Hunterdon County Candidates

Hunterdon County Freeholder Candidates 

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Lynne McClintock  & Cullen McAuliffe


Meet Lynne McClintock

Lynne McClintock is running for Hunterdon County Freeholder because she believes that positive change begins in towns and communities.   

Lynne is a speech pathologist, communications specialist and problem solver.  She knows how vital it is to listen effectively in order to analyze needs and desired outcomes before proposing solutions or following the old familiar path of action.  

Lynne also has a corporate background as a systems analyst and systems user trainer. She has experience in project management, staff managment and marketing. Lynne will use her extensive insights and skills to ensure you get the information you need and the transparency you deserve as we connect needs with resources and work together for the future of Hunterdon County. 

Lynne has always served as a champion for those who need a voice.  She is someone who truly wants to make a difference and make Hunterdon County a better place to live. Lynne is an Advisory Board Member with the Hunterdon Community Recovery Center, and serves as a Recovery Coach volunteer with City of Angels.  Lynne is also a volunteer with Safe Communities Coalition of Hunterdon and Somerset and is an Advocacy Leader with the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence.  She is a past President of the Union Township Education Association.  

Lynne and her husband Michael live in Raritan Township. They have five daughters, eight grandchildren, two cats and a dog.


Meet Cullen McAuliffe

Cullen has pursued a career in public service and notably served as Chief of Staff for former Assembly Majority Leader and Democratic State Chair Bonnie Watson Coleman.  In this capacity, Cullen used his unique insights and institutional knowledge to develop and help secure the passage of various pieces of groundbreaking legislation, including the New Jersey Identity Theft Protection Act, which set a national standard in the fight against identity theft.

Cullen’s  ability  to  navigate  legislation  through  the  process  directly contributed  to the  Assemblywoman  attaining  the  highest  passage rate of bills sponsored and one of the highest efficiency ratings in the legislature.

In addition to his efforts on the legislative front, Cullen dedicated much of his time to addressing the concerns of the legislative district’s constituency. This work had a profound impact on Cullen’s understanding of the challenges faced by our most vulnerable citizens and solidified a deep commitment to solving problems, no matter how small, with thoughtful and meaningful policy 

In 2006, Cullen joined the government affairs firm of Impact NJ headed by former Morris County Prosecutor and candidate for Governor Michael Murphy. At Impact NJ, Cullen ethically and efficiently represents a variety entities before the various branches of state government in Trenton.
In the community, Cullen serves as the Executive Director of a Lambertville based arts non-profit and has successfully produced numerous concerts, some of which are large scale endeavors that draw over 5,000 people.

Cullen holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from The College of New Jersey, and he is a Past President of the Political Science Chapter of the College of New Jersey Alumni Association, past member of the Lambertville City Zoning Board of Adjustment and a current member of the Delaware Township Zoning Board of Adjustment.
Cullen and his wife Sarah live in Delaware Township with his two children, as well as two cats and a couple of chickens!



Cullen & Lynne with NJ First Lady Tammy Murphy