Snapshots of a big win!

After only four hours of sleep followed by fourteen on my feet, I’m too exhausted tonight to write about the Progressive Democratic Organization’s sweeping victory of the Green-backed Regular Democratic Organization. Thanks to everyone for all of your support.

Here are photos from Cedarbrook School and the celebration at campaign headquarters.

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What rain? I spent all day outside of Cedarbrook School with team C candidates Elena Rutherford (3-5), Linden Barratt (3-6), and Cecil Allen (3-5), while Emily Morgan (3-6) worked as a challenger at the polls. All four won.

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An emotional Barry Goode is embraced by campaign manager Derel Stroud moments after his first and fourth ward at large victory was announced.

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Some of the celebratory crowd on hand. Check out Column C winners Terrence and Tara Bellamy (2-7) towards the back!

As the results were added to the board, Cory Storch and the crowd singled out Elena Rutherford's committee seat victory(3-5), as she beat former Mayor Sharon Robinson-Briggs 92-37.

As the results were added to the board, Cory Storch and the crowd singled out Elena Rutherford’s committee seat victory (3-5), as she won against former Mayor Sharon Robinson-Briggs 92-37.

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The crowd erupts following Mayor Adrian Mapp’s announcement that Column C candidates captured at least 48 of the 68 city committee seats.

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Cory Storch thanks those who contributed to the day’s big wins. Storch himself coasted to an easy victory in the second ward city council race.

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Barry Goode talks about the long road traveled towards his hard-earned, 26 vote victory (post-absentee), and the leg injury that almost put it in jeopardy.

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Councilwoman Rebecca Williams speaks after she is thanked for her contributions.

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Ron Scott Bey was recognized for running the campaign headquarters, amongst other support.

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The crowd, and campaign manager Derel Stroud, thank Dottie Gutenkauf. (My apologies to Mrs. Gutenkauf for the misspelling the first time around)

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It’s been quite a while since a city committee candidate won off the line in the fourth ward, second district. This year two did – Claudette Lovely-Brown and Wendell Woods.

2 thoughts on “Snapshots of a big win!

  1. It was a great evening. We now have an obligation to bring to Plainfield the better government and great quality of life that we have promised. It is a tall order, but we are more than up for it.

    And lastly, don’t EVER think your vote does not count!

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