Legislators back Suleiman for re-election

The bandwagon of Democratic leaders supporting Atlantic County Chairman Michael Suleiman for re-election grew bigger on Monday with the endorsements of Assemblymen Vince Mazzeo and John Armato.  Suleiman seems like a lock for another term. "The last two years we've seen record turnout at our convention, thanks in no small part to the effort of County Chairman Michael Suleiman along with Vice Chairwoman Mary Slomine," Mazzeo and Armato said in a Facebook post.

Cotton endorses Sayegh for Paterson Mayor

Paterson City Council President Ruby Cotton has endorsed Andre Sayegh for Mayor of Paterson. Cotton served briefly as acting mayor following the resignation of Joey Torres.  She was replaced by former City Clerk Jane Warren-Williams.  Sayegh was one of the four City Council members who voted to keep Cotton on the job. The election is May 8.

Report: Atlantic County Dems file charges against Gilliam

The Atlantic County Democratic Committee has filed criminal charges against the new Mayor of Atlantic City, Democrat Frank Gilliam, Jr., according to a report by South Jersey radio personality Harry Hurley. The issue is a $10,000 check written by the county Democratic organization to the Atlantic City Democrats that Gilliam endorsed and deposited in his own campaign account. Gilliam defeated Mayor Don Guardian last year with 58% of the vote.