We Work Best When We Work Together To Support Democratic Values
155 Main Street
Flemington, NJ 08822
Party Chair: Arlene Quinones Perez
319 E. State Street
Trenton, NJ 08608
Party Chair: Leroy Jones
155 Main Street
Flemington, NJ 08822
Pauline Jaffee - Young Adult Group
Liam Petros - High School Young Dems
NJ State House
125 West State Street
Trenton, NJ 06806
Senate President: Nick Scutari
NJ State House
225 West State Street
Trenton, NJ 08625
Speaker: Craig Coughlin
430 South Capitol Street Southeast Washington, DC 20003
Party Chair: Jaime Harrison
The people of this nation have spoken.
They have delivered us a clear victory. A convincing victory. A victory for “We the People.”
"I am humbled by the trust and confidence you have placed in me.
I pledge to be a President who seeks not to divide, but to unify. Who doesn’t see Red and Blue states, but a United States.
And who will work with all my heart to win the confidence of the whole people.
For that is what America is about: The people." Joe Biden
Making history as a woman and one of color and holding the 2nd highest office in the United States of America, Kamala Harris is poised to transition from Senator Harris to Vice President Harris.
"My Mother would look at me and she'd say, 'Kamala, you may not be the first to do many things, but make sure you are not the last.'"
Phil Murphy has spent his life trying to fix problems and make people's lives better. A businessman, and not a career politician, Phil has fought for opportunity, fairness and justice through his involvement in the Democratic Party.
His experience, values and understanding that insider politics has failed us. has led the Governor to seek ways of building a better New Jersey for everyone.
Tahesha L. Way serves as New Jersey’s 3rd Lieutenant Governor. She was appointed to the position by Governor Phil Murphy on September 8, 2023 after the untimely passing of LT Gov Shiela Oliver.
In addition to her role as Lieutenant Governor, Ms. Way also serves as New Jersey’s 34th Secretary of State.
Prior to joining the Murphy Administration, Lieutenant Governor Way was an Administrative Law Judge for the State of New Jersey. In 2006, Lieutenant Governor Way was elected to the Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders and served as the Freeholder Director in 2009. She served as Special Counsel for the Passaic County Board of Social Services overseeing all agency litigation. She also served as a Council Member for the New Jersey Highlands Water Protection and Planning Council.
She is the former President of the Women Empowered Democratic Organization of Passaic County, an organization dedicated to empowering Democratic women by increasing their participation with the goal of achieving greater equality in the political process. Lieutenant Governor Way also previously served on the Board of Directors for the Institute for Women’s Policy Research, a leading national think tank geared towards advancing dialogue and policy for improving women’s lives and their families.
Since winning election to the United States Senate in October 2013, Cory Booker has been innovative, persistent and put partisanship aside, bringing people together to get things done for New Jersey.
Cory has focused on creating new jobs, improving economic opportunity for all New Jerseyans, speeding the pace of Hurricane Sandy recovery and addressing the economic squeeze facing middle class families.
Bob Menendez’s story is a quintessential American story. He grew up the son of immigrants in a tenement building in Union City and has risen to become one of 100 United States Senators. He has earned the reputation of a fighter for New Jersey families who puts their economic security and hometown security ahead of powerful special interests.
Senator Menendez’s career has been a tribute to his desire to protect the powerless from the powerful and ensure fairness for every American
Andrew Zwicker, served 3 terms in the NJ State Assembly prior to winning his 1st election in 2021 as State Senator. In his 1st term, Andrew was the Primary Sponsor of 20 Bills and the Co-Sponsor of many others. Andrew has focused his attention on many environmental issues as well as health care issues, domestic violence and a statewide gun buyback program.
Andrew Zwicker, a scientist and teacher, has devoted his career to finding solutions to difficult problems. Offering fresh ideas, Andrew will continue to bring his pragmatic, no-nonsense approach to government.
As a proven leader at Prudential for over 20 years, Roy brings a dynamic energy to the Assembly. Roy understands an important factor in succeeding is to provide solutions to issues. He also understands that collaboration is the key to finding the best solution. Our broken pension system and a struggling economy are two of his key concerns.
Roy has used the principles of collaboration to get the right solutions in the Legislature. Roy is serving his third term in the NJ State Assembly.
Sadaf Jaffer begins her 1st term in the Assembly in January 2022. Sadaf previously served as Mayor of Montgomery Township for two terms prior to running for the Assembly in 2021 making her the first South Asian woman to serve as a mayor in both NJ and the USA.
Originally from Chicago, Sadaf made her way to NJ when she accepted a teaching position at Princeton University. Sadaf wants to serve LD16 by focusing on inclusive public health, equitable education with a goal of expanding funding to public and higher education and green economic recovery, including green jobs and investments in clean energy infrastructure and open space.
Sadaf’s mission, which began as Montgomery Twp Mayor, is to make government more participatory among her constituents, especially the younger generations.
Karen is serving her 2nd term as the NJ State Committee Democratic representative for Hunterdon County. Karen is a resident of Raritan Township, where she has served on the RTDC Executive Board as Recording Secretary. Having Karen serve with us locally has been a tremendous asset to our Township Committee candidates.
Karen is also the sponsor for the Hunterdon County Young Democrats High School Group and co-sponsor of the Young Adult Group.
Alan is serving his first term on the State Committee, but for many years was the Vice Chair of the Hunterdon County Democratic Committee. He currently serves as their Parliamentarian.
Alan has helped to build the party by boosting membership and promoting candidates, especially in Readington Township and surrounding area.
Municipal Chairwoman Lois Zarish has been a great inspiration to Raritan Township Democrats. A founding member of the RTDC, Lois is the heart and soul of the Democratic Party, not just in our Township but throughout Hunterdon County. Lois has hosted many fundraisers and events at her home and during campaign season she graciously opens her doors as headquarters and canvass launch sites for the candidates.
Michael has been an invaluable asset to Raritan Township and to the Democratic Party. He has served as campaign manager for several candidates and has provided guidance and support whenever asked or needed. Together with our Township Chair, Michael has helped move the needle in turning the County Blue.