Veteran GOP Operative Woloshen Glass Begins as Mehta’s Campaign Manager

Veteran Republican operative Amanda Woloshen Glass has hired on to serve as the campaign manager for Rik Mehta, who has sewn up considerable Republican establishment support in his quest to win the June 2nd Republican Primary for U.S. Senate.

Mehta tonight won the Salem County GOP convention.

He also brought in Woloshen Glass, a veterna of hard-nosed campaigns, including the 2007 Republican Primary in LD26, where she helped propel to victory Assemblyman Jay Webber.

Woloshen Glass (pictured, above, with Senate Minority Leader Tom Kean, Jr.) also served in a key capacity for her former boss, U.S. Rep. Leonard Lance (R-7) in numerous tough primary and general election campaigns, including Lance’s key 2008 win to claim the congressional seat.

The GOP operative was most recently aligned with the candidacy of former CD2 candidate Bran Fitzherbert, who amassed signficiant party support prior to U.S. Rep. Jeff Van Drew (R-2) changing his party affiliation and clearing the Republican Primary field.

Looking to take on incumbent U.S. Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ), Mehta already has racked up support from about half the counties in the state. Last week, he narrowly lost the coveted Ocean County Republican Committee line to Hirsh Singh: 106 for Singh to 77 for Mehta.

Woloshen Glass’ political professional background:

Veteran political strategist and government affairs specialist with an expertise in the areas of public affairs, government relations, communications, messaging and campaign management. A successful track record of running and winning tough campaigns and successfully building issue-oriented and diverse grassroots coalitions. Maintains strong working relationships with government and elected officials that bridges both sides of the aisle – within New Jersey and beyond. Years of successful experience in management, communications and media commentary. 

Recognized as “Top 40 Under 40” by leading New Jersey Political and Government News Website.

“Veteran Republican Party Operative with U.S. Rep. Leonard Lance. 

You won’t see her coming. You will just feel a sudden absence of oxygen.”

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BRIAN FITZHERBERT FOR CONGRESS

U.S. Congressional Campaign in New Jersey: 2nd Congressional District 

Campaign Manager             

 CONGRESSMAN LEONARD LANCE

House Energy and Commerce Committee; Chairman of the Republican Israel Caucus

New Jersey: 7th Congressional District     

State Director/Deputy Chief of Staff 

LEONARD LANCE FOR CONGRESS

U.S. Congressional Campaign in New Jersey: 7th Congressional District

Secured a seven-way primary victory and defeated opponent in the general election while being outspent four-to-one

  In the 2008 general election, while being outspent four to one, was one of only two Congressional Districts in the country that voted for President-elect Obama and elected a Republican member of Congress

Campaign Manager

MIKE FERGUSON FOR CONGRESS

U.S. Congressional Campaign in New Jersey: 7th Congressional District

 In 2006, won one of the closest congressional elections in the country while being outspent five to one

Campaign Manager

JAY WEBBER FOR GENERAL ASSEMBLY

Legislative Primary Campaign in New Jersey: 26th Legislative District

Campaign Manager

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