Emma Mammano – LD10 Senate candidate

Candidate information:

Email: info@emmafornjsenate.com
Phone number: (732) 701-7230
Date of Birth: 9/26/76
Campaign website: www.emmafornjsenate.com
Social media: Twitter: Emma4NJSenate Instagram: EmmaforNJSenate Facebook: EmmforNJSenate
Education: I have a BA in Psychology and Dance from Hamilton College in Clinton, NY. I have a Master’s Degree in Child Psychology from Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, IL and a Master’s in Professional Counseling from Monmouth University in West Long Branch, NJ.
Occupation: Yoga Teacher and Stay at Home Mom
Party affiliation: Democratic
Public/Party service: I am new to politics but have been serving people as a mental health counselor for numerous years.


Position on good government initiatives:

  1. Would you support reinstituting the statewide public advocate and making it a directly elected position? Yes.
  2. Would you support measures to increase voter participation (eg. same-day registration, early voting, vote by mail)? Yes.
  3. Would you support ethics reforms that would require broader disclosure on financial information and the release of income taxes by candidates for public office, as a means for regulating campaigns and limiting corruption? Yes.
  4. Would you support changing the nominating process for members of state-wide Commissions and Boards to have panels of nonpartisan experts nominate candidates, with full public disclosure of the candidates’ credentials, and to have the legislature vote on the nominations? Yes.
  5. Would you support placing a nonpartisan commission in charge of the legislative redistricting process? Yes.
  6. Would you support public funding of campaigns for all statewide offices, including the legislature? Yes.
  7. Would you support making the state legislature full-time and prohibiting simultaneous holding of other paid positions? Yes.
  8. Would you support reforming New Jersey’s Primary electoral ballots to give all candidates an equal chance of being elected? It depends.