- Run for Office -
If you are interested in becoming an officially endorsed candidate of the Democratic Party please visit the
Somerset County Democrats Website
We screen potential candidates for office in:
Congressional House of Representatives District 07
NJ Senate and Assembly Legislative Districts 16, 21, 23, and 25
Somerset County Freeholder positions, and
Municipal Town Councils
- Candidate Training: NJ Emerge -
If you're interested in candidate training, please visit the
NJ Emerge Website at <EmergeNJ.org>
Emerge New Jersey seeks bright, self-motivated women who are committed to effective and ethical political leadership.
Criteria for selection include:
Evidence of political leadership experience or potential, and meaningful involvement in workplace or community
Interest in pursuing political office
Demonstrated ability to bring together disparate groups to achieve a goal
Ability and desire to build effective networks
Ability to articulate a personal political vision
Demonstrated ability to inspire others
Commitment to full participation and attendance requirements of the trainings
- Applicants must be registered Democratic women -
Emerge New Jersey will select no more than 20 women who meet the above criteria and who we believe have the potential to be political leaders.
Emerge embraces diversity and encourages applications from all women regardless of age, race, color, national or ethnic origin, marital status, religious affiliation, sexual orientation or physical abilities.