NJEA announces Congressional endorsements

NJEA has announced its Congressional endorsements, all of whom have demonstrated a commitment to students, public education and working families. 

Those candidates are:

CD 1 – Donald Norcross

CD 3 – Andy Kim

CD 5 – Josh Gottheimer

CD 6 – Frank Pallone

CD 7 – Tom Malinowski

CD 8 – Robert Menendez, Jr.

CD 9 – Bill Pascrell

CD 10 – Donald Payne, Jr.

CD 11 – Mikie Sherrill

CD 12 – Bonnie Watson Coleman

NJEA’s officers, President Sean M. Spiller, Vice President Steve Beatty and Secretary-Treasurer Petal Robertson, released this statement:

“Our union is proud to endorse these candidates. They have demonstrated through their actions and positions that they are advocates for public education and for working families. Those facing re-election have stood with educators through these difficult past two years and we believe those facing their first election will stand with educators as we have worked to ensure that our schools are safe and that our students are learning. Their commitment to equity and to justice for all is exactly what we need in Washington, DC right now and we are committed to working hard for their re-election so they get to continue that important work next year. An endorsement from our 200,000-member union comes with our pledge of support on the campaign trail as they make their case to voters and promote a vision for moving our state and our nation forward to a fairer, more equitable and more just future.”