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Presenting a united front, Mercer County Dems name Muoio to be Watson Coleman's successor in LD15

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

Bonnie Watson Coleman

Mercer County Dems celebrate Watson Coleman's career -- with an eye toward the future

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

Frisby drops LD15 assembly bid

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

Bonnie Watson Coleman

Frisby officially announces LD 15 Assembly bid

TRENTON — Mercer County Freeholder Samuel T. Frisby announced on Monday that he will be seeking to fill the 15th Legislative District Assembly seat vacated by U.S. 405 more words

Bonnie Watson Coleman

Frisby claims Mercer freeholder board "retaliation" over potential LD 15 Assembly bid

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

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Muoio confirms speculation, declares candidacy in LD15

TRENTON — Confirming weeks of speculation, Elizabeth Maher Muoio today¬†announced her intention to run for the state Assembly in Central Jersey’s 15th legislative district, after a seat soon to be vacated by U.S. 588 more words

Bonnie Watson Coleman