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Amber Gesslein

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Amber Gesslein
Candidate for
New Jersey General Assembly, District 10
Associate'sOcean County College
Bachelor'sSuffolk University
Master'sKean University
Place of birthPoint Pleasant Boro, NJ
ProfessionAdjunct Professor
Personal website
Campaign website
Amber Gesslein was a 2013 Democratic candidate for District 10 of the New Jersey General Assembly.[1]


Gesslein earned her A.S. in Liberal Arts from Ocean Country College in 2008, her B.S. in Government from Suffolk University in 2010 and her M.A. in Political Science from Kean University in 2012. Her professional experience includes working as and Adjunct Professor of Politics and Government at Ocean County College.[2]


Campaign themes


Gesslein's campaign website stated that she "will continue the fight to restore and revive the towns affected by Sandy and will represent the interests and needs of Ocean County making it her top priority."[2]



See also: New Jersey General Assembly elections, 2013

Gesslein ran in the 2013 election for New Jersey General Assembly District 10. Gesslein was bracketed with Susan Kane. She was unopposed in the June 4 Democratic primary. She was defeated by incumbent Dave Wolfe (R) and incumbent Gregory P. McGuckin (R) in the general election, which took place on November 5, 2013.[3][4][5][6]

New Jersey General Assembly, District 10 General Election, 2013
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDavid Wolfe Incumbent 35% 44,627
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngGregory P. McGuckin Incumbent 33.4% 42,586
     Democratic Susan Kane 16.2% 20,647
     Democratic Amber Gesslein 15.4% 19,658
Total Votes 127,518



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

  • The New Jersey AFL-CIO


Gesslein currently resides in Brick, NJ.

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