The Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters has endorsed former Assemblyman Jason O’Donnell for mayor of Bayonne.
Union Leader John Ballantyne has pledged bodies and money for O’Donnell’s get-out-the-vote effort next Tuesday as he seeks to oust incumbent Jimmy Davis.
“Jason O’Donnell believes in supporting strong workers’ rights and we look forward to working with him when he’s elected as the Mayor of Bayonne,” Ballantyne said.
O’Donnell says the Carpenters and Local 253 “play a critical role in our community and in communities throughout the state and knowing that we have received their endorsement with Election Day right around the corner is another strong indicator of the momentum of our campaign.”
“Unlike Mayor Davis and his Council Team, we will always make sure good-paying Bayonne jobs go to Bayonne residents and that any big development project undertaken in an O’Donnell Administration will be carefully planned, built in a place that doesn’t tax our already overburdened communities and infrastructure and has Project Labor Agreements,” O’Donnell said.