January 18, 2024

Congressman Andy Kim Announces Endorsements from Ocean County Grassroots Democratic Leaders in his Campaign for U.S. Senate

MOORESTOWN N.J. – Today, Congressman Andy Kim announced endorsements from multiple grassroots Municipal Committees and Democratic Clubs throughout Ocean County, New Jersey in his bid for United States Senate. Congressman Kim represented the majority of Ocean County for two terms, winning a Congressional district Trump won twice. During his time representing Ocean County before redistricting, Congressman Kim delivered real wins for local veterans, small business owners, and working families.

Congressman Kim has been endorsed by the following:

  • Township of Ocean Democratic Municipal Committee
  • Waretown (Township of Ocean) Democratic Club
  • Lacey Democratic Municipal Committee
  • Lacey Democratic Club
  • Stafford Democratic Municipal Committee
  • Democratic Club of Stafford Township
  • Barnegat Democratic Municipal Committee
  • Barnegat Democratic Club
  • Point Pleasant Beach Democratic Municipal Committee
  • Point Pleasant Beach Democratic Club
  • South Toms River Democratic Municipal Committee
  • South Toms River Democratic Club
  • Beachwood Democratic Club
  • Manchester Democratic Club
  • Democratic Coalition of Ocean County
  • Surf City Democratic Municipal Committee

  • "Ocean County and the State of New Jersey need a seasoned leader to navigate these stormy seas; it's why we're proud to endorse Andy Kim to be our next Senator,” said Pat Kennedy, President of the Democratic Club of Waretown. “We know Andy because he represented us in Congress for four years. He showed up when others wouldn't, delivered when others couldn't, and won races nobody thought possible. He's the real deal. We know him and we trust him to do the right thing for us in the Senate. Because of that, we will work as hard as we can to make sure he's our nominee this June."

    Additional voices of support from Ocean County include:

  • Jamie Harrison - Veteran Who Will Benefit from New Healthcare Facility
  • Matt Rusinski - Superstorm Sandy Survivor and FEMA Clawback Victim
  • Nancy Gallagher - Early Ocean County Democratic Supporter
  • Stu Feldman - Lacey Township Resident and Advocate for Support Following Nuclear Power Plant Closure

  • “Six years ago, I won a Congressional district that many said was impossible for a Democrat to win because it included Ocean County, the most Republican part of New Jersey,” said Congressman Andy Kim. “I won because we built a campaign focused on delivering real results for the people. I’m proud to have the support from so many people in Ocean County who saw my work in action and can show the rest of New Jersey what we can get done together.”

    Congressman Andy Kim is a three-term Member of Congress first elected in 2018 and is the first Asian American elected to federal office from New Jersey. In 2018 and 2020, Andy defeated two self-funding millionaires in a district carried by former President Trump, and in 2022 Kim defeated his third self-funding millionaire opponent by 12 points.

    In Congress, Andy has worked hard to lower costs for New Jersey families and help support small businesses through challenging times, including helping with the rebuilding process after Super Storm Sandy. Andy has also been a leading champion in fighting against corruption in our broken politics.