The race for Ferguson’s seat

PolitickerNJ.com has heard 14 names as possible Republican candidates to run for retiring U.S. Rep Mike Ferguson’s seat.

Note: by “in” we just mean anyone who has expressed interest.

Who’s in

-Assemblyman Jon Bramnick
-State Sen. Leonard Lance
-Former Congressman/U.S. Senate candidate Bob Franks
-Bedminster Committeeman Finn Caspersen, Jr.
-Scotch Plains Mayor Marty Marks
-Former Hillsborough Deputy Mayor Chris Venis
-Assemblyman Peter Biondi
-Warren Township Mayor Victor Sordillo
Somerset County Freeholder Jack Ciattarelli

Who’s out

-State Sen. Tom Kean, Jr.
Union County Republican Chairman Phil Morin

Who knows?
-Assemblyman/state Sen.-Elect Christopher “Kip” Bateman
-Hunterdon County Freeholder Will Mennen
-Bridgewater Mayor Patty Flannery

The race for Ferguson’s seat