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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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“Us vs. them mentalities”

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

“Being informed about the issues from reliable sources”

Bonnie , 78
What does it mean to be a good citizen?

“False news”

Anonymous
What are the main challenges facing democracy today?

“Hate of immigrants”

Allison , 65
What are the main challenges facing democracy today?

“Demagoguery and jingoism”

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

“Ratings prevailed”

James , 79
What are the main challenges facing democracy today?

“We turn inward, harden our own beliefs”

Brian , 59
What are the main challenges facing democracy today?

“Censorship of opposing or diverging views”

Lisa
What are the main challenges facing democracy today?

“Trusting stories in the media as a truth or fake”

Anonymous
What are the main challenges facing democracy today?

“Misinformation”

Larry , 62
What are the main challenges facing democracy today?

“False info being spread via social media”

Anonymous
What are the main challenges facing democracy today?

“Technology has allowed for ‘group think/echo chamber’ environments to flourish.”

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

“my vote doesn’t count”

Anonymous
What are the main challenges facing democracy today?

“media not reporting facts”

KTN , 49
What are the main challenges facing democracy today?

“dishonesty…censorship”

Marck , 58
What are the main challenges facing democracy today?

“two separate worlds”

Christine , 37
What are the main challenges facing democracy today?

“The internet is making us childish!”

Anonymous , 40
What are the main challenges facing democracy today?

“The people who make the rules are a panel made up of Democrats and Republicans”

Fred , 71
What are the main challenges facing democracy today?

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