Get to Know Seth Dobbelaer

Get to Know 2017 Endorsed Candidate ... Seth Dobbelaer

Name: Seth Dobbelaer
Office you’re seeking: Newark City Council, 6th Ward
Are you an incumbent? No
Age: 20
Twitter: @seth4thesixth


Why are you running?

I’m running for office because I believe it’s the best way to improve the lives of those around me.

What are the most important issues on your campaign?

Community engagement, improving infrastructure, supporting our first responders and tackling the opiate epidemic.

Give us a fun fact about yourself.

I was homeschooled all the way up through high school!

Who is your favorite president? Why?

Barack Obama. He was the first president Iwas old enough to really understand and engage with. I always felt like if i saw him on the street somewhere it would be like he knew and understood my struggles and those of my family.

What’s your favorite food on the campaign trail? Why?

Blueberry Crisp Cliff Bars. Delicious and convenient!

If you could be a superhero, who would you be? Why?

The Flash. That way I could run from door-to-door at super speed and connect with every voter faster!

If you were a professional athlete what song would you choose to be your “walk out” song?

Eye of the tiger

What was your first paid job?

Contractor for Dobbelaer Services, LLC. Doing construction, painting, etc.

How can young dems help in your race?

Donate, volunteer and share social media!