Local Efforts

Ten municipalities in New Jersey have already passed resolutions at the local government level calling on the US Congress to to overturn Citizens United by constitutional amendment.  NJOCU gives a tip of our hat to all the great people in these towns and cities who used citizen action to contribute to this movement.

Cape May Point, Cape May County City of Elizabeth, Union County
Franklin Township, Somerset County Essex County Board of Freeholders
Borough of Highland Park, Middlesex County Lawrence Township, Mercer County
Little Ferry, Bergen County Manapalan Township in Monmouth County
Newark, Essex County Princeton Township, Mercer County
Borough of Princeton, Mercer County Borough of West Cape May in Cape May County

Are you working on a local resolution in your community?  Or maybe you’re just getting ready to start an effort?  Here follows are some very useful RESOURCES to start your effort.

Local Resolution Template (PDF) (you can download by right-clicking and choosing “Save Link As…” or something similar depending on your browser)

Resources and Information (Resolution Week) Billion Dollar Democracy (PDF) from U.S. PIRG
Learn more from Public Citizen United 4 the People

More Links to Resources

Please contact us.  Provide the name of your locality in the comments area.  Include a phone number (as a secondary contact method) for best results.  We will connect you to someone who can help you make a local resolution happen where you live.  Please note that some cites and towns have efforts in progress.  Please join these efforts.  Just fill out the form below.

PLEASE NOTE:  These New Jersey cities are organizing NOW to pass their own local resolutions to get money out of politics.  Please check the list to see if an effort ins under way where you live.

Bedminster Township
Camden City of
Cape May Point Borough of
Clifton City of
Cranford Township
Ewing Township
Hightstown Borough
Lower Township
Manapalan Township
Middle Township
Montclair Township
New Brunswick City of
Newark City of
Oakland Borough of
Ocean City City of
Piscataway Township
Princeton Borough of
Roselle Borough of
South Toms River Borough of
Tenafly Borough of
Trenton City of
West Cape May Borough of

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