April 27, 2001

Winners Losers

BOB FRANKS

DON DIFRANCESCO

The former GOP Congressman becomes the choice of party leaders to replace Don DiFrancesco as a candidate for Governor.

The Acting Governor and Senate President leaves the race for Governor amidst a series of allegations that he played fast and loose with his ethics.

THE DIFRANCESCO FAMILY

JIM MCGREEVEY

The family of Acting Governor Donald DiFrancesco gets their privacy back after three very tough months.

The Woodbridge Mayor and gubernatorial front runner no longer faces a possible general election contest against an embattled Don DiFrancesco.

PETER VERNIERO

BOB PRUNETTI

The state Supreme Court Justice avoids an impeachment vote in the Assembly.

The Mercer County Executive looks silly again as he calls GOP leaders to seek support for Governor, even after the fix was in for Bob Franks.

REPUBLICANS

THE MEDIA

The GOP unloads a scandal plagued Governor that many party leaders didn’t really want at the top of the ticket.

They won’t have Don DiFrancesco to kick around anymore.

April 27, 2001