Legislative District 32

NJ Spotlight | October 8, 2019 | Elections 2019

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The 32nd District includes nine communities in Bergen and Hudson counties: East Newark, Edgewater, Fairview, Guttenberg, Harrison, Kearny, North Bergen, Secaucus, and West New York.

This is the second most Democratic district in the state, with close to 56% of all registered voters declaring for the “blue” party. About 11% of district voters are Republicans, with the remainder unaffiliated or aligning with a third party.

The incumbent Democrats won a contest to get on the November ballot. They are Assemblywoman Angelica Jimenez, an MRI, CT and mammography radiographer specialist who lives in West New York, and Pedro Mejia of Secaucus.

The Republican ticket includes Ann Carletta of Edgewater, running for the second time, and Francesca Curreli<It’s Curreli> of West New York.

ASSEMBLY CANDIDATES

ANGELICA JIMENEZ: DEMOCRAT (incumbent)

Hometown: West New York

Occupation: MRI, CT and mammography radiographer specialist

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PEDRO MEJIA: Democrat (incumbent)

Hometown: Secaucus

Occupation: Small business owner —residential real estate

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ANN CARLETTA: Republican

Hometown: Edgewater

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FRANCESCA CURRELI: REPUBLICAN

Hometown: West New York

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