The campaign will have four co-chairs in the Garden State.
They are: Fernando Alonso: Chairman, Bergen County Republican Hispanic Association (Oradell-Bergen County), Carlos Rendo: Mayor-Elect of Woodcliff Lake (Woodcliff Lake- Bergen County), Thomas Basta: Attorney (Madison- Morris County) and Michael Thulen, Jr.: Point Pleasant Councilman (Point Pleasant- Ocean County).
Each of the leaders issued a statement.
“Today, I am excited to announce my endorsement of Marco Rubio for President. Our country needs new leadership with an uplifting message for the future, and Marco is the one with that message. I am looking forward to helping Marco win New Jersey, and go on to become the next President of the United States.” – Fernando Alonso
“Marco Rubio is the generational leader our country has been waiting for. His inspiring family story along with his conservative message is what our nation needs more than ever. Marco is a unifying leader that can bring Americans together and usher in a New American Century. I am happy to endorse Marco Rubio, and help share his uplifting message with voters in New Jersey.” – Carlos Rendo
“Our country needs a new direction of sound conservatism and a optimistic message, so this election, the choice is easy. That is why I am endorsing Marco Rubio for President. His vision for a New American Century, along with his plans to make America a global leader economically and militarily is why you can count me in for Team Marco.” – Thomas Basta
“Today, I am proud to endorse a leader that has a vision for a New American Century and can also inspire the next generation of leaders to engage their community and government. That leader is Marco Rubio. I look forward to helping Marco win New Jersey.” – Michael Thulen Jr.