Bill Spadea

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Bill Spadea is an American businessman from New Jersey, who was the Republican nominee for United States Congress in New Jersey's 12th congressional district in 2004. Spadea was the Chairman of the College Republican National Committee from 1993 to 1995.

Background[edit]

Spadea graduated from Boston University in 1991. He is a former United States Marine receiving an honorable discharge in 1999. Spadea served as the elected Chairman of the College Republican National Committee.[1] During his term, the Republican National Committee discontinued funding for the College Republicans.[2]

Spadea began a nationwide program to register students with the College Republican National Committee. Using the standard form for recruitment of College Republicans started during his term from 1993 through 1995 and helped the CRNC get a grasp on its total membership. He also kept contact with the membership through a national newspaper called the Broadside which was delivered to tens of thousands of College Republicans across the country.[3]

CRNC Chairmanship[edit]

Chairman Bill Spadea began a nationwide program to register students with the College Republican National Committee. Using the standard form for recruitment of College Republicans started during his term from 1993 through 1995 and helped the CRNC get a grasp on its total membership. He also kept contact with the membership through a national newspaper called the Broadside which was delivered to tens of thousands of College Republicans across the country. Bill Spadea also assisted the hundreds of youth efforts that changed the course of history by electing a Republican Congress for the first time over 40 years in 1994.[4]

Run for Congress and political follow-up[edit]

Running a grassroots campaign that included walking 200 miles to each of 44 towns in the district,[5] he polled over 40% of the vote on election day [6] and was ranked 17th out of 157 GOP challengers nationwide.

Spadea was successful in raising more money than any other Republican challenger in New Jersey in 2004.[7] He was considered a possible candidate for the United States Senate in 2006.[8] Spadea served as a surrogate speaker for former New York City Mayor and presidential candidate Rudy Giuliani in New Jersey.[9]

Spadea is also a regular guest and contributor on WNYW in New York City and WWOR-TV as a political analyst and Republican strategist.[10]

Personal life[edit]

Since 1999 he has been a corporate vice president for education and career development in the real estate industry for Weichert Realtors.[11] He lives in Princeton, NJ with his wife and their two children.

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