North Jersey Legislators Endorse Re-election of Congressman Bill Pascrell

PATERSON, NJ – New Jersey legislators representing towns within New Jersey’s Ninth Congressional District have endorsed the re-election of Congressman Bill Pascrell.

The group of endorsing legislators includes:

  • Senator John McKeon
  • Senator Angela McKnight
  • Senator Brian Stack
  • Senator Nellie Pou
  • Senator Paul Sarlo
  • Senator Joe Lagana
  • Assemblywoman Rosy Bagolie
  • Assemblywoman Alixon Collazos-Gill
  • Assemblywoman Barbara McCann Stamato
  • Assemblyman William Sampson, IV
  • Assemblyman Julio Marenco
  • Assemblyman Gabriel Rodriguez
  • Assemblywoman Shavonda Sumter
  • Assemblyman Benjie Wimberly 
  • Assemblyman Clinton Calabrese 
  • Assemblyman Gary Schaer 
  • Assemblywoman Lisa Swain
  • Assemblyman Chris Tully

“Over and over, Congressman Pascrell has delivered for northern New Jersey,” said Senator Pou. “When our communities need support from their federal government we know that the Congressman’s office will move heaven and earth. And when our seniors need a champion to protect Social Security and Medicare, when our neighbors need someone to fight for gun safety, and when our women need a defender for choice and freedom, Bill is always there. His will and his voice are critical to New Jersey’s great present and bright future.”

“A good government is built on teamwork, starting with coordination between federal, state, and local leaders,” said Assemblyman Wimberly. “What makes Congressman Pascrell so effective is his ability to work with all levels of government to deliver the best results for our neighbors. The Congressman is rock solid for our North Jersey communities and the fighter we need to protect voting rights and defend our democracy. I support his re-election without reservation and will work to help send him back to office.”

Reacting to the endorsement, Pascrell stated, “As a former State Assemblyman myself, I am humbled to receive the support of our district’s brilliant, diverse legislators and thank them for their endorsement. Passaic, Bergen and Hudson County residents are lucky to have great teams advocating for them in Trenton. I am committed to working beside our Senators and Assembly representatives to do what’s best for our cities and towns.”