Photo by: Rich Schultz

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie accepts the endorsements of Essex County Executive Joe DiVincenzo, left, and Essex County Sheriff Armando Fontoura at McLoone’s Boat House in West Orange, N.J., Tuesday, June 11, 2013. DiVincenzo and Fontoura were joined by 17 Democratic mayors and pastors endorsing the Republican governor's re-election bid. (AP Photo/Rich Schultz)