Tahesha Way

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Tahesha Way is an American Democratic Party politician, and former member of the Board of Chosen Freeholders as Freeholder Director in Passaic County, New Jersey, United States. She currently resides in Wayne, New Jersey, but grew up in The Bronx.[1]

Freeholder Way owns two degrees: one in English and American literature from Brown University, and the other in law from the University of Virginia at Charlottesville. She worked as a law clerk, a television producer for Court TV, and a literature professor at Fairleigh Dickinson University before her current position. She also works as an attorney with a Totowa law firm.[2]

Way was admitted to the state bar in 1998.[3] Way was defeated along with running mates Evangeline Gomez and Domenick Stampone in the 2009 election, where the Republicans gained three seats that were previously held by Democrats.

She lives in Wayne with her 3 children and husband, former New York Giants running back Charles Way and three children.[4]


  1. ^ Garden State Woman
  2. ^ New Jersey Highlands Council
  3. ^ Official website for Passaic County, New Jersey
  4. ^ Official website for Passaic County, New Jersey