Ex-legislative candidate loses local race

Harrison Township Mayor Phil Rhudy, who ran against State Senator Stephen Sweeney in 2003 and against Assemblymen John Burzichelli and Douglas Fisher in 2005, lost his bid for re-election to the Harrison Township Committee. Rhudy finished third in the Republican primary, losing by 22 votes. State Republicans had provided Rhudy with strong financial support in his two legislative bids.

Ex-legislative candidate loses local race