Short list for Padilla’s seat

Bergen County Democrats are already beginning to consider candidates for Freeholder to replace Tomas Padilla on their ticket next year. Possible candidates include: Bergen County Improvement Authority Chairman Ronald O'Malley; union leader Richard "Buzz" Dressel; Regina O'Neill, the former Chief of Staff to State Sen. Loretta Weinberg; Cliffside Park Councilman Ken Corcoran; Bergenfield Mayor Timothy Driscoll; Bergen County Undersheriff Ralph Rivera; Woodcliff Lake Councilwoman Josephine Higgins; outgoing River Edge Councilwoman Esther Fletcher; outgoing Dumont Councilman Robert McQuade; Ridgewood Councilman Paul Stuart Aronsohn; Fort Lee Mayor Mark Sokolich; Maywood Councilman Tim Eustace; Cliffside Park Councilwoman Dana Martinotti; and former Assemblyman Edward Hynes.

Short list for Padilla’s seat