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Tahesha WayDEMDemocrat Lieutenant Governor
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Tahesha Leila Way (née Wright; born 1971 or 1972) is an American politician, lawyer, and judge from New Jersey. A member of the Democratic Party, she has served as the state's third lieutenant governor since 2023, and as its 34th secretary of State since 2018. She was previously a member and director of the Board of Chosen Freeholders in Passaic County, New Jersey.

Education4 - 4 of 2
Brown University
University of Virginia School of Law
Past Positions1 - 12 of 12
Lieutenant Governor
State of New Jersey
Secretary of State
State of New Jersey
Freeholder Director
Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders
Former Freeholder
Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders
Former Administrative Law Judge
State of New Jersey
Former Associate
Office of Steven A. Varano
Former Employee
"Prime Time Justice Show"
Former Law Clerk
United Steelworkers of America
Former Law Clerk
Virginia Legal Aid Society
Former Law Clerk
Former Professor
Fairleigh Dickinson University
Former Special Counsel
Passaic County Board of Social Services
Other Experience1 - 16 of 16
Hawthorne Gospel Church
Former Big Sister
Action for Better Living
Former Board Member
Celebrate New Jersey Now
Former Council Member
New Jersey Highlands Water Protection and Planning Council
Former Member
Passaic County Bar Association
Former Member
Association of Black Women Lawyers
Former Member
New York Football Giants Wives' Organization
Former Member
New Jersey Women's Lawyers Association
Former Member
Garden State Bar Association
Former Member
National Association of Women Judges
Former Member
Articles Review Board, Virginia Environmental Law Journal
Former Member
New Jersey State Bar Association
Former President
Women Empowered Democratic Organization of Passaic County
Former Social Chair
Black Law Students Association
Board of Directors, Institute for Women's Policy Research
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority