Davis gives Nick the Political Boot from the County line.

Reliable Sources within Bayonne elected leadership have confirmed New Jersey State Assemblyman Nicholas Chivalrotti (sic) is being replaced on the Hudson County Democratic Line.

Bayonne Mayor Jimmy Davis’s relationship with the Assemblyman has deteriorated beyond reconciliation according to HCDO Leaders.

Last year Chivalrotti (sic) became the Majority Whip in the State Assembly, many felt he was in position to possibly become the next Assembly Speaker.

The Assemblyman has always been viewed as part of United States Senator Bob Menendez’s political team.

One can reasonably assume Mayor Davis consulted with Sen. Menendez before deciding to toss one of the Senator’s allies from the County Line.

What’s next for Chivalrotti (sic)? Would he possibly challenge Davis for Mayor in 2022 ?

Assemblyman Andrew Zwicker thanks Gov. Phil Murphy for working with the NJ legislature on the dark money disclosure bill.

Dem Deal Done for Zwicker in LD16

Assemblyman Andrew Zwicker (D-16) will receive the Somerset line for state senate on a Democratic ticket with incumbent Assemblyman Roy Freiman (D-16) and former Montgomery Mayor Sadaf Jaffer.

For more, please go here.

Edison Democratic Committee for Mayor Screening Results: Bhagia Wins

Bhagia 101
Brescher 32
Shah 7
For EDO Mayor Screening

Council 3 seats
Angalet 56
McCann 124
Patel 120
Peng 120

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