Here’s how the endorsements stack up so far:
Montclair Township 1st Ward Councilor Bill Hurlock and 2nd Ward Councilor Robin Schlager are supporting Alexander, while Deputy Mayor Robert Russo and 4th Ward councilor Renee Baskerville are supporting Gill. Mayor Robert Jackson has been at Alexander campaign events, but has not publicly endorsed either candidate.
Gill has the support of Essex County Exec. Joseph D. Vincenzo and a host of other Essex County officials, as well as Bobbi Brown, Stephen Plofker, The Essex County chapter of Democracy for America (DFA) and the New Jersey Education Association (NJEA).
The 34th District includes Clifton, East Orange, Montclair and Orange.