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New Jerseyans share their stories and ideas about our democracy.

New Jersey's Democracy Conversation

See what your neighbors are saying about democracy in our state.


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“Leaders inciting or insinuating violence”

Anonymous
What are the main challenges facing democracy today?

“Choosing who governs us”

Mary , 53
Why is voting important to you?

“Demagoguery and jingoism”

Linda , 68
What are the main challenges facing democracy today?

“To choose who will keep our republic thriving”

Pamela , 81
Why is voting important to you?

“Following your responsibilities”

Prech' , 52
What does it mean to be a good citizen?

“environmental agenda”

Wale , 36
What do you remember about the first time you voted?

“Every vote matters”

Herb , 68
Why is voting important to you?

“No vote = no voice”

Anonymous , 68
Why is voting important to you?

“People who will govern my life for the next 4 years”

Samriddhi , 18
Why is voting important to you?

“To get Joe out”

James , 77
Why is voting important to you?

“I want my right to a representative in office”

Gabrielle , 18
Why is voting important to you?

“listen to the voices of the people”

Mike , 16
Why is voting important to you?

“Not putting ego to the side”

Gabrielle , 18
What are the main challenges facing democracy today?

“Don’t always listen”

Saorise , 18
What are the main challenges facing democracy today?

“Holding people accountable”

Sharika , 17
What does it mean to be a good citizen?

“I’m seen and heard”

Quincy , 21
Why is voting important to you?

“Donald Trump et al”

Pam , 81
What are the main challenges facing democracy today?

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