Straten will start bid to unseat Pascrell tonight

Roland Straten will kick off his campaign to unseat seven-term U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell (D-Paterson) tonight at the VFW Hall in Cedar Grove. GOP State Chairman Jay Webber is expected to attend, along with Assemblyman Scott Rumana (R-Wayne) and Kevin O’Toole (R-Cedar Grove), the Passaic and Essex GOP Chairman, respectively. Straten has the endorsements of the Passaic and Essex Republican organizations.  Pascrell beat Straten 72%-28% in 2008.

Straten will start bid to unseat Pascrell tonight