Leaders from four counties declare their support for Booker’s U.S. Senate candidacy

Democratic officials from four northern counties this afternoon threw their support behind Newark Mayor Cory Booker’s U.S. Senate candidacy.

Essex County Democratic Committee Chairman Phil Thigpen said he backs him.

Passaic County Democrats back him.

Bergen County Democratic Committee Chairman Lou Stellato said he backs him, proud that the candidate originally hails from Bergen.

Hudson County Democratic Organization Chairman Vincent Prieto said Hudson backs Booker.

Then powerful Essex County Executive Joe DiVincenzo took the microphone.

When he spoke, DiVincenzo announced that he backs Booker.

The following officials publicly announced their support for Booker today:

Bergen County:

Chairman Lou Stellato

Senator Loretta Weinberg

Senator and Mayor of Wood-Ridge Paul A. Sarlo

Senator Robert M. Gordon

Assemblywoman Connie Wagner

County Clerk John S. Hogan

Freeholder Chairman David Ganz

Freeholder Vice Chairwoman Joan Voss

Freeholder Steve Tanelli

Freeholder Tracy Zur

Mayor of Garfield Joseph Delaney

Mayor of Alpine Paul Tomasko

Mayor of Westwood John Birkner Jr.

Mayor of Bergenfield Carlos Aguasvivas

Mayor of Englewood Cliffs Joe Parisi

Mayor of Lodi Marc Schrieks

Mayor of Little Ferry Mauro Raguseo

Mayor of North Arlington Peter Massa

Mayor of Cliffside Park Gerald Calabrese

Mayor of Edgewater James Delaney

Mayor of Haworth John DeRienzo

Mayor of Lyndhurst Robert Giangeruso

Mayor of Oakland Linda Schwager

Mayor of Palisades Park James Rutundo

Mayor of Paramus Richard LaBarbiera

Mayor of River Vale Joseph Blundo

Mayor of Fairview Vincent Bellucci         

Mayor of Woodcliff Lake Jeffery Goldsmith

Mayor of Ridgefield Anthony Suarez

Mayor of Moonachie Dennis Vaccaro

 

Essex County:

Chairman Phil Thigpen

County Executive Joe DiVincenzo

Sheriff Armando Fontoura

Senator Teresa Ruiz

Senator Nia Gill

County Clerk Chris Durkin

Freeholder Rolando Bobadilla

Freeholder D. Bilal Beasley

Freeholder Brendan Gill

Freeholder Leonard Luciano

Freeholder Gerald Owens

Freeholder Patricia Sebold

Democratic State Committeeman Joseph Parlavecchio

Democratic State Committeeman Philip Alagia

Bloomfield Democratic Chairman Peter Strumolo

Bloomfield Councilman Michael Venezia

Bloomfield Councilman Carlos Bernard

Caldwell Councilman Edward Durkin

East Orange Democratic Chairman LeRoy Jones, Jr.

East Orange Councilwoman Sharon Fields

East Orange Councilwoman Jacquelyn Johnson

East Orange Councilman Theodore Green

East Orange Councilwoman Quilla Talmadge

East Orange Councilman Jamal Barnes

East Orange Councilwoman Alicia Holman

East Orange Councilman Lonnie Hughes

Essex Fells Chairman Frank Giantomasi

Glen Ridge Chairwoman Jackie Yustein

Maplewood Democratic Chairman Ian Grodman

Mayor of Maplewood Victor DeLuca

Newark Councilman At Large Luis Quintana

Newark Councilman At Large Carlos Gonzalez

Newark East Ward Chairman Angelo DeFrederico

Newark East Ward Councilman Augusto Amador

Newark North Ward Chairwoman Fran Adubato

Newark North Ward Councilman Anibal Ramos, Jr.

Newark South Ward Chairman Lee Fisher

Newark Central Ward Chairman Andre Speight

Newark Central Ward Councilman Darrin Sharif

North Caldwell Chairwoman Eileen Fishman

Mayor of Orange Dwayne Warren

Roseland Chairwoman Gayle Levy

West Caldwell Chairman Marie Trento

Mayor of West Orange Robert Parisi

West Orange Chairman Sal Anderton

 

Hudson County:

Chairman and Assemblyman Vincent Prieto

Senator Sandra Cunningham

Senator and Mayor of North Bergen Nicholas Sacco

Senator and Mayor of Union City Brian Stack

Assemblyman Jason O’Donnell

Assemblyman Charles Mainor

Assemblywoman Angelica Jimenez

Freeholder Chairman Anthony Romano

Freeholder William O’Dea

Freeholder Dr. Doreen DiDomenico

Freeholder Jeffrey Dublin

Freeholder Eliu Rivera

Freeholder Tilo Rivas

Freeholder Jose Munoz

Freeholder Thomas Liggio

Freeholder Albert Cifeli

Jersey City Democratic Organization- Chair Shawn Thomas

Mayor Elect of Jersey City Steven Fulop

Councilman-Elect of Jersey City Frank Gajewski

Mayor of Bayonne Mark Smith

Mayor of Weehawken Richard Turner

Mayor of East Newark Joseph Smith

Mayor of Guttenberg Gerald Drasheff

Mayor of Harrison Raymond McDonough

Mayor of Hoboken Dawn Zimmer

Mayor of Secaucus Michael Gonnelli

Jersey City Councilman At Large Rolando Lavarro

Jersey City Councilwoman Diane Coleman

Jersey City Councilwoman Elect Joyce Waterman

Jersey City Councilman Elect Daniel Rivera

Jersey City Councilman Elect Chico Ramchal

Jersey City Councilman Elect Michael Yun

Jersey City Councilwoman Elect Candice OsBorne

Hoboken Councilman Mike Russo

Hoboken Councilman Ravi Bhalla

Hoboken Councilman Dave Mello

Hoboken Council President Peter Cunningham

Hoboken Councilman Tim Occhipinti

Hoboken Councilwoman Terry Castellano

Hoboken Councilwoman Beth Mason

Union City Commissioner Maryury Martinelli

Union City Commissioner Lucio Fernandez

Union City Commissioner Celin Valdivia

 

Passaic County:

Chairman John Currie

Assemblywoman Shavonda Sumter

Assemblyman/Passaic City Council President Gary Schaer

Freeholder Director Bruce James

Freeholder Deputy Director Theodore “TJ” Best

Freeholder Ronda Cotroneo

Bloomingdale Municipal Chair Bernard Vroom, III

Clifton Municipal Chair Lauren Murphy

Haledon Mayor/Municipal Chair Domenick Stampone

Haledon Councilwoman Maha Kandis                     

Haledon Councilman Reynaldo Martinez

Haledon Councilman Michael Tirri

Haledon Councilwoman Belgica Costa

Haledon Councilman Michael Johnson

Haledon Council President Mounir Almaita

North Haledon Municipal Chair Anthony DeNova

Passaic City Mayor Dr. Alex Blanco

Passaic City Councilman Terrence Love

Passaic City Councilman Jose Garcia

Passaic City Councilwoman Zaida Polanco

Passaic City Councilwoman Thania Melo

Sheriff Richard Berdnik

Vice Chairwoman Barbara Tanis

Paterson Councilman At Large Kenneth Morris Jr.

Paterson Councilman At Large Kenneth McDaniel

Paterson Councilman William McKoy

Paterson Councilman Andre Sayegh

Paterson Councilman Mohammed Akhtaruzzaman

Paterson Municipal Chair John Givens

Paterson Municipal Co-Chair Al Abdelaziz

Paterson Board of Education President Chris Irving

Paterson Board of Education Vice President Chrystal Cleaves

Paterson Board of Education Member Kenneth Simmons

Paterson Board of Education Member Corey Teague

Paterson Board of Education Member Errol Kerr

Pompton Lakes Municipal Chair Millie Torsiello

Prospect Park Mayor/Municipal Chair Mohamed Khairullah

Prospect Park Councilman Richard Esquiche

Prospect Park Councilman Adnan Zakaria

Prospect Park Councilwoman Cristina Peralta

Prospect Park Councilwoman Felicia Ortiz

Prospect Park Councilman Samir Hayek

Prospect Park Councilman Robert Artis

West Milford Councilwoman/Municipal Chair Carlla Horton

Woodland Park Mayor Keith Kazmark

Woodland Park Councilman Joseph Spinelli

Woodland Park Councilman Gary Holloway

Woodland Park Councilman Vincent DeCesare

Woodland Park Councilwoman Tina Gatti

Woodland Park Councilwoman Tracey Kallert

Woodland Park Councilwoman Rita Pascrell

 

Leaders from four counties declare their support for Booker’s U.S. Senate candidacy