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Hillside Council President Don DeAugustine Endorses Nick Scutari for Union County Chair

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Don DeAugustine (right) supports Nick Scutari for Union Co. Chair. Credits: Courtesy of Don DeAugustine
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LINDEN, NJ -- Hillside Council President Don DeAugustine has thrown his support behind Nick Scutari for Union County Democratic Chair.

“Senator Scutari is good for Hillside. He will fight for our cities and suburbs to unite us so that we all continue our singular mission--  electing Democrats in the fall,” DeAugustine said.

“Nick grew up with working class parents and put himself through college then went on to graduate school and law school. His profile in Trenton, fearless leadership in the face of right wing Republicans, roots in Union County, and hard work is why I support Nick,” concluded DeAugustine.

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Councilman DeAugustine represents the third ward in Hillside. He has served two terms as the Council President and is a District 3 Committeeman. He is a Council Representative for the Eastern Millwright Regional Council, Local 715, and has served more than 40 years in the union. 

DeAugustine has lived in Hillside for six decades and is married with one daughter. In addition to his municipal responsibilities, he is a member of the Knights of Columbus, Hillside UNICO, and a Free Mason.

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