Assemblywoman Linda Carter
On May 24, 2018, Linda Carter was appointed to serve as a member of the New Jersey General Assembly representing the 22nd Legislative District, comprised of Union, Middlesex, and Somerset counties to fill the vacancy caused by the late Assemblyman Gerald B. Green. Shortly thereafter, Assemblywoman Linda Carter was elected at a special election held on November 6, 2018, to fill the unexpired term.
Assemblywoman Carter has served locally for nearly two decades as a member of the Plainfield City Council and as a member of the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders. As a three-term member of the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders, Linda Carter has served on a host of committees -- including the County’s Fiscal Committee which oversaw a half a billion-dollar budget, the Homeland Security Committee, and the Shared Services Committee. She also served as Vice-Chairman of the Freeholder Board and became the first African American female to serve as Chairman of the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders.
Assemblywoman Carter is a member of the New Jersey Board of Realtors. As the only educator to serve in the New Jersey General Assembly, Linda Carter is proud to advance and protect the rights, benefits and interest of educators across this state and to promote a quality system of public education for all students.
We are proud to endorse Assemblywoman Carter in District 22 and urge you to vote for her on November 5th.