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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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“Donald Trump”

Anonymous
What are the main challenges facing democracy today?

“Voter suppression…funding…misinformation…lack of faith….”

Jean , 67
What are the main challenges facing democracy today?

“Agendized by shallow and simple-minded citizens and politicians”

James , 21
What are the main challenges facing democracy today?

“It is Everest.”

Marci , 64
What are the main challenges facing democracy today?

“Donald Trump and his lies”

Joe , 64
What are the main challenges facing democracy today?

“Ultra conservative supreme court”

Paul , 74
What are the main challenges facing democracy today?

“Extreme positioning to activate their base”

Anonymous
What are the main challenges facing democracy today?

“Republicans, especially Trump”

Anonymous
What are the main challenges facing democracy today?

“They forget to reply to their constituents needs”

Pamela ,
What are the main challenges facing democracy today?

“environmental agenda”

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

“Politicians, on paper, are supposed to help people”

Michael , 29
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?

“Not putting ego to the side”

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

“politicians invested in turning back the times”

Karen , 60
What are the main challenges facing democracy today?

“Donald Trump et al”

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

“it was a thrill”

Michael , 71
What do you remember about the first time you voted?

“I was bound and determined”

Carol , 58
What do you remember about the first time you voted?

“candidates who…represent the interests of all of us”

Patricia , 19
What does it mean to be a good citizen?

“magic!”

Anonymous
What do you remember about the first time you voted?

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