BAYONNE – U.S. Rep. Albio Sires (D-West New York) officially endorsed Acting Police DirectorMark Smith for mayor in a statement today.
“It is my distinct privilege to represent the great City of Bayonne in the United States Congress,” said Sires. “On Nov. 4th, people all over our nation will make important choices about the future. In Bayonne, Mark Smith is clearly the best choice for mayor. He represents a new generation of leadership and is a man of unquestionable integrity and good character.
“I am looking forward to working with Mark on important issues for Bayonne’s future and I am proud to endorse him and the entire Democratic ticket,” the congressman added.
In what is technically a nonpartisan election, Smith is running against retired municpal Judge Pat Conaghan, former Mayor Richard Rutkowski, Robert Sloan and Ray Rokicki.