October 2, 2000

Winners   Losers
     

JOHN PINHO

 

FRANCIS MERTZ

The Harrison lawyer is taking on the cause of fairness at the polls by pushing Hudson County elections officials to insure that Hispanic voters are not deprived of their right to vote by assigning poll workers who are sensitive to cultural diversity.

 

The former Fairleigh Dickinson University President looked silly after sending a letter to Joe Lieberman telling him to watch out for Maryanne Connelly and accusing her of race baiting.

SUSAN BASS LEVIN

 

JOHN MORLEY

The Cherry Hill Mayor received the endorsement of the N.J. PBA in her campaign for Congress, in a year when the PBA seems desperate to stay out of federal campaigns.

 

The former Republican Passaic County Freeholder was sentenced toprison for income tax evasion.

JOHN CURRIE

 

JOSEPH LISA

The Passaic County Democratic Chairman seems poised to keep a majority on the Freeholder Board amidst a federal corruption investigation that reaches to level GOP leaders.

 

The Superior Court Judge opened the door to candidates using their college degrees on the ballot when he allowed a Gloucester County Freeholder to put Dr. before his name on the ballot because he had a doctorate in education.

JOHN HOLUB   ROBERT PRUNETTI

Dick Zimmer’s campaign manager is looking good after GOP polls show the ex-Congressman running ten points ahead of incumbent Rep. Rush Holt in one of the premier House races in the nation.

 

The Mercer County Executive faces criticism of wasteful spending amidst calls for a SCI investigation into a $45 million expenditure for a garbage incinerator that was never built.

EAGLETON INSTITUTE
NEWS 12 NEW JERSEY
 

SHAI GOLDSTEIN

Rutgers’ Eagleton Institute and Cablevision’s News 12 New Jersey combined for a one-hour in depth interview of Jon Corzine, to be followed by a similar program with Bob Franks this month, allowing voters a close-up look at both candidates.

 

The Regional Director of the Anti-Defamation League was hit hard by a Jewish newspaper last week following disclosure that Jon Corzine’s foundation gave $25,000 to the ADL prior to Goldstein’s defense of the candidate.

October 2, 2000