Veterans Collection Drive Sponsored by Western NJ Democrats

Our Veterans answered the call - Now it's our turn to show support.  The Western New Jersey Democratic Community Service Team will be collecting items for the Lyons Veterans Hospital which is located in Bernards, NJ.  Items being collected will be made through donations made by the community.  

Collection centers are being set up on September 2nd and September 9th from 11am - 2pm at the Clinton Book Shop, located at 12 E Main Street, Clinton, NJ.  

On hand to help with the collection efforts will be LD23 State Candidates Christine Chen and Charles Boddy.   Chen is running for State Senate, while Boddy is running for General Assembly.  Paige Livingston, Candidate for Hunterdon County Freeholder, will also be on hand to help with the collection efforts as well as local municipal candidates. In addition, Lisa Mandelblatt, who will be looking to run against Leonard Lance in 2018 will be in attendance September 9th. 

Much needed items for the Veterans include clothing, shoes, coats, personal hygiene supplies, palliative care supplies for family members staying overnight, art supplies and Uber gift cards.   We are asking that items being donated are new.  

For a complete list of supplies, please click HERE.     

Follow the event on Facebook at Operation It's Our Turn

Collection Schedule -

  • September 2nd - Christine Chen, Paige Livingston & Natalie Ferry (Candidate for High Bridge Borough Council)
  • September 9th - Charles Boddy, Lisa Mandelblatt & Rielly Karsh (Candidate for Clinton Town Council) 


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Wine Tasting Fundraiser for NJ LD23 Candidates


The NJ Legislature Candidates from LD 23 invite you to attend a fundraiser Wine Tasting event in support of their campaign.

Please join Christine Chen, Charles Boddy and Laura Shaw for an afternoon of wine tasting at The Winemakers of Somerset, located at 12 Church Street, Bound Brook, NJ 08805.     The event is scheduled for Sunday, August 6th from 4-6 PM.

RSVP & Purchase Tickets in advance at:    TICKETS

Can't attend, but would still like to help the candidates?  Kindly click DONATE to make your generous donation! 

For information about the fundraising event or about the candidates, please email or call 347-746-7587.

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Special Election for LD23 NJ General Assembly







Voting members of the Hunterdon County Democratic Committee from LD23 will have the opportunity along with Warren & Somerset Counties, to elect a NJ General Assembly Candidate to represent them in the November General Election. 

Voting will take place Monday, June 19th at 6:30PM at the Holiday Inn in Clinton.

The special election is being held to replace Isaac Hadzovic's position for NJ General Assembly due to the unfortunate circumstance regarding a zoning error that has forced him to withdraw from the race.

LD 23 includes the following Hunterdon County Municipalities: Alexandria, Bethlehem, Bloomsbury, Califon, Clinton, Clinton Township, Franklin ,Frenchtown, Glen Gardner, Hampton, High Bridge, Holland, Kingwood, Lebanon Borough, Lebanon Township, Milford, Tewksbury and Union

In addition to the Hunterdon County municipalities, LD 23 also includes: 
Somerset County: Bedminster Twp, Bound Brook Borough, Bridgewater Twp, Peapack-Gladstone Borough, Raritan Borough and South Bound Brook Borough 
Warren County: Alpha Borough, Franklin Township, Greenwich Township, Hackettstown Town, Harmony Township, Lopatcong Township, Mansfield Township, Phillipsburg Town, Pohatcong Township, Washington Borough and Washington Township

Hunterdon, Somerset and Warren will be voting together for the new candidate.


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HCDC Selects Candidates for June 2017 Primary

In a standing room only crowd, the Hunterdon County Democratic Committee selected the State and County candidates representing Hunterdon County in the NJ Primary Election, that will be held June 6, 2017. The Convention was held in Flemington at the Moose Lodge on March 19th.  Attendees listened and many stood,  for almost 3 hours as endorsement speeches were made and as the Candidates themselves spoke about how they intended to move Democratic values forward in Hunterdon County.

Hunterdon County is the host to three Legislative Districts (LD);  LD 15 which includes East Amwell, West Amwell and Lambertville; LD16 - which includes Delaware Township Flemington Borough, Raritan Township, Readington Township and Stockton Borough; and LD 23 which includes Alexandria, Bethlehem, Bloomsbury, Califon, Clinton, Clinton Township, Franklin, Frenchtown, Glen Gardner, Hampton, High Bridge, Holland, Kingwood, Lebanon Borough, Lebanon Township, Milford, Tewksbury and Union.

The Hunterdon County Democratic Committee is pleased to announce the following candidates earned a spot on the Democratic Party line in the June Primary.

Governor of New Jersey - Phil Murphy 

LD 15 - Reed Gusciora and Elizabeth Muoio for NJ State Assembly

LD 16 - Andrew Zwicker and Roy Freiman for NJ State Assembly.   Laurie Poppe for Senate

LD 23 - Laura Shaw and Iassac Hadzovic for NJ State Assembly; Christine Lui Chen for State Senate 

Hunterdon County Freehold - Paige Livingston

NJ State Committee Representing Hunterdon County - William Courtney and Karen Becker


We urge that you vote in the June 6th NJ Primary Election and ask you to support the candidates that were endorsed at the Democratic Convention.   It is important to have a strong show of support during a primary.   Every vote matters.

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Butterflies and Buttercups - an interactive workshop on how to plant your spring garden to promote cross-pollination

Jeannie Geremia, of the Garden Club of NJ, will host a FREE interactive workshop on how to plant your spring garden to promote cross-pollination. Join her, Thursday, May 4, 2017 from 6:30 - 9:00 PM at Addicted Chic, located at the Shoppes of Flemington, 100 Reaville Avenue, Flemington, NJ. Learn which plants to grow in your garden to help caterpillars turn into beautiful butterflies. Jeannie is a Raritan Township County Committeewoman, and passionately led the crusade to have the Black Swallowtail Butterfly named as the NJ State Butterfly. 

SHOP FOR A CAUSE FUNDRAISER ***** Shop ANYTIME ALL DAY Thursday, May 4, 2017 at Addicted Chic and 10% of the proceeds will go to support the Garden Club of New Jersey and the Garden Club of Hunterdon Hills.  The Addicted Fashion Squad will be on hand to style you in beautiful spring fashions!! (Store hours are from 10 AM to 9 PM )






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