The Hudson County Democratic Organization (HCDO) pooh-bahs have been in and out of the backrooms and emerged finally with four of nine reconfigured faces slated for the Hudson County Freeholder Board in the June Primary.
Four incumbents won’t have the line while four new-look candidates supported by the local power brokers will.
In Hoboken, attorney Phil Cohen is Mayor Dawn Zimmer’s choice to supplant Anthony Romano.
Born and raised mile square city diehard Perry Belfiure has also picked up petitions to run.
In North Bergen, funeral director Anthony Vainieri is Mayor Nicholas “Nick” Sacco’s selection to replace Tom Liggio.
In Jersey City, Mayor Steven Fulop backs labor leader Gerard Balmir over incumbent Freeholder Jeff Dublin.
Finally, in West New York, Mayor Felix Roque backs Commissioner Caridad Rodriguez to replace fierce foe incumbent Freeholder Director Jose Munoz.