Home>Highlight>DeAlmeida mulls bid for Ocean County Assembly seat

Samantha DeAlmeida, the New Jersey government relations director for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network

DeAlmeida mulls bid for Ocean County Assembly seat

Ex-Assembly aide might seek to succeed Wolfe

By David Wildstein, February 01 2019 1:00 pm

Samantha DeAlmeida, a former Assembly Republican staffer who works as an advocate for cancer survivors, is considering a bid for State Assembly in the 10th district.

The incumbent, David Wolfe (R-Brick) is retiring after 28 years in the legislature.

DeAlmeida is the New Jersey Government Relations director for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network and served as deputy director of government relations and policy the New Jersey Hospital Association.

The 29-year-old Brick resident is also an adjunct political science professor at Brookdale Community College.  She runs a non-profit group that provides equine therapy to veterans.

As a policy analyst for Assembly Republicans, DeAlmeida worked on issues of human services, consumer affairs, military & veterans’ affairs, and regulatory issues.

Three candidates are already in the race to succeed Wolfe: Brick Republican Club president John Catalano, Point Pleasant Beach mayor Stephen Reid, and former Bay Head council president D’Arcy Rohan Green.  Manchester mayor Ken Palmer announced this week that he would not run.

Spread the news:
Filter by
Post Page
Highlight Local Ocean Legislature
Sort by

Samantha DeAlmeida mulls next move after ‘old boys club’ turns her down

Ocean County GOP backs John Catalano for Assembly for Dave Wolfe’s seat
February 18, 2019 1:06 pm


Samantha DeAlmeida will run for Assembly

Former Assembly Republican staffer wants to succeed Dave Wolfe
February 8, 2019 4:04 pm


John Catalano now favorite for David Wolfe Assembly seat

Brick GOP Club president wins endorsement of Ocean GOP screening committee
February 17, 2019 8:47 am


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *