Meet the Candidates

  • Can you give us some background on who you are and why you’re running? My name is Christine Ordway and I am a Candidate for NJ State Assembly in the 40th District. I ran in 2015 and in a heavily...

  • Can you tell us about yourself and what you’re running for? I moved from Chicago to Ramsey in 2000 with my husband and 11 month old son. We needed an easy commute into New York City, we wanted a...

  • Can you introduce yourself and the office you’re running for? I received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and History from St. Norbert College in 1980 and my Juris Doctor with honors from...

  • Can you describe yourself and the position you’re running for? My name is Melissa Rubenstein and I am running for a three-year term on the Wyckoff Township Committee.  I am a mom to a 5 year old...

  • Can you tell us about yourself and what you’re running for? My name is Annie Hausmann and I am running for State Assembly in New Jersey LD 39. My husband David and I have been married for 23 yea...

  • Can you describe yourself and the position you’re running for? I am a mother to a 6 year old who thinks he’s 39 and wife to a 39 year old who thinks he’s 6.  Currently, I have the pr...

  • Can you tell us a little about yourself? My name is Linda H. Schwager. I have lived in Oakland for 44 years with my husband Steve where we raised our 3 sons. We now have 7 grandchildren. I have a B.A....

  • Women for Progress' Meet The Candidates series for 2017 starts with Christina Montanye!...