Local GOP council members vaporize

A source moments ago told PolitickerNJ.com the entire GOP Farmingdale Council is resigning tonight, requiring a special November election. Sign

A source moments ago told PolitickerNJ.com the entire GOP Farmingdale Council is resigning tonight, requiring a special November election.

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Tonight’s meeting is canceled due to a lack of quorum.

Gov. Chris Christie will now have to appoint the councilmembers per the law, the source said.

The source didn’t know why the councilmembers are resigning. 

Monmouth County GOP Chairman John Bennett is the town attorney in Farmingdale.

The council members resigned in protest of Mayor John Morgan’s attempt to control the appointments of candidates to vacant council seats, a second source said.

Local GOP council members vaporize