Twenty independent candidates have filed to run for the U.S. House of Representatives so far. The filing deadline is 4PM today. Felicia Stoler, who had announced a run against Rep. Chris Smith (R-Hamilton) in the GOP primary but never filed her petitions, is now running as "The Inclusion Candidate" as an independent. 2018-unofficial-general-candidates-us-house-0604
Rep. Chris Smith (R-Hamilton) will face a challenge in the Republican primary as he launches his bid for a 20th term in Congress. Dr. Felicia Stoler of Holmdel says she is running. "It's official, I am running," Stoler tweeted today. "Even the GOP needs some new people to step up & restore people's faith in representative government." "Smith has lived in Virginia for the 38 years he's been in Congress.