Peter Jacob in New Jersey Congressional District 7


Peter Jacob wants to work hard representing you, your family, and our community in the United States House of Representatives.

Raised in Union, New Jersey, Peter understands how important a safe and caring community is to success. After attending Union County College, he continued undergraduate studies in Sociology at Kean University. Soon after, Peter studied at Washington University in St. Louis, earning a Master of Social Work from the top-ranked program in the nation. During his undergraduate and graduate years, Peter was a student activist and leader. He worked with the Coalition Against Trafficking in Women (CATW), the YWCA, and the International Institute. Through these and other community organizations, Peter helped fight the ongoing scourges of child abuse, human trafficking, and disastrous Iraq War. Meanwhile, he continued to proudly campaign for healthcare reform, environmental sustainability, and immigrant integration back here in the United States.