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OC GOP Convention Wednesday

Ocean County’s Republicans will converge upon Toms River Wednesday night to endorse candidates for 2016’s elections for the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th congressional district, sheriff, and two members of the freeholder board.

The convention will also see surrogates of major Republican presidential campaigns make their case to the citizens of Ocean County.

According to an Ocean County Republican Organization announcement, either Carly Fiorina or Steve Lonegan will appear on behalf of presidential candidate Ted Cruz.

The Texas senator’s wife Heidi was originally scheduled to attend, however she changed her schedule and is now back on the campaign trail.

Senator John Sununu will speak on behalf of Ohio Governor John Kasich.

Pennsylvania congressman Tom Marino will speak on behalf of GOP presidential front runner Donald Trump.

The convention will held at the TR Hotel, 290 Route 37, in Toms River. Doors open at 5:30 PM and the event is open to the public, however only eligible Republicans will be able to vote.

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