William Field

From Ballotpedia
(Redirected from William H. Field)
Jump to: navigation, search
William Field
William Field.jpg
Candidate for
New Jersey State Senate, District 30
Ph.D.Brandeis University
Place of birthChicago, Illinois
William Field was a 2013 Democratic candidate for District 30 of the New Jersey State Senate.[1]


Field received his Ph.D. in political science from Brandeis University. He is a professor of Political Science at Rutger's University.[2]


Campaign themes


In an interview with The Daily Targum, Field discussed his campaign priorities:[2]

  • Education

"Two-thirds of the running cost of Rutgers came from state allocations in 1980. Today its about 25 to 27 percent. The legislature does not seem to understand that Rutgers and higher education really are the future of New Jersey."

  • Business

"Businesses are leaving the state whenever they can. We have the fourth highest unemployment in the country, but I just don’t see anybody really focusing on how to shape the state to move us forward. The politicians really do create the culture and environment in which the economy flourishes."

Field's website also highlighted the following campaign issues:[2]

  • Taxes

Excerpt: "We need tax relief- NJ needs to stop subsidizing other states if it continues to burden taxpayers."

  • The Economy

Excerpt: "We need someone in Trenton who can build the new New Jersey. We need someone who can harness the power of our universities -- Rutgers, NJIT, Georgian Court, Stevens. -- and create the new entrepreneurial economy. I am that person."

  • The Environment

Excerpt: "Rising sea levels, increasingly ferocious storms, and extreme weather are already a reality and our shore towns are suffering. The cost of raising all houses is exorbitant but we can't afford to rebuild as if Sandy was an anomaly. We need new ideas for protecting our shore."



See also: New Jersey State Senate elections, 2013

Field ran in the 2013 election for New Jersey State Senate District 30. Field was unopposed in the June 4 Democratic primary. He was defeated by incumbent Robert Singer (R) in the general election on November 5, 2013.[3][4][5][6]

New Jersey State Senate, District 30 General Election, 2013
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRobert Singer Incumbent 70.2% 36,563
     Democratic William Field 29.8% 15,535
Total Votes 52,098


Field lives with his wife, Sue, in Howell, New Jersey. They have one daughter.

Field has been active in his town's public schools system, forming a parent's advocacy group and serving on the Howell Board of Education Finance Committee for two years. He also serves on the board of directors of the Central Atlantic Conference of the United Church of Christ.[2]

Recent news

Know more information about this profile?
Submit a bio

This section displays the most recent stories in a Google news search for the term "William + Field + New Jersey + Senate"

All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.

William Field News Feed

  • Loading...

External links

Suggest a link