December 18, 2000

Winners of the Week

 

Losers of the Week

     

CHARLOTTE DEFILIPPO

 

JACK TERHUNE

The Union County Democratic Chairman received a prize political plum: the $104,000-a-year post of Executive Director of the Union County Improvement Authority.

 

The Commissioner of Corrections resigned on Friday after his department was criticized for failing to quickly notify prosecutors when sex offenders are released.

DOUGLAS BERN

 

BUSTER SOARIES

The Englewood attorney becomes the first Democrat to serve as Chairman of the Bergen County Board of Freeholders since 1984.

 

The N.J. Secretary of State launched the worst trial balloon since the Hindenberg during his ten-day campaign for Governor.

MIKE MORDAGA

 

BOB PRUNETTI

The Hackensack police detective is now the clear front runner for the GOP nomination for Bergen County Sheriff now that ex-Sheriff Jay Alpert has dropped out of the race.

 

The Mercer County Executive is under fire for calling a constituent a “nitwit” in an e-mail to an aide. Prunetti mistakenly sent the e-mail to the constituent.

JIM DAVY

 

JORGE ROD

The Woodbridge Business Administrator will become the Chief Operating Officer of Jim McGreevey’s campaign for Governor.

 

The former Ocean County Assemblyman has been sentenced to four years in prison for embezzling $12,000 from Lacey Township.

CHRISTIE WHITMAN

 

DOMENICK VOLE

With George W. Bush declared the winner of the presidential race, the New Jersey Governor continues to head short lists for a cabinet post.

 

The Rockaway Borough Chief Financial Officer was sentenced to three years in prison for embezzling $126,896 in municipal funds.

December 18, 2000