New Jersey is holding elections, including for state legislative offices, on Nov. 7, 2023. A number of candidates running in these elections completed Ballotpedia’s Candidate Connection survey. These survey responses allow voters to hear directly from candidates about what motivates them to run for office.
Below is a selection of responses from the candidates who filled out the survey as of July 10. To read each candidate’s full responses, click his or her name at the bottom of the article.
Richard Byrne (Libertarian Party) is running for New Jersey State Senate District 16, and the general election is on Nov. 7. Here’s how Byrne responded to the question: What areas of public policy are you personally passionate about?
“Liberty & Prosperity for all.”
Click here to read the rest of Byrne’s answers.
Noble Milton (R) is running for New Jersey General Assembly District 29, and the general election is on Nov. 7. Here’s how Milton responded to the question: What areas of public policy are you personally passionate about?
“My biggest concern is the leniency our judicial system is exercising on repeat offenders. Our correction officers are leaving in droves, this is leaving our prisons short staffed, causing hard to our officers working these prisons. This must be dealt with head on. …”
Click here to read the rest of Milton’s answers.
If you’re a New Jersey candidate or incumbent, click here to take the survey. The survey contains over 30 questions, and you can choose the ones you feel will best represent your views to voters. If you complete the survey, a box with your answers will display on your Ballotpedia profile. Your responses will also populate the information that appears in our mobile app, My Vote Ballotpedia.