Vas wins convention challenge

Middlesex County Democrats voted overwhelmingly to suppprt Joseph Vas for a third term at their convention tonight. Vas, the Mayor of Perth Amboy, defeated Woodbridge veterinarian Barry Adler by 139 votes, 200-61. Incumbent John Wisniewski was renominated by a wide margin, receiving 261 votes.

Last week, Adler had hinted that he might continue his challenge in the June primary.

John Wisniewski 261

Joseph Vas 200

Barry Adler 61

Vas wins convention challenge