Chairman’s Update: NJ’s newly legal cannabis market, a spotlight on Rep. Malinowski, and more!

Democrat, As you know, last month New Jersey Democrats wrote to DNC Chair Jaime Harrison requesting to have our Presidential primary moved up to one of the first four slots. I believe firmly that having our Presidential candidates compete in a diverse state like New Jersey will make our party stronger. This week we saw […]

Chairman’s Update: Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson Confirmed, Spotlighting Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill, and More!

Democrat, Yesterday was a momentous day for our country. In a bipartisan vote, Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson was officially confirmed by the U.S. Senate to the Supreme Court. When Judge Jackson is sworn in later this summer, she will be the first Black woman to ever serve on the Supreme Court. Judge Jackson is an […]

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: Saint Peter’s Historic Run and Pres. Biden Takes Bold Steps to Address Gas Prices

Democrat, Today in Jersey City, a parade was held to celebrate the historic run by New Jersey’s own Saint Peter’s University to the Elite Eight. Fans from across the region came out to cheer on our very own Cinderella team. Saint Peter’s is the first 15 seed in NCAA Men’s College Basketball history to reach […]

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 […]

Chairman’s Update: NJDSC’s newest team members and Gov. Murphy’s Budget Address

Democrat, With the weather getting warmer and Spring approaching, the New Jersey Democratic State Committee is working to support our Democratic candidates up and down the ballot this Fall. Recently, we welcomed two new members to our team who will work with our Executive Director Saily Avelenda and the rest of our staff to build […]


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