Progressive Vision for West Windsor is excited to announce their three candidates for West Windsor's open council seats this November. They are current Council President Alison Miller, Yan Mei Wang, and Shin-Yi Lin. As a slate, they support both local and national grassroots efforts to champion progressive values and will fight for social, racial, and environmental justice in our backyard.
Council President Alison Miller
, who is a Certified Planner, will continue to preserve open space, advocate for new sidewalks, bikeways, and safe intersections, and provide funding for critical senior services. As Councilwoman, she has presented ordinances limiting the amount of residential growth in single-family zones and has made sure that new apartments mix their affordable and market-rate units so that no resident is stigmatized. She has actively worked to preserve the greenbelt, delineate bike lanes, and ensure safe and secure bicycle parking. She is also a key supporter of local environmental ordinances and was a vocal proponent of a 2018 gun control resolution in favor of stronger gun safety laws and opposing concealed-carry reciprocity in New Jersey.
Yan Mei Wang
is a champion for West Windsor and has made it her mission to have informative conversations with township residents over the past years; she is keenly aware of the issues that matter most to the township's residents. Yan Mei is focused on stabilizing our taxes by improving infrastructure,
preserving open space,
and introducing local green energy solutions. This year, Yan Mei has advocated for smart road repair techniques that
improve our roads while saving an average of hundreds of dollars
per year on taxes and vehicle repair costs for each family. She is also currently spearheading a “West Windsor Plastics for West Windsor Parks
” project to turn our township’s plastic film waste into benches that will beautify our community.
is dedicated to ensuring a more transparent local government, making it easier for residents to connect with the township and find solutions to their most pressing issues. She believes community building and inclusion should be the top priority for township leadership, because responsible, consensus-based governance requires that our leaders remain in close conversation with all members of our township. A scientist and educator, Shin-Yi promises data-based decision making that will set West Windsor on a path of long-term success.
Together these formidable candidates will use their expertise to help West Windsor Township move efficiently and sustainably into the future. Please ensure you’re registered to vote, so you can stand behind these progressive champions on Election Day on November 5th!