Your statewide candidates’ Bergen update

At tonight’s Bergen County Reorganization meeting, U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ) and Newark Mayor Cory Booker were present to swear in new freeholders Steve Tanelli and Tracy Zur.

The lone declared gubernatorial candidate among Democratic elected officials, state Sen. Barbara Buono (D-18) was also in attendance.

No other rumored gubernatorial candidates showed. 

"He’s obviously working very, very hard at it. I mean he’s traveling all over the country as chairman of the [Republican Governors Association] and I think at this point he has as good a chance or better than anybody else. His name is household word all across the country, and I think he would make a great president."
—former U.S. Rep. Jim Saxton (R-3), on Gov. Chris Christie