Wantage Republican running as Independent for county clerk Wantage Paul Pfeil of Wantage resident, a registered Republican, has announced he will run as an independent for the position of Sussex County Clerk. In announcing that he had filed a petition to run, Pfeil, a lifelong resident of Sussex County, said he made his decision “after the news broke that Deputy Clerk Brian McNeilly decided to step down and take the township administrator’s position in his hometown of Stanhope.” In a press release, Pfeil said he “has been working in the private sector for over 20 years dealing with Fortune 500 companies where he has become a trusted resource for all of his clients and strategic partners. During his tenure he has worked with many federal, state and local government agencies to help increase efficiencies and expense management consulting.” In discussing his candidacy, Pfeil said, “Being a conservative Republican, running as an Independent, I’m confident that I can serve all the people of my community.” Pfeil was raised in Ogdensburg, graduated from Wallkill Valley Regional High School, received a bachelor of science degree in business management from William Paterson University and has been a Wantage resident for 17 years. He and his is family wife Jaymi and 14-year-old twins, son Mason and daughter Morgan are active members of their community. “I believe that the values I live by family, community and hard work will be an asset to the position of County Clerk and the community of Sussex County like it has been for my local community of Wantage,” Pfeil said. For more information, visit www.pfeilforclerk.com.