Apparently, Mark Alexander is not the only LD 34 brand name holding D.C. fundraisers

Essex County Freeholder Brendan Gill of Montclair, state director for U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ), leveraged his contacts at the federal level to fundraise in Washington, D.C. last night.

Chief of staffs from Lautenberg, Pallone, Holt, Pascrell, in addition to the former chief of staff from Payne’s office all attended.

Other guests included Tim Yehl, former Pallone and Lautenberg chief of staff, and a few DC lobbying shops and political consulting firms. 

Turnout for the event even included a surprise appearance by U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell (D-9), sources told

"It’s not a political environment that’s particularly warm for incumbents, but it looks like Booker has little to be worried about as the campaign season draws to a close."
—Krista Jenkins, poll director and professor of political science, FDU.