Garden State Equality makes local New Jersey endorsements

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2020 election

Garden State Equality Action Fund released their slate of local endorsements. The following New Jersey state and local endorsements complement GSE’s Federal endorsements list that was released last month.

(See Garden State Equality’s Federal endorsements here.)

In New Jersey races Garden State Equality has strongly endorsed several candidates for 2020 races.

Topping the local slate is Rupande Mehta who’s running for State Senate in District 25 in Morris/Somerset Counties. Ms Mehta’s opponent, incumbent Senator Anthony Bucco, Jr, voted against marriage equality, against the conversion therapy ban, and against recent transgender-friendly birth certificate legislation.

Danielle Newbury is endorsed for reelection as 5th Ward City Council member in Rahway, Union County. Danielle is the Chair of the Union County LGBTQ Democratic Caucus, helped led the development of the first county government LGBTQ office and has been recognized by USA Today and The Advocate for her work to advance equality in New Jersey’s LGBTQ community.

Amy Quinn, Yvonne Clayton, and Eileen Chapman are all endorsed for reelection as Asbury Park City (Monmouth) Council members.

Eddie Freeman has been endorsed for Township Council in Marlton, Burlington County

In Red Bank, Monmouth County, Ed Zipprich is endorsed by the Garden State Equality Action Fund for City Council

Pamela Renee has been endorsed for City Council in Neptune City, Monmouth County