Girgenti loses ground in hometown

Early results show Jeff Gardner prevailing over state Sen. John Girgenti (D-Hawthorne) in a marriage equality payback challenge for Democratic County Committee in Hawthorne.

Gardner’s candidates won 19 of 26 seats.

In two other key Democratic County Committee contests, the old Hoboken guard edged Mayor Dawn Zimmer by one vote to keep control, while Orange Mayor Eldridge Hawkins suffered defeat. 

Girgenti loses ground in hometown