Dueling 2017 Democratic candidates for governor Senate President Steve Sweeney and Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop attended a very successful Edison Democratic Picnic on Saturday.
Afterwards, Sweeney also stopped at a Hamilton Italian American event for the rededication of a statue that had been vandalized. Assemblyman Dan Benson (D-14) and Assemblyman Wayne DeAngelo (D-14) joined him.
Also in attendance: Assemblywoman Nancy Pinkin (D-18), Middlesex County Clerk Elaine Flynn, Edison Council Vice President Sapana Shah, and Middlesex County Freeholder Jim Polos.
At the picnic, former long-serving Democratic Chairman Doc Paterniti received an award for his service.