Election Contests and Ballot Measures

November 7, 2017 New Jersey State and County Elections

New Jersey

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Governor & Lieutenant Governor
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Kimberly M. Guadagno - R
Websitewww.kimfornj.com
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Carlos Rendo - R
Philip Murphy - D
Websitewww.murphy4nj.com
Sheila Y. Oliver - D
Websitewww.njleg.state.nj.us/members/bio.asp?Leg=242
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Seth Kaper-Dale - G
Websitewww.kaperdaleforgovernor.com/
Lisa Durden - G
Websitewww.lisadurden.com
Gina Genovese
Websitewww.gina4njgovernor.com/
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Matthew Riccardi - CON
Peter J. Rohrman - L
Websitewww.pete4nj.com/
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Karese J. Laguerre - L
Vincent Ross
April A. Johnson
New Jersey Senate
State Senator District 1
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Mary Gruccio - R
Websitewww.gruccioforsenate.com
Jeff Van Drew - D
Websitewww.vandrewteam.com
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Anthony Parisi Sanchez
State Senator District 2
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Colin Bell - D
Websitewww.daccnj.com/colin_bell
Chris Brown - R
Websitewww.njleg.state.nj.us/members/bio.asp?Leg=337
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State Senator District 3
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Fran Grenier - R
Stephen M. Sweeney - D
Websitesenatorsweeney.com
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State Senator District 4
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Fred Madden - D
Websitewww.njleg.state.nj.us/members/bio.asp?Leg=230?
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Michael Pascetta - R
State Senator District 5
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Nilsa Cruz-Perez - D
Websitewww.njleg.state.nj.us/members/BIO.asp?Leg=371
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Keith Walker - R
Mohammad Kabir
Websitewww.gofundme.com/senaterace
State Senator District 6
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James Beach - D
Websitewww.njleg.state.nj.us/members/bio.asp?leg=310
71
Robert Shapiro
State Senator District 7
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Rob Prisco - R
Troy Singleton - D
Websitewww.troysingleton.com
44
State Senator District 8
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Dawn Marie Addiego - R
Websiteaddiego.senatenj.com
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George B. Youngkin - D
State Senator District 9
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Christopher J. Connors - R
Websiteconnors.senatenj.com
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Brian Corley White - D
Websitebriancorleywhite.com
State Senator District 10
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James W. Holzapfel - R
Websiteholzapfel.senatenj.com
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Emma L. Mammano - D
Websitewww.emmafornjsenate.com/
State Senator District 11
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Jennifer Beck - R
Websitewww.jenniferbecknj.com
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Vin Gopal - D
State Senator District 12
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David H. Lande - D
Samuel D. Thompson - R
Websitethompson.senatenj.com
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Kevin Antoine
Websitewww.votekevinantoine.com
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State Senator District 13
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Sean F. Byrnes - D
Websitebyrnes4senate.com
Declan O'Scanlon, Jr. - R
Websitewww.declanoscanlon.com
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State Senator District 14
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Linda R. Greenstein, Esq. - D
Websitewww.njleg.state.nj.us/members/bio.asp?Leg=329
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Ileana Schirmer - R
Websitewww.ileanaforsenate.com
State Senator District 15
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Lee Eric Newton - R
Shirley K. Turner - D
Websitewww.senatorturner.com
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State Senator District 16
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Christopher "Kip" Bateman - R
Websitebateman.senatenj.com
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Laurie Poppe - D
State Senator District 17
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Daryl J. Kipnis - R
Websitetransaxt.com/Donate/F4L88H/KipnisForStateSenate
Bob Smith - D
Websitewww.senatorbobsmith.org
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State Senator District 18
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Patrick Diegnan, Jr. - D
Lewis Glogower - R
State Senator District 19
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Arthur J. Rittenhouse, Jr. - R
Joseph F. Vitale - D
Websitewww.senatorjoevitale.org
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State Senator District 20
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Joseph Cryan - D
Websitewww.cryanforsenate.com
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Ashraf Hanna - R
State Senator District 21
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Thomas H. Kean, Jr. - R
Websitewww.tomkean.com
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Jill Anne Lazare - D
State Senator District 22
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Joseph A. Bonilla - R
Nicholas Scutari - D
Websitewww.njleg.state.nj.us/members/BIO.asp?Leg=237
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State Senator District 23
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Christine Lui Chen - D
Michael J. Doherty - R
Websitedoherty.senatenj.com
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State Senator District 24
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Jennifer Hamilton - D
Websitewww.hamiltonforsenate.com
Steven V. Oroho - R
Websiteoroho.senatenj.com
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State Senator District 25
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Lisa Bhimani - D
Anthony "Tony" Bucco - R
Websitebucco.senatenj.com
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State Senator District 26
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Elliot Isibor - D
Websitewww.elliotisibor.com
Joe Pennacchio - R
Websitepennacchio.senatenj.com
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State Senator District 27
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Pasquale Capozzoli - R
Richard J. Codey - D
State Senator District 28
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Ronald L. Rice - D
Websitewww.njleg.state.nj.us/members/bio.asp?Leg=85
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Troy Knight-Napper - G
State Senator District 29
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Maria E. Lopez - R
M. Teresa Ruiz - D
Websitewww.njleg.state.nj.us/members/bio.asp?leg=287
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Pablo Olivera
Websiteteapartycheer.com/bios/mid-atlantic/new-jersey/pablo-olivera-nj-bio
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State Senator District 30
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Amy Sara Cores - D
WebsiteCoresforSenate.com
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Robert W. Singer - R
Websitesinger.senatenj.com
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State Senator District 31
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Sandra Bolden Cunningham - D
Websitesenatorcunningham.org
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Herminio Mendoza - R
State Senator District 32
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Paul Castelli - R
Nicholas J. Sacco - D
Websitewww.nicksacco.com
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State Senator District 33
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Beth Hamburger - R
Brian P. Stack - D
Websitewww.njleg.state.nj.us/members/bio.asp?leg=306
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State Senator District 34
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Nia H. Gill - D
Websitewww.njleg.state.nj.us/members/bio.asp?Leg=126
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Mahir Saleh - R
State Senator District 35
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Nellie Pou - D
Websitewww.nelliepou.com
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Marwan Sholakh - R
State Senator District 36
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Jeanine Ferrara - R
Paul A. Sarlo - D
Websitewww.senatorpaulsarlo.com
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State Senator District 37
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Modesto Romero - R
Websitewww.modestoromeroforsenate.com/
Loretta Weinberg - D
Websitewww.njleg.state.nj.us/members/bio.asp?Leg=260
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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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Kelly Langschultz - R
State Senator District 39
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Gerald Cardinale, DDS - R
Websitegerrycardinale.com
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Linda H. Schwager - D
James Tosone - L
State Senator District 40
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Kristin M. Corrado - R
Websitewww.corradofornjsenate.com
Thomas Duch - D
New Jersey House
State Representative District 1
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Bob Andrzejczak - D
Websitewww.njleg.state.nj.us/members/bio.asp?Leg=357
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R. Bruce Land - D
Websitewww.njleg.state.nj.us/members/bio.asp?Leg=382
Robert G. Campbell - R
Jim Sauro - R
State Representative District 2
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John Armato - D
Vincent Mazzeo - D
Websitewww.njleg.state.nj.us/members/bio.asp?Leg=368
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Vince Sera - R
Brenda Taube - R
Websitewww.brendataube.org
Heather Gordon
Websitewww.gordon4njassembly.com/
Mico Lucide - G
Websitelucideforassembly.com/
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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Adam Taliaferro - D
Websitewww.njleg.state.nj.us/members/bio.asp?Leg=372
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Linwood H. Donelson, III - R
Philip J. Donohue - R
Edward R. Durr
Websitedurrforassemblyman.com/
State Representative District 4
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Paul D. Moriarty - D
Websitewww.njleg.state.nj.us/members/bio.asp?leg=250
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Gabriela Mosquera - D
Websitewww.njleg.state.nj.us/members/bio.asp?Leg=356
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Patricia Jefferson Kline - R
Eduardo J. Maldonado - R
William McCauley, Jr.
State Representative District 5
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Patricia Egan Jones - D
Websitewww.njleg.state.nj.us/members/bio.asp?Leg=375
Arthur Barclay - D
Websitewww.njleg.state.nj.us/members/bio.asp?Leg=377
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Kevin P. Ehret - R
Teresa L. Gordon - R
State Representative District 6
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Louis D. Greenwald - D
Websitelougreenwald.com
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Pamela R. Lampitt - D
Websitepamlampitt.com
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Winston Extavour - R
David C. Moy - R
Monica Sohler
State Representative District 7
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Herb Conaway - D
Websitewww.herbconaway.com
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Carol Murphy - D
Octavia Best - R
Mike Piper - R
Websitedelrangop.weebly.com/our-candidates.html
State Representative District 8
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Joanne Schwartz - D
Maryann Merlino - D
Maria Rodriguez-Gregg - R
Websitedistrict8.senatenj.com/rodriguez-gregg.php
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Joe Howarth - R
Websitedistrict8.senatenj.com/howarth.php
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Ryan T. Calhoun
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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Jill Dobrowansky - D
Ryan Young - 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
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Michael B. Cooke - D
Raymond Baker - D
State Representative District 11
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Eric Houghtaling - D
Websitewww.njleg.state.nj.us/members/bio.asp?Leg=379
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Joann Downey - D
Websitewww.njleg.state.nj.us/members/bio.asp?Leg=380
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Robert Acerra - R
Michael Whelan - R
Websitewww.redbanknj.org
State Representative District 12
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Gene Davis - D
Nirav Patel - D
Websitepatelforassembly.com/
Ronald S. Dancer - R
Websitewww.njleg.state.nj.us/members/bio.asp?Leg=352?
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Robert D. Clifton - R
Anthony J. Storrow - L
Daniel A. Krause - L
State Representative District 13
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Tom Giaimo - D
Mariel Didato - D
Websitewww.didato4njassembly.com
Amy Handlin - R
Websitewww.njleg.state.nj.us/members/BIO.asp?Leg=254
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Serena Dimaso - R
Websiteco.monmouth.nj.us/page.aspx?ID=3212
Eveline H. Brownstein - L
Websitewww.eve4liberty.com
State Representative District 14
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Wayne P. DeAngelo - D
Websitewww.waynedeangelo.org
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Daniel R. Benson - D
Websitewww.danbenson.com
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Kristian Stout - R
Websitewww.stoutforassembly.com
Steven J. Uccio - R
State Representative District 15
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Reed Gusciora - D
Websitewww.reedgusciora.com
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Elizabeth Maher Muoio - D
Websitewww.njleg.state.nj.us/members/BIO.asp?Leg=373
Rimma Yakobovich - R
Emily Rich - R
State Representative District 16
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Andrew Zwicker - D
Websitewww.zwickerforassembly.com
Roy Freiman - D
Donna M. Simon - R
Websitewww.njleg.state.nj.us/members/bio.asp?Leg=354
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Mark Caliguire - R
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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Joseph F. Danielsen - D
Websitewww.njleg.state.nj.us/members/bio.asp?Leg=370
Robert A. Quinn - R
Websitequinnforassembly.com
Nadine Wilkins - R
Michael Habib
State Representative District 18
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Nancy Pinkin - D
Websitewww.njleg.state.nj.us/members/bio.asp?Leg=361
Robert Karabinchak - D
Websitewww.njleg.state.nj.us/members/bio.asp?Leg=388
April Bengivenga - R
Zhiyu "Jimmy" Hu - R
Sean Stratton - G
State Representative District 19
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Craig J. Coughlin - D
Websitewww.njleg.state.nj.us/members/bio.asp?Leg=319?
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Yvonne Lopez - D
Deepak Malhotra - R
Websitewww.deepakmalhotra.us
Amarjit K. Riar - R
William Cruz
State Representative District 20
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Annette Quijano - D
Websitewww.njleg.state.nj.us/members/bio.asp?Leg=309
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Jamel Holley - D
Websitewww.jamelholley.com
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Joseph G. Aubourg - R
State Representative District 21
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Lacey Rzeszowski - D
Websitewww.laceyforassembly.com/contact
Jon Bramnick - R
Websitewww.votebramnick.com
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Nancy F. Munoz - R
Websitewww.nancymunoz.net
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State Representative District 22
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Gerald "Jerry" Green - D
Websitewww.njleg.state.nj.us/members/bio.asp?Leg=54?
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James J. Kennedy - D
Websitewww.njleg.state.nj.us/members/bio.asp?Leg=381
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Richard S. Fortunato - R
John Quattrocchi - R
Onel Martinez
Websiteonelfordistrict22.nationbuilder.com/
Sumantha Prasad
Websitesumanthaprasad.org/
State Representative District 23
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John DiMaio - R
Websitewww.njleg.state.nj.us/members/bio.asp?Leg=313
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Erik C. Peterson - R
Websitewww.njleg.state.nj.us/members/bio.asp?Leg=320?
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Laura Shaw - D
Websitewww.shaw4assembly.com
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Charles Boddy - D
Websitesecure.actblue.com/contribute/page/charlesboddy
Michael Estrada
Tyler J. Gran
State Representative District 24
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F. Parker Space - R
Websitewww.parkerspace.org
Harold J. Wirths - R
Kate Matteson - D
Gina Trish - D
Aaron Hyndman - G
Kenny Collins - G
State Representative District 25
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Anthony M. Bucco - R
Websitebucco.senatenj.com
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Michael Patrick Carroll - R
Websitewww.michaelcarroll.com
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Thomas Moran - D
Richard J. Corcoran, III - D
State Representative District 26
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Jay Webber - R
Bettylou Decroce - R
Websitewww.njleg.state.nj.us/members/bio.asp?Leg=355
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Joseph Raich - D
E. William Edge - D
Websiteld26dems.wixsite.com/website
State Representative District 27
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John F. McKeon - D
Websitewww.johnfmckeon.com
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Mila M. Jasey - D
Websitewww.jaseyforassembly.org
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Ronald Derose - R
Websitederoseforassembly.nationbuilder.com
Angelo Tedesco - R
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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James Boydston - R
Veronica Branch - R
Joanne Miller - I
Websitewww.congress.org/election/candidate/id/181859
Scott Thomas Nicastro, Jr.
State Representative District 29
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Eliana Pintor Marin - D
Websitewww.njleg.state.nj.us/members/bio.asp?Leg=362
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Shanique Speight - D
Jeannette Veras - R
Charles G. Hood - R
State Representative District 30
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Sean T. Kean - R
Websiteseankean.senatenj.com
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Edward H. Thomson, III - R
Websitewww.njleg.state.nj.us/members/bio.asp?Leg=391
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Eliot Arlo Colon - D
Websitemiroconsulting.com/about/leadership/eliot-arlo-colon
Kevin Scott - D
Websitekevinscottforassembly.com/
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State Representative District 31
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Nicholas Chiaravalloti - D
Websitewww.ncforassembly.com
Angela V. McKnight - D
Websitewww.angelamcknight.com
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Michael J. Alonso - R
Lauren Digiaro - R
State Representative District 32
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Vincent Prieto - D
Websitevincentprieto.com
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Angelica M. Jimenez - D
Websitewww.njleg.state.nj.us/members/bio.asp?Leg=344?
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Ann M. Corletta - R
Bartholomew J. Talamini - R
Websitewww.ramapo.edu/board
State Representative District 33
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Raj Mukherji - D
Websitewww.electraj.com
Annette Chaparro - D
Websitewww.annettechaparro.com
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Holly Lucyk - R
Francisco Aguilar - R
State Representative District 34
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Thomas P. Giblin - D
Websitewww.assemblymangiblin.com
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Sheila Y. Oliver - D
Websitewww.njleg.state.nj.us/members/bio.asp?Leg=242
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Nicholas G. Surgent - R
Tafari Anderson - R
Websiteanderson4njassembly.com/
State Representative District 35
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Shavonda E. Sumter - D
Websiteshavondasumter.com
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Benjie E. Wimberly - D
Websitewww.benjiewimberly.com
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Ibrahim Mahmoud - R
Nihad Younes - R
State Representative District 36
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Marlene Caride - D
Websitewww.njleg.state.nj.us/members/bio.asp?Leg=348
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Gary S. Schaer - D
Websitewww.njleg.state.nj.us/members/bio.asp?Leg=258
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Paul Passamano, Jr. - R
Marc Marsi - R
State Representative District 37
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Gordon M. Johnson - D
Websitewww.johnsonfornewjersey.com
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Valerie Vainieri Huttle - D
Websitewww.valeriehuttle.com
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Gino Tessaro - R
Angela Hendricks - R
Claudio Belusic - L
Websitewww.lp.org/candidates/claudio-belusic/
State Representative District 38
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Timothy J. Eustace - D
Websitewww.njleg.state.nj.us/members/bio.asp?Leg=369
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Joseph Lagana - D
Websitewww.njleg.state.nj.us/members/bio.asp?Leg=367
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Christopher B. Wolf - R
Dev Goswami
State Representative District 39
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Jannie Chung - D
Annie Hausman - D
Websitewww.flipthe39th.com/
Robert Auth - R
Websitewww.njleg.state.nj.us/members/bio.asp?Leg=366
Holly Schepisi - R
Websitewww.hollyschepisi.com
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State Representative District 40
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Kevin J. Rooney - R
Websitewww.njleg.state.nj.us/members/bio.asp?Leg=390
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Christopher P. Dephillips - R
Websitepbnlaw.com/attorneys/dephillips-christopher
Paul Vagianos - D
Christine Ordway - D
Anthony J. Pellechia
Referendums and Ballot Measures
$125 million Library Construction Bond Act
Do you approve the “New Jersey Library Construction Bond Act”? This bond act authorizes the State to issue bonds in the aggregate principal amount of $125 million. The proceeds of the bonds will be used to provide grants to public libraries. The grants will be used to build, equip, and expand public libraries to increase capacity and serve the public.Approval of this bond act will allow the State to sell $125 million in State general obligation bonds. Proceeds from the bonds will be used to provide grants to construct, expand, and equip public libraries. Municipalities or counties that fund public libraries will match the grant amount. The municipality or county may solicit private funding to support its match. The State Librarian, in consultation with the President of Thomas Edison State University, will set eligibility criteria for the grants.
Dedicate all moneys collected by the State relating to natural resource damages
Do you approve amending the Constitution to dedicate all moneys collected by the State relating to natural resource damages in cases of contamination of the environment? The moneys would have to be used to repair, restore, replace, or preserve the State’s natural resources. The moneys may also be used to pay legal or other costs incurred by the State in pursuing its claims.This amendment would dedicate moneys collected by the State relating to natural resource damages through settlements or awards for legal claims based on environmental contamination. These moneys would be dedicated to repair, replace, or restore damaged natural resources, or to preserve the State’s natural resources. The moneys would be spent in an area as close as possible to the geographical area in which the damage occurred. The moneys could also be used to pay for the State’s legal or other costs in pursuing the claims. Currently, these moneys may be used for any State purpose.
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