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The Races:

U.S. Senate
- Tom Kean, Jr. (R)
- Robert Menendez (D)
U.S. Congress
- Mike Ferguson (R)
- Linda Stender (D)
County Freeholders
- Patricia Quattrocchi (R)
- Glenn Mortimer (R)
- Diane Barabas (R)
- Deborah Scanlon (D)
- Alexander Mirabella (D)
- Chester Holmes (D)
Scotch Plains Council
- Nancy Malool (R)
- Carolyn Sorge (R)
- Rich Duthie (R)
- Neal LeStrange (D)
- Kevin Glover (D)
- Jeff Strauss (D)
Fanwood Council
- Richard Alber (R)
- Andrew MacDonald (R)
- Donna Dolce (D)
- David Valian (D)
Garwood Mayor
- Bruce Paterson
- Dennis McCarthy (D)
Garwood Council
- Dennis Clark (R)
- Jim Matheson (R)
- Kathleen Villaggio (D)
- Keith Sluka (D)
Mountainside Council
- Robert W. Messler (R)
- William R. Lane (R)
Goleader Election Coverage 2006 
Garwood Mayor
Bruce Paterson

Party Affiliation: Independent

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Candidate Information

Professional Background: Bruce has worked in Union County all his life, being employed in an engineering capacity in two different engineering and construction firms.

Education: Mr. Paterson was educated in the Kenilworth and Cranford school districts. He graduated from Rutgers University with a Bachelors of Science degree in mechanical engineering, and he also has achieved a New Jersey Master Plumber's license.

Clubs and Organizations: In Garwood, Mr. Paterson has served on various ad hoc citizens committees set up by the municipal, planning and school districts. He has also served on the mayor-appointed Celebrations Committee as an officer. During Garwood's 100-year Centennial anniversary celebration in 2003, Mr. Paterson was prominent in organizing and coordinating events and raising money for the celebration's yearlong activities. He was chairman of the Centennial cookbook committee, raising thousands of dollars for the celebration. He has published a quarterly 10-page newsletter on the municipal, school and local happenings in Garwood. 

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