In a podcast published last week, former congressional candidate Josh Welle said that if he runs for election again it will likely be for a national office and that it would likely be in 4-6 years.
Last December after he became the 20th Democrat to lose to Congressman Chris Smith, Welle told NJGlobe that he was considering a run for State Assembly in the 13th district to replace retiring Assemblywoman Amy Handlin.
Monmouth County Freeholder Gerry Scharfenberger received the GOP endorsement for Handlin’s seat at a convention in Freehold yesterday. Democrats are set to endorse their candidates next Saturday. Welle’s name is not in the mix for Assembly, according to a Democrat who doesn’t want to be known for talking to MMM. Read the rest of this entry »Posted: March 10th, 2019 | Author: Art Gallagher | Filed under: 2019 elections, Monmouth County, Monmouth County News, New Jersey | Tags: Assemblywoman Amy Handlin, Beyond the Uniform, Congressman Chris Smith, Gerry Scharfenberger, Josh Welle, Justin Nassiri, NJ 4, NJ CD 4, Rumson | 5 Comments »