The Religious Affiliation of New Jersey political candidate
Chris Evangel ran unsuccessfully for a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives from New Jersey in 1996.
From: "Congressional Races - New Jersey District 11", in "All Politics" section of CNN.com website (http://cgi.cnn.com/ALLPOLITICS/1996/candidates/election.guide/text/NJ11.shtml; viewed 1 December 2005):
Chris Evangel (D)
District 11 (North--Morris County)
BORN: July 22, 1957, Jersey City.
EDUCATION: Rutgers U, B.A., 1979; Harvard U, M.P.A., 1981
FAMILY: Wife, Lori
RELIGION: Greek Orthodox
OCCUPATION: Municipal bond analyst; federal budget examiner
POLITICAL CAREER: None
Evangel, a nonpolitician with consistently liberal leanings, supports increased federal employment-training grants, incentives for teenage mothers to stay in school, tax breaks for companies that train laid-off workers, and increased funding for environmental programs. But he will have to run a strong race in order to beat Frelinghuysen, who won by 43% in 1994.
Webpage created 1 December 2005. Last modified 1 December 2005.
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