New Jersey

Contact :

Marilyn Carpentyero
[email protected]'

NJ Citizen Action

New Jersey is ripe to expand it's Clean Elections program!

Click here to sign a petition to expand publicly financed
elections in the Garden State!

Related State News

Clean Elections Need to Come Back
Submitted by Monica Rober on Fri, 09/18/2009 - 3:31pm.
New Jersey's Courier Post Online editorializes in favor of bringing Clean Elections back to the state.
. . . . .

A Call for Clean Elections Expansion in New jersey
Submitted by Johnny Papagiannis on Tue, 06/02/2009 - 1:19pm.

Citing a near complete lack of competitive legislative races in the state, the Blue Jersey blog makes the case for expanding New Jersey's Clean Elections pilot program.

. . . . .

Fair Elections Now Act: A Start on Campaign Finance Reform
Submitted by Monica Rober on Wed, 05/20/2009 - 1:40pm.

A recent editorial in the New Jersey Star-Ledger presents the Fair Elections Now Act as a needed reform and urges readers to call on their Congressperson to support the legislation.

. . . . .

Raising Campaign Cash Gets Tougher
Submitted by Monica Rober on Mon, 03/02/2009 - 3:28pm.
An editorial in New Jersey's Daily Record examines the difficulties facing candidates who are trying to raise campaign cash, and suggests public financing as a viable alternative.
. . . . .

Candidates Defends Clean Elections
Submitted by Katie Schlieper on Wed, 09/24/2008 - 4:07pm.
A candidate who ran for a seat in the New Jersey Assembly last year using the state's new Clean Elections pilot program writes in to the Star Ledger to defend the program and counter arguments that have been made to shut it down. Pat Walsh notes that voter participation rose, and special interests seeking to make their donations were turned away.
. . . . .

Keep Going
Submitted by Katie Schlieper on Wed, 09/10/2008 - 12:29pm.
Phyllis Salowe-Kaye of New Jersey Citizen Action and David Donnelly of our sister organization, Public Campaign Action Fund, team up for this opinion piece in the Times of Trenton cautioning opponents of Clean Elections to shelve the champagne for now: New Jersey's Clean Elections system may have hit a speedbump, but its nothing insurmountable.  
. . . . .