The five incumbent Democratic National Committee members from New Jersey are expected to be re-elected to new four-year terms this evening when the Democratic State Committee holds a virtual meeting to formally choose At-Large and Party Leader and Elected Official (PLEO) delegates to the Democratic National Convention. The incumbents – George E. Norcross III, Marcia Marley, Tonio Burgos, John F.X. Graham and Bernadette McPherson – have no apparent opposition to their re-election bids.
The Memorial Commission, established under Executive Order No. 189, will solicit ideas and make recommendations this September on the establishment of a new memorial honoring the victims and survivors of Hurricane Maria and the resilience of the Puerto Rican community. It is estimated nearly 3,000 Puerto Ricans lost their lives as a result of the devastating storm. Members of the commission include: Tonio Burgos, CEO, Tonio Burgos & Associates.