April 6, 2001

Winners Losers

BILL GORMLEY

GERALD MCCANN

The Senate Judiciary Committee chairman takes down Peter Verniero.

The convicted felon is barred by the state Supreme Court from running to reclaim his post as Mayor of Jersey City.

BRET SCHUNDLER

PETER VERNIERO

The GOP gubernatorial candidate continues to benefit by DiFrancesco’s ethical woes and now has a poll showing him in range of an upset.

The State Supreme Court Justice’s career as a jurist is over, either now or when his term expires.

TOM KEAN, JR.

BOB TORRICELLI

The son of the former Governor wins a special election for Assemblyman with 84% of the vote.

The U.S. Senator continues to suffer at the hands of the New York Times, with allegations that convicted felon David Chang made a down payment on Torricelli’s Mercedes.

JACK MOZLOOM

GEORGE SPADORO

The Washington Township Committeeman wins an impressive convention fight for the GOP Assembly nomination after a masterful campaign.

The two-term Mayor loses two Council candidates to the slate of his rival in the Democratic mayoral primary.

DANNIELLE LEIGH

BOB JANISZEWSKI

Bob Menendez’s finance director organizes the highest grossing single fundraising event for a congressional candidate in New Jersey history.

The Hudson County Executive continues to split the Democratic Party as he wavers over the dumping of Sheriff Joe Cassidy from the organization line.

April 6, 2001