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John Bendel

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John Bendel
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Candidate for
New Jersey State Senate, District 10
PartyDemocratic
Websites
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John Bendel was a 2013 Democratic candidate for District 10 of the New Jersey State Senate.[1]

Biography

Bendel has worked as the editor of the Herald News editorial page, a humor columnist and editor of National Lampoon's True Facts.[2]

Issues

Campaign themes

2013

Bendel's website highlighted his reasons for running:[2]

"I am running for the New Jersey State Senate as a Democrat against those who favor the wealthy at the considerable expense of everyone else; a party that believes money is speech, and corporations have souls.

"Here in Ocean County, I support the real America, the living, breathing, working America, the country with a compassionate heart, a patriotic soul, and -- God bless us all -- a functioning brain."

Elections

2013

See also: New Jersey State Senate elections, 2013

Bendel ran in the 2013 election for New Jersey State Senate District 10. Bendel was unopposed in the June 4 Democratic primary. He was defeated by incumbent Jim Holzapfel (R) in the general election, which took place on November 5, 2013.[3][4][5][6]

New Jersey State Senate, District 10 General Election, 2013
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJames Holzapfel Incumbent 69.7% 45,565
     Democratic John Bendel 30.3% 19,807
Total Votes 65,372

Endorsements

2013

In 2013, Bendel’s endorsements included the following:[7]

  • The New Jersey AFL-CIO

Personal

Bendel currently resides with his wife, Peggy, in Island Heights, New Jersey. They have two children.

Bendel has served on the Island Heights council and/or planning board for over a decade.[2]

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