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The Races:

District 20
State Senate
- Linda Gagliano (R)
- Ray Lesniak (D)
General Assembly
- Neil Cohen (D)
- Joseph Cryan (D)
District 21
State Senate
- Tom Kean Jr. (R)
- Gina Genovese (D)
General Assembly
- Jon Bramnick (R)
- Eric Munoz (R)
- Norman Albert (D)
- Bruce Bergen (D)
- Ryan Reyes (G)
- George DeCarlo (G)
District 22
State Senate
- Rose McConnell (R)
- Nicholas Scutari (D)
General Assembly
- Bryan DesRochers (R)
- Robert Gatto (R)
- Jerry Green (D)
- Linda Stender (D)
County Freeholders
- Patricia Quattrocchi (R)
- John Russitano Jr. (R)
- Robert Reilly (R)
- Daniel Sullivan (D)
- Bette Jane Kowalski (D)
- Rayland Van Blake (D)
- Adrian Mapp
- Becky McHugh
- George O'Grady
County Sheriff
- Peter Lijoii (R)
- Ralph Froehlich (D)
- Charles Mitchell Sr.
Westfield Council
First Ward
- Frank Arena (R)
- Ross Katz (D)
Second Ward
- Jo Ann Neylan (R)
- Bruce Regenstreich (D)
Third Ward
- Mark Ciarrocca (R)
- Matt Sontz (D)
Fourth Ward
- James Foerst (R)
- Lenore Scurry (D)
Fanwood Mayor
- Colleen Mahr (D)
Fanwood Council
- Anthony Parenti (R)
- Joel Stroz (R)
- Katherine Mitchell (D)
- William Populus (D)
Garwood Council
- Anthony Sytko (R)
- Dennis Clark (R)
- Charles Lombardo (D)
- Stephen Napolitano (D)
Mountainside Mayor
- Robert Viglianti (R)
Mountainside Council
- Glenn Mortimer (R)
- Jeffrey Wass (R)
goleader.com Election Coverage 2007 
Westfield Council, First Ward
Ross Katz
Party Affiliation: Democrat

Contact Info
Telephone: (908) 789-1235
E-mail: rosskatz2007@gmail.com
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Candidate Information

Professional Background: Mr. Katz is a senior associate attorney specializing in Trusts and Estates Litigation in the law firm of Holland & Knight LLP. He began his legal career as a law clerk in the Superior Court in Monmouth County.

Education: Mr. Katz holds a bachelor's degree from Lafayette College in both political science and history. After college, he attended law school at Boston University and received his law degree in 1996.

Family Life: Mr. Katz married his wife, Jennifer, in 1998. They have two daughters, Madeline, 5, a kindergartner at Franklin School, and Chloe, born in July 2007.

Clubs and Organizations: As a member of Westfield's Environmental Issues Committee, Mr. Katz works with a non-partisan group of residents to create an Environmental Commission for Westfield. Mr. Katz also volunteers his time as an alumni admissions representative for Lafayette College. Professionally, he participates in various organizations associated with the practice of law. 

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Last Updated: Tuesday, October 23, 2007
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