February 16, 2013 at 6:14 PM
WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The Passaic County Regular Republican Organization has chosen its candidates for the 2013 election.
The orgnaization announced that it chose Frank Feenan as its sheriff candidate and Christian E. Barranco and Philip H. Weisbecker Jr. as its freeholder candidatesat a meeting on Saurday morning.
Feenan, of Woodland Park, is a retired captain from the Passaic County Prosecutor’s office.
Barranco, of Pompton Lakes is a union electrician. Weisbecker of West Milford is a former West Milford Township mayor and councilman and he presently works at Jordan Transportation in Butler.
“I believe this ticket gives the Republican Party a good opportunity to break the stranglehold the Democrats have on county government and gives the taxpayers the opportunity end one party government that leads to unwise spending decisions, and higher property taxes,'' said GOP county chairman John Traier.