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NJDSC Chair LeRoy Jones Releases Statement on Historic Confirmation of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court

TRENTON, NJ – Following today’s historic bipartisan confirmation vote sending Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court, NJDSC Chairman LeRoy Jones is releasing the following statement:  “In February President Biden fulfilled his campaign promise to nominate the first Black woman to the Supreme Court and today, she was confirmed by the United States Senate […]

Governor Murphy Endorses Paterson Mayor Andre Sayegh for Re-Election

TRENTON — Governor Phil Murphy today endorsed Paterson Mayor Andre Sayegh for re-election, encouraging voters to support the Mayor in the May 10 municipal election. “Since taking office, Mayor Sayegh has led the City of Paterson with integrity and purpose. He promoted economic development by creating good-paying jobs, supporting small businesses, encouraging tourism through Paterson […]

Chairman’s Update: Judge Jackson’s Confirmation Hearings and Pres. Biden’s Visit To Europe

Democrat, This week Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson has withstood increasingly troubling attacks from Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee while showing an inspiring level of grace and poise. It’s clear that the Republicans have no argument against Judge Jackson’s sterling qualifications, so they have pulled out the Trump playbook once again to smear this decorated […]

Chairman’s Update: NJ’s bid to become an early Presidential primary state and Gov. Murphy’s ANCHOR property tax rebate program

Democrat, This week, our party officially notified Democratic National Committee Chairman Jaime Harrison and the DNC Rules and Bylaws Committee that New Jersey would like to be considered as a potential new early Presidential primary state. With our state’s strong diversity of both people and geography, our strong Democratic values, and our position as a […]

NJDSC Letter to DNC

March 16, 2022 Jaime HarrisonChairman, Democratic National Committee430 South Capitol Street SEWashington, DC 20003 Dear Chairman Harrison: The Democratic Party performs best when it succeeds in engaging new voters representing the future of our country. The selection of additional early primary states in 2006 that better represented the diversity of the nation and our party […]

Governor Murphy Endorses Congressman Donald Payne, Jr.

TRENTON, NJ — Governor Phil Murphy today endorsed U.S. Representative Donald Payne, Jr., in the upcoming Democratic primary election in the 10th District, which includes parts of Essex, Hudson, and Union Counties. Praising Congressman Payne’s record of delivering for working families, Governor Murphy enthusiastically backed the veteran Democrat and believes that his leadership is essential […]