Jones not ready to announce state chair bid

Essex County Chairman LeRoy Jones on Wednesday said he was not yet prepared to announce a bid for the state party chairmanship. “Not at this point, no. Not at this point,” Jones said. “I think at this point we need to kind of see how things continue to shake out, and ultimately, that conversation that I spoke about with those individuals that are stakeholders in this, I think that needs

Monmouth Dem Chairman to back Jones

Announcement of support is imminent, sources say Monmouth County Democratic Chairman David Brown is preparing to endorse LeRoy Jones for Democratic State Chairman, according to sources who spoke on the condition of anonymity. Calls are being made now to local Democratic officials advising them of Brown's intent to back Jones, the Essex County Democratic Chairman, over incumbent John Currie. Currie has the backing of Gov. Phil Murphy, who lives in