Posted on 6/18/2018, 4:21:24 PM by SMGFan
. Debra Opuda likes her life in Stafford, where she’s satisfied with her municipal services, especially the responsive and caring police department, and she’s happy with a population that’s more ethnically mixed than when she moved in 18 years ago from Bergen County.
But it was Opuda’s concerns about illegal immigration that prompted her to vote for a slate of candidates in last week’s Republican primary running under the “Make American Great Again” slogan in support of President Donald Trump’s positions. The MAGA slate swept the GOP races for mayor and all six township council seats, ousting the entire more moderate incumbent regime. The leader of the slate, 43-year-old, Gregory Myhre, acknowledged that their campaign highlighted issues ordinarily beyond the scope of municipal government — immigration, gun rights, income taxes and trade tariffs.
(Excerpt) Read more at nj.com …