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Monmouth County Democrat Dies Day After Losing Congressional Election

JACKSON, NJ – David Applefield, a candidate in this years New Jersey Congressional District 4 Democrat primary has died hours after losing his race.   Applefield finished third in the election behind winner Stephanie Schmid and Christine Conforti.

Applefield died while exercising.

“My wife Marie and I extend our sincere condolences to the family of David Applefield on his sudden passing,” said Congressman Chris Smith. “While not personally acquainted, we recognize that David brought a wealth of ideas, intellect and enthusiasm to the public discourse. May his family be comforted during this time of great sorrow.”

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Posted by David Applefield on Tuesday, July 7, 2020

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