New Jersey Democratic State Committee

New Jersey Democratic State Committee
Chairperson John Currie
Headquarters Trenton, NJ
Ideology Liberalism
Social liberalism
National affiliation Democratic Party
Colors      Blue
Seats in the US Senate
2 / 2
Seats in the US House
6 / 12
0 / 1
State Senate Seats
24 / 40
General Assembly Seats
52 / 80
County Executives
4 / 5
County Clerks
9 / 21
County Sheriffs
10 / 21
County Surrogates
11 / 21
County Freeholders
78 / 137

The New Jersey Democratic State Committee (NJDSC) is the affiliate of the Democratic Party in the state of New Jersey.

John Currie is the chairman and Lizette Delgado-Polanco is the vice-chairwoman.[1]

Party structure

The NJDSC is the state affiliate of the U.S. Democratic Party with an executive committee composed of 13 state Democratic officials. In addition the party has Democratic County Chairs for each of the state's 21 counties.

Current elected officials

The New Jersey Democratic Party holds a majority in the New Jersey Senate and the New Jersey General Assembly. The party also holds both U.S. Senate seats and six of the state's 12 U.S. House seats.




Party financing

On January 19, 2006 the Star-Ledger published the findings of quarterly reports by the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission. The reports found that the NJDSC had raised almost $6 million and spent over $6 million in the 2005 election year. The organization representing Democratic Members of the Assembly, called the Democratic Assembly Campaign Committee, had raised a little over $6.5 million and spent about $6.7 million. The organization representing Democratic State Senators, called the Senate Democratic Majority, had raised approximately $1.3 million and spent $1 million. In total the three State Democratic organizations had raised nearly $14 million and spent about $14.1 million in 2005.

In comparison, the New Jersey Republican State Committee, the state affiliate of the Republican Party, had raised about $2.2 million and spent $2.1 million. The organization representing Republican Assemblymen called the Assembly Republican Victory had raised $2.2 million and spent $2.4 million. The organization representing the Republican State Senators called the Senate Republican Majority had raised a little more than $700,000 and spent about $640,000. In total the three State Republican organizations had raised $5.2 million and spent around $5.2 million.[2][3]

List of chairmen and chairwomen


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