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 Aug. 28. To read each candidate’s full responses, click his or her name at the bottom of the article.
Danielle M. Barry (R) is running for New Jersey General Assembly District 6, and the general election is on Nov. 7. Here’s how Barry responded to the question: What areas of public policy are you personally passionate about?
“I am passionate about the health, wellbeing and education of our children. … I am committed to restoring educational excellence with a focus on the core subjects and the upholding of family values.”
Click here to read the rest of Barry’s answers.
Elizabeth Graner (D) is running for New Jersey General Assembly District 21, and the general election is on Nov. 7. Here’s how Graner responded to the question: What areas of public policy are you personally passionate about?
“I am passionate about the environment, economic and environmental justice, protecting the rights of the LGBTQIA+ community, and affordability.”
Click here to read the rest of Graner’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.