Sanders swings into NJ

Making his first campaign visits to New Jersey, Bernie Sanders will attend a rally in New Brunswick on Sunday evening followed by another stop in Atlantic City on Monday.

Sanders is running for the Democratic presidential nomination against former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, who has been unable to lock up her party’s endorsement despite what appeared to be insurmountable support going into the contest. Clinton also failed to achieve victory among Democrats in 2008, when she was stopped by President Barack Obama. then a first term US senator.

Sanders has been in Congress since the 1990s and he previously served as mayor of Burlington, Vt.

He has won 18 primary contests against Clinton, so far, and intends to continue his campaign in the weeks leading up to voting in New Jersey and the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia this summer.


Sanders will speak Sunday at the Louis Brown/Rutgers Athletic Center, at 83 Rockafeller Road in Piscataway, NJ 08854.

This event is free and open to the public, but RSVPs are strongly encouraged. Admission is first come, first served. Public entrance through the general admission ticket office entrance.

For security reasons, please do not bring bags and limit what you bring to small, personal items like keys and cell phones. Weapons, sharp objects, chairs, and signs or banners will not be allowed through security. Free parking available on-site.

Use NJ Transit trains and the SEPTA 59th St line to Trenton which both stop regularly at New Brunswick station. See here for a NJ Transit train schedule. Use the New Brunswick and Livingston Campus stops on the NJ Transit and Middlesex County bus service. See here for a NJ Transit bus schedule. For on campus transport, use the Weekend 1 and Weekend 2 bus routes which stop on every campus and are free and open to the public.





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