OLD BRIDGE, NJ – Hudson County’s Republican Chairman Jose Arango was unanimously elected by his peers to serve as Chair of the Chairs of the NJ Republican Chairmen’s Association, an organization comprised of the twenty one (21) Republican County Chairs throughout New Jersey.

Assembly Republican Leader, Jon Bramnick, who was at the meeting said “Chairman Arango is liked by everyone.  His smile is contagious, and he is the perfect leader for the exciting years ahead.”

Chairman Arango stated, “I am excited to lead this excellent association and help spread our Republican message throughout the state.  We have so much opportunity ahead of us and I look forward to having a re-energized spirit of engagement from Northern to Southern New Jersey”.

Sign Up for Jersey City Newsletter
Our newsletter delivers the local news that you can trust.

Chairman Arango’s first order of business was to appoint his two Vice Chairs.  He appointed Chairwoman Laura Marie Ali, of Morris County who is also a small business owner that specializes in digital sales and marketing. He also appointed Chairwoman Linda DuBois of Salem County. Chairwoman DuBois also chairs the NJ Farmers Association.

This is the second time Arango has served as the Chair of Chairs.  His previous term consisted of four years of him leading the group, before Cape May’s Republican Chairman Marcus Karavan assumed the role in 2018.

Chairman Arango has a distinguished track record of success.  He was one of four Republicans to win State Assembly seats from Hudson County in the 1985 Kean re-election landslide. He was elected at age 28, ousting incumbent Robert Ranieri (D-Hoboken) and his running mate, Mario Hernandez.  He currently serves as the Economic Development Director for Jersey City.

You can follow all of the excitement of the NJ Republican Chairmen’s Association by liking their newly created Facebook page.  You can access that by visiting https://www.facebook.com/NJRepublicanChairs/.