Hudson sheriff fires primary opponent, hires relative, switches to GOP

There are reports out of Hudson County that Sheriff Juan Perez has switched to the Republican Party and has hired a relative as the new Undersheriff, replacing Frank Schillari, who was fired after announcing that he would challenge Perez in the Democratic primary.  Perez was preparing to seek re-election to a second term without the backing of the Hudson County Democratic organization.

Hudson sheriff fires primary opponent, hires relative, switches to GOP