Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop and state Senator Sandra Cunningham (D-31) have decided on a consensus candidate in LD31.
A source told PolitickerNJ that Jersey City Committeewoman Denise Ridley, who works for a pharmaceutical company, will run with the support of both Fulop and Cunningham.
Assemblyman Charles Mainor (D-31) will not have the support of the party, the source said.
Neither will incumbent Assemblyman Jason O’Donnell (D-31).
The Hudson County Democratic Organization (HCDO) will replace O’Donnell with former Menendez State Director Nick Chiaravaloti.
Leaders of the Hudson County Democratic Organization will gather at the Brennan Courthouse in Jersey City on Friday at 4:30 p.m. to announce the party’s endorsed candidates for State Assembly and County Executive.
HCDO Chairman Vincent Prieto will preside over the announcement along with major county Democratic leaders.