Assemblywoman Linda Carter was appointed in May of 2018 to fill the vacancy in District 22 that represents parts of Union, Middlesex, and Somerset Counties, including Clark, Linden, Scotch Plains, and Rahway.
Assemblywoman Carter has been serving as an elected official since 2004. As the Councilwoman at-large for the 1st and 4th wards in the city of Plainfield, where she held positions of Council President and Chair of the Committee of the Whole, liaison to the Housing Authority, Board of Education and Advisory Board, and Chair of the Public Safety Committee and Neighborhood and City Services Committee.
In 2010, she was elected to the Union County Freeholder Board, where she became the first African American woman to serve as Chair in 2013 and supported initiatives to preserve our environment and support clean energy. She has also served as a Commissioner of the Middlesex County Utilities Authority and a Commissioner of the Raritan Valley Rail Coalition.
Assemblywoman Carter received her Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Maryland – Eastern Shore, and her Master’s of Science in Management from Stevens Institute of Technology. She sits on the Assembly Science, Innovation and Technology Committee and the Telecommunications and Utilities Committee.
We are proud to endorse Assemblywoman Carter in her special election and we urge you to vote for her on November 6th.