Senator Diegnan and Assemblyman Karabinchak Host Campaign Headquarters Kickoff

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EDISON, NJ - On the morning of Saturday, September 17th, Senator Patrick Diegnan and Assemblyman Robert Karabinchak hosted a Campaign Headquarters Kickoff. The biggest theme of the morning was how the local races in many towns created a foundation for elections going on in the 18th District, the congressional races in Middlesex County and even for the national ticket. 

Speakers included Middlesex County Democratic Chairman Kevin McCabe, 6th Congressional District Representative Frank Pallone, Freeholder Kenneth Armwood, Edison Mayor Thomas Lankey and a surrogate from the Clinton-Kaine campaign. 

"This really goes to show how important our race is this year," said Diegnan (D-Middlesex) "We are the only contested race for the State Legislature this year, so the eyes of New Jersey are on us and I think that showed today. At one point, we had a count of 70 people packing the room. There was a real excitement about our race and I'm proud to know that our accomplishments have been able to inspire so many of our friends."

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"Looking around that room I saw many friends and colleagues," said Karabinchak (D-Middlesex). "But I also saw a lot faces that I didn't recognize, and many of them were younger. Its really heartening to see that our message has reached the younger generations enough for them to come out and see what we're all about. And with local races in all seven towns of the 18th District, we're working hard to build a strong foundation that can help our friends up and down the ticket."

The event was attended by a host of officials from across the county and from across the state. Other officials and candidates spotted in attendance were Assemblywoman Nancy Pinkin, Sheriff Mildred Scott, the entire Edison Township Council, Metuchen Councilwoman Dorothy Rasmussen, Highland Park Councilwoman Elsie Foster Dublin, and East Brunswick candidates Brad Cohen, Michael Spadafino, and Sterley Stanley. 

Senator Patrick Diegnan and Assemblyman Robert Karabinchak represent East Brunswick, Edison, Helmetta, Highland Park, Metuchen, South Plainfield and South River in Trenton. If you wish to get in touch with them, please feel free to call (848)205-0147.

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