Jersey City Freeholder Bill O’Dea (District 2) briefly spoke about County Executive Tom DeGise picking up three more endorsements for the June 2015 primary on Tuesday. O’Dea is the rumored Democratic challenger to DeGise, though he is yet to make it official.
West New York Mayor Felix Roque, Weehawken Mayor Richard Turner and Guttenberg Mayor Gerald Drasheff all endorsed DeGise at theÂ North Hudson Campus of Hudson County Community College in Union City on Tuesday afternoon.
DeGise has now received the support of nine out of the 12 Hudson County mayors, with Bayonne Mayor Jimmy Davis, Hoboken Mayor Dawn Zimmer and Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop – who has a close relationship with O’Dea – yet to endorse a County Executive candidate yet.
[…] 2 Freeholder Bill O’Dea told Hudson County View in August that “it’s still early” when asked if he would challenge DeGise in the primary, but has since expressed no plans of […]
[…] Boggianoâ€™s potential candidacy would certainly not be good news for District 2 Freeholder Bill Oâ€™Dea, long considered the only potential challenger to DeGise. In a recent interview with Hudson County View Oâ€™Dea said â€œitâ€™s still earlyâ€ in regards to th… […]