Why I'm Running

I'm running for Congress to create an America that works for all of us. I'm a working class American, a litigator willing to stand up and fight the big money interests for a Green New Deal, Medicare for All, and Clean and Fair elections - getting money out of politics.

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Meet Russell

I'm Russ Cirincione, and I'm running for Congress in New Jersey's 6th district! (Middlesex and Monmouth Counties).

I'm a Progressive Democrat running on a platform dedicated to the Green New Deal, Medicare for All, and getting big money out of politics, in addition to much more. Check the ISSUES page to find out more!

I'm from a working class family, and I'm a public servant - a government attorney for housing.

My wife and I became parents about 2 years ago. As a father, I'm concerned for his future. What kind of environment will all of our children grow up in?

We know that Climate Crisis is here - the rising tides will eat at the New Jersey shore, and we'll lose billions of real estate value, in just 20 years, and maybe sooner. That threatens ALL of our investments in our district.

But if we act NOW, we can prevent the worst effects of climate crisis - IF we have the political courage to stand up and fight for what is right.

I support the Green New Deal because it will supercharge our economy with millions of high paying renewable energy sector jobs, and job training for anyone who wants to do good work, AND save our planet as well! It's the best plan forward.

If we want strong environmental protections, and to save our planet; if we want a policy to clean up our beaches, our air, water, and even superfund sites, we need to cut off the spigot of dirty fossil fuel money that corrupts politics.

Together we are bringing Power back to the People - I pledge to get money out of politics and I reject all corporate money. I'm the only candidate rejecting dirty lobbyist money - NO fossil fuel money, NO health insurance industry money - because I only serve the people of New Jersey.

I'm running for Congress to create an America that works for all of us. I'm a working class American, from a working class family - I worked as a waiter through law school, working 12 hour shifts. My wife is a teacher. I understand what it's like living paycheck to paycheck, because I still do it. That makes me the only candidate authentically championing issues for working class New Jerseyans.

I believe in the richest nation on earth, everyone should have the right to healthcare. If we want a healthy country, we need healthy people.

This campaign is about returning to a government of, by, and for the People. Together, We are going to achieve all forms of Justice: Economic Justice, Environmental Justice, Social and Racial Justice - that's why I also support Student Loan Debt Reform, a federal jobs guarantee, the abolition of ICE, and eliminating Corruption by getting big money out of politics.

It's time to stand up and fight for what's right. Help us fight for New Jerseyans in Monmouth and Middlesex Counties - please donate, volunteer, sign up for updates, and make sure to VOTE in the Democratic Primary in JUNE 2020.