If you are interested in running for Freeholder of Somerset County, please email the Executive Director with a resume and 2-3 paragraphs on why you'd be a good candidate.

If interested in running for municipal office, please contact your municipal Democratic chair.

- Women Candidates -


Candidate Training @ Emerge NJ

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.