How Sacco got to the Senate

When Nicholas Sacco decided he wanted the 32nd district Senate seat in 1993, two years after he became Mayor of North Bergen, he just took it.  That’s the kind of clout a North Bergen mayor has in that legislative district. Some history on the North Bergen-based Senate seat. The incumbent in 1993 was the Thomas Cowan of the Operating Engineers union, a likeable survivor of Hudson political battles who had