According to the 2010 American Community Survey (ACS), approximately 845,000 individuals, or 9.7 percent of NJ residents, have reported having at least one type of disability. People with disabilities accounted for 7.3 percent of the state’s 18-64 year-olds, and 3.5 percent of the state’s children under age 18.
ACI and REV UP NJ have requested that the NJ gubernatorial candidates participate in completing a questionnaire to better inform NJ voters with disabilities on where they stand with important issues. Click the buttons below to read the responses that we've received so far.
UPDATE 5/22/17: Responses from Democratic candidate, Raymond Lesniak, have been added.
UPDATE 5/31/17: Responses from Democratic candidate, Phil Murphy, have been added.
UPDATE 6/1/17: Responses from Democratic candidates, John Wisniewski and Jim Johnson, have been added.
UPDATE 6/1/17: Responses from Green Party candidate, Seth Kaper-Dale, have been added.