Michael Starr Hopkins says he fell short of fundraising goals
U.S. Senator Bob Menendez easily won the Warren County Democratic convention this morning, his second convention win of the week. Menendez defeated former Mitchell Horn, a former Morris County Freeholder candidate, with 81% of the vote. Horn received just 14 votes. Another announced candidate for the nomination, Michael Starr Hopkins, did not attend and received no votes.
U.S. Senator Bob Menendez won the Hunterdon County Democratic convention this morning, assuring him the organization line in the June primary. Menendez's primary opponent, Michael Starr Hopkins, was a no-show for the convention. Menendez was the overwhelming pick, although a handful of county committee members voted no on a voice vote. Sources say that former U.S. Senator Bob Torricelli, a county committee member, voted for Menendez.
U.S. Senator Bob Menendez will seek re-election, according to his top political advisor. “Senator Menendez fully expects to be vindicated and has every intention of running for re-election, continuing to fight against Donald Trump’s policies on behalf of New Jersey,” Michael Soliman said in a statement released tonight. Democrats quickly rallied to support Menendez today, with Gov. Phil Murphy, Sen. Cory Booker and South Jersey Democratic leader George Norcross among