Freehold Borough 2023 Republican Candidates

Ricky Gartz

Freehold Borough Mayoral Candidate 

Ricky Gartz, a Certified Public Accountant, and Registered Municipal Accountant, is running for Mayor in Freehold Borough’s 2023 elections. A 20 year resident known for his dedication to community growth, Ricky has served as a local youth baseball and football sports coach and held the role of Chief Municipal Financial Officer of Freehold Borough for 11 years, and since 2006, has served Freehold Borough residents as a Commissioner on the Manasquan River Regional Sewerage Authority.

Ricky’s strength lies in simplifying complex financial information for the community, ensuring transparency and comprehension. As a husband and father to three Freehold Borough High School graduates, his personal investment in the community is deep-rooted. Running for Mayor, Ricky is committed to safeguarding taxpayer dollars, controlling the nearly 300% increase in debt since January,2020 and implementing meaningful changes to enhance the borough’s future.

Autumn Nonnenmacher

Freehold Borough Council Candidate 

Autumn Nonnenmacher, a 20-year resident and devoted community member of Freehold Borough, is running for the Borough Council in the 2023 election. With a history as a former Freehold Borough Elementary teacher and past PTO President, Autumn has a deep understanding of our school system and is committed to enhancing it.

As a mother of four, her personal investment in local schools is unwavering. Beyond education, her 15-year service as a St. Rose Catechist reflects her dedication to instilling ethical values in our youth.

Autumn’s mission is to ensure that parents are informed and involved in the happenings of schools and the community. If elected, she pledges to foster open dialogue, making sure the council’s decisions mirror the community’s needs. Autumn Nonnenmacher: a dedicated mother, an experienced educator, and a passionate candidate committed to serving Freehold Borough.

Keith Bailey

Freehold Borough Council Candidate 

Keith Bailey, a retired Freehold Boro Police officer with 25 years of service, is seeking election to the Freehold Borough Council in 2023. With over 35 years in fire service, including 27 years at the Freehold Boro Fire Department as a secretary and ex-captain, Keith has demonstrated unwavering dedication to his community.

A resident of Freehold since 1994, Keith is deeply rooted in the community. He is an active member of the Freehold Lodge #1454 and a life member of the New Jersey State Police Benevolent Association and the Honor Legion of the Police Departments of New Jersey.

Keith is running for the council position with a vision to guide Freehold’s redevelopment in a direction beneficial to all residents. Drawing on his extensive experience in public service, he aims to represent the community’s interests and create a safer, thriving environment for all. Vote for Keith Bailey, a candidate committed to turning vision into action.