Booker coming to Wall Township to raise funds for Monmouth Dems

photo via facebook

photo via facebook

Senator Cory Booker is lending his star power and fund raising prowess to the Democratic Freeholder candidates who are looking to unseat Freeholder Director Lillian Burry and Deputy Director Gary Rich in November.

Booker is headlining  a July 25 fundraiser for Larry Luttrell and Joe Grillo at the Wall Township home of Gary and Linda Faraci.

All of Monmouth County’s Democratic mayors, including Tinton Falls Mayor Gerry Turning are listed as hosts of the fundraiser on the event’s invitation.

Turning, the mayor of a non-partisan town, distanced himself from his Democratic ties after Monmouth Democratic Chairman Vin Gopal took credit for his unchallenged victory last November.   The mayor has not returned our call inquiring into his new involvement in county partisan politics.

Tickets to the shindig are $150 per person for “Friends”, $500 for “Sponsors” and $1000 for “Co-Hosts.”

Luttrell has started to emulate Booker’s campaign style. The Senator posts motivational quotes, poetry and aphorisms, Bookerisms,almost daily on his social media pages.

Luttrell posted this heart warming sentiment on his campaign facebook page last week:


Luttrell's Bookerism

Let’s hope this is a sign that Luttrell has turned over a new leaf and embraced Booker’s message of love. After the nasty campaign Luttrell ran against Freeholders Tom Arnone and Serena DiMaso last year, when he came in last, a love based campaign would be a welcome change.


Posted: June 20th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: 2014 Elections, Cory Booker, Monmouth Democrats, News, Tinton Falls, Wall Township | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments »

4 Comments on “Booker coming to Wall Township to raise funds for Monmouth Dems”

  1. MoreMonmouthMusings » Blog Archive » Tinton Falls Mayor Gerald Turning says he doesn’t know Democratic Freeholder Candidates Names said at 8:01 pm on June 20th, 2014:

    […] my article earlier today about Senator Cory Booker coming to Wall Township to raise campaign cash for the Monmouth […]

  2. Jim Granelli said at 10:15 pm on June 20th, 2014:

    “You can fool all the people some of the time, and some of the people all the time, but you cannot fool all the people all the time.”

    Or, as that famous Wendy’s commercial said, “where’s the beef” to the Luttrell campaign?

  3. JRSMITH said at 11:14 pm on June 20th, 2014:

    @JIM you have all the beef right fat boy you bitter old man.

  4. Anyone who thinks said at 3:43 pm on June 23rd, 2014:

    that Booker won’t do well in Monmouth, and won’t bring votes to the county Democrats this year is naive/ delusional. Be forewarned.