Senator Pou proudly represents the 35th Legislative District in the New Jersey Senate. The 35th District includes the City of Paterson and the Boroughs of Haledon, North Haledon and Prospect Park in Passaic County, as well as the City of Garfield and the Borough of Elmwood Park in Bergen County. Senator Pou is Chair of the Senate Commerce Committee, Vice-Chair of the Senate Higher Education Committee, member of the Senate Judiciary Committee and Chair of the Legislative Latino Caucus.
Joseph Cryan was elected to the Senate in 2017. A former member of the New Jersey General Assembly, Cryan represented legislative District 20 from 2001 to January 4, 2015. He resigned after he was elected sheriff of Union County in 2014. Cryan served as the Majority Leader in the Assembly and chaired or served on over a dozen different committees in the legislature.