July 13, 2001

Winners   Losers
     

FRANKS & ZIMMER

 

LARRY BATHGATE

The former GOP Congressmen, both unsuccessful statewide candidates, land on their feet: Bob Franks becomes President of the HealthCare Institute, and Dick Zimmer joins a prestigious Washington law firm.

 

Bret Schundler’s campaign Finance Chairman makes his candidate look bad, with vanity stories about his role in the campaign, and then reports that he received $668,000 in legal fees from Jersey City.

JOE KYRILLOS

 

GAYLE CHENEYFIELD-JENKINS

The three-term State Senator holds on to the Republican State Chairmanship, as Bret Schundler keeps him on in an effort to unite the party.

 

The Newark City Councilwoman agrees to pay $26,500 in fines to ELEC for campaign finance violations.

GORDON JOHNSON

 

STEWART VEALE

The Bergen County Acting Sheriff changes his department’s badges after his predecessor, Joe Ciccone, issued hundreds of Sheriff’s badges to campaign contributors.

 

The Republican Mayor of Ridgefield, in office for 30 years, is censured by the Democratic Councilmen for acting without Council authorization.

DOUGLAS BERN

 

CARMINE VENEZIA

The Bergen County Freeholder Director gets a plumb legal assignment: Hoboken Planning Board attorney.

 

The former Jersey City Parking Authority Director was arrested after his fiancee charged that he roughed her up.

MAGGIE MORAN

 

FRED BRODZINSKI

The Democratic operative who runs the 2001 coordinated campaign won high praise at a meeting of Democratic County Chairmen this week.

 

The Republican candidate for Mercer County Freeholder was arrested and charged with drunk driving. He allegedly hit two cars and fled the scene of both accidents.

     
     
     
   
July 13, 2001