Over 500 supporters poured into Jersey City's Liberty House to celebrate Hudson County Executive Tom DeGise and get behind his campaign for re-election. The event raised over $125,000 for the campaign, the most successful fundraiser Tom has ever held. Watch this video to see some of the action, including speeches by Hudson County Democratic Organization Chairman and Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto, Congressman Albio Sires and North Bergen Mayor and State Senator Nick Sacco:
In addition to those speakers, the event was attended by dozens of local elected officials including mayors Brian Stack, Gerald Drasheff, Felix Roque, Richard Turner, James Fife and Jimmy Davis who have all endorsed DeGise. In addition representatives from many labor unions were present, including the Laborers, Building Trades, Plumbers, SEIU 1199, Electricians, Carpenters, Sheriff’s Officers and more, plus progressive organizations like Blue Wave NJ, NJ Young Dems, Democratic Women’s Caucus and more that are not often involved in local Hudson campaigns.