Meet Your District 2 Team

Caren Fitzpatrick

for State Senate

CAREN is an Atlantic County Commissioner with a proven track record of saving taxpayer dollars, making Atlantic City more affordable and business-friendly, and driving revitalization and economic development. Caren is a strong advocate for service industry workers, education funding, affordable healthcare, mental health services, and reproductive freedom.

Alphonso Harrell

for Assembly

ALPHONSO has dedicated his life to serving his community as a U.S. Marine, disabled veteran, and beloved Kindergarten teacher at Pennsylvania Avenue School in Atlantic City. Alphonso will always advocate for school funding, staff retention, veterans, and family wrap-around mental health services.

Lisa Bender

for Assembly

Lisa is a marine scientist, small business owner, environmental expert, and real estate agent. She earned a master’s degree in geochemical oceanography from the University of South Florida. Lisa is a strong proponent of reproductive freedom and building our economy by bringing good-paying union jobs to South Jersey through our transition to renewable energy.

Moving Atlantic County Forward

Key Issues

Protecting access to reproductive care, including safe and legal abortion, and ensuring access to affordable health care and prescription drugs.

Supporting local small businesses, creating good paying jobs, and building capital investment.

Fully funding our schools, universal pre-K, public
universities, and community colleges.
Investing in veterans’ programs and support services and expanding access to services for disabled and homeless veterans.
Making our region a national leader in offshore wind to support both economic progress and sustainability.
Building safer neighborhoods for our families.

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2023 is a crucial election year in New Jersey. It’s more important than ever that we elect candidates who will fight to make a difference in our state. We need your help to make this happen. Where can you donate your time?

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