Candidate Details

Bonnie Watson Coleman

House - Incumbent

Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman was first elected in 2014 to represent New Jersey’s 12th Congressional District. The first African American woman to represent New Jersey in Congress, Rep. Watson Coleman serves on the House Homeland Security Committee, where she is the ranking member on the Subcommittee on Transportation and Protective Security. She is also a member of the Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response and Communications and the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee. Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman shares J Street’s belief that American leadership can help bridge political support for the two-state solution between Israelis and Palestinians and was a vocal advocate for the Iran nuclear deal.