Senate Majority Leader Loretta Weinberg 

“Now more than ever, it is crucial to encourage and support women to run for office which is why I am endorsing Rupande Mehta. In order to continue to combat New Jersey’s toxic political culture, we need representation that reflects New Jersey residents. I know Rupande will protect our core democratic values by standing up for a woman’s right to choose, the civil rights of the LGBTQ community, all people of color, and standing by DREAMERS.

I have dedicated my career to empowering diverse women. I am looking forward to working alongside Rupande in the Senate, who will be the first South Asian woman elected to the New Jersey legislature.”

Senator Loretta Weinberg.


Women's Political Caucus of New Jersey

The Women’s Political Caucus of New Jersey (WPCNJ) is pleased to endorse your candidacy for the New Jersey State Senate.

Now more than ever, it is vital that we encourage and promote women to run for office and seek appointments to positions in local, state and federal government. WPCNJ is dedicated to increasing women’s participation in the political process and creating a political power base to achieve gender equality. We are truly grateful you are among those women who seek to advance our mission of achieving women's equality and protecting women's reproductive freedom.  

- Eileen Keen, Esq. WPCNJ


Moms Demand Action Gun Sense Candidate Distinction

We are happy to inform you that your campaign has been awarded the 2020 Moms Demand Action Gun Sense Candidate distinction. Thank you again for advocating for gun violence prevention and making a commitment to govern with gun safety in mind. 

Moms Demand Action is part of Everytown for Gun Safety, and is the nation’s largest grassroots volunteer network working to end gun violence in America. With nearly six million supporters and volunteer chapters in every state, Moms Demand Action campaigns for new and stronger solutions to lax gun laws and loopholes that jeopardize the safety of our families.

-Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund Political Staff


Morris County Democratic Women's Caucus

“Both Rupande Mehta and Darcy Draeger have strong track records to build upon with voters in this district and both are known for their hard work and perseverance in running their races and meeting voters,” said Meghan Lynch, MCDWC Chair. Darcy Draeger was recognized as the top canvasser among State-level candidates in 2019 and Rupande Mehta knocked on over 3000 doors as a candidate for Morris County Freeholder in 2018.  Both women are strong team players.

"Both candidates are running their campaigns based on state-level policy and issues. I have no doubt that they are ready for the State legislature and no doubt they can win these seats in November."

-Meghan Lynch, MCDWC Caucus Chair



Morris County Democratic Committee

“The Morris County Democratic Committee would like to congratulate Rupande Mehta for winning the LD-25 State Senate online vote. We are prepared to stand behind Rupande in her quest to defeat Sen. Bucco. 

-Chip Robinson, Chairman Morris County Democratic Committee

Somerset County Democratic Committee


Denville Democratic Committee

“Rupande Mehta continues to impress us with her intelligence and her desire to listen to the residents in this district. She has an ability to connect with voters we don’t often see. Rupande is dedicated and running for office out of a genuine desire to give back to the community that has welcomed her."

- Andrea Zeydelis, Denville Municipal Chair


Bob Grant

“Rupande Mehta has the education, experience, and ability to navigate her way through complicated issues like school funding and affordable housing muddles and the strength to help fix the tax fraud of the EDA. She is an excellent person, full of innovative ideas, and will make us all proud that we chose her to represent us."

Rupande has worked hard to support Democratic Candidates and to help build Democratic committees across the county and is building her campaign carefully. with attention to detail and with an understanding of the steps involved. “This is the type of thoughtful, measured approach that will help her win in November."

-Bob Grant, Former Denville Councilman and Denville BOE member

NJDSC South Asian American Caucus

“Rupande has been a staunch and consistent advocate for the South Asian American community as long as she’s lived in New Jersey.”

                              -Ms. Toral Patel and Ms. Afsheen Shamsi, SAAC Co-Chairs

South Asians for America 

Run For Something 

Indian American Impact

Pam's List 

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  • Jill Rhodes
    published this page 2020-07-22 13:55:01 -0400