East Rutherford Councilman Joel Brizzi intends to pursue the Republican nomination for the Assembly in the 36th District, according to Bergen County Chairman Bob Yudin, who plans toback both Brizzi and Nutley businessman Carmen Pio Costa.
"I’m supporting Carmen and Joel, andI will give them both the line," said Yudin. "They're great candidates and they're going to win."
The bulk of the 36th District is in Bergen County, with other potions in Essex and Passaic.
Brizzi and Pio Costahope tochallenge Assemblyman Gary Schaer (D-Passaic) and Assemblyman Fred Scalera (D-Nutley).