RACE TO WATCH: Town of Boonton Board of Aldermen

October 9, 2018

Candidate Spotlight: Saima “Sam” Hashmi

Sam is a Pakistani-American who moved to Morris County at the age of 10 and has called Boonton home for the past 20 years. She is married with three children, two Boonton Public School system graduates and one still enrolled. Sam and her family are heavily involved in Boonton’s Islamic Community center.

She is a working professional with managerial experience that will make her an asset in contributing to Boonton’s short and long-term economic growth. She has a MBA and over ten years of experience in Business Analysis and Project Management throughout several industries such as Retail, Law, Health and Auto. Presently, she manages Salesforce project delivery for her current employer.

As an Aldermen, Sam will fight to increase awareness between the communities that reside in Boonton, increase transparency between the Board of Aldermen and the public, reduce property taxes by analyzing the town budget, attract new business by keeping taxes low and strengthen the communication and relationship between community and the Town Board of Aldermen.

Ward 2 has been competitive over the last few elections with Democrats winning by just 14 votes in 2016.

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