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Coming in at 106…

…and missing the list but still positioning himself to make a strong case for 2016: Middlesex (now Monmouth) County rocker Jon Bon Jovi, on the strength of his political relationship with nascent 2017 gubernatorial candidate Phil Murphy.

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FYI, Bon Jovi lead guitarist Richie Sambora came in 432 on the rough draft list, right behind “Mabel,” everyone’s favorite waitress at

Sambora: a respectable PNJ Power Ranking of 432.
Sambora: a respectable PNJ Power Ranking of 432.

the Coach House in Jersey City and that well-heeled fly-on-the-wall source during all political powwows; and in front of Mickey Rourke (on the strength of his emotive performance in “The Wrestler” and the classic film’s undeniable evocations of New Jersey).

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