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Democracy for NYC (DFNYC) is committed to the ideals espoused by Democracy for America, the organization founded by Howard Dean, and the national network of local coalition groups dedicated to the same.

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NJ Congressional District 7

 

The 7th Congressional District in New Jersey, which is west of NYC, leans Republican. First time candidate Peter Jacob, a social worker of Indian-American heritage, is challenging incumbent Republican Leonard Lance.

Election Day: Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016

Candidates: Peter Jacob (D) v. Leonard Lance (R - incumbent)

Counties: Hunterdon County and portions of Essex, Somerset, Morris, Union, and Warren

Map: http://lance.house.gov/our-district

News:

The candidates will debate Oct. 27th.

Demographics, etc. from NJ Spotlight at this link.

The race took an ugly turn when the Democratic candidate awoke to find swastikas spray painted on his house. His opponent Leonard Lance condemned the vandalism.

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A local coalition group of Democracy for America since 2004

Democracy for NYC (DFNYC) is committed to the ideals espoused by Democracy for America, the organization founded by Howard Dean, and the national network of local coalition groups dedicated to the same.

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