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Bridget Kelly formally announced her candidacy for Bergen County clerk

theridgewoodblog.net
 2021-01-26

Cover picture for the articleBergen County clerk, Bridget Kelly, Governor Chris Christie, Hackensack NJ. Hackensack NJ, Bridget Kelly formally announced her candidacy for Bergen County clerk. If the name sounds familiar Kelly, a Republican, was once a deputy chief of staff for Governor Chris Christie, and was convicted in 2016 along with Bill Baroni, deputy executive director of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, of fraud and civil rights violations for their roles in re-directing access lanes to the George Washington Bridge in Fort Lee in 2013 “creating a massive four-day traffic jam” as retribution against the town’s Democratic mayor for refusing to endorse Christie’s re-election. Known as “Bridgegate” , it preceded the fall from grace of then governor Chris Christie .

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