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New Leadership Delivering Results for Our Community 

Jamel Curtis Holley is an accomplished public servant with 15 years of experience in various local and state-level positions. He earned degrees in Criminal Justice and Public Administration from New Jersey City University and Kean University, respectively. Holley is known for his spirited energy and focus on improving issues important to residents across Union County, New Jersey.

Holley's demonstrated leadership allowed him to bridge gaps and foster relationships on a range of issues, including preserving taxpayers' dollars, supporting youth recreation, and preserving open space. He was appointed Chief of Staff in 2001, becoming the youngest Chief of Staff in the state for any of the state's 120 legislators. In 2004, he won the General Election for Councilman At Large in the Borough of Roselle, becoming the youngest councilman in Union County at the age of 25.

Holley was successful in his election bids for Councilman At Large and was elected Mayor in 2011, becoming the youngest Mayor ever elected in the Borough's 117-year history. He was also appointed to fill a seat in the New Jersey General Assembly in 2015, becoming the first African American to represent the 20th Legislative District in the New Jersey Legislature. Holley's future plans include continuing his public service to serve others using his experience and knowledge of local, state, and federal government.

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