Third-generation Moris Plains small-business owner
Earned her law degree from Seton Hall University School of Law; undergraduate degree from Rutgers University; general practitioner/litigator in her own practice.
Organized expert testimony for a grassroots group concerned about the health, safety, and welfare of residents in regards to a proposal to build a fragrance factory
Was key member of a citizen steering committee that offered input to the Planning Board for the 2018 re-examination of the Morris Plains Master Plan, which addressed traffic concerns and safety, walkability, and expansion of business uses in the downtown area
Raised in Morris Township, Cara has proudly chosen to live in Morris Plains with her spouse and her daughter.
In collaboration with other council members and the mayor, Cara will work relentlessly to enhance and protect the Community of Caring. She has the legal and business experience, creativity, and work ethic to:
Foster the growth of small business while nurturing Morris Plains' characteristic charm.
Promote initiatives to welcome and integrate increased numbers of new residents into our town and way of life, while sustaining the integrity and livability of Morris Plains.
Champion Complete Streets initiatives: bicycle & pedestrian safety, walking paths, and traffic calming.
Modernize municipal processes while maintaing fiscal restraint and exemplary services.
BALLOTS IN THE MAIL BY OCTOBER 5
For Cara to Win & to Elect a Bipartisan Council
Cast Only One Vote for Morris Plains Council!
Cara is running against two Republican incumbents, and there are currently two Democrats and four Republicans on the Morris Plains Council. Your ballot will say "vote for two" for Morris Plains Council. For Cara to win and to achieve a bipartisan council, please VOTE FOR CARA ONLY. The two candidates with the most votes win. If you split your vote between Cara and one of the Republican candidates, both Republicans will win. If you vote for Cara only, you increase the odds that a Democrat and a Republican will win. Voting for ONE is called BULLET VOTING. To learn more, view this short video.
Cara in the News
Congresswoman Sherrill Endorses Candidates Across NJ-11
Inside NJ, July 27, 2020
by Russ Crespolini
Morris Township-Morris Plains Patch, July 27, 2020
Inside NJ, July 16, 2020
by Russ Crespolini
Morris Township-Morris Plains NJ Patch, June 24, 2020
by Russ Crespoli
April 6, 2020, Updated April 8, 2020
Morris Township-Morris Plains NJ Patch
Morris News Bee. April 1, 2020