NJEA PAC Releases Congressional Endorsements

Published on Monday, August 9, 2010

The New Jersey Education Association’s 125-member political action committee has voted to endorse seven incumbents in the general Congressional elections and Assemblywoman Linda Greenstein (D) for the open Senate seat vacated by former State Senator Bill Baroni (Mercer, Middlesex). 

“NJEA is as committed as ever to endorsing and electing pro-public education candidates,” said NJEA President Barbara Keshishian.  “Each of our endorsed candidates has distinguished himself or herself by advocating for great public schools, public school employees, and  for the 1.4 million New Jersey schoolchildren our members educate.”

NJEA PAC voted on the recommendations of local interview teams from each congressional district.  Those endorsements are:

  • CD-1:  Rep. Rob Andrews (D)
  • CD-2:  No Endorsement
  • CD-3:  Rep. John Adler (D)
  • CD-4:  No Endorsement
  • CD-5:  No Endorsement
  • CD-6:  Rep. Frank Pallone, Jr. (D)
  • CD-7:  No Endorsement
  • CD-8:  Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D)
  • CD-9:  Rep. Steven Rothman (D)
  • CD-10:  Rep. Donald Payne (D)
  • CD-11:  Pending Screening
  • CD-12:  Rep. Rush Holt (D)
  • CD-13:  No Endorsement
  • LD-5:  No Endorsements for Senate and Assembly seats
  • LD-14:  Assemblywoman Linda Greenstein (D) for open Senate seat  

The New Jersey Education Association represents more than 200,000 teachers, certificated staff, educational support professionals, and retired members.  NJEA’s mission is to advance and protect the rights, benefits, and interests of members, and promote a quality system of public education for all students. For more information, go to www.njea.org.


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