Monmouth County Republican Chairman Shaun Golden has scheduled a nominating convention for State and County Offices for Saturday, March 18. The convention will take place at iPlayAmerica in Freehold Township at 8:30 a.m. for registration. The proceedings will start at 9:30 a.m. sharp.
The GOP County Committee is will endorse candidates for the June 6 Primary for the offices of Governor, State Senate in the 11th, 12th, 13th and 30th legislative districts, General Assembly (two seats per district) in the same districts and the Freeholder seats currently held by Lillian Burry and Gary Rich.
Candidates seeking the County Committee’s endorsement must submit a Letter of Intent to the Chairman no later than March 4. Candidates for open seats (no Republican incumbent running) must have 10 signatures of County Committee members accompanying their Letter of Intent. Incumbents must have 25 County Committee members sign their Letter. Candidates who are challenging an incumbent Republican Office holder must have the signatures of 40 County Committee members. Up to half the signatures can be from one municipality.