How to support public education in

New Jersey

Key Dates

  • Voter Registration Deadline: Oct. 16, 2018
  • Early Voting (General): Request absentee ballot by Nov. 5, 2018
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Know the Issues

Here's what's at stake in New Jersey in the next election

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Education Funding

Education Funding

Fully funding public schools is the only way to ensure all students get the education they deserve, regardless of ZIP code.

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Educator Salary

Educator Salary

Fair wages allow educators to provide for their families and do what they love without going into debt. Fact: 1 in 5 educators must take a second job to get by. This is not sustainable.

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Health Care

Health Care

Without quality healthcare, many students can’t come to school ready to learn. We support expanding Medicaid and CHIP (Children’s Health Insurance Program), improving the Affordable Care Act and repealing the tax on employee-sponsored health insurance.

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NEA Recommends

These candidates are committed to advancing student opportunity and quality public education in every neighborhood.
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Sen. Robert Menendez (D)
U.S. Senate
Rep. Donald Norcross (D)
U.S. House, 1st Dist.
Jeff Van Drew (D)
U.S. House, 2nd Dist.
Andy Kim (D)
U.S. House, 3rd Dist.
Rep. Joshua Gottheimer (D)
U.S. House, 5th Dist.
Rep. Frank Pallone (D)
U.S. House, 6th Dist.
Rep. Albio Sires (D)
U.S. House, 8th Dist.
Rep. Bill Pascrell (D)
U.S. House, 9th Dist.
Rep. Donald Payne, Jr. (D)
U.S. House, 10th Dist.
Mikie Sherrill (D)
U.S. House, 11th Dist.
Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman (D)
U.S. House, 12th Dist.
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Take Action

Here's what you can do to support public education where you live


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To ensure that every child has the opportunity to succeed, we must hold politicians accountable for the quality of public schools. Pledge to be the voice for New Jersey's students in the 2018 midterm elections!


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