Guest Speaking of the Truth Posted October 16, 2005 Report Share Posted October 16, 2005 Down below on this board it came out that Jim Mangin accepted substantial contributions from Hudson County politicians when he ran for Mayor 2003. What did he have to promise to accept those contributions? One of those politicians who gave Mangin money was ex-Hudson County Assemblyman Impreveduto -- the same Impreveduto who pled guilty to embezzling his own campaign funds. Shouldn't Mangin at the very least return contributions from a convict? In case you missed it below, I copied below the original Mangin quote about his campaign fund-raising which turned out to be a bald-faced lie and the reply from MangWarp detailing some of his campaign money sources. Like Realist, I'm still waiting to hear why he lied about the contributions, why he took Hudson County money, and why he hasn't returned the contributions he received from a politician who last year resigned in disgrace. Mangin's only reply was a non-responsive response that doesn't deny any of it. Mangin's posted statement: And speaking of the truth, my so-called ". . . heavily County financed team" was anything but. We didn't receive one dollar from the Hudson County Dems. And we were out-spent by Mayor Santos $59,000 to $34,000. Our money came from fund raising. MangWarp's posted reply: Jim, I went to www.elec.state.nj.us and you know what I found? That you're warp mode again. Here are the facts from NJ ELEC: Santos spent $14,743.44 on his primary race against you for Mayor in 2003. That's on Table II, Line 1 Disbursements -- Campaign Expenses." On the Santos final report for the 2003 primary, he transferred over 30,000 of unspent funds to his general election campaign. The final report also shows a variety of contributions to other candidates, community fund-raisers and noncampaign expenses of about $14,000 over a two year period. The Table II, Line 1 Disbursements -- Campaign Expenses on the final Mangin report is $34,846.59. As to your statement that you 'didn't receive one dollar from the Hudson County Dems,' that's one amazing lie, Jim. Again from the NJ Elec reports, YOU received: $1,000 from Hudson County Assemblyman Anthony Impreveduto (now out of office for embezzling campaign funds) and $1,000 from Secaucus (Hudson County) Mayor Elwell and $1,000 from North Bergen (Hudson County) Town Attorney Herb Klitzner and $1,000 from Union City (Hudson County) Mayor Stack's campaign fund and $1,000 from the North Hudson Regional Fire Dep't Attorney Ralph Lamparello and $10,000 (yes ten thousand) from North Bergen Mayor Nick Sacco's North Bergen Democratic committee. Those are just the blatant Hudson County Dems. You'd have to research some of the other donor names on the report to determine their connections to Hudson County Dems. And you also have to research what expenses were paid by the Hudson County Democrats for the production, printing and mailing of your glossy literature. At least two of those don't turn up on your reports. Perhaps you should speak to your Treasurer (Steve Marks) as whether the limitations period is up on incomplete and inaccurate filings? Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
Join the conversation
You are posting as a guest. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.
Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible.