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James R. Kern III will seek re-election as Warren County Commissioner

WARREN COUNTY, NJ – Warren County Commissioner James R. Kern III announced Thursday that he will be seeking a third term on the board.

“Today I am proud to announce I will seek re-election to the Warren County Board of Commissioners.” said Kern. “There’s still a lot to be done and I look forward to continuing working with my colleagues on behalf of all residents.”

Kern stressed a continued emphasis on financial responsibility.

“Our commitment to the taxpayers is paramount and my priority remains providing the most responsible county budget. Our dedication to fiscal prudence persists by ensuring that all our resources are utilized judiciously and every expenditure scrutinized,” Kern said.

He also placed importance on maintaining Warren County’s natural beauty and supporting the agricultural community.

“Warren County’s park system now includes more than 2,582 acres and the county has preserved more than 29,000 acres of farmland. This is a great accomplishment, but we have more to do,” Kern said. “We will continue to target farms for preservation, develop more environmental education and hiking opportunities for those who enjoy our open spaces, and take steps to help our agricultural partners prosper.”

Among those to endorse Kern’s re-election are his fellow Commissioners, Ciesla and Sarnoski.

“I strongly endorse Jim Kern for another term as Commissioner. Jim is a tireless worker for the residents of Warren County. He continues to work to reduce the tax rate while helping keep Warren County the rural haven it is,” said Sarnoski. “His strong focus on public safety and education has made the lives of every Warren County resident better. We need to re-elect Jim Kern.”

“It is my absolute pleasure to endorse Commissioner Kern for re-election. He is a hard-working, practical, positive and intuitive leader who always puts Warren County first. It’s a true honor to serve with him and I look forward working with him for another term. Warren County is lucky to have him on board,” said Ciesla.

“I am honored to receive the support of our home Warren County legislators, my fellow Commissioners, County Party leaders and local officials. Together we will keep working to make Warren County an affordable home and special place for us all,” said Kern.

Warren County Elected and Republican Officials Endorsing James R. Kern III:

  • Senator Doug Steinhardt, 23ʳᵈ Legislative District
  • Assembly Minority Leader John DiMaio, 23ʳᵈ Legislative District
  • Warren County Sheriff Jim McDonald
  • Warren County Commissioner Jason Sarnoski
  • Warren County Commissioner Lori Ciesla
  • Allamuchy Township Mayor Rosemary Touhy
  • Alpha Councilman Pete Pettinelli
  • Town of Belvidere Mayor Kathleen Miers
  • Blairstown Township Mayor Rob Moorhead
  • Greenwich Township Mayor Bob Barsony
  • Hackettstown Mayor Jerry DiMaio
  • Hardwick Township Mayor Chris Jacksic
  • Hardwick Township Deputy Mayor Nicole Muese
  • Harmony Township Mayor Brian Tipton
  • Hope Township Deputy Mayor John Kruk
  • Hope Township Committeeman Terry Urfer
  • Liberty Township Mayor John Inscho
  • Lopatcong Township Mayor Bill Wright
  • Mansfield Mayor Joe Watters
  • Oxford Township Mayor Gerald Norton
  • Town of Phillipsburg Mayor Randy Piazza Jr
  • Town of Phillipsburg Council President Pete Marino
  • Pohatcong Township Mayor Dave Slack
  • Washington Borough Deputy Mayor Louann Cox
  • Warren County Republican Chairman Doug Steinhardt
  • Warren County Republican Vice-chairwoman Nancy Brown
  • Warren County Republican Secretary Jodee Inscho
  • Warren County Republican Treasurer Lori Ciesla
  • Warren County GOP Executive Director Chris Allen

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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