Clinton opens 3rd campaign office in New Jersey, Trump opens 1st

Although polls suggest as easy win in New Jersey for Hillary Clinton, it hasn’t stopped her campaign’s effort to build up its ground game here. Last month Clinton opened her third campaign office in New Jersey.

The Trump campaign followed up a few weeks later and opened its first campaign office in New Jersey in Parsippany.

Nate Silver’s 538 polling analysis website says Clinton leads her opponent Donald Trump in New Jersey 51% to 40%, after analyzing several state polls. 

On Sunday, Sept 18, several hundred people jammed the newest Clinton campaign office on main street in Princeton, New Jersey. 

The campaign says it has plans to open a fourth campaign office in New Jersey before the election, according to Deputy National Press Secretary and Director of Broadcast Media Miryam Lipper.

New Jersey Democratic Senator Cory Booker headlined the Princeton opening. Booker said he always admired Clinton for her ideas but getting to know her on the campaign trail truly made him “fall in love” with her as a candidate. 

“Hillary Clinton is not in this for ambition. She’s not in this because she wants to smash a glass ceiling,” Booker said. “This, to her, is about the unfinished business of America. There’s an urgency about this for her.”

In addition to Princeton, the Clinton campaign also has New Jersey headquarters in Woodland Park and Absecon.

The deadline to register to vote in New Jersey is October 18, 2016.


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