MONTCLAIR, NJ - New Jersey Senator Nia Gill, of the 34th Legislative District, has endorsed Vice President Joe Biden on Friday for the Democratic Nomination for President.

Former Vice President Biden, after his string of Super Tuesday victories, is now picking up New Jersey endorsements. This includes Rep. Donald Payne Jr., D-10th Dist., one of two African-American representatives from New Jersey, who endorsed Biden. Rep. Tom Malinowski, D-7th Dist., who announced his support for Biden on January 14. Malinowski served an assistant secretary of state under President Barack Obama, when Biden was vice president.

Senator Gill said, "I am proud to endorse Joe Biden. Someone who can continue the vision and progress of President Barack Obama and restore trust in our government, strengthen our institutions, and rebuild our international stature. Joe Biden is an experienced leader who can heal our divided nation."

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After Bloomberg dropped out of the race, Biden has been picking up steam among key Democrats across the nation.

"My number one goal, like the goal of most my constituents, is to defeat Donald Trump and return to normalcy," Biden said.

New Jersey is one of four final states to vote in the Democratic Party presidential primary for the 2020 election, which will take place on Tuesday, June 2, 2020.