At least one of Tuesday’s unsuccessful GOP candidates in Morris Township blamed her defeat partly on a
against President Donald Trump and Gov. Chris Christie. backlash
John Arvanites and Cathy Wilson, after clinching seats on the Morris Township committee, Nov. 7, 2017. Photo by Kevin Coughlin
But the victorious Democrats think there’s more to it than that, as they explain in this video recorded at the Morris County Democratic Headquarters in Morristown after the polls closed.
Cathy Wilson and John Arvenites defeated incumbent Committeewoman Louise Johnson and her Republican running mate, physician Nicole Saphier, by sufficient margins to avoid another epic recount.
(Former Township Committeeman
Jeff Grayzel, a Democrat, such a recount in 2015.) narrowly lost
From left: John Arvanites (Dem), Louise Johnson (GOP), Nicole Saphier (GOP) and Cathy Wilson (Dem) at Morris Township LWV candidates forum, Oct. 23, 2017. Photo by Kevin Coughlin
Now that they’ve actually won, what will the Democrats
Wilson and Arvenites spell out their priorities in the video. They also have some choice words for their opponents.
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