MORRISTOWN, N.J. – Aura Dunn is LD25’s new Assemblywoman, winning a district GOP committee vote on Thursday night in decisive fashion on the first ballot. Her seat became open when former Assemblyman Anthony Bucco was elevated to the State Senate to succeed his late father Tony Bucco. The tally:
Barbarula: 24; Deeb: 5; Dunn: 133; Neibart: 13; Olejar: 0; Ribiero: 4
Morris County’s newest legislator won a six-way contest. Dunn is a former aide to Rodney Frelinghuysen, NJ-11’s long-time Republican congressman until his retirement in January 2019.