MONTCLAIR, NJ - NJ 11th for Change endorsed Mikie Sherrill for the U.S. House of Representatives seat in the 11th Congressional District of New Jersey. The group advocates for transparency in government. In a statement, NJ 11th for Change endorsed Sherrill because of her i) transparency, accountability and responsiveness with constituents; ii) clear positions reflecting the 11th District’s values and interests; and iii) positive impact on the district.

“We enthusiastically and with great hope endorse Mikie Sherrill for Congress. Throughout her entire congressional campaign, Sherrill has shown a sincere concern for all of the district’s residents and taken positions that we believe best reflect the district’s values of fairness, compassion, inclusivity and common sense,” said Saily Avelenda, Executive Director of NJ 11th for Change.

In April, Sherrill held a town hall meeting in Nutley. 

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“Town Halls are an invaluable tool in our democracy, allowing individuals to question and hear from their representatives in a public forum,” said Avelenda. “As an organization that holds the core principle that constituents are entitled to transparency, accountability and responsiveness from their representatives, we look forward to Sherrill’s fulfilling her commitment to regularly hold open, public Town Halls.”

NJ 11th for Change believes that Sherrill best reflects constituents’ positions on issues like health care, gun safety and protecting women’s interests. She has stated her support for universal background checks for gun purchases, abortion rights, and access to quality healthcare.

Throughout her campaign, Sherrill has made herself available to talk to constituents and the media across the district, listening and responding to concerns and questions from people with diverse perspectives.

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