NOW-NJ PAC & NOW PAC ENDORSE CANDIDATES

NOW-NJ's PAC works to aggressively seek, support and endorse feminist candidates for state and federal office. Achieving parity for women in policy-making bodies is critical to NOW's mission of achieving full equality for women.

 

NOW-NJ PAC proudly endorses the following candidates for the November 6, 2018 election:

Mikie Sherrill NJ-11
Bonnie Watsoncoleman NJ-12
Senator Bob Menendez Senate
Andy Kim for Congress NJ-03
Tom Malinowski for Congress NJ-07
Josh Welle For Congress NJ-04
Donald Norcross for Congress NJ-01

 

We encourage all NOW members and supporters to help protect women's rights in New Jersey by volunteering for any of the endorsed candidates campaigns.

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