Kean won’t serve on Clean Elections panel

The meeting of the Clean Elections District Selection Committee is set for Monday to choose between the 12th and 14th districts to receive public financing in the 2007 general election. Former Governor James Florio will chair the panel, which includes: former State Sen. William Schluter, former Democratic State Chairman Tom Byrne, AFL-CIO staffer Steve Lenox, and former Assemblywoman Carol Murphy. Murphy was named today by Assembly Minority Leader Alex DeCroce to replace former Governor Thomas Kean, who has a scheduling conflict for Monday and is unable to attend the meeting.

Republicans have sough the designation of the 12th, while Democrats prefer the 14th.

Kean won’t serve on Clean Elections panel