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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 Council
Kathleen Villaggio

Party Affiliation: Democrat

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Candidate Information

Professional Background: Mrs. Villaggio works as a systems analyst bureau chief.

Education: Mrs. Villaggio is a graduate of the Taylor Business Institute, and she received her Certificate of Public Administration at Kean University. She attended St. Michael's School in Cranford and Mother Seton Regional High School in Clark.

Family Life: The candidate has lived in Garwood for 25 years and has been married to her husband, Anthony, for 28 years. Her daughter, Lisa, recently graduated from Arthur L. Johnson High School.

Governmental Experience: Mrs. Villaggio is a councilwoman and resident of Garwood and seeks reelection this year. During her time on the council, she has served as council president, acting mayor, police commissioner, chairwoman of multiple committees including the finance, recreation and laws and licenses committee, liaison to the Garwood school board and representative to various committees. She has served as the mayor's representative to the Union County Community Development Revenue Sharing Committee.

Clubs and Organizations: Mrs. Villaggio is a communicant at the Church of St. Anne in Garwood, a trustee of the Education Foundation of Garwood, a former citizen member of the borough's zoning and planning boards, a member of the original Garwood School Facilities committee and a recreation softball clinic instructor.

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Last Updated: Thursday, September 21, 2006
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