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Former Deputy New Jersey Attorney General Shavar Jeffries. Photo courtesy of Facebook.

Shavar Jeffries groups gave $250k to Booker super PAC

Drew Katz donated $350k

By David Wildstein, February 10 2020 9:24 pm

A super PAC formed to help Cory Booker win the Democratic presidential nomination received a $250,000 contribution run by a Newark Democrat considering a challenge to Gov. Phil Murphy in the 2021 primary.

Education Reform Now Advocacy is run by Shavar Jeffries, a former assistant state attorney general who said last month that he’s interested in running for governor next year against Murphy.

United We Win raised a total of $1,175,000 from six donors and spent $1,086,296 through the end of 2019.

Drew Katz, a longtime Booker supporter, contributed $350,000 to the super PAC.  His later father, Lewis Katz, was a former business partner and later enemy of Democratic powerbroker George Norcross.

Both Murphy and Norcross had supported Booker’s presidential bid.

Two billionaire hedge fund managers, Boykin Curry and Donald Sussman, each kicked in $250,000.

The super PAC hired Vision Media, a political consulting firm run by one of Murphy’s outside advisors, Phil Swibinski.

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