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The Bradley Beach Democratic County Committee endorses Stephanie Schmid to be the 2020 Democratic nominee for Congress in New Jersey’s 4th District.
“Bradley Beach Democratic County Committee members are ready for a new voice in the 4th District,” said Bradley Beach Municipal Chairman Steve Lozowick. “Stephanie is already building a grassroots coalition and we are thrilled to be early members of that group. Her passion and policy expertise were clear to us immediately, and we are thrilled by the prospect of a Congresswoman who is committed to regular engagement with her constituents and working tirelessly on behalf of Bradley Beach and the rest of our community in Washington, DC.”
Schmid is a human rights attorney and former U.S. Foreign Service Officer, who has posted strong early fundraising numbers.
First sworn in as a United States Foreign Services Officer in 2011, she spent seven years working for the U.S. State Department – including as a political officer in Port-Au-Prince, Haiti, and in a consular assignment in Brazil – before resigning rather than representing the country under the auspices of what she describes as the reproductive rights-attacking Trump Administration.
“The Bradley Beach County Committee is a dedicated and active group that has consistently worked on behalf of Democratic nominees, increasing advocacy and voter turnout within their town and throughout Monmouth County,” said the candidate. “I am thrilled to have their support.”
There are other Democrats in the CD4 primary. Jim Keady declared his candidacy yesterday. Others: David Applefield of Red Bank, representative for special projects for The Financial Times Newspaper; nonprofit healthcare lobbyist Tiffany Kaszuba of Howell, vice-president of Cavarocchi, Ruscio, Dennis Associates LLC; Hassan Shehadeh; and Christine Conforti of Ocean Grove, a leadership and business coach.