Register and Vote!
Click here to find out how
Need a few reasons why voting is important? Here are a few:
For your community
Neighborhoods and communities that vote get more attention from candidates and office holders. They are less likely to visit and listen to communities that don’t participate in elections.
For kids and youth
People under 18 can’t vote. Vote for their future as well as yours.
Don't Let Others Decide for you
If you don’t vote, you’re letting others decide who wins and what issues matter.
Honor our history and the right to vote!
Voting is one of our most important rights as citizens.
U.S. House of Representatives & U.S. Senate
Wondering who represents you in the United States House of Representatives and the United States Congress? Do you want to get in touch with a member of Congress and make your voice heard? You can find your Congress person here and your Senator here.
New Jersey General Assembly & New Jersey Senate
Want to find your New Jersey Assembly member or New Jersey State Senator? Do you want to get in touch with your state level representative? You can find both here.
David Brearly (1745-1790)—He lived only three years after the end of the Constitutional Convention. He was a main supporter of the Constitution at the New Jersey ratifying convention, and President Washington rewarded him with an appointment as a federal district judge. Brearly was active in the Masonic Order in New Jersey and the Society of the Cincinnati (an organization of former Revolutionary War officers).
Jonathan Dayton (1760-1824)—He served in the United States House of Representatives from 1791 to 1799, and was chosen Speaker of the House for four years. He became a United States Senator (1799-1805), and was a close acquaintance of Aaron Burr. Dayton was indicted in 1807 for treason along with Burr in a plot to combine Mexico and the Western Territories of the United States. His (Dayton’s) case was never brought to trial.
William Livingston (1723-1790)—He helped in the ratification fight for the Constitution and served as the governor of New Jersey until his death in 1790.
William Paterson (Patterson) (1745-1806)—He was appointed to the United States Senate (1789-1790), and was also appointed by President George Washington as a justice of the United States Supreme Court (1793) until his death.