A Conversation With New Jersey Lt. Gov. Tahesha Way ’96

Tuesday, March 26, 2024 10:00 - Tuesday, March 26, 2024 11:00

Tahesha L. Way ’96 was appointed New Jersey’s third lieutenant governor in September by Gov. Phil Murphy and has also served as the state's 34th secretary of state since 2018. As lieutenant governor, Way works alongside the governor in carrying out the goals of the administration and steps in to carry on the governor’s role should he be absent from office. As secretary of state, New Jersey’s top election official, Way has overseen the state Division of Elections and its work in ensuring broad, fair access to the right to vote. Way also chaired New Jersey’s Complete Count Commission, a 27-member nonpartisan commission established to achieve a complete count in the 2020 U.S. Census. She oversees the state government offices supporting New Jersey’s arts, culture, history and business communities. Prior to joining the Murphy administration, Way was an administrative law judge for the state of New Jersey. This event is open to the public. 

Public Policy
Public Service
Caplin Pavilion
Black Law Students Association