Durden announcement makes Politico's New Jersey Playbook

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— Green party candidate @KaperDaleForGov tweets: "Yes, @Lisardurden will be my Lt. Gov. I can't wait for Lisa, a voice for marginalized communities, to fight with me to put the last first." Durden is the Essex County Community College professor fired over comments she made about Black Lives Matter on Fox News.

—NJ Advance Media's Karen Yi: "'I've never heard of a politician who stood strong on the angle of social issues in addition to crime, education and health care,' Durden told NJ Advance Media. She says she was particularly drawn to the core message of Kaper-Dale's platform: The last are the first. 'He feels from the bottom up is how we should work, it's about priorities,' she said. Durden, who has never run for public office and switched her party affiliation from a Democrat last month, said Kaper-Dale speaks to the issues she's spent her life advocating for: Black Lives Matter, women's issues and the fight against mass incarceration. 'What's right sometimes isn't always comfortable,' she said." Read the report

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