Manasquan Democrats backe Welle

Most of Manasquan’s elected officials have endorsed Josh Welle for the Democratic nomination for Congress in the 4th district, where Republican Rep. Chris Smith (R-Hamilton) is seeking re-election to a 20th term. Welle has picked up support from Democratic Municipal Chairman Michael Mangan, Mayor Edward Donovan, and Councilmen eff Lee, James Walsh, Joseph Bossone and […]

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Red Bank mayor, council endorse Welle

A group of Red Bank local officials today endorsed Josh Welle for Congress in the 4th district.   Mayor Pasquale Menna, Councilwoman Kathleen Horgan, Councilman Ed Zipprich, Councilman Erik Yngstrom, and Councilman Michael Ballard are supporting Welle for the chance to oppose nineteen-term Rep. Chris Smith (R-Hamilton) in the general election. “Josh Welle brings something valuable and […]

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Beson endorses Welle for Congress

Democratic congressional candidate Josh Welle has picked up the endorsement of Ocean Township Democratic Municipal Chairman Mike Beson. “We need somebody that has served us on the front lines.  We have to win November, and this guy can do it,” said Beson, a former Mayor of Neptune.  “I endorse Josh Welle for Congress.” Welle is […]

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Local Dems endorse Welle

Democratic congressional candidate Josh Welle has received endorsements from several local leaders in his bid to unseat Rep. Chris Smith (R-Hamilton). Backing Welle, a former U.S. Navy officer, are: Bradley Beach Democratic Chairman Steve Lozowick; Farmingdale Democratic Chairman Beau Byrtus; former Neptune Township Mayor Jim Manning; and Steve Clayton, a member of the Ocean Township […]

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Welle hires operative with a pedigree

Democratic congressional candidate Josh Welle has brought on an experienced political operative with strong New Jersey connections to manage his campaign against 19-term incumbent Chris Smith. Michael Bland comes with an impressive resume that includes working for the Obama re-election and for Sen. Jon Corzine.  He’s also the son of veteran political insider Kellie Drakeford, […]

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Ex-Obama appointee backs Welle

Civil Rights leader Sue Fulton, who as President Obama’s appointee to the West Point Board of Visitors pushed for the rights of sexual harassment and assault victims, has endorsed Josh Welle for Congress in New Jersey’s fourth district. Welle, an Annapolis graduate who served twelve years in the U.S. Navy, is seeking the Democratic nomination […]

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