New Democratic State Committee chair discusses governor’s race, COVID-19 response

Former Assemblyman LeRoy Jones takes the helm of statewide organization

LeRoy Jones is officially the new chair of the New Jersey Democratic State Committee. He’s taking the helm from former chairman John Currie at a crucial time for the party. Jones is a former assemblyman and leads the powerful Essex County Democratic Committee.

In an interview with NJ Spotlight News, he describes his top task in his new position as helping Gov. Phil Murphy’s reelection amid an ongoing public health crisis that could threaten his chances.

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