Nick Russo

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Nick Russo
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Candidate for
New Jersey General Assembly, District 2
Prior offices
Mayor of Longport
Bachelor'sJohn Caroll University
Master'sSeton Hall University
OtherNova Southeastern University
Campaign website
Nick Russo was a 2013 Democratic candidate for District 2 of the New Jersey General Assembly.[1]


Russo earned his B.A. from John Caroll University, his Master's in Education from Seton Hall University and his Ed.D. from Nova Southeastern University in 1997. His professional experience includes working as a Professor at the University of Phoenix teaching Criminal Justice and as a Former Educator for Atlantic Cape Community College. He currently serves as Mayor of the City of Longport.[2]


Campaign themes


Russo and Vincent Mazzeo listed the following as their top campaign issues:[3]

  • Helping our region recover from Hurricane Sandy.
  • Rebuilding and diversifying our regional economy and relief for our taxpayers from onerous property taxes.



See also: New Jersey General Assembly elections, 2013

Russo ran in the 2013 election for New Jersey General Assembly District 2. Russo was bracketed with Vincent Mazzeo. He was unopposed in the June 4 Democratic primary. He was defeated by Vincent Mazzeo (D) and incumbent Chris Brown (R) in the general election, which took place on November 5, 2013.[4][5][6][7]

New Jersey General Assembly, District 2 General Election, 2013
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngChris Brown Incumbent 25.6% 26,020
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngVincent Mazzeo 24.8% 25,164
     Republican John Amodeo Incumbent 24.7% 25,124
     Democratic Nick Russo 23.5% 23,900
     Independent Gary Stein 1.4% 1,388
Total Votes 101,596



In 2013, Russo’s endorsements included the following:[8]

  • Planned Parenthood Action Fund of New Jersey


Russo has three children.

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