It's a tradition that goes back to 1969, the two gubernatorial candidates making their first joint appearance at the New Jersey Business and Industry Association's annual dinner one week after the primary.
Most of the candidates attempting to take the seat o the late U.S. Senator Frank Lautenberg are political veterans. Less known is Alieta Eck, a doctor from Piscataway who is seeking the Republican nomination.
Joe DiVincenzo joins a growing list of Democratic elected officials who have endorsed Chris Christie. Standing with him today were more than a dozen Essex County black ministers who support the Republican this time.
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