Reynolds-Jackson wins Assembly seat

Verlina Reynolds-Jackson, a Trenton City Councilwoman and the Mercer County Democratic chair, defeated Freeholder Anthony Verrelli in a special election for the New Jersey State Assembly. Reynolds-Jackson will replace Elizabeth Muoio, who was appointed State Treasurer by Gov. Phil Murphy. Reynolds-Jackson won by a vote of 94-77, a 55%-45% margin on the second ballot after West Windsor Councilwoman Ayesha Hamilton backed on on the second ballot. The special election convention will

Labor makes push for Muoio seat

A Mercer County Freeholder whose real political might stems from his day-job as the president of the Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters Local 254, has entered the race for State Assembly in the 15th egislative district. Anthony Verrelli (D-Hopewell) will seek votes at a special election convention for the seat of Assemblywoman Liz Muoio (D-Pennington).  Gov. Phil Murphy has nominated Muoio to serve as State Treasurer, and she resign from the