John A. “Jack” Kemler
• Law enforcement officer for over 30
years including supervising the Violent
Crimes Squad and serving as a K-9
Handler, Narcotics Officer, and Detective
in the Trenton Police Department
• Manages the Mercer County Sheriff’s
Office with integrity and fiscal
responsibility by holding the line on discretionary spending
while working to secure grants and special county funding.
• Revived the “Mercer’s Most Wanted” program to apprehend
the most dangerous criminals.
• Honored with the Trenton Kiwanis’ “Officer of the Year”




John Cimino

Partner and a Vice-President responsible

for Project Development throughout

New Jersey at CHA, Inc., a Top 70

Engineering Firm.

Chairman of the Hamilton YMCA and

Vice-Chairman of Lakeview Child Center.

Recognized for his leadership as a NJBIZ

40 Under 40 recipient, Young Professional of the Year

by the Mid-Jersey Chamber Magazine, and the Young

Professional of the Year by the Young Professional Group

of RWJ Hamilton

As Chairman of the Board of Chosen Freeholders in 2013,

led a $8MM reduction in the County Tax Levy and the effort

to enhance the Trenton Mercer Airport Facility.



Lucy Walter

Teacher for over 32 years and longtime

community activist with over 15 years

experience on the Board of Chosen


Developed sensible economic

opportunities that balance the quality of

life with the quality of jobs and services

Championed projects that benefit seniors and provide

job-oriented transportation services

Realized pro-active solutions, such as the environmental

health office, that bring state and federal dollars to Mercer

County and help control taxes.



Mercer Leadership Meeting

Join us this morning at 10:00 AM for the Mercer Democratic Party Leadership Meeting at the Ewing Dem HQ on Parkway Avenue.


Special Guest!

Join the Hamilton Township Democratic Club (Wednesday, October 1 at 7:00 PM at the Hamilton Township Public Library) for a lively discussion of the political landscape with Ben Dworkin, the Director of The Rebovich Institute for New Jersey Politics at Rider University.

Read more about our special guest:


A Message from our President

I M P O R T A N T  R E M I N D E R



At the June meeting, members voted enthusiastically to cancel our regular meetings in the summer, especially as Hamilton does not have a local election.

Enjoy the joys and pleasures of the summer. Be safe.

HTDC looks forward to seeing you in September.


You’re Invited!

Join us at Stone Terrace by John Henry’s from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM, Tuesday, June 24, 2014 for the Hamilton Democratic Club ‘ON TO VICTORY’ Fundraiser!  The cost is $50 ($45 for Club members).

We will be joined by special guest, Jersey City Mayor Steve Fulop.

There will also be a special silent auction.

Call Event Chairperson Eileen Thornton at 609-851-0022 for sponsorship opportunities, more information or reservations.


Upcoming Club Meeting

Join the Hamilton Democratic Club the first Wednesday of every month at 7:00 PM at the Hamilton Township Public Library.


Club Fundraiser set for 10/2

The Hamilton Township Democratic Club is hosting its Second Annual ‘On To Victory’ Reception on Wednesday, October 2, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., in the Hamilton Room at Stone Terrace by John Henry’s (2275 Kuser Road) in Hamilton.

We are honored that Milly Silva, Democratic Candidate for Lieutenant Governor, will join us to salute our Democratic candidates at the state, county and local levels. State Senator Barbara Buono, Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate, has also been invited to participate in our program. As the Hamilton/Mercer Labor Unions and their leaders have been partners and supporters of the Club’s dedication to making a better future for Hamilton, there will be a special tribute to them as part of the program.

Our event’s theme reflects our momentum and commitment for the Democratic party to regain the Hamilton Mayor’s office and four Council seats. We have excellent candidates in Barbara Plumeri for Mayor, and Joe Santo, Nina Melker, Dan Keelan, and Tennille McCoy for Council. We are all dedicated to restoring honest responsible leadership to our home town, which is the state’s ninth largest municipality. We need your financial support to help make this a reality on Election Day and beyond.

Your generous Support will give us the necessary resources to win. The proceeds from this fundraiser will be dedicated to our local campaign.

There are four levels of Sponsorship opportunities available:

Red – $1000. (includes 10 complimentary tickets and signage)

White – $500. (includes 5 complimentary tickets and signage)

Blue – $250. (includes 3 complimentary tickets and signage)

Patriotic – $100. (includes 1 complimentary ticket and signage)

Individual tickets are $50 each.

Eileen will need confirmation of your Sponsorship by September 28 to prepare signage recognition. She will welcome the opportunity to discuss your Support. Her phone number is 609-586-2741. Please make checks payable to the “Hamilton Township Democratic Club” and sent to Eileen at 78 Alberta Avenue, Hamilton, New Jersey 08619. The Hamilton Township Democratic Club is a Continuing Political Committee.

We will greatly appreciate and value your generosity to Hamilton Township Democratic Club victory fund.

Very truly yours,

Thomas J. Walls, Jr.

HTDC President

Eileen P. Thornton,

HTDC Vice President and Event Chairperson


Change in Meeting Schedule

At the June Meeting, the Hamilton Democrats decided to change the day and location of club meetings. Starting in July, and ending in November, all club meetings will take place on the second Wednesday of the month — not the first — and at the campaign headquarters (1838 on Route 33) on Route 33 in Hamilton — not the township library.