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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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“make democracy happy”

Idannis
What does it mean to be a good citizen?

“Pride and fear”

Marsha , 70
What do you remember about the first time you voted?

“Sense of responsibility”

Ekta , 45
What do you remember about the first time you voted?

“The laws of our society”

Jordan , 35
What are the main challenges facing democracy today?

“Following your responsibilities”

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

“Obeying the law and paying taxes”

Sean , 18
What does it mean to be a good citizen?

“we all have responsibility”

Barbara , 88
What are the main challenges facing democracy today?

“to help”

Anonymous
What does it mean to be a good citizen?

“takes individual responsibility”

Greg , 28
What does it mean to be a good citizen?

“we are dependent upon each other”

Krista , 40
What does it mean to be a good citizen?

“values of the preamble of the Constitution”

Cheyenne , 32
What does it mean to be a good citizen?

“contribute to the fabric of democracy”

Claire , 60
Why is voting important to you?

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