Hirsh Singh, a contender for the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate in the July 7 primary, says he has filed a complaint with the U. S. Department of Justice over the NJ Attorney General’s Cease and Desist letter demanding that he stop advising voters to request a duplicate ballot if they did not vote for him. The Cease and Desist letter also demanded that Singh provide the government with a list of voters to whom he sent his ‘hoodwinked letter.’Read the rest of this entry » Posted: July 3rd, 2020 | Author: NJNewCommons | Filed under: 2020 U.S. Senate Race, New Jersey | Tags: 2020 U.S. Senate Race, Hirsh Singh, New Jersey | 1 Comment »
Like many challengers to sitting House Democrats in Tuesday’s Democratic primary, writer Amani Al-Khatahtbeh supports Medicare for All and the Green New Deal and wants to end U.S. involvement in Iraq and Afghanistan.
What makes her different is that she is the first Muslim woman to run for Congress from New Jersey, according to Jetpac, a Cambridge, Massachusetts-based group that trains American Muslims to run for public office and become active in politics.
Al-Khatahtbeh is one of two progressive Democrats challenging Rep. Frank Pallone Jr. in New Jersey’s 6th District. Also running is Russ Ciri… Read the rest of this entry »Posted: July 3rd, 2020 | Author: NJNewCommons | Filed under: 2020 Congressional Races | Tags: 2020 congressional elections, Amani Al-Khatahtbeh, CD-6, Congressman Frank Pallone, Monmouth County News, New Jersey, Russ Cirincione | Comments Off on Tuesday’s primary features N.J.‘s 1st Muslim woman candidate for Congress