Spadea to headline Morris County GOP unity event

BOONTON, N.J. – Mid-to-late June is the time for ‘unity breakfasts,’ when partisans of the same party gather to get past (or least try to overcome) the wounds from bruising primaries in expectation of the general election.

Morris County almost always experiences bruising primaries. The lack of a county “line” contributes to it. This year was no different due in large part to an intensely personal freeholder battle between competing slates

On June 22nd, NJ 101.5 morning show and Chasing News host Bill Spadea will headline the Morris GOP’s unity breakfast at Knoll Country Club in Boonton on Saturday, June 22.

Spadea, who began his political career as chairman of the College Republican National Committee and later ran for Congress, is widely considered a potential future candidate for high office. 

Incumbent Freeholders Douglas CabanaThomas Mastrangelo and Kathy DeFillippo decisively overcame challengers Donald DinsmoreWilliam J. Felegi and Catherine Winterfield on June 4th. Meanwhile, outgoing Freeholder Heather Darling won a competitive three-way race for surrogate.