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Somerset County Republicans Announce Strong, Diverse Candidates for County Commissioner

Somerville, NJ — At their County Committee GOP Convention last week, Somerset Republicans have endorsed 2 strong leaders to run for County Commissioner to begin to take back Somerset County.

“I am proud that our Committee has endorsed Michael and Amber to be our candidates for County Commissioner this year. Michael and Amber represent the best of our Party — dedication to their communities, successful professional careers and most importantly, a deep desire to make Somerset County the best place to live and raise our families,” said Tim Howes, Somerset County GOP Chairman.

2021 presumptive Republican Gubernatorial nominee and Somerset County resident Jack Ciattarelli added, “I am proud to be running on a ticket with Michael and Amber this year. I know that with a strong, united ticket we can beat Phil Murphy and win seats up and down the ballot. I offer my congratulations to Michael and Amber and look forward to campaigning with them all across the County.”

“As a local elected official and active community leader in Somerset County for nearly 20 years, I know first-hand how important county government is — I am excited to bring my years of local government experience and my business acumen to the role of County Commissioner. I know that along with Amber, we can begin to rebuild and take back Somerset County. I look forward to the campaign,” said Michael Kirsh.

Amber Murad commented, “As a mom of two, including a newborn, and a daughter of immigrants, I am grateful for all the opportunities that this community has provided to me and my family and I am excited to take on this campaign so I can continue my service and to give back to this great community that has given me so much.”

About Michael Kirsh

Michael is a marketing and business development professional who has been a long-time community leader in Somerset County. He is currently serving his first-term as a Councilman In Bridgewater Township after lengthy tenure on the Zoning Board of Adjustment. He has lived in Somerset County for almost 2 decades with his wife Nicole, kids Phoebe and Robert and their 2-year old dog, Lily. A

About Amber Murad

Amber is a successful management and operations professional. She lives in Watchung with her husband Rehan and her two children, 4 year old Rais and their newborn daughter Ayla. In addition to being a busy professional and mother to two young children, Amber is a Member of the Watchung Board of Education and recently completed service to the town Historical and Recreation Committees.

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