Gooch burnishes backing of GOP establishment

Running for GOP party backing against Highlands Mayor Anna Little, Diane Gooch, vice chair of the Monmouth County Republican party, flexed the might of the establishment in the hours before Election Day.

Boasting the county line in portions of the four counties comprising the 6th Congressional District, Gooch this evening reiterated her list of friendly electeds, including some new support:

Senator Jennifer Beck
Senator Sean Kean

Senator Joseph Kyrillos

Assemblywoman Mary Pat Angelini
Assemblywoman Caroline Casagrande
Assemblywoman Amy Handlin

Assemblyman Declan O’Scanlon
Assemblyman David Rible

Assemblyman Sam Thompson

Freeholder Lilian Burry
Freeholder Rob Clifton

Hazlet Mayor Scott Aagre

Matawan Mayor Paul Buccellato

Middletown Mayor Gerry Scharfenberger

Neptune City Mayor Thomas Arnone
Ocean Township Mayor Bill Larkin
West Long Branch Mayor Janet Tucci

Hazlet Deputy Mayor David Tinker

Middletown Deputy Mayor Tony Fiore


Middlesex County Republican Organization

Monmouth County Republican Organization

Somerset County Republican Organization

Union County Republican Organization

Belmar Councilman Richard Wright

Hazlet Committeeman James Brady

Keansburg Councilman Art Boden
Keansburg Councilman Jim Cocuzza
Keyport Councilman John Kovacs

Marlboro Councilwoman Carol Mazzola

Matawan Councilwoman Linda Clifton
Matawan Councilman Tom Fitzsimmons

Matawan Councilman Andrew Lopez
Matawan Councilman Joe Urbano
Middletown Committeewoman Pam Brightbill

Middletown Committeeman Steve Massell

Neptune City Councilman Lawrence Cross

Neptune City Councilman Charles Hartl

Neptune City Councilwoman Barbara Shafer
Old Bridge
Councilwoman Lucille Panos

Old Bridge Councilwoman Mary Sohor

West Long Branch Councilman Steven Cioffi

West Long Branch Councilwoman Barbara Ruane

West Long Branch Councilman Joseph Woodley


Republican Committee of Aberdeen

Republican Committee of Edison
Republican Committee of Keansburg

Keansburg Republican Club President Jack Earley
Republican Committee of Middlesex Boro
Republican Committee of Metuchen
Republican Committee of Old Bridge
Republican Committee of Piscataway
Republican Committee of Sayreville

Republican Committee of Sea Bright

Republican Committee of West Long Branch Gooch burnishes backing of GOP establishment