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First Ever Indian American Elected on Republican Ticket in NJ

Juned Qazi

MARLBORO, NJ -In a first, businessman Juned Qazi was elected to the Marlboro Township Council, NJ IN November 2021 making him the first Indian American on a Republican ticket. He created history again when he was voted in as President of the Council last week. Qazi, with his win, became the first ever Indian American to be elected on a Republican ticket. While he may not be the first Indian American to be given the ticket by the Republican party, he became the first to win.

Hailing from Madhya Pradesh in India, Qazi was active in politics back in India too before he became a US citizen. Qazi owns a construction company in the area.

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