Dr. Lisa Bhimani

Dr. Bhimani graduated from Brown University and received her M.D. from Hahnemann University in Philadelphia. She was a practicing Ob/Gyn in Providence, RI, and at Overlook Hospital in Summit, NJ. 

In 2017, Dr. Bhimani ran for State Senate in LD25. Incumbent Anthony Bucco Sr. narrowly held onto his seat with a 52-48% margin in a district that at the time had 9,332 more registered Republicans than Democrats.

Dr. Bhimani is a founding member of the Morris County Women’s Political Caucus and currently serves as the Vice Chair of the Morris County Democratic Committee. She and her family have lived in Mendham Township for 14 years.


Darcy Draeger

Darcy Draeger is a seasoned business analyst with almost 20 years of leadership experience in the financial services industry. Her area of specialization was in regulatory implementation and risk mitigation. She spent the majority of her career at UBS AG, where she was a Director in Global Equity Research. She graduated from Indiana University, Bloomington, with a double major in Journalism and Political Science.

Currently, Ms. Draeger serves as municipal chair for the Chester Township Democratic Committee. In 2018, she was the Morris County Chairwoman for Tom Malinowski’s successful Congressional campaign. Ms. Draeger is also a member of the Emerge New Jersey Class of 2018.

She and her family have made their home in Chester Township for six years, where they raise sheep, chickens, and honeybees.