In Republican bid to upend GOP establishment, Codey, Eames running mostly with his own money

In their 27th District GOP Primary matchup for the right to take on state Sen. Richard Codey (D-Roseland), Tea Party candidate William Eames reported a dollar amount to the Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC) this week, while Essex Fells Councilman William Sullivan did not.

Eames has raised $23,520 for his campaign and has $7,542 cash on hand. Records show that he wrote a $20,000 check to his own campaign.

Sullivan, an attorney tapped by the GOP establishment to run against Codey, filed a report that did not contain any information about cash raised or cash on hand. In Republican bid to upend GOP establishment, Codey, Eames running mostly with his own money