October 16, 2000

Winners   Losers
     

KEVIN O’TOOLE

 

THOMAS KEAN

The Essex County Republican Chairman received some surprise help in his intra-party battle with County Executive Jim Treffinger: a federal subpoena served on the Treffinger Administration.

 

The former Governor is embroiled in a controversy: he called the Whitman Administration to intervene on behalf of ex-Parole Board Chairman Andy Consovoy, helping to protect his pension and benefits.

VICTOR SCUDIERY

 

PETER VERNIERO

The Monmouth County Democratic Chairman watched his intra-party rival, Red Bank Mayor Edward McKenna, charged with a hit-and-run on the Garden State Parkway.

 

The Supreme Court Justice is under fire again: reports last week say that Verniero had data on racial profiling two years before his Senate confirmation, when he denied knowledge of the issue.

JENNIFER PRESTON

 

CARMINE ALAMPI

TheNew York Times reporter was impressive as a panelist during last week’s U.S. Senate debate.

 

The Democratic insider was fined $5,000 for illegal contributions to the ’96 Torricelli campaign and is cooperating with federal prosecutors.

DONALD DIFRANCESCO   MICHAEL FERGUSON

The Senate President and GOP gubernatorial front runner picked up more organizational support in South Jersey last week.

 

A 7th district congressional candidate was embarrassed when two organizations whose endorsements he touted claim they never really endorsed him.

DIANE ALLEN

 

AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION

The Republican State Senator will return to broadcasting for a two-week stint as news anchor for Comcast cn8.

 

The trade association for doctors gave money to Mike Ferguson, but then said they don’t formally support his candidacy.

     
October 16, 2000