Election Contests and Ballot Measures

November 8, 2011 General Election

New Jersey

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New Jersey Senate
State Senator District 1
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Jeff Van Drew - D
Websitewww.vandrewteam.com
64
David S. DeWeese - R
State Senator District 2
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Jim Whelan - D
Websitewww.njleg.state.nj.us/members/bio.asp?Leg=301?
68
Vince Polistina - R
Websitepolistinaamodeobrown.com
46
Lorenzo Langford - I
State Senator District 3
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Stephen M. Sweeney - D
Websitesenatorsweeney.com
58
Michael M. Mulligan - R
Websitemulliganforsenate.blogspot.com
State Senator District 4
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Fred Madden - D
Websitewww.njleg.state.nj.us/members/bio.asp?Leg=230?
63
Giancarlo D'Orazio - R
Paul M. Alexander
State Senator District 5
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Donald W. Norcross - D
Websitewww.donaldnorcrossforcongress.com
58
Keith Walker - R
State Senator District 6
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James Beach - D
Websitewww.njleg.state.nj.us/members/bio.asp?leg=310
70
Phil Mitsch - R
Websitephilmitschforamerica.com
State Senator District 7
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Diane B. Allen - R
Websiteallen.senatenj.com
69
Gail Cook - D
Websitewww.facebook.com/gailcookforstatesenate?sk=info
State Senator District 8
Dawn Marie Addiego - R
Websiteaddiego.senatenj.com
54
State Senator District 9
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Christopher J. Connors - R
Websiteconnors.senatenj.com
60
Dorothy A. Ryan - D
State Senator District 10
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James W. Holzapfel - R
Websiteholzapfel.senatenj.com
72
Charles P. Tivenan - D
State Senator District 11
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Jennifer Beck - R
Websitewww.jenniferbecknj.com
50
Raymond Santiago - D
Websitewww.gopalforassembly.com
State Senator District 12
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Samuel D. Thompson - R
Websitethompson.senatenj.com
81
Robert "Bob" Brown - D
Websitewww.robertcbrown.com/profile.htm
State Senator District 13
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Joseph M. Kyrillos, Jr. - R
Websitewww.joekyrillos.com
57
Christopher G. Cullen - D
Stephen J. Boracchia - R
Websitestephenboracchiaforassembly.com
Mac Dara F.X. Lyden
Karen Anne Zaletel - I
State Senator District 14
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Linda R. Greenstein, Esq. - D
Websitewww.njleg.state.nj.us/members/bio.asp?Leg=329
67
Richard J. Kanka - R
State Senator District 15
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Shirley K. Turner - D
Websitewww.senatorturner.com
75
State Senator District 16
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Christopher "Kip" Bateman - R
Websitebateman.senatenj.com
59
Maureen Vella - D
Websitewww.16thdistrictdemocrats.org/maureen_vella_for_senate
State Senator District 17
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Bob Smith - D
Websitewww.senatorbobsmith.org
70
Jordan Rickards - R
Websitejordanrickards.com
State Senator District 18
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Barbara Buono - D
Websitebarbarabuono.com
63
Gloria S. Dittman - R
Websitedittmanforsenate.com
State Senator District 19
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Joseph F. Vitale - D
Websitewww.senatorjoevitale.org
62
Paul Lund, Jr. - R
Websitewww.paulfornjsenate.com
State Senator District 20
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Raymond J. Lesniak - D
Helen S. Rosales - R
Websitehelensrosales.com
59
State Senator District 21
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Thomas H. Kean, Jr. - R
Websitewww.tomkean.com
48
Paul Swanicke - D
State Senator District 22
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Nicholas Scutari - D
Websitewww.njleg.state.nj.us/members/BIO.asp?Leg=237
48
Michael W. Class - R
Websiteclassfirstvanpelt.com
42
State Senator District 23
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Michael J. Doherty - R
Websitedoherty.senatenj.com
54
John Graf, Jr. - D
Websitewww.theministerman.com
Daniel Z. Seyler
Websitewww.njdistrict23.com
State Senator District 24
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Steven V. Oroho - R
Websiteoroho.senatenj.com
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Edwin Selby - D
Websitewww.democratic24.org
State Senator District 25
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Anthony "Tony" Bucco - R
Websitebucco.senatenj.com
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Rick Thoeni - D
Websitewww.thoeniforsenate.com
State Senator District 26
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Joe Pennacchio - R
Websitepennacchio.senatenj.com
62
Wasim Khan - D
Websitewww.khan4senate.net
Joseph Scafa - I
State Senator District 27
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Richard J. Codey - D
William H. Eames - R
Websitewww.eamesfornjsenate.com
State Senator District 28
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Ronald L. Rice - D
Websitewww.njleg.state.nj.us/members/bio.asp?Leg=85
71
Russell Mollica - R
State Senator District 29
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M. Teresa Ruiz - D
Websitewww.njleg.state.nj.us/members/bio.asp?leg=287
42
Aracelis Sanabria Tejada - R
Laurie J. Taylor - I
State Senator District 30
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Robert W. Singer - R
Websitesinger.senatenj.com
69
Steve Morlino - D
State Senator District 31
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Sandra Bolden Cunningham - D
Websitesenatorcunningham.com
66
Donnamarie James - R
Louis Vernotico - I
State Senator District 32
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Nicholas J. Sacco - D
Websitewww.nicksacco.com
70
Edward T. O'Neill - R
Herbert H. Shaw - I
State Senator District 33
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Brian P. Stack - D
Websitewww.njleg.state.nj.us/members/bio.asp?leg=306
51
Beth Hamburger - R
State Senator District 34
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Nia H. Gill - D
Websitewww.njleg.state.nj.us/members/bio.asp?Leg=126
69
Ralph Bartnik - R
State Senator District 35
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Nellie Pou - D
Websitewww.nelliepou.com
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Ken Pengitore - R
State Senator District 36
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Paul A. Sarlo - D
Websitewww.senatorpaulsarlo.com
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Donald E. DiOrio - R
State Senator District 37
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Loretta Weinberg - D
Websitewww.njleg.state.nj.us/members/bio.asp?Leg=260
82
Robert S. Lebovics - R
Websitewww.lebovics.com
State Senator District 38
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Bob Gordon - D
Websitewww.njleg.state.nj.us/members/bio.asp?leg=307
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John J. Driscoll, Jr. - R
State Senator District 39
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Gerald Cardinale, DDS - R
Websitegerrycardinale.com
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Lorraine M. Waldes - D
State Senator District 40
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Kevin J. O'Toole - R
Websiteotoole.senatenj.com
52
John Zunic - D
New Jersey House
State Representative District 1
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Nelson T. Albano - D
Websitewww.assemblydems.com/memberindex.asp?RosterKey=248?
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Matthew Milam - D
Suzanne M. Walters - R
Samuel Fiocchi - R
Websitewww.njassemblyrepublicans.com/?works=assemblyman-sam-fiocchi
State Representative District 2
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John F. Amodeo - R
Websitewww.chrisbrownforassembly.com/johnamodeo-bio.html
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Chris Brown - R
Websitewww.njleg.state.nj.us/members/bio.asp?Leg=337
52
Damon Tyner - D
Alisa Cooper - D
State Representative District 3
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John J. Burzichelli - D
Websitewww.njleg.state.nj.us/members/bio.asp?Leg=200
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Celeste M. Riley - D
Websitewww.njlegdistrict3.com
Domenick Dicicco - R
Bob Villare - R
Websitewww.votedocbob.com
State Representative District 4
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Paul D. Moriarty - D
Websitewww.njleg.state.nj.us/members/bio.asp?leg=250
60
Gabriela Mosquera - D
Websitewww.njleg.state.nj.us/members/bio.asp?Leg=356
40
Shelley Lovett - R
Tony Celeste - I
WebsiteTonyCeleste.net
53
State Representative District 5
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Angel Fuentes - D
Websitewww.njleg.state.nj.us/members/bio.asp?Leg=317
55
Gilbert L. "Whip" Wilson - D
Websitewww.njleg.state.nj.us/members/bio.asp?Leg=325?
70
William Levins - R
State Representative District 6
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Louis D. Greenwald - D
Websitelougreenwald.com
50
Pamela R. Lampitt - D
Websitepamlampitt.com
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Allan Richardson - R
State Representative District 7
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Herb Conaway - D
Websitewww.herbconaway.com
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Troy Singleton - D
Websitewww.troysingleton.com
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Christopher Halgas - R
State Representative District 8
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Scott Rudder - R
Websitedistrict8.senatenj.com/rudder.php?
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Sharyn Pertnoy-Schmidt - D
Raymond J. Storck - D
Robert Edward Forchion, Jr.
Websitehome.njweedman.com
52
State Representative District 9
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Brian E. Rumpf - R
Websitedistrict9.senatenj.com/rumpf.php?
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Dianne C. Gove - R
Websitedistrict9.senatenj.com/gove.php?
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Carla Kearney - D
Websitewww.facebook.com/pages/Carla-Jackson-Kearney-for-NJ-State-Assembly/222986171048363
Bradley Billhimer - D
State Representative District 10
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David W. Wolfe - R
Websitedistrict10.senatenj.com/wolfe.php
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Gregory P. McGuckin - R
Websitewww.njleg.state.nj.us/members/bio.asp?Leg=341
55
Bette Wary - D
Eli L. Eytan - D
State Representative District 11
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Mary Pat Angelini - R
Websitewww.njleg.state.nj.us/members/bio.asp?Leg=276
62
Caroline Casagrande - R
Websitewww.njleg.state.nj.us/members/bio.asp?leg=278
40
Marilyn Schlossbach - D
Websitewww.gopalforassembly.com
Vin Gopal - D
Daniel Jacobson - I
State Representative District 12
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Ronald S. Dancer - R
Websitewww.njleg.state.nj.us/members/bio.asp?Leg=352?
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Robert D. Clifton - R
William "Bill" Spedding - D
Websitebillspedding.com
Catherine Tinney Rome - D
State Representative District 13
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Amy H. Handlin - R
Websitewww.njleg.state.nj.us/members/bio.asp?Leg=254?
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Declan O'Scanlon, Jr. - R
Websitewww.declanoscanlon.com
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Kevin M. Lavan - D
Patrick Short - D
Frank C. Cottone - CON
Websitewww.Team-LD-13.com
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William H. Lawton - CON
State Representative District 14
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Wayne P. DeAngelo - D
Websitewww.waynedeangelo.org
51
Daniel R. Benson - D
Websitewww.danbenson.com
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Wayne Wittman - R
Websitewww.waynewittman.com
Steven Welzer - G
Websitewww.welzergreencampaign.org
67
State Representative District 15
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Bonnie Watson Coleman - D
Websitebonnieforcongress.com
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Reed Gusciora - D
Websitewww.reedgusciora.com
57
Peter M. Yull - R
Kathy Kilcommons - R
Websitewww.facebook.com/pages/Kathy-Kilcommons-for-15th-District-Assembly/213541342008867
State Representative District 16
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Peter J. Biondi - R
Websiteciattarelli.com
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Jack M. Ciattarelli - R
Websiteciattarelli.com
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Marie Corfield - D
Websitewww.corfieldforassembly.com
Joe Camarota - D
Websitewww.16thdistrictdemocrats.org/joe_camarota_for_assembly
State Representative District 17
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Joseph V. Egan - D
Websitewww.njleg.state.nj.us/members/bio.asp?Leg=201
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Upendra J. Chivukula - D
Websitechivukulanj.com
66
Carlo A. DiLalla - R
Robert S. Mettler - R
State Representative District 18
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Patrick Diegnan, Jr. - D
Peter Barnes - D
Websitewww.assemblymanbarnes.com
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Joseph S. Sinagra - R
Websitewww.joe-sinagra.com
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Marcia Silva - R
Websitewww.marciasilvalaw.com
State Representative District 19
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John S. Wisniewski - D
Websitewisniewskifornj.com
54
Craig J. Coughlin - D
Websitewww.njleg.state.nj.us/members/bio.asp?Leg=319?
59
Angel J. Leon - R
Shane Robinson - R
Websiteshaneforassembly.com
State Representative District 20
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Joseph Cryan - D
Websitewww.cryanforsenate.com
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Annette Quijano - D
Websitewww.njleg.state.nj.us/members/bio.asp?Leg=309
54
John F. Donoso - R
State Representative District 21
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Jon Bramnick - R
Websitewww.votebramnick.com
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Nancy F. Munoz - R
Websitewww.nancymunoz.net
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Bruce H. Bergen - D
Norman W. Albert - D
Darren Young - L
State Representative District 22
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Linda Stender - D
Websitewww.njleg.state.nj.us/members/bio.asp?Leg=205
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Gerald "Jerry" Green - D
Websitewww.njleg.state.nj.us/members/bio.asp?Leg=54?
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Joan D. Van Pelt - R
Websiteclassfirstvanpelt.com
Jeffrey D. First - R
Websitejoanvanpelt.wordpress.com
State Representative District 23
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Erik C. Peterson - R
Websitewww.njleg.state.nj.us/members/bio.asp?Leg=320?
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John DiMaio - R
Websitewww.njleg.state.nj.us/members/bio.asp?Leg=313
61
Karen Carroll - D
Websitewww.Carroll-for-Assembly.com
66
Scott McDonald - D
State Representative District 24
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Alison Littell McHose - R
Websitewww.alisonmchose.com
52
Gary R. Chiusano - R
Leslie Huhn - D
Websitedemocratic24.org
Jim Nye - D
Websitedemocratic24.org/jim-nye.html
Rose Ann Salanitri - T
Websitewww.facebook.com/people/RoseAnn-Salanitri/100000253541008
Mark D. Quick - I
Websitewww.markquickforcongress.com
6
State Representative District 25
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Michael Patrick Carroll - R
Websitewww.michaelcarroll.com
59
Anthony M. Bucco, Jr. - R
Websitebucco.senatenj.com
55
Gale Heiss Colucci - D
George Stafford - D
State Representative District 26
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Jay Webber - R
Alex Decroce - R
Websitewww.njleg.state.nj.us/members/bio.asp?Leg=81?
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Joseph Raich - D
Elliot Isibor - D
Websitewww.elliotisibor.com
Michael Spector - G
Websitewww.spector4assembly.com
State Representative District 27
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Mila M. Jasey - D
Websitewww.jaseyforassembly.org
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John F. McKeon - D
Websitewww.johnfmckeon.com
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Nicole Hagner - R
Websiteholtzmanhagnerforassembly.com
Lee S. Holtzman - R
Websiteholtzmanhagnerforassembly.com
43
State Representative District 28
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Cleopatra G. Tucker - D
Websitewww.njleg.state.nj.us/members/bio.asp?leg=285?
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Ralph R. Caputo - D
Websitewww.njleg.state.nj.us/members/bio.asp?leg=286?
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Carol Humphreys - R
Websitewww.carolhumphreys.com
David H. Pinckney - R
State Representative District 29
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L. Grace Spencer - D
Websitewww.njleg.state.nj.us/members/bio.asp?leg=288?
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Alberto Coutinho - D
Websitewww.njleg.state.nj.us/members/bio.asp?leg=289
48
Elaine L. Guarino - R
Lisa T. Kistner - R
State Representative District 30
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Sean T. Kean - R
Websiteseankean.senatenj.com
54
David P. Rible - R
Websitewww.daverible.com
49
Shaun O'Rourke - D
Howard Kleinhendler - D
David Schneck - L
Websiteblog.commonsenseforbelmar.org
State Representative District 31
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Jason O'Donnell - D
Websiteodonnellforassembly.com/
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Charles Mainor - D
Websitecharlesmainor.com
50
Michael J. Alonso - R
Daniel E. Beckelman - R
State Representative District 32
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Vincent Prieto - D
Websitevincentprieto.com
56
Angelica M. Jimenez - D
Websitewww.njleg.state.nj.us/members/bio.asp?Leg=344?
52
Ronald F. Tarolla - R
Michael J. Bartulovich - R
April Tricoli-Busset - I
State Representative District 33
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Ruben J. Ramos, Jr. - D
Websitewww.njleg.state.nj.us/members/bio.asp?Leg=293?
43
Sean Connors - D
Websitewww.njleg.state.nj.us/members/bio.asp?Leg=345?
48
Christopher Garcia - R
Fernando Uribe - R
Websitewww.uribeforassembly.com
State Representative District 34
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Sheila Y. Oliver - D
Websitewww.njleg.state.nj.us/members/bio.asp?Leg=242
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Thomas P. Giblin - D
Websitewww.assemblymangiblin.com
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Joan Salensky - R
Steve Farrell - R
Clenard Childress - I
Websitewww.childress4assembly.com/index.htm
David Taylor - I
State Representative District 35
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Benjie E. Wimberly - D
Websitewww.benjiewimberly.com
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Shavonda E. Sumter - D
Websiteshavondasumter.com
43
William A. Connolly - R
Donna Puglisi - R
Websitewww.facebook.com/pages/Republican-Donna-Puglisi-for-35th-District-NJ-State-Assembly/148981745169306
State Representative District 36
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Gary S. Schaer - D
Websitewww.njleg.state.nj.us/members/bio.asp?Leg=258
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Marlene Caride - D
Websitewww.njleg.state.nj.us/members/bio.asp?Leg=348
53
John C. Genovesi - R
Sara Rosengarten - R
Websitewww.facebook.com/SaraForAssembly2011
State Representative District 37
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Gordon M. Johnson - D
Websitewww.njleg.state.nj.us/members/bio.asp?Leg=214?
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Valerie Vainieri Huttle - D
Websitewww.valeriehuttle.com/
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Keith Jensen - R
Gregory John Aslanian - R
Julian Heicklen - L
Websitewww.facebook.com/pages/Julian-Heicklen/147690031966280
State Representative District 38
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Concetta Terranova Wagner - D
Timothy J. Eustace - D
Websitewww.njleg.state.nj.us/members/bio.asp?Leg=369
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Richard S. Goldberg - R
Websitewww.hawthornenj.org/mayor.cfm
Fernando A. Alonso - R
Vinko Grskovic - L
State Representative District 39
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Robert Schroeder - R
Websitewww.robertschroeder.com
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Anthony N. Iannarelli, Jr. - D
Websitewww.aiannarelli.com
Michael J. McCarthy
Clinton Bosca - I
Holly Schepisi - R
Websitewww.hollyschepisi.com
45
State Representative District 40
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David C. Russo - R
Websitewww.njleg.state.nj.us/members/bio.asp?Leg=124?
63
Scott T. Rumana - R
Websitewww.njleg.state.nj.us/members/bio.asp?leg=297
52
Cassandra Lazzara - D
Websitelazzaraforassembly.com
William J. Brennan - D
Websitewww.brennan2017.com
Referendums and Ballot Measures
Wagering At Casinos Or Gambling Houses In Atlantic City And At Current Or Former Running And Harness Horse Racetracks
Shall the amendment to Article IV, Section VII, paragraph 2 of the Constitution of the State of New Jersey, agreed to by the Legislature, providing that it shall be lawful for the Legislature to authorize by law wagering at casinos or gambling houses in Atlantic City and at current or former running and harness horse racetracks on the results of professional, certain college, or amateur sport or athletic events, be approved?"YesNo
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