Candidate Statements

July 31, 2018

July 30, 2018, Plainfield, NJ -- Rebecca Perkins has announced her candidacy for a three-year term on the Plainfield Board of Education. Perkins, a four-year resident of Plainfield, said her campaign slogan is “ABC – Accountable, Budget-based, and Caring.” “I believe that our children deserve an ...

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Diane Toliver has utilized the last 4 years as City Councilwoman of the 1st Ward to engage with her constituents which has led to tremendous impact on economic development and infrastructure improvements throughout the City of Plainfield. In addition to her many achievements as promised in her ...

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As many of us are taking time out today to honor our mothers and the mother-like figures in our lives, I just wanted to take the time out and tell you about my number one supporter and some of the immeasurable life lessons she has taught me…lessons that I will bring with me to the table if I am ...

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As a candidate for the Democratic Nomination for the office of Councilman-At-Large: 2nd & 3rd Wards, I truly believe that there is #TalentAllOverPlainfield and that we must endeavor to cultivate these talents across our great city.  As a member of a family that has been ingratiated in our ...

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Joylette is dedicated to representing you in a professional manner.  She continues to advocate for more resources for our youth and seniors.  Joylette is committed to continuing her work with the Council and Administration to transform blighted and vacant properties into new housing, new retail ...

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Politically active for as long as she can remember, Joylette has managed several successful campaigns on the local level, in addition, she worked on both of former President Obama’s campaigns.  In 2008, she was Team Leader in Plainfield for a group of eleven women who were very successful in ...

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To my fellow Plainfield Residents & Associates, Over the last four years, Plainfield has engaged in many different aspects in which encompass economic development by business-friendly developers, infrastructure improvements, an increase in state and federal grants, but most importantly ...

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Joylette is a dedicated community servant. A community-minded individual, Joylette credits her church, and sorority for providing her with opportunities to serve.  An active member of Shiloh Baptist Church, she has worked in the food pantry, clothes closet, and Lord’s Kitchen.  As the former ...

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My name is Ashley Davis, and I am ready for the challenge of representing and advocating for the entire First Ward as your Democratic representative. I served as the Committeewoman for the Plainfield Democratic City Committee, representing the First Ward, District Six. I have also been endorsed by ...

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Joylette was born in Reidsville, North Carolina, and is a product of the Reidsville Public School System.  Graduating from high school with honors, Joylette obtained her Bachelor of Science degree, with a major in Biology, and a minor in Chemistry. She also holds a Ed.M. in Urban Education, in ...

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