Redistricting 2011: Ray Lesniak walking on water

Did you know that the law allows legislative districts to jump a body of water in order to remain geographically contiguous? For example, Bayonne and Elizabeth could be in the same district. That would be a possible solution for soon-to-be Senator Sandra Bolden Cunningham, who might want to drop Bayonne, and for Assemblyman and Democratic State Chairman Joseph Cryan, who might like to move up to the Senate without disturbing the balance of Democratic districts for Senators Raymond Lesniak of Elizabeth and Nicholas Scutari of Linden.

Redistricting 2011: Ray Lesniak walking on water