Bergen County’s paper of record has endorsed Republican Kathleen Donovan for county executive.
The Record chose Donovan, who currently serves as county clerk, over two-term incumbent Democrat Dennis McNerney.
The heated race has bene one of the most closely watched in the state this election cycle as the two candidates continually battered each other’s records.
“Two-term Democratic incumbent Dennis McNerney is running on his record. Longtime Republican County Clerk Kathleen Donovan is running on her record as well. Donovan is the better choice for county executive,” the Record editorial board said in its endorsement.