Paul Kaufman replaces Dennis Oury as BCDO general counsel

Dennis Oury stepped down yesterday as general counsel of the Bergen County Democratic Organization, according to party spokesman Bill Maer.

Oury who was indicted Tuesday on an eight-count corruption charge along with BCDO Chairman Joe Ferriero.

Party Vice Chair Kay Nest has appointed Paul Kaufman, a former mayor of Leonia, to take over the position. Kaufman’s name was initially floated as a potential replacement for Ferriero, who has not resigned. Paul Kaufman replaces Dennis Oury as BCDO general counsel