Dr. Sadaf Jaffer is running for election to the New Jersey State Assembly representing District 16, which covers municipalities such as South Brunswick, Flemington, and Hillsborough.
Dr. Sadaf Jaffer is an educator and activist who recently completed two terms as mayor of Montgomery Township. In January of 2019, she became the first South Asian woman to serve as mayor of a municipality in New Jersey and the first Muslim woman to serve as mayor of a municipality in the United States.
As mayor, she worked closely with the Environmental Commission of Montgomery and championed preservation of open space, with over 100 acres preserved during her tenure. Jaffer currently serves as Chair of the Inclusion and Equity Committee of Montgomery Township and is on the Board of Trustees for the New Jersey Council for the Humanities. She was one of the founding members of Inspiring South Asian American Women (ISAAW), a group dedicated to encouraging civic engagement among South Asian American women in New Jersey. She is also on the Board of Directors for The New Agenda, an organization that promotes women's economic empowerment and combats sexual harassment and sexual assault.
We are proud to endorse Dr. Sadaf Jaffer in the 16th District, and we urge you to vote for her.