Essex Young Democrats are back in action!

Thanks to the hard work of Rashawn Davis and other members of the group's organizing committee, the Essex County Young Democrats will be reforming an official Young Democrats chapter! Continue reading

Young Democrats’ Black Caucus Issue List of 50 Powerful ‘Young Black Democrats’

The New Jersey Young Democrats of America Black Caucus today issued its list of 50 powerful young Black Democrats of 2015! We're proud to support such a talented and passionate group of advocates. Here's the list:   Continue reading

Why should I vote in the NJ Assembly Elections?

New Jersey’s abysmally low voter turnout in past years has been due to a variety of factors, most of which have been explored through hypotheses ranging from redistricting to a lack of interest in the political process. While both may be true, it’s hard to account for turnouts as low as 36% in the 2014 midterm elections, or even 27% in the 2011 legislative elections. Ultimately, it seems that New Jerseyans aren’t voting because they don’t believe they can make a difference, and that couldn’t be further from the truth. Continue reading

New Jersey Young Dems endorse the NJ Democracy Act!

The New Jersey Democracy Act, most recently passed by the Senate at the end of June, would expand current voting measures in New Jersey to allow for greater access to the right to vote. Along with many organizations such as ACLU-NJ and New Jersey Working Families, New Jersey Young Democrats are officially in full support of this vital piece of legislation.  Continue reading

NJ Assembly Campaign Headquarters are Opening!

A number of campaign headquarters for this cycle’s NJ Assembly elections will be opening this month! Here's a list of HQ openings for various district elections: LD4 - Saturday, August 22nd, 10AM-12PM 5501 Route 42 Turnersville-Peppercorn Plaza Turnersville, NJ 08012   LD7 - Monday, August 17th, 6PM 4313 Route 130 South, Suite B3 Edgewater Park, NJ 08010   LD11 - Thursday, September 10th, 5:30-7PM 501 Grand Ave Asbury Park, NJ 07712   LD38 - Thursday, August 20th, 6-8PM 479 N Midland Ave, Saddle Brook, NJ 07663, USA Continue reading

First Blog Post

Welcome to the brand new official website of the New Jersey Young Democrats. Stay tuned for exciting updates from us in the weeks to come. In the meantime, sign up for our email list and we'll send you updates about the exciting things our chapters are working on here in New Jersey. Democratically Yours, Marshall Spevak President New Jersey Young Democrats