David Cohen – Candidate for Princeton Council

Candidate information:
Phone number: 609-252-9477
Date of birth: 07/17/1958
Social media: @DECPrinceton
Education: BA Harvard College, MArch UVA
Occupation: Architect
Party affiliation: Democratic
Public/Party service: Princeton Community Democratic Organization (PCDO) Treasurer and President, Bicycle Advisory Committee 10 yrs, Planning Board 4 yrs

Position on good government initiatives:

  1. Would you support reinstituting the statewide public advocate and making it a directly elected position? Yes.
  2. Would you support measures to increase voter participation (eg. same-day registration, early voting, vote by mail)? Yes.
  3. Would you support ethics reforms that would require broader disclosure on financial information and the release of income taxes by candidates for public office, as a means for regulating campaigns and limiting corruption? Yes
  4. Would you support changing the nominating process for members of state-wide Commissions and Boards to have panels of nonpartisan experts nominate candidates, with full public disclosure of the candidates’ credentials, and to have the legislature vote on the nominations? Yes.
  5. Would you support placing a nonpartisan commission in charge of the legislative redistricting process? Yes
  6. Would you support instituting public funding for all statewide offices, including the legislature? Yes
  7. Would you support making the state legislature full-time and prohibiting simultaneous holding of other paid positions? Yes
  8. Would you support reforming New Jersey’s Primary electoral ballots to give all candidates an equal chance of being elected? Yes.