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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
Dennis McCarthy

Party Affiliation: Democrat

Contact Info
E-mail: mccarthy.dennisj@gmail.com or garwood@garwood.org

Candidate Information

Professional Background: Dennis McCarthy is a retiree of the United States Air Force Reserve, with 20 years of service. He has been a Garwood businessman for 34 years and is the owner of Garwood Auto Parts.

Education: The candidate has attended St. Anne's Grammar School, Union Catholic Boys High School in Scotch Plains, Union County College in Cranford and Kessler Air Force Base, where he studied basic electronics.

Family Life: Mr. McCarthy has been a resident of Garwood for the past 51 years, is married to his wife, Deborah, and has two children, Bryan and Jessica.

Governmental Experience: The candidate has been the mayor of Garwood for three years and was a member of the Garwood Council for 15 years. He was also a Council President, Police Commissioner, Fire Commissioner, Public Works Commissioner, a member of the Finance Committee, the Senior Citizens Committee, the Ecology Committee, the Laws and Licenses Committee, the Buildings and Grounds Committee, the Library Board of Trustees, the Board of Health, the Transportation Advisory Board Committee, Solid Waste Advisory Council Committee, Industrial/Commercial Committee, Garwood Municipal Alliance Committee, Planning Board and Local Assistance Board, and the Garwood Chamber of Commerce.

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Last Updated: Friday, September 22, 2006
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