Alliance for Retired Americans Endorse Menendez for Reelection

Menendez for Senate and Ryan Alexander · November 1, 2018

New Brunswick, NJ – After spending his entire public service career fighting to protect and expand Medicare and Social Security, U.S. Senator Bob Menendez proudly received the endorsement for reelection from the Alliance for Retired Americans.

“New Jersey seniors know that Sen. Menendez will protect and preserve Social Security and Medicare for current retirees and future generations,”said Richard Fiesta, Executive Director of the Alliance for Retired Americans.  “He has earned an impressive lifetime score of 92% in the Alliance’s Voting Record.”

“America’s safety net is under attack by the Trump administration, but I will continue to fight each and every day for the benefits that all hardworking Americans deserve,” Sen. Bob Menendez stated. “New Jersey voters understand that if we want an equal and dignified society and economy, we must build on these programs rather than cut off funding. I will ensure that happens.”

The full text of the endorsement letter is below:

The Alliance for Retired Americans, representing more than 4.4 million retirees, older Americans, and community activists including more than 139,468 members in New Jersey endorses your candidacy for the United States Senate. 

Your positions demonstrate a strong commitment to improve the quality of life for older Americans. Your leadership on issues such as preserving and protecting Social Security and Medicare from privatization and benefit cuts ensures these programs will be around for current and future generations. In addition, our members support your candidacy because of your belief in the need to provide more affordable health care for older Americans, as well as the need for stronger retirement and pension security, and quality long term care.

The Alliance for Retired Americans believes that your election to the Senate will enhance the quality of life for older Americans. If we can be of assistance, please contact Eva Dominguez, Government and Political Affairs, at the Alliance. We congratulate you on earning our endorsement. 


Robert Roach, Jr.


Joseph Peters, Jr.


Richard J. Fiesta

Executive Director