Congress

Ex-FCC Official Gottheimer Wins House Seat

Had been Microsoft executive 11/09/2016 3:26 AM Eastern

Former FCC official Josh Gottheimer won his race for a Democratic House seat from New Jersey Tuesday.

 

Gottheimer had been senior counselor to then-FCC Chairman Julius Genachowksi as well as director of public-private initiatives.

 

According to Ballotpedia's unofficial results Gottheimer got 51.9% of the vote to Republican Scott Garrett's 48.1%.

 

Gottheimer was general manager for corporate strategy at Microsoft. He also helped create Connect2Compete and JerseyOn to promote high-speed broadband access to low-income students.

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