September 4, 2000

Winners   Losers
     

GLENN PAULSEN

 

ROBERT DAMMINGER

The powerful Burlington County Republican Chairman delivered a unanimous endorsement to his preferred candidate for Governor, Senate President Donald DiFrancesco.

 

The Gloucester County Freeholder is under fire for receiving a sweetheart deal in his home town of Paulsboro, where public funds were used to buy back time for him in the state employee pension system.

TOM TURCOL

 

GARFIELD DEMARCO

The Philadelphia Inquirer reporter, who covers New Jersey politics, was named one of the top political reporters in the nation by Brill’s Content, a respected national magazine that covers the media.

 

The former Burlington County Republican Chairman, who received a favorable resolution from the state DEP when he developed property protected by wetlands, will now face a federal inquiry by the U.S. EPA.

STEVE DEMICCO

 

ROBERT CLIFFORD

The Democratic political consultant and Corzine campaign manager is poised to make more money than any other New Jersey political operative has during a single campaign cycle.

 

The former Associate Justice of the New Jersey Supreme Court was arrested for the second time last week on charges of driving while intoxicated.

JEFFREY MICHAELS

 

RONALD RIGGINS

The top advisor to Don DiFrancesco, who has been working Republican activists in Burlington County for ten years, looks good after producing the first county endorsement in the gubernatorial campaign.

 

The Mayor of Maurice River Township, a state prison guard, is facing the wrath of his constituents after agreeing to permit the state to site a correctional facility for sex offenders in the rural Cumberland County community.

CHARLIE SMITH

 

ANDREW CONSOVOY

The Franks campaign manager ended the summer with a Gannett poll showing his candidate five points ahead in the race for the U.S. Senate.

 

The former state Parole Board Chairman is suspected of bribery, conspiracy and official misconduct, according to a search warrant that allowed investigators to seize records from his home.

September 4, 2000