About

Congressman Jefferson Van Drew

A lifelong advocate for South Jersey, Jeff Van Drew is delivering results for veterans, seniors, consumers and children.

On November 6th, 2018, constituents in New Jerseys Second Congressional District elected Jeff Van Drew to represent them in the United States House of Representatives. He was sworn in on January 3rd, 2019.  

In the House Van Drew has been appointed to the Committee on Natural Resources and the Committee on Agriculture. On the Agriculture Committee, Van Drew was assigned the Biotech, Horticulture, and Research Subcommittee, and the  Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations Subcommittee. On the Natural Resources Committee, he was assigned the Water, Power, and Oceans Subcommittee.

Congressman Van Drew is a member of the Blue Dogs Coalition, a Caucus of fiscally-responsible Democrats. He is also a member of the Problem Solvers Caucus, who seek to create bipartisan cooperation on key policy issues.

Van Drew previously served four terms in the New Jersey State Senate. He has earned a reputation as a strong advocate for southern New Jersey municipalities, but especially for veterans, senior citizens and consumers. He demonstrates a willingness to work on a bipartisan basis, addressing issues of vital concern to the residents of his district. Dr. Van Drew recently retired from dentistry after 30 years of practice in South Jersey. He and his wife have two children and one grandchild, and reside in Dennis Township.

Please contact our office for more information on Representative Van Drew.