or Login to see your representatives.

Access Candidates' and Representatives' Biographies, Voting Records, Interest Group Ratings, Issue Positions, Public Statements, and Campaign Finances

Simply enter your zip code above to get to all of your candidates and representatives, or enter a name. Then, just click on the person you are interested in, and you can navigate to the categories of information we track for them.

Key Votes

S 2576 - Relating to a One-Year Moratorium on Fracking - Key Vote

New Jersey Key Votes

Stages

Family

Issues

Stage Details

Legislation - Vetoed (Conditional Veto) (Executive) -

Title: Relating to a One-Year Moratorium on Fracking

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (58-11) - (Key vote)

Title: Prohibits Hydraulic Fracturing

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits hydraulic fracturing in the state of New Jersey.

Highlights:
  • Defines "hydraulic fracturing" as "the drilling technique of expanding existing fractures or creating new fractures in rock by injecting water, often with chemicals, sand, or other substances, and often under pressure, into or underneath the surface of the rock for purposes including, but not necessarily limited to, well drilling and natural gas exploration and production" (Sec. 2).
  • Specifies that the term "hydraulic fracturing" shall include "fracking," "hydrofracking," "hydrofracturing," and other colloquial terms for this drilling technique (Sec. 2).
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (33-1) -
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Prohibits Hydraulic Fracturing

Sponsors

Co-sponsors

Back to top