LINDEN, NJ - Linden Democratic Committee met and reorganized on Monday evening and named Mayor Derek Armstead as Chair, according to a report by InsiderNJ.

Armstead beat state Senator Nick Scutari (D-22) for the chairmanship based on the unofficial vote tally of 39-32.

On Tuesday, June 11, Union County Democrats will meet at Kean University to elect the Union County Chair, a position won by State Senator Nick Scutari in a vote in February 2018 following the resignation of then-Chairman Jerry Green.

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Fanwood Mayor Colleen Mahr, vice chair of the Union County Democrats, challenged Scutari for the top spot, but lost by 71 votes in a contest that was closer than orignally expected.

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