Princeton, June 28, 2010 – Vowing to compete for every single vote in all five counties comprising the 12th Congressional District during his campaign against entrenched incumbent Congressman Rush Holt, businessman Scott Sipprelle today announced his county campaign leadership team citing their wealth of experience and diversity.
Hunterdon County – Former Congressman Dick Zimmer
“Dick Zimmer served New Jersey’s 12th Congressional District with honor for three terms, consistently ranked among the most fiscally conservative members of the Congress by groups like the National Taxpayers Union and was designated a Taxpayer Hero by Citizens Against Government Waste every year he was in office,” said Sipprelle. “He also gained national acclaim for his authorship of Megan’s Law.”
Mercer County – Lawrence Township Republican Chairwoman Kim Taylor“Kim Taylor has over 20 years of experience in public sector finance and is deeply involved in the community. An active Republican, she has always displayed a willingness to reach across party lines to address problems facing our communities,” said Sipprelle. “Kim is a member of the Lawrence Township Planning Board, the pastoral council of the Church of Saint Ann in Lawrenceville, and former chair of the Lawrence Township Affordable Housing Board.”
Middlesex County – Old Bridge Councilwoman Lucille Panos
“Lucille Panos has been consistently re-elected by her constituents in Old Bridge because of her commitment to always put taxpayers first,” said Sipprelle. “As a Republican grassroots leader in Middlesex County, Lucille was the county leader for Governor Chris Christie’s stunning victory there in 2009 that all but assured his victory over Jon Corzine.”
Monmouth County – State Assemblywoman Amy Handlin“Amy Handlin has served in government on the local, county and state levels, and has earned her reputation as a reformer along the way,” said Sipprelle. “She has been honored by an array of prestigious community organizations including the NJ Federation of Independent Business, NJ Association of Women Business Owners, NJ Division of the United Nations Association and Jewish Federation of Greater Monmouth County.”
Somerset County – Franklin Township Mayor Brian Levine
“Brian Levine is the Mayor of Franklin Township in Somerset County and was a Councilman before that,” said Sipprelle. “A CPA by trade, Levine has guided the sprawling town of more than 50,000 by governing not as a partisan Republican, but as a committed fiscal conservative who reaches across party lines to promote the belief that lower taxes – not bigger government – is the best way to attract jobs and improve the local economy.”
“I am delighted by the quality and experience of the folks who have stepped forward to serve as special advisors to the Sipprelle for Congress campaign, in the capacity of County Campaign Leader,” said Sipprelle. “Together, we will wage a spirited and positive campaign to renew the American economy and reform our broken political system.”
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