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Audio Surfaces of NJ Dem Allegedly Going on Racist Outburst

A piece of audio has surfaced reportedly featuring New Jersey Democratic mayoral candidate Marie Strumolo Burke making a racist outburst on a voicemail message, saying “This is terrible. This is terrible. This is gonna be a f**king n*gger town.” According to the Star-Ledger, the audio is believed to be of Burke yelling in the background of a voicemail message left by the former head of the planning board in Belleville, New Jersey.

The audio was obtained by Belleville Mayor Raymond Kimble, who just happens to be Burke’s opponent in the mayoral election. Kimble sent the audio to a forensics lab in Michigan and came away with the conclusion that it is “85 percent certain” Burke’s voice is the one on the tape.

A local NAACP leader has already condemned the remark. Meanwhile, Burke responded to the charge it’s her on the audio by accusing Kimble of manifesting these “false accusations” and having his fingerprints all over the lab’s results.

You can listen to the audio below:

[h/t The Blaze]
[image via Township of Belleville]

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