MORRISTOWN, NJ - Democratic congressional candidate Mark Dunec, of Livingston, announced on Friday the support of Montclair Deputy Mayor Bob Russo. On Friday, Russo became the 9th current and former Mayor to announce his support of Mark Dunec's candidacy to represent the 11th district, which includes part of Montclair.

"I am honored and thrilled to receive this endorsement," said Mark Dunec. "I look forward to working with experienced elected officials at all levels of government to help the communities of the 11th district. Together, we will solve issues that affect municipalities such as economic development, natural disaster preparedness, and ensuring Montclair receives an equal share of tax revenue."

Robert J. Russo served as the Mayor of Montclair from 2000-2004. First elected to council 1992, Russo currently serves as the President of the Consumer League of New Jersey, along with being an adjunct professor at Rutgers-Newark and Montclair State University.