Former Asbury Park Councilman Jim Keady, the man who provoked Governor Chris Christie into his famous “Sit Down and Shut Up” rant and then asked him out to dinner was easily defeated in his bid to become the Democrat nominee for the House of Representatives in New Jersey’s 3rd Congressional District.
Frederick John LaVergne will challenge Congressman Tom MacArthur the November general election. Based on unofficial results, LaVergne was the choice of 62.7% of CD-3 Democrats with 32,493 votes to Keady’s 19,347 votes.
LaVergne, who had the backing on the Burlington County Democrats, reportedly spent $600 on his primary campaign. Keady is reported to have spent $55,000.Art Gallagher | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: Assemblyman Dave Rible, Assemblyman Sean Kean, CD-3, Chris Christie, Congressman Tom MacArthur, Frederick John LaVergne, JerseyShoreInsider, Jim Keady, Lawless Matt Doherty, Monmouth County News, Monmouth Democratic Chairman Vin Gopal, NJ-3, Sit Down and Shut Up, Vin Gopal | Comments Off on Keady is crushed in CD-3 Dem Primary