Two River Times publisher Diane Gooch and Highlands Mayor Anna Little have each filed their petitions to run the the Republican primary for the CD 6 nomination.
The Gooch campaign issued a press release touting their "nearly double the required amount of signatures." Gooch spokesman Tony Sayegh told MoreMonmouthMusings that the actual number of signatures on the Gooch petition was 355. Gooch has the party line in Monmouth, Middlesex, Somerset and Union counties, having picked up the Union line today after Shannon Wright suspended her camapaign.
Little filed petitions with 402 signatures and will appear on the ballot under the slogan "Republican Tea Party Approved," according to her spokeswoman Leigh-Ann Bellew.