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Former Livingston Mayor Shari Weiner.

Weiner out as Livingston township attorney

By New Jersey Globe Staff, December 21 2020 8:52 pm

Shari Weiner will not return as Livingston township attorney in 2021, ending an 18-year run in the Democratic stronghold.

She will be replaced by Jarrid Kantor, a Livingston resident whose law firm, Antonelli Kantor, represents multiple municipalities across the state.

Weiner was elected to the township council in 1982 and was defeated for re-election in 1986.  She was succeeded as mayor by David Wildstein, who is now the editor of the New Jersey Globe.

A past president of the Women’s Political Caucus of New Jersey, Weiner served as assistant counsel to the New Jersey State League of Municipalities.

A Democratic county committeeman, Kantor is the Roselle park municipal attorney and the former Dover municipal attorney.

His job comes with some security: with the exception of two years, Democrats have been in the majority party in Livingston since they won control in 1974.

Weiner was the second longest-serving township attorney in Livingston history.  Louis Bort held the post for 22 years until he was replaced when party control changed after the 1974 election.

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