This week, possible candidates in the 2017 election for Governor showed up in force at the New Jersey League of Municipalities conference in Atlantic City.
On the Democratic side, Jersey City Mayor Steve Fulop, former Ambassador to Germany Phil Murphy, and New Jersey State Senate president Steve Sweeney, each threw parties. Bridgegate Committee co chair Assemblyman John Wisniewski and State Senator Raymond Lesniak made the rounds. GOP hopefuls were there too. GOP Minority Leader Assemblyman Jon Bramnick hosted a bash. Lieutenant Governor Kim Guadagno mingled at the parties.