Hunterdon Dems Award Support to Uncontested Zwicker

This weekend, the Hunterdon County Democrats backed Assemblyman Andrew Zwicker for Senate and Roy Freiman and Sadaf Jaffer for Assembly in the 16th District.

Zwicker was uncontested.

Freiman and Jaffer received 44 and 34 votes respectively to get their spots over Michelle Pirone Lambros (18 votes) and Chris Fistonich (15 votes).

Scott Salmon Pulls Plug on LD21 Assembly Bid

Irving Ready to Go in Irvington

Former Paterson Law Director Farrah Irving has hired on in Irvington as the new human resources manager.

She hasn’t started yet, but she’s school district board approved.

LaPlaca and Natale.

Eckel and Natale Dem Choices in LD8

Allison Eckel and Mark Natale (above, right, campaigning with Gina LaPlaca in 2019) are getting the Democratic Party nod for the LD8 Assembly seats.

They will run with incumbent Senator Dawn Addiego (D-8).


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

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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.

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