WEST WINDSOR — Insofar as there was ever any question — or, worse, controversy — over who would replace newly-minted U.S. Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-12) in the 15th legislative district, Mercer County Democrats put the issue finally and unmistakably to rest this morning, presenting the picture of a particularly united political force when they unanimously elected committee chairwoman Liz Muoio to serve as successor to New Jersey’s first African American congresswoman. 1,383 more words
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WASHINGTON DC — They hoofed it, bussed it, took trains and drove SUVs through early morning snow and Beltway traffic to see their political and, for some, spiritual leader enter into her next career phase, and “so help me God” they were going to do it — even if it meant holding two informal swearing-in ceremonies to make sure everyone got a glimpse of New Jersey’s first African American congresswoman with her hand on the Bible. 991 more words
TRENTON – Mercer County Freeholder Samuel Frisby won’t run for that vacant LD15 Assembly seat after all, he told PolitickerNJ.
Frisby’s surrender puts Mercer County Democratic Chair Liz Muoio in the pole position to get the party nomination to succeed U.S. 476 more words
TRENTON – Mercer County Freeholder Samuel T. Frisby asserted that his possible denial of the leadership of the Mercer freeholder board is “retaliation” for his potential run for a 15th Legislative District Assembly seat. 376 more words
TRENTON — The former West Windsor councilman who announced his intent to run for the general assembly in New Jersey’s 15th legislative district last month… 388 more words