Tammy Murphy Wins Bergen County Convention

Tammy Murphy Wins Bergen County Convention
Murphy Wins Bergen County Convention 738–419, with 64% of Votes Over Kim

RED BANK, NJ — Today, Tammy Murphy won the Bergen County Convention in her bid to become the first woman to represent New Jersey in the U.S. Senate. Murphy won the Convention by earning 738 votes, which is 64% – a massive vote of confidence in her candidacy over Congressman Andy Kim.

In addition to Bergen County, Murphy has also won the endorsement from Passaic County and the Union County Convention. These three counties alone represent 22.5% of registered Democratic voters in some of New Jersey’s most diverse and urban communities, compared to the 14.7% that Kim has earned.

“New Jerseyans are ready for a new voice and effective leadership in Washington,” said Tammy Murphy. “I am proud to have earned the votes of hundreds of Bergen County delegates who made their choice for U.S. Senate resoundingly clear. I am absolutely thrilled by the groundswell of momentum my campaign has received and proud of the support from our faith leaders, community members, elected officials, unions, and overwhelmingly tonight in Bergen County. I look forward to continuing to share my progressive vision for New Jersey and earning the support of all New Jerseyans.”

Murphy has also received endorsements from over eighty faith and community leaders, six Congressional members, and over one-hundred elected officials. Additionally, Murphy has received support from multiple unions including the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union New Jersey Locals 464A, 360, 1262, 312, and 152, the International Longshoremen’s Association, the New Jersey Council of Sheet Metal Workers, the Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) International and the ATU New Jersey State Joint Council, the New Jersey State Electrical Workers Association Construction Division of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, the Sheet Metal Workers Local 25, the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades District Council 21, the International Association of Bridge, Structural, Ornamental, and Reinforcing Iron Workers, the State Troopers Fraternal Association, the International Federation of Professional and Technical Engineers Local 194, the New Jersey Firefighters Mutual Benevolent Association, and the Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters. Tammy is also proud and grateful for her endorsement from EMILYs List.

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