A Dunn deal: Video highlights from Morris GOP Assembly convention

Aura Dunn thanks Morris GOP insiders who voted for her to fill Assembly seat being vacated by Anthony M. Bucco, Nov. 21, 2019. Photo by Kevin Coughlin


It’s a Dunn deal.

Morris County Republican insiders on Thursday chose Aura Dunn of Mendham over five challengers to succeed Assemblyman Anthony M. Bucco in the 25th District.

Here’s video of Dunn responding to the announcement that she won on the first-ballot:

And here’s the pitch that sealed her victory:

She beat John Barbarula –a Randolph lawyer who said he’s proud of President Trump– by more than 100 votes:

November was tough on Morristown Councilwoman Alison Deeb. Denied a fourth term on Election Day, she finished fourth in Thursday’s Assembly contest, garnering just five votes:


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  1. All things considered, it looks like we dodged a few bullets on this one. At least they picked the most competent person.