TOMS RIVER-The first of three seminars aimed at teaching local democrats about activism and running for office takes place tonight at the Ocean County Library in Toms River. Anyone interested in Democratic activism in Ocean County is invited to attend. Although Ocean County is a dominant Republican stronghold, Ocean County Democrats seek to expand their growing wave of local power in the county from the Brick Township and the Toms River schools boards across the county.
Brick Township remains the only “blue” town in Ocean County and Democrats also are in firm control of the Toms River Regional School Board where teachers are approaching the one year mark without a contract. Teachers have been working without a contract since July 1st of 2016.
In stark contrast in Brick, under the Democrats the the teacher’s union was awarded in 2015 for having one of the top contract settlements in the county.
What does the future hold for Ocean County’s Democrats eager to seize
Today’s event is entitled “Making a Difference – How, why and when in the Trump era”.