The powerful and coveted union endorsements are piling up for New Jersey Senator Vince Polistina, R-2 in his November 5, 2023 re-election bid.

Not since Senator Bill Gormley has a Republican state legislator from the 2nd Legislative District received so many official Union endorsements.

It’s important, because the union endorsements mean substantial fundraising support and it provides the candidates with the benefit of their vast get out the vote efforts conducted by the various unions.

When unions support a candidate, they strongly urge their members and family members to support their formally endorsed slate of candidates.

Polistina has received the following union endorsements to date.

  • New Jersey State AFL-CIO.
  • Atlantic-Cape Building Trades.
  • Communication Workers of America (CWA).

The New Jersey Education Association (NJEA) will be making their decisions regarding candidate endorsements in the not-too-distant future.

In New Jersey, the various unions often support Democratic candidates for elective office.

However, there are Republicans who can breakthrough and earn their support.

Polistina’s two-year record of supporting the district, providing record funding to Stockton University … receiving Governor Phil Murphy’s approval of 5 Atlantic County Superior Court Judges and Atlantic County Prosecutor Will Reynolds … demonstrated to the various unions that Polistina is a non-partisan Senator, who can work effectively with both sides of the aisle.

The General Election for a four year term will be held on Tuesday, November 5, 2023.

Polistina is running against Atlantic County Commissioner Caren Fitzpatrick … who recently switched from running for the New Jersey General Assembly … to challenging Polistina for the State Senate.

We caught up with Senator Polistina, who answered our question … “What do these endorsements mean to you”?

“I'm incredibly thankful to receive so much support from organizations throughout Atlantic County. From the start, we said we would support anyone who wants an opportunity to work hard, put food on the table and provide for their families. Our record proves that we have done just that and the grassroots support we are garnering is tremendous.,” said Polistina.

”I look forward to winning in November and working with these organizations and their members to reinvest in Atlantic City, diversify our local economy and create additional and better opportunity for everyone that calls Atlantic County home, said Polistina.

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