South Jersey Alice Paul NOW

Alice's List

Why, then, do women need power? Because power is freedom. Power allows us to accomplish what is important to us, in the manner that we best see fit. It separates the doers from the dreamers. — Patti F. Mancini, 1989 speech

What is ALICE’s List?

It is a non-partisan fundraising network to support feminist, pro-choice women in contested local New Jersey elections to empower all women and bring them into full political, financial, and social equality.

Unlike other PACs, which support only candidates who can demonstrate political viability, we want to give every qualified woman a chance to run for local public office. We want qualified women to run, and we don’t want money to be a prohibiting factor!

ALICE, the title of the program, was chosen for our namesake Alice Paul and is an acronym for: Ability, Leadership, Integrity, Choice and Equality.

Why is ALICE’s List needed?

Although women account for 52 percent of the voting population, they are not represented in such proportions at any level of government. New Jersey ranks 43rd among the 50 states in the proportion of women serving in its legislature. Candidates establish political credibility in part by demonstrating financial strength. Contributions made early in a campaign and aimed at women candidates will increase their chances for success.

Who are ALICE’s List Endorsed Candidates?

There are four candidates in the 2018 ALICE’s List:

Joanne Schwartz
Joanne Schwartz
Joanne Schwartz,
Burlington County Clerk Candidate

Make checks payable to: EFO Schwartz for County Clerk
“If elected, I pledge to bring more transparency to the Department, be very hands on, improve the current website, protect our election process from hacking and utilize my skillsets as a seasoned administrator to assure that the Office of Clerk is fiscally responsible and serves our residents in an open and accessible manner.”
Jaclyn Veasy, Marlton Mayor Candidate
Jaclyn Veasy
Jaclyn Veasy,
Candidate for Marlton Mayor

Make checks payable to: EFO Veasy, Cooper, and Hansen

Jackie grew up in Evesham—and wants to give back by serving as Mayor of Evesham. She intimately understands the township, its strengths and its challenges. She recognizes the importance and value of good schools, efficient services, and a well-managed budget and wants to lead and work with an engaged community.

Heather Cooper
Heather Cooper,
Candidate for Evesham Township Council

Make checks payable to: EFO Veasy, Cooper, and Hansen
Committed to improving accountability and transparency in government, promoting the positive community values, and supporting investment in the infrastructure and economic development of Evesham Township, Heather seeks to channel her energy, volunteer experience, and community involvement to serve township residents.

Patricia Hansen
Patricia Hansen,
Candidate for Evesham Township Council

Make checks payable to: EFO Veasy, Cooper, and Hansen
Inspired by public service and concerned about the future of her neighbors and neighborhoods, Pat wants to ensure proper investment in her community's future. Her time in the community partnered with her professional experience in human resources gives her the background needed to bring a new perspective and voice to the Township Council.

How to Support ALICE's List Candidates

Make a donation to the candidates you support. $25 is the amount we suggest, but you can donate any amount -- every dollar helps! Checks should be written directly to the candidate's campaign, but mailed to:

SJ NOW-Alice Paul chapter
PO Box 2801
Cherry Hill, NJ 0803