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Peter Jacob Picks Up Key Endorsements in Western Morris County

(MOUNT OLIVE, N.J.  – June 4, 2018) – The Jacob 2018 Campaign announces the endorsements of Dr. Rozella Clyde, Kate Matteson, Kris Grasso, and Rachel Marlowe for Peter Jacob in the June 5thDemocratic primary for New Jersey’s 7th Congressional District.

ENDORSEMENT: National Association of Social Workers – Political Action for Candidate Election

May 16, 2018 Peter Jacob Jacob 2018 P.O. Box 98 Pluckemin, NJ 07978   Dear Mr. Jacob: I am pleased to announce that you have received the endorsement of the political action committee of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW-PACE: Political Action for Candidate Election) for your 2018 primary and general election campaign.  NASW’s…
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Why I Support Peter Jacob For Congress 2018

Unity Results from supporting Common Interest over Special Interests! I strongly urge all registered Democrats and Unaffiliated to vote for Peter Jacob in the NJ-7 primary on 6/5. Peter has name recognition and the experience running one of the most cost effective congressional campaigns in the U.S. during 2016, an example that he walks the…
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STATEMENT ON MONDAY’S POOR PEOPLE’S CAMPAIGN DIRECT ACTION IN TRENTON

Much is being said about the monumental events that have taken place overseas and their grave repercussions. Despite this, we must not overlook a pivotal moment in the movement for justice here in New Jersey that took place yesterday.  On Monday, the New Jersey Poor People’s Campaign assembled in Trenton to launch a six-week season…
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LTE – The Psychology Behind My Vote for Peter Jacob

To the editor: Maslow’s hierarchy of needs is a motivational theory in psychology comprising a five-tier model of human needs. Maslow stated that our most basic need is for physical survival, and this will be the first thing that motivates our behavior. Once that level is fulfilled the next level up is what motivates us,…
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NJ SPOTLIGHT: SOME NJ CONGRESSIONAL PRIMARY CANDIDATES ARGUE PARTY-LINE POLITICS ARE UNFAIR

“What point are the primaries if you already know you are going to support the line?” asks Peter Jacob, one of three Democrats remaining in the primary in the 7th District in Central Jersey. “Is it fair? Not at all. Even if I were an incumbent, I would love to see an end to this…
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LTE – Peter Jacob, Clear Choice for CD7

To the editor, In the fall of 2016, I was driving down Main Street in Flanders. As I always do before an election, I was conferring with my sister about the available choices for voting on my way to the polls. The last thing I said before I hung up, “You are going to want…
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PETER JACOB STATEMENT ON TRUMP WITHDRAWAL FROM THE JOINT COMPREHENSIVE PLAN OF ACTION

STATEMENT ON TRUMP WITHDRAWAL FROM THE JOINT COMPREHENSIVE PLAN OF ACTION PETER JACOB STATEMENT ON TRUMP WITHDRAWAL FROM THE JOINT COMPREHENSIVE PLAN OF ACTION (UNION TWP., N.J. – May 8, 2018) — Peter Jacob, Democratic candidate for U.S. Congress in New Jersey’s 7th Legislative District, released the following statement:

WNYC – With Control of the House at Stake, National Democrats Tangle with Locals

With Control of the House at Stake, National Democrats Tangle with Locals In the last Congressional election, Peter Jacob ran a shoestring effort to run for Congress against an incumbent Republican in New Jersey, and came closer to winning than any Democrat in a decade. “We spent two bucks per vote in 2016 and had…
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NEW JERSEY GLOBE: Progressive group backs Jacob for Congress

Progressive Democrats of America, a grassroots group formed out of the Howard Dean and Dennis Kucinich campaigns, has endorsed Peter Jacob for Congress in New Jersey’s 7th district.