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.”