UCDEM (12): Final

When Democrats in Union County get together to choose who will be on a ballot the general sentiment might run towards:
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Which is why potential candidates running on a platform of cutting taxes and spending have a hard time getting a hearing since they are trying to convince Committee members who may feel personally threatened. In Union County that comes to 36% of the candidates in the next election for Committee seats who are on the Regular Democrat line and have a government job or pension or are married to someone with a government job.

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UCCF 4/25/19: Roadmap to Acceptable Bribes

From the last freeholder meeting – more pay-to-play before elections:
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And a suggestion:

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UCDEM (11): Elizabeth

Nothing on Elizabeth from David Wildstein as there is only token resistance to the county machine but what is notable is the number of government jobs held by committee members and/or their spouses.

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UCDEM (2A): Fanwood Revised

Initially the People First Democrats had the ‘A’ line but in the updated listing sent over by the county it is, like in every other municipality, the ‘Regular Democratic Organization of Union County’ on line A though they lost their District 1 female as the spot that Jill Angela Rebuth (Scotch Plains Board of Education with a salary $41,136) now reads ‘No petition filed’.

Here is the updated list of Democrat Committee candidates:

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UCDEM (10): Rahway

Nothing on Rahway from David Wildstein as there is only token resistance to the county machine but what is notable is the number of government jobs held by committee members and/or their spouses.

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UCCF 4/25/19: UCC Cell Tower

Before we get to the rest of the UCDEM blogs, here are some people who came out at the last freeholder meeting opposing a cell tower on the Union County College Cranford campus.

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UCDEM (9): Plainfield

According to David Wildstein:

Plainfield: Mayor Adrian Mapp is in control of his local party and city council, but faces a challenge from John Campbell, a onetime Republican Assembly candidate and now a school board member.

There seems to be more going on here as four slates are on.

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