As we all deal with the effects of the COVID-19/Coronavirus pandemic, it’s clear that this is a difficult time when we must look to our leaders to provide guidance and reassurance. At the same time, we continue the important work of electing Democrats to represent us at all levels of government. Those efforts will go on, and you can read about them below. 

On Sunday night, Democratic presidential candidates Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders will hold the first one-on-one debate of the primary. This will be an important opportunity to hear directly from the candidates vying to lead our party into the crucial November election, and I am excited to see them square off and share their visions for our future.


Earlier this week the deadline for candidates to file forms to run as delegates to the 2020 Democtatic National Convention passed, and the remaining presidential campaigns are now reviewing the submissions. The next important deadline to remember is March 30, when signed nominating petitions are due to the Secretary of State. 

Check out our Delegate Selection Plan page for more information.


As Governor Murphy continues to recover from surgery to remove a tumor on his kidney, he has been working cooperatively with Lt. Governor Sheila Oliver, Health Commissioner Judith Persichilli and other state leaders to direct New Jersey’s response to COVID-19. Today the Governor returned to Trenton to lead the daily Coronavirus briefing, and it is great to see him helping keep us all safe. 

For up to date information regarding new cases and directives regarding the Coronavirus, visit the State Department of Health website or follow Governor Murphy’s official pages on social media.

Twitter: @GovMurphy


Also, you can follow new information on the State’s Coronavirus Dashboard tool.


With many seniors and other vulnerable residents living in the 3rd Congressional District, Congressman Andy Kim is working to make sure all of his constituents are informed about Coronavirus and how to stay safe and prevent the disease from spreading. Rep. Kim recently announced a TeleTownhall event for Ocean and Burlington county residents to hear directly from local leaders and public health experts. 

Thank you,

Chairman John Currie