Our club strives to improve our community. We are Wayne Democrats and we work to get Democrats elected to office. Of equal importance, our members volunteer in various capacities throughout the township.
Join us. Please understand that we are missing opportunities to set things right simply because people don’t get involved – even in voting. That’s right. Local elections don’t even get a 25% turnout; and presidential elections barely get 60%. There is a role for everyone. Sign up yourself, your family, and your friends to vote by mail to improve turnout! (See Why Vote by Mail?)
2020 is an important year for everyone. We are facing more than the pandemic; and the two crises it has created – medical and economic. We are also facing a critical presidential election. Mr. Trump’s initial term has turned back progress in many arenas, especially moving ahead to curb man-made climate change.
We helped elect Mikie Sherrill to represent Wayne in the 11th Congressional District. We helped elect Fran Ritter to represent Wayne’s Ward 5 on the township’s council. And two of our members currently serve on Wayne’s non-partisan School Board.
Right now there are several things almost anyone reading this can do: (1) volunteer to help the virus testing at William Paterson University, (2) contribute to the FLAG (Front Line Appreciation Group) of Greater Wayne, (3) volunteer to help in upcoming election campaigns and (4) sign up yourself, family and friends to vote by mail.
- Passaic County COVID-19 test center needs medical and non-medical volunteers. Email email@example.com.
- FLAG of Greater Wayne feeds first responders and health care workers. Mail checks made out to Flag of Greater Wayne to the Mayor’s Office, 475 Valley Road, Wayne, NJ 07470. You can also donate via Venmo (FlagofgreaterWayne) or Zelle (Flagofgreaterwayne@gmail.com.)
- Email firstname.lastname@example.org to volunteer to help in upcoming election campaigns or to join our club or get on our mailing list.
- Download the vote by mail application for Passaic County.
OR, maybe YOU are doing something in the community that others in the Club can help YOU with. Let us know.
Check out the Wayne (NJ) Democratic Club Facebook page. Visit the pages of our members to see what they are doing – for example, Fran Ritter, Beth Marmolejos, Maria Pranzo, Cathy Kazan, or Katie Scheidt. Let’s all try to contribute to Wayne—in any small or large way.
“Wayne for All” Campaign Wins in Ward 5
November 2019, Wayne Democrats’ campaign succeeded in Ward 5 where Fran Ritter was elected to the township’s council. In Ward 1, Arlene Sullivan came within 50 votes of being elected. Final counts aren’t in yet, but Fran Ritter’s margin is close to 200 votes; so there is no doubt she has won.