TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie has picked up another Democratic endorsement for re-election — this time from the former executive director of the Black Ministers Council of New Jersey.
Bishop Reginald Jackson was joined Monday by 10 members of the state’s black clergy community. Jackson is the former executive director of the Black Ministers Council, which represents more than 600 churches in the state.READ MORE: Teammates, Coaches Hold Emotional Vigil For Tyler Norton, Boy Killed In Pottstown House Fire
Jackson has traditionally endorsed Democrats in prior elections, but he’s also endorsed former New Jersey Republican governors Christie Todd Whitman and Thomas Kean.READ MORE: Veterans Transform Historic Train Station Into 'Incredibly Special' Cafe In Radnor Township
An education advocate, Jackson says he supports the governor’s education efforts, especially to low-income and minority children. He also says Christie has worked to ensure they have access to quality education.
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