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2nd Legislative District

Caren Fitzpatrick, Alphonso Harrell, and Lisa Bender will stand up for the values that matter to Atlantic County residents:

  • Cutting property taxes for seniors by 50%

  • Parents make decisions about schools, not Trenton or Washington

  • Increased funding for local police

  • Roll back the gas tax increase

  • Cut the state income tax

  • Common sense gun safety protections


Caren Fitzpatrick (D)

For State Senate

  • Currently serves as Atlantic County Commissioner, protecting small businesses through fair tax policy

  • Lifelong resident of Atlantic County working to protect residents from flooding and other harms of climate change

  • Passionate about saving families money and improving their quality of life


  • New Jersey League of Conservation Voters

  • Planned Parenthood

  • Health Professionals and Allied Employees Union

  • American Federation of Teachers New Jersey (AFT NJ)

  • SEIU New Jersey State Council

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Alphonso Harrell (D)

For State Assembly

  • Active in the New Jersey veteran community and served in the U.S. Marine Corps

  • Advocates for expanded access to health care and increased health care resources for veterans

  • Member of the Atlantic City Education Association, advocating for better teacher pensions and security in retirement

  • Committed to making neighborhoods in Atlantic County safer for residents


  • Planned Parenthood

  • American Federation of Teachers New Jersey (AFT NJ)

  • SEIU New Jersey State Council

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Lisa bender (D)

For State Assembly

  • Marine scientist and real estate agent in Somers Point, focusing on selling energy-efficient homes in South Jersey

  • Committed to environmental protection efforts and has a history of educating the public on the benefits of recycling

  • Former AmeriCorps member dedicated to environmental conservation and protection of natural resources


  • Planned Parenthood

  • Professional Firefighters Association of New Jersey (PFANJ)

  • SEIU New Jersey State Council

How to Vote, L2

how to vote

  • Vote By Mail
    3 Ways to Return Your Vote by Mail Ballot 1. Send by mail. Your vote-by-mail ballot MUST be postmarked on or before 8:00 p.m. on Election Day and be received by your county’s Board of Elections on or before the sixth day after the close of the polls. 2. Drop in a secure ballot box. Place your vote-by-mail ballot in one of your county’s secure ballot drop boxes by 8:00 p.m. on Election Day. Find your nearest drop box location here or check out the list below. Absecon Municipal Building 500 Mill Rd, Absecon, NJ 08201 Atlantic County Office Building 1333 Atlantic Ave, Atlantic City, NJ 08401 Brigantine Municipal Hall 1417 W Brigantine Ave, Brigantine, NJ 08203 Buena Vista Twp Municipal Hall 890 Harding Hwy, Buena, NJ 08310 Egg Harbor City Municipal Hall 500 London Ave, Egg Harbor City, NJ 08215 Egg Harbor Twp Municipal Hall 3515 Bargaintown Rd, Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234 Egg Harbor Twp Community Center 5045 English Creek Ave, Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234 Estell Manor Municipal Hall 146 Cumberland Ave, Estell Manor, NJ 08319 Galloway Twp Municipal Hall 300 E Jimmie Leeds Rd, Galloway, NJ 08205 Historic County Court House 5901 Main St, Mays Landing, NJ 08330 Hammonton Municipal Hall 100 Central Ave, Hammonton, NJ 08037 Linwood Municipal Hall Linwood City Hall, 400 W Poplar Ave, Linwood, NJ 08221 Margate Historic City Hall 1 S Washington Ave, Margate City, NJ 08402 Mullica Twp Municipal Hall 4528 S White Horse Pike, Hammonton, NJ 08037 Northfield Municipal Hall Municipal Building, 1600 Shore Rd, Northfield, NJ 08225 Pleasantville Municipal Hall 18 N 1st St, Pleasantville, NJ 08232 Somers Point Municipal Hall 1 W New Jersey Ave, Somers Point, NJ 08244 Ventnor Municipal Hall 6201 Atlantic Ave, Ventnor City, NJ 08406 3. Deliver in person to the Board of Elections office. You MUST deliver your vote-by-mail ballot in person to the Camden County Office of Elections by 8:00 p.m. on Election Day. The Atlantic County Office of Elections is located at 1333 Atlantic Ave, Atlantic City, NJ 08401. Note: If you would like to hand-deliver your ballot to the Board of Elections, you will be the bearer of that ballot and identification is required. If someone else transports your ballot, they must complete the Bearer portion of the Green Return Envelope in your presence before delivering it to the Board office. Voters may also apply to vote by mail in person at the County Clerk's Office up until 4:00 p.m. on the day before the election. The Atlantic County Clerk's Election Division is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 am until 4:00 pm (excluding holidays).
  • In-Person Early Voting
    Early voting begins on Saturday, October 28th and runs through Sunday, November 5th. You can vote early and in-person at any of the county’s designated in-person early voting locations. Find your voting location here or check out the list below. Location & Address​ Quaremba Hall at St. Michaels 15 N Georgia Ave, Atlantic City, NJ 08401 Dr Martin Luther King Community Center 661 Jackson Rd, Williamstown, NJ 08094 Atlantic County Library -EHT Branch 1 Swift Ave Egg Harbor Twp, NJ 08234 Galloway Library 306 E Jimmie Leeds Rd, Galloway, NJ 08205 Atlantic County Library - Mays Landing Branch 40 Farragut Ave, Mays Landing, NJ 08330 Hammonton Family Success Center 310 Bellevue Ave, Hammonton, NJ 08037 Shoreview Building 101 Shore Rd, Northfield, NJ 08225 Early voting locations will be open from at least 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Mondays through Saturdays, and from at least 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Sundays. No appointment is necessary to vote and accommodations will be made for voters with disabilities.
  • In-Person Voting on Election Day
    Election Day is Tuesday, November 7th. Vote in person at your polling place, from 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Election Day. Find your polling place: Accommodations will be made for voters with disabilities. NOTE: Your Vote-By-Mail ballot CANNOT be returned to your In-Person Early Voting Poll Location or your Election Day Poll Location.
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