Pennachio wins Bergen pre-vote

The Bergen County Republican Organization Screening Committee voted tonight to support State Sen. Joseph Pennacchio for the GOP U.S. Senate nomination. Pennacchio defeated Ramapo College Prof. Murray Sabrin, a Bergen resident, by a 25-14 vote. Anne Evans Estabrook, the millionaire businesswoman who is self-financing her race, received ony 6 votes.

The organization line will be awarded at a convention after a vote by the full county committee.

Pennachio wins Bergen pre-vote