Democrat Galietti mulling LD 40 challenge

Woodland Park Police Chief Anthony Galietti is probing a run in the 40th Legislative District, according to a Passaic County source.

The Democrat would be running against incumbent GOP Assemblymen Scott Rumana and Dave Russo.

“I’m talking to a couple of the leaders in the party,” said Galietti. “I haven’t made a decision yet. I’ve been in law enforcement 25 years. I’ve been chief for four, and I’ve cut down on ovetime by two-thirds I think. I could be a benefit at the state level”.

Father of two Marine Corps sons, Galietti received the 1997 volunteer of the year award from the governor’s council on alcohol and drug abuse.

"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