Respect the Taxpayers ticket of Edmund Tom Maciejewski & George de Luna to run in the Berkeley Heights Republican Primary for Town Council. 

Edmund ‘Tom’ Maciejewski and George de Luna today announced their candidacy for the Berkeley Heights Township Council and will run in the Republican Primary.  They look forward to providing a conservative choice and bringing Republican values back to the local Republican Party.

Edmund Tom Maciejewski has been a Berkeley Heights resident for the past 15 years, married for 25 years, has 3 children two of which are in the BH school system, and is a proud grandparent. Tom is a Chemical Engineer and a retired financial executive who has been deeply involved in Berkeley Heights politics for the past 5 years.  

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George de Luna has also been a Berkeley Heights resident for 15 years, he and his wife have one child in the School District.   George is a Conservative with unwavering Conservative Values and a belief in the Constitution, Religion and Pride in being American. He is an independent thinker and someone willing to take a stand for what he believes in.  

On the topic of running against incumbent Councilwoman Kingsley, Tom Maciejewski said: “I would like to thank Councilwoman Jeanne Kingsley for her decade of service, however, some of the major long term projects she has backed over her term in office has led and continues to lead to an unsustainable tax burden.



Berkeley Heights residents are concerned about the recent events regarding COVID-19, the looming recession and the financial situation of our town.  While the taxpayers, including businesses, are tightening their belts, now is the time for the township to do so as well.”

George de Luna added, “Our Respect the Taxpayers ticket is running on a platform of Honesty, Transparency and Conservatism. This is the ticket and the direction that our township needs right now.

The Berkeley Heights residents need a change of representation. They need representation that is fiscally empathetic to everyone.  Our Township has gone through a time of massive spending. The taxpayers have been very generous, but they have had enough.  Now is the time that they need a change. The residents need a break from all of the spending.”

Republican Edmund Tom Maciejewski has been a proponent of Transparency, Free Speech and an advocate for Conservative spending. Tom is a member of the NJ Foundation for Open Government and a Board member of the New Jersey Taxpayers Association. Tom has been involved in many volunteering efforts in Berkeley Heights including being a Committee Member for Boy Scout Troop 368, a pit crew member for the Berkeley Heights Marching Band and on the Recycling Task Force for Berkeley Heights.

Republican George de Luna is a Conservative and independent thinker.  His background is as a Wall St broker for 18 years and as a self directed trader for 20. He is now a volleyball referee for, NCAA, USAV, Federation NJ high school and NY Urban Professional adult league and a part-time ski instructor.

One thing is for sure!  Berkeley Heights needs a change of direction and new people on the Council. Fresh eyes rather than business as usual. The Respect the Taxpayer ticket of Edmund Tom Maciejewski and George de Luna is just what Berkeley Heights needs now.