Today, Brian T. Fitzherbert, who is seeking the Republican nomination for Congress in New Jersey’s Second Congressional District, announced the endorsement of The Somers Point Regular Republican Club, Mayor and majority of the Council. In a strong sign of support out of Atlantic County, the Somers Point Republicans voted as a club to endorse Brian Fitzherbert for Congress.
“Seeing the Somers Point Republican Club endorsing Brian Fitzherbert gives me great hope for 2020. Brian’s energy and enthusiasm will serve this district well in Washington. His intelligence and leadership skills are very evident, and he possesses strong conservative values. I am glad that our club recognizes that and is leading the way with this endorsement,” said Council President Sean McGuigan.
Dennis Tapp, Club President and Somers Point Councilman echoed his support, “Brian has demonstrated the energy and the leadership to win this race. On behalf of the Somers Point Republican club, I am happy to announce the news that the club endorsed Brian Fitzherbert’s congressional run. We look forward to joining him on the campaign trail.”
The Somers Point Regular Republican Club, which boasts over 50 members, is a very active South Jersey engine helping on the grassroots level to elect strong conservative candidates. This endorsement brings Fitzherbert for Congress to over 50 public endorsements by elected officials and local leaders throughout the 2nd Congressional District.
Mayor Glasser voiced his endorsement saying, "I'm proud to support Brian Fitzherbert for Congress. I believe he is the right candidate for this race, and I believe he is the man in South Jersey who can get this seat back for the Republican Party.”
Highlights of this endorsement include:
- Mayor Jack Glasser
- Council President Sean McGuigan
- Councilman Kirk Gerety
- Councilwoman Janice Johnston
- Councilman Dennis Tapp
- Councilman-elect Mike Owen
- Republican Municipal Leader Greg Sykora
“I'm beyond humbled to have the support of the Somers Point Republicans in the race to unseat Jeff Van Drew next year. Somers Point has always been a special place to me. I've lived in Somers Point, worked in Somers Point, and served Somers Point on the Economic Development Advisory Commission (EDAC). This endorsement is another signal of our campaign’s strong grassroots support in Atlantic County and throughout the 2nd Congressional District. I sincerely thank the Somers Point Republicans and look forward to working with all of Somers Point as we work to win back the 2nd Congressional District in 2020," said Fitzherbert.
New Jersey’s 2nd Congressional District covers all of Atlantic, Cape May, Cumberland and Salem Counties, as well as parts of Gloucester, Ocean, Burlington, and Camden Counties.