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The New Jersey Fraternal Order of Police thanks all of those who have served to protect the safety and honor of our Country.
(TRENTON) The New Jersey Fraternal Order of Police (NJFOP) is pleased to announce that it voted to endorse its 2020 Presidential, U. S. Senate and New Jersey Congressional candidates at its September Board meeting.
NJFOP President Robert J. Fox says, “NJFOP, along with all of the other state FOP Lodges in the Nation, unanimously endorsed President Donald J. Trump for re-election in this year’s Presidential race. I encourage all of our members to vote on November 3 and support President Trump and our US Senate and Congressional candidates listed below.
NJFOP Endorsed Candidates for the 2020 General Election
U.S. SENATE RACE
CORY BOOKER (DEM) INCUMBENT
U.S. CONGRESSIONAL RACES DISTRICTS
CD 1 Donald Norcross (Dem) Incumbent
CD 2 Jeff Van Drew (Rep) Incumbent
CD 3 Andrew Kim (Dem) Incumbent
CD 4 Christopher Smith (Rep) Incumbent
CD 5 Josh Gotheimer (Dem) Incumbent
CD 6 Frank Pallone (Dem) Incumbent
CD 7 Tom Malinowski (Dem) Incumbent
CD 8 Albio Sires (Dem) Incumbent
CD 9 William Pascrell (Dem) Incumbent
CD 10 None
CD 11 Mikie Sherrill (Dem) Incumbent
CD 12 Mark Razzoli (Rep) Challenger
Are you interested in running for the police position on the NJ Police and Firemen’s Retirement System Board? If so, here are the steps you must take and the deadlines for each of those steps.
Aug. 14, 2020 Electronic Notice sent to PFRS employers.
Aug. 17-21, 2020 Employers electronically distribute the election notices to all active PFRS police members.
Aug. 24-Sept 11, 2020 Members write to the PFRSNJ with letter of interest and to obtain the nominating instructions.
Oct. 2, 2020 Deadline for candidates to register nominations
Oct. 2, 2020 Vendor closes the nominations website and stops accepting nominations from candidates.
Oct. 5-7, 2020 Vendor verifies petition information and determines who qualifies for election.
Oct. 13, 2020 Notify winners and losers of nomination. Sole winners are automatically elected.
IF MORE THAN ONE CANDIDATE QUALIFIES AND AN ELECTION IS NECESSARY
Oct. 19, 2020 Candidate names selected for position on ballot. Final information emailed to vendor.
Nov. 6, 2020 Sample election packet submitted by vendor to the PFRSNJ staff.
Nov. 16-18, 2020 Vendor prints ballot packets.
Nov. 23, 2020 Vendor distributes ballot packets to employers.
Nov. 23- Dec. 21, 2020 Voting takes place.
Dec. 22-28, 2020 Vendor completes final tabulation.
Dec. 31, 2020 Vendor submits official results to the PFRSNJ Board secretary
Jan. 11, 2021 PFRSNJ Board of Trustees certifies official results.
Feb. 1, 2021 Police elected position term begins.