Ravi Bhalla vs. Write-in Candidate X for Assembly?

Update: PolitickerNJ says appeals have been filed within the noon deadline.


Carmelo Garcia tossed off ballot will make desperate appeal on Monday

The late Friday news HHA Executive Director Carmelo Garcia was out in the Assembly race on the HCDO – Brian Stack ticket sent shock waves across HudCo and all of New Jersey.  After all, Brian Stack is not only the Union City mayor and powerbroker in the county, he’s a State Senator with ties to the Governor’s office and Chris Christie’s phone number on speed dial.

The egg on Senator Stack’s face didn’t cause some embarrassment.  It was a major “take that” from the Hoboken Reform movement and indirectly a little love note from Councilman Ravi Bhalla.

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Superior Court Assignment Judge Peter Bariso is impacting Hoboken from the judiciary.
It’s not been good for the Old Guard and the Hoboken Sopranos.

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