New Jersey Government
New Jersey has a governor, and for the first time, a lieutenant governor. What else have we got?
In the United States Congress, every state has the same number of Senators to represent their citizens. How many US Senators do we send to Washington DC?
Do you know their names?
In the United States Congress, the number of Representatives that each state sends to the House of Representatives in Washington DC is based upon each state’s population. How many US Representatives does New Jersey have?
Do you know the Representative for your town?
New Jersey also has its own Senate and Assembly to make New Jersey’s laws.
How many State Senators do we have?
Do you know who your Senator is?
How many Representatives are in the New Jersey State Assembly?
Do you know who your Representative is?
If you wanted to speak to someone about a law in New Jersey, who would you contact a US Senator or a State Senator?