William Weightman

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William Weightman
Candidate for
New Jersey General Assembly, District 24
Bachelor'sJersey City State
Master'sJersey City State, Fordham University
(timed out) Personal website
Campaign website
William Weightman was a 2013 Democratic candidate for District 24 of the New Jersey General Assembly.[1]


Weightman's earned his B.A. from Jersey City State in 1970, his M.A. from Jersey City State in 1972 and his M.A. from Fordham University in 1980. His professional experience includes working as a college instructor from 1970 to 1990 and as an administrator in Sussex and Warren Counties for the New Jersey Department of Labor.[2]


Campaign themes


Weightman's official campaign website listed four main campaign themes:[2]

  • A minimum wage indexed to inflation;
  • The development of projects that will reduce the commuting time from our area;
  • Education for students of all ages so they can compete locally on the world stage in an ever changing global economy; and
  • Tightened laws on Constructive Discharge of older workers, making certain that legal protections for all workers are enforced.



See also: New Jersey General Assembly elections, 2013

Weightman ran in the 2013 election for New Jersey General Assembly District 24. Weightman was bracketed with Susan M. Williams. He was unopposed in the June 4 Democratic primary. He was defeated by incumbent Alison McHose (R) and incumbent Parker Space (R) in the general election, which took place on November 5, 2013.[3][4][5][6]

New Jersey General Assembly, District 24 General Election, 2013
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngAlison McHose Incumbent 36% 37,399
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngParker Space Incumbent 33.8% 35,093
     Democratic Susan M. Williams 16.3% 16,883
     Democratic William Weightman 13.9% 14,411
Total Votes 103,786



In 2013, Williams' endorsements included the following:[7] [8]

  • Planned Parenthood Action Fund of New Jersey
  • The Sierra Club


Weightman and his wife, Hilda, have two children.

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