Mercer County's Democratic Committee elected Nina Melker, a Hamilton municipal committee woman to fill Assemblyman Anthony Verrelli's freeholder seat. Melker beat out Lance Lopez, a corrections officer who previously led PBA local 105.
Two candidates already out of race
Longtime Hamilton Fire Commissioner Joe Zalescik is throwing his hat in the ring for the Mercer County freeholder seat vacated by Assemblyman Anthony Verrelli when he ascended to his current post. Zalescik has been a fire commissioner in the town since 1992 and is Chairman of the Board of Fire Commissioners in Hamilton’s third fire district. He previously sat on Hamilton’s Environmental Commission. Mercer County Democrats will convene on Sept.
GOP officials feud over controversial animal shelter
Mercer County Freeholder Anthony Verrelli was elected to fill the Assembly seat left vacant when Trenton Mayor Reed Gusciora was sworn into his current post, winning in the runoff by five votes. “I feel good,” Verrelli said shortly after his victory. “It's a different result than the first time. there were a lot of qualified candidates that came before the committee tonight. It was a fair, transparent process like the
Freeholder defects, backs former House candidate over fellow Freeholder
Endorsement a boost to frontrunner
Princeton University’s College Democrats on Tuesday joined the tumult of Democrats attacking Republican U.S. Senate candidate Bob Hugin over the candidate’s opposition to women joining eating clubs at the university in the 1990s. “Mr. Hugin’s actions and comments, though remarkably immature, were made in his mid-30s after serving seven years in the Marines and earning his MBA degree,” Princeton College Democrats President Sebastian Quiroz said in a statment. “Rather than
Candidate says he has ‘dozens’ of commitments
Not sure if he can reach 50% threshold in Gusciora special election