Congressional Campaigns Fact Sheet

  Congressional Campaigns Fact Sheet Congressional campaigns in NJ can cost $5-7M on average. The entire amount cannot be raised from residents in-district alone. It must be raised nationally. 1- “I want to run for Congress!” 2- National donors take their cue from DCCC. The DCCC wants to know: “Show …

Ballot Roles in Government

Ballot Roles in Government Governor: This is the Executive Branch of government. State Senate, General Assembly: Each person is represented by 1 State Senator and 2 Members of the Assembly. These elected officials make up the NJ Legislative branch of government, and they make the laws that affect New Jerseyans. …

Democratic Party Basics

Positions within the Democratic Party, NOT government: STATE COMMITTEE MALE/FEMALE MEMBER OF COUNTY COMMITTEE The Democratic Party system (Sussex County*): 1. Declare yourself as a member of the Democratic Party: English version here http://www.nj.gov/state/elections/form_pdf/party-affiliation-form.pdf 2 . First, to become a member of the (Democratic) County Committee, get a petition from …

What is a Freeholder?

A Freeholder’s duties are below and covers a specific area/geography, much like districts. *Prepares and adopts the county budget. *Appoints county officials and members to boards, commissions, and authorities. *Supervises the administration of county government. A Freeholder-at-Large has the same duties but covers all geographic areas within the county.

How do I register to vote Series

How do I register to vote in NJ? (In English) New Jersey Voter Registration Application: http://bit.ly/2ozCjiL How do I register to vote in NJ? (In Spanish) New Jersey Voter Registration Application: http://bit.ly/2oc9RHF How do I register to vote in NJ? (In Hindi) New Jersey Voter Registration Application: http://bit.ly/2obXTxM How do …