Newark South Ward Councilman Ras Baraka and Central Ward Councilman Darrin Sharif this evening announced their endorsement of Ron Rice for Congress.
“We are formally endorsing Ron Rice to represent us in Congress. We believe he is the only candidate in this race with a true vision for the future of Newark and the 10th district as a whole,” said Baraka and Sharif in a statement. “We are supporting his candidacy in every way we can to send him to Washington to strengthen Congress and continue the fight for Democratic ideals, and to be a vanguard in support of our President, Barack Obama.”
West Ward Councilman Ron C. Rice is seeking the open 10th district seat formally held by Congressman Donald Payne Sr.