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Meet the Council Candidates

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“I am proud to announce a full slate of qualified, passionate, Edison residents that are ready to deliver honest local government to our municipality. Together, we are a diverse slate that represents all of Edison, regardless of what part of town you are from or what your background is. With the support of our neighbors, we will continue to work tirelessly for the people of Edison.” - SAM JOSHI

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Margot Harris

Margot has spent over 40 years as a social worker and served on the Edison Board of Education from 2012-2015. Harris is also the former Vice Chair of the Edison Democratic Committee and has been a committeewoman since 2009.

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John Poyner

John is a married father that is raising his two daughters in Edison. Since 2017, Poyner has served on the Edison Environmental Commission and has organized and participated in beautification and cleanup efforts throughout the community.

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Nishith Patel

Nishith has worked in pharmaceuticals since 2005, currently serving as a Pharmacy Manager for Walgreens. Dr. Patel got his start, working as an intern at the Edison Pathmark pharmacy and has done tremendous volunteer work for Monmouth Medical Center.