SENATOR MENENDEZ CONGRATULATES LEROY JONES ON BEING ELECTED ESSEX COUNTY DEMOCRATIC CHAIRMAN

NEWARK, N.J – U.S. Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) today released the following statement after the election of Leroy Jones of East Orange as Essex County Democratic Chairman

“I am united with Essex County Democrats in the belief that there is no better way to honor the historic legacy of the departed and beloved Chairman Phil Thigpen with the election of Leroy Jones as the new chairman,” said Senator Menendez. “I congratulate Chairman Jones as he has ascended to the Democratic leadership of Essex County and I pledge to support him in any way that I can.”

                                                     

"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