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Roger Quesada and Mahmoud Mahmoud Announce Their Candidacy for the 2019 NJ General Assembly Election

Guttenberg, NJ, Release: March 27, 2019. For Immediate Release

Roger Quesada and Mahmoud Mahmoud proudly announce their candidacy for the 2019 NJ General Assembly election for the 32nd Legislative District. The campaign slogan will be People. Transparency. Action. (#PTA2019) and the primary issues will be Climate Change, Universal Healthcare & Affordable Housing.

While representing the Progressive Democratic Coalition throughout NJ, Roger Quesada is also an e-commerce and digital marketing professional in New York City. Over the years, he’s been a part of countless protests and demonstrations in support of the most vulnerable in our society; against xeonophobia and bigotry. He started a community organization 2 years ago, NoHu Collective, along with his partner of 12 years and close friends. The son of Cuban immigrants, Roger has been a champion of a range of progressive issues like climate change, social/racial justice, immigrant/human dignity and LGBTQI policies. He has worked with Hudson County over two years to start a community garden in Braddock Park and has organized several events through his organization to create community pride. Roger believes that the district he seeks to represent needs to strive for social solidarity and a pursuit of greatness. His mission is to embolden the people of his district to believe in change by encouraging and inspiring civic participation.

Mahmoud Mahmoud was born in Egypt and arrived to the United States at the age of 4. He is an immigrant and his family’s struggles financially as a child led him to embark on a path to be a changemaker for others. He’s been involved in social justice work as a community organizer, focusing on affordable housing and youth mentoring as well as resettling refugees and assisting immigrants in a transition to self-sustainability. Mahmoud also was a Program Director providing services to active and veteran military members and their families. Last year, he ran for the United States Congress and spoke to thousands in this same district. A graduate from President Clinton’s School of Public Service with a masters degree in Public Policy and Administration, Mahmoud had pursued public service with vigor. Additionally, his work with the United Nations and travel to 40 countries has given him a worldly perspective of events and human life. Mahmoud is running due to his early life experiences and his love for helping the community and giving hope to the hopeless.

Election day for the democratic primary is Tuesday, June 4, 2019.

Learn more about the Quesada Mahmoud 2019 campaign by visiting www.pta2019.us, www.facebook.com/quesadamahmoud, and www.instagram.com/quesadamahmoud/. Follow Roger on Twitter: @RogerBQuesada and Mahmoud: @TherealMahmoud1

For Press Inquiries Contact:

Name: Carolyn Amores, public relations
Organization: Quesada Mahmoud 2019
Address: P.O Box 3331, Guttenberg, NJ 07093
Phone: (201) 208-2721

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