Re-Elect Asm. Erik Simonsen & Antwan McClellan to the NJ Assembly 

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Erik Simonsen

  • Assemblyman Erik K. Simonsen is standing up against the executive overreach of Governor Murphy and the Democrats' increasingly radical agenda in Trenton.  It’s time for the 1st District to put decades of broken Democrat promises behind us, restore fiscal sanity and drain the Trenton Swamp!

  •  Reduce Taxes, Spending & Mounting Debt

  •  Giveaways to Illegal Immigrants

  •  Invest in South Jersey Healthcare, Education & Infrastructure

  •  Rebuild and Revitalize our Small Businesses

  •  Stand with Law Enforcement

  • BIOGRAPHY

  • NJ District 1 Assemblyman - Sworn in on January 14th 2020

  • Serving on the following Committees: Community Development and Affairs/Education/State and Local Government

  • Mayor, Lower Township - 2016-2020; Former Ward 2 and ward 3 Councilman

  • Master’s Degree in Education Administration, University of Scranton; Bachelor’s degree, The College of New Jersey, Special Education Degree, Rutgers University

  • Currently - Athletic Director, Lower Township Regional school District

  • Former Assistant principal, RMT Middle School, Former Special Education Teacher (18 years)

  • Ordained Deacon, Macedonia Baptist Church, Cape May

  • Past Vice-President, Cape May County NAACP

  • Married with two daughters

  • FACT - ERIK PUT CONSERVATIVE PRINCIPLES INTO ACTION AS MAYOR OF LOWER TOWNSHIP, CUTTING TAXES AND GROWING THE MUNICIPAL SURPLUS BY $1.5 MILLION.

  • Assembly Bills - First Prime Sponsor

  • A4165 Extends period in which student-athletes are required to receive physical examination before participation in school-sponsored athletic activities during 2020-2021 school year.

  • A4187 Authorizes elective surgeries and invasive procedures to be performed during coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) emergency.

  • A4800 Requires MVC to provide certain vehicle and licensing services in each county in State.

  • A5168 Requires New Jersey Student Learning Standards in Comprehensive Health and Physical Education include content on risks of cannabis and marijuana use.

  • A5618 Permits board of education to employ certain veterans in coaching positions in school district's interscholastic athletic program.

  • A5619 Establishes certain requirements for social media websites concerning content moderation practices; establishes cause of action against social media websites for violation of content moderation practices.

  • A5780 Directs Secretary of Higher Education to develop career and education guide for postsecondary students disabilities.

  • AJR18 Designates March 31 of each year "New Jersey COVID-19 First Responders Memorial Day" in New Jersey.

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Antwan McClellan

 

  • Assemblyman Antwan McClellan is standing up against the executive overreach of Governor Murphy and the Democrats' increasingly radical agenda in Trenton.  It’s time for the 1st District to put decades of broken Democrat promises behind us, restore fiscal sanity and drain the Trenton Swamp!

  • Reduce Taxes, Spending & Mounting Debt

  • Giveaways to Illegal Immigrants

  • Invest in South Jersey Healthcare, Education & Infrastructure

  • Rebuild and Revitalize our Small Businesses

  • Stand with Law Enforcement

  • BIOGRAPHY​

  • McClellan is a lifelong resident of Ocean City. He is the youngest of six siblings.

  • Married in 2020 (Wife -Angela).

  • McClellan serves as the Confidential Assistant/Personnel Director/Public Information Officer in the Cape May County Sheriff's Department. He was first elected to the Ocean City Council in 2012 and was re-elected in 2016. He has also served as a member of the Ocean City Board of Education, a trustee on the Ocean City Historical Museum and a volunteer for the South Jersey Field of Dreams.

  • Ocean City Council - Ward 2 (7 years)

  • Ocean City School Board Member (3 years)

  • Graduate, Ocean City High School, 1993; attended Virginia State University and old Dominion University

  • Coach, Girls Junior High Basketball  (10 year)

  • NJ District 1 Assemblyman - Sworn in on January 14th 2020 to present

  • Serving on the following Committees: Appropriations/Homeland Security and State Preparedness/Tourism, Gaming and the Arts

  • Manager/Coach, Field of Dreams Baseball (3 years)

  • Member, Cape May County NAACP

  • Trustee, Ocean City Historical Museum

  • Assembly Bills - First Prime Sponsor

  • A3932 Requires coronavirus disease 2019 testing for certain persons.

  • A4044 Designates Howell House in Cape May as Harriet Tubman Museum in New Jersey.

  • A4149 Directs Dept. of Agriculture to purchase agricultural food products from NJ farmers impacted by coronavirus pandemic, and distribute products to school breakfast and lunch programs and food banks; appropriate $1 million.

  • A4706 Requires Division of Travel and Tourism establish Black Heritage Trail; establishes NJ Black Cultural Heritage Commission.

  • A4731 Allocates all revenue from hotel and motel occupancy fee for arts, historical heritage, and tourism purposes.

  • A4801 "Michelle's Law"; requires health benefit plans to cover mammogram for an individual if recommended by health care provider.

  • A5019 Allows Board of Cosmetology Hairstyling licensees to operate mobile facilities when providing services.

  • A5022 Expands purposes for which civil asset forfeiture funds may be used by law enforcement agency.

  • A5614 Requires State employees work in person if job requires face-to-face interaction with public; requires State agency provide alternatives if closure is unpreventable.

  • A5620 Provides for additional considerations in child custody determinations and training for certain judicial employees.

  • ACR185          Urges US Attorney for NJ to monitor July 7 primary to prevent fraud.

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Legislative District 1 Team

Real Republican Leadership for South Jersey

Mike Testa, Jr.          Erik Simonsen       Antwan McClellan