Mayors, council members, municipal chairs and a large crowd of rank and file Democrats from Mount Holly, Lumberton, Eastampton and Westampton attended a BBQ featuring special guest Democratic Senator Dawn Addiego Thursday night in the county seat.
County Commissioner Linda Hynes, who also serves as Westampton party chair, was also in attendance along with the mayors of the four towns. Mount Holly Deputy Mayor Chris Banks emceed the event and spoke about how serving as a local official and getting results for his constituents is easier when you have a Senator like Addiego in your corner.
Addiego is in a toss-up race for reelection against Republican challenger Assemblywoman Jean Stanfield (R-8).
Lumberton Mayor Gina LaPlaca spoke about party diversity and how in just four short years the RV towns now have elected officials who look more like the people they represent. She praised Addiego and emphasized that the Senator truly cares about her constituents, drawing a strong contrast to her opponent.
Eastampton Mayor Dominic Santillo and Westampton Mayor Sandy Henley also gave remarks to motivate the large crowd of democrats in attendance. Addiego thanked the troops and promised a strong fight to the November 2nd finish line.