Gerbounka in mulling mode

Two-term Linden Mayor Richard Gerbounka is mulling over running for re-election this year.

“I’m undecided,” he told

Running for re-election against the local Democratic Party machine in 2010, the Vietnam combat veteran/cop barely beat challenger Councilman Derek Armstead, who over the weekend announced his intent to run again.

Armstead ran with the support of the Democratic Party in the heavily Democratic Union County town.

An independent, Gerbounka is a public supporter of Republican Gov. Chris Christie.

Gerbounka in mulling mode