Bowser to run for re-election

 

East Orange Mayor Bob Bowser is running for re-election, the veteran politico told PolitickerNJ tonight.

The race promises to be closely watched as East Orange is the largest city in the 34th Lesgislative District. So far, Bowser has been neutral in the contest between incumbent Democratic state Sen. Nia Gill and Seton Hall Law Professor Mark Alexander.

"I’m excited as hell about CD 5. We have encouraged Congressman [Steve] Israel to get involved in CD 5."
—Democratic State Party Chairman John Currie