Christie shows off some Democratic support

Republican gubernatorial Chris Christie today touted the support of three members of the opposition party.

Christie announced the support of Perth Amboy Councilman Ken Balut, who had considered running a primary against Gov. Jon Corzine and already indicated that he would support Christie; Former Union County Freeholder Donald Goncalves; and Elizabeth Board of Education member Tony Monteiro, who is also a Union County Democratic committeeman.

“I am a devoted Democrat but I am disappointed in Corzine’s record and the direction that his campaign is headed,” said Monteiro. “With unemployment on the rise, Corzine’s high taxes, and businesses leaving every day, we need serious leadership, not the same old attacks that we have heard time and again.”

Christie also has the support of Democratic Garfield Councilwoman Tana Raymond.

Christie shows off some Democratic support