Valori, Hirniak and King officially kicks off run for Freeholder race

Valori, Parsippany Mayor James Barberio, King, Hirniak, Sheriff Edward Rochford and John Sette

MORRIS COUNTY – Parsippany-Troy Hills Council President Louis Valori, Randolph Mayor Roman Hirniak and Peter King, Esq., three Republican challengers who are putting themselves up against the incumbent freeholders in Morris County—formally announced their candidacy Tuesday morning at Jefferson Diner. The three will be challenging incumbents Douglas Cabana, Tom Mastrangelo and Kathy DeFillippo.

“Lou Valori, Roman Hirniak and Peter King are an incredible team comprised of three experienced leaders with proven records of success,” said campaign manager Steve Kush in a statement. “Their life and professional experiences, coupled with their community involvement, give them the unique skill sets required to achieve their goals of bringing ethics reform and common sense to the freeholder board, to make Morris County an even better place to live, work and raise a family.”

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According to Kush, the challengers are the “conservative Republicans who will bring about the changes needed in Morris County’s government.” He also said that, under their leadership, there would “be no more attempts at Democrat infiltration or cronyism.”

Valori currently serves as the Parsippany-Troy Hills council president, Hirniak is the mayor of Randolph and King is an Army veteran and a Parsippany attorney.

The trio are running as the “Morris County United” ticket. They will be facing off against the incumbents during the June 7 primary.