Linden mayor will back McCain

Linden Mayor Richard Gerbounka, a Democrat who ran as an independent in 2006 and ousted longtime incumbent John Gregorio, will endorse John McCain for president on Monday. Gerbounka spent twelve years as a Councilman before unseating Gregorio, a former State Senator who been mayor for thirty years.

In 2004, John Kerry carried Linden by a 2-1 margin.

Update: Several Linden Councilmembers will also endorse McCain. Linden mayor will back McCain