Booker backs DiVincenzo

Newark Mayor Cory Booker today officially endorsed Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo for re-election to a third term.

“The mayor supports Joe. D,” Booker spokeswoman Desiree Peterkin Bell told PolitickerNJ.com after speaking with Booker this afternoon.

DiVincenzo runs next year for county executive, while Booker, who has ruled out running for lieutenant governor desite entreaties by sources close to Gov. Jon Corzine, intends to pursue a second termas mayor.

Booker backs DiVincenzo