Monmouth Dems Nominate Murphy For Governor

photo via Julie Roginsky, facebook

The Monmouth County Democrats endorsed former Goldman Sachs executive Phil Murphy, of Middletown, to be the Party nominee for Governor in the June 6 Democrat Primary at their secret convention in Wall Township this afternoon, according to a facebook post by Fox News Contributor Julie Roginsky.

The endorsement traditionally gives the favored candidate superior ballot positioning within the County in the Primary election.

Murphy has been considered the runaway front runner for the nomination since Jersey City Mayor Steve Fulop announced he would not seek the nomination last September.  Fulop endorsed Murphy, as did several Democrat County Chairs and Party Leaders.  Senate President Steve Sweeney announced that he would not be a candidate in early October and backed Murphy.

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Posted: January 22nd, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: 2017 Elections, 2017 NJ Gubernatorial Politics, Monmouth County Life, Phil Murphy | Tags: , , , , , | 2 Comments »

2 Comments on “Monmouth Dems Nominate Murphy For Governor”

  1. What a shocker- said at 8:03 pm on January 22nd, 2017:

    Hope they didn’t waste a lot of money on the venue- oh, I forgot, Murphy paid- for that, and his role, as our next winner-governor.. poor NJ- we will never recover from all the idiots we keep sending to Trenton- we never learn !!

  2. Here we go again said at 8:24 pm on January 23rd, 2017:

    another clueless, rich liberal who is buying off the Democrat masses to feed his gigantic, bored ego. Does this guy have any idea how to even begin talking about the mess the Democrat majority has made of this state? Can’t wait to hear his brilliant assessment of COAH, Abbott funding, property taxes, overregulation, and on and on as the real problems that are killing us go unnoticed by the Democrats. Oh I forgot – raise taxes on millionaires and businesses.