Election Contests and Ballot Measures

November 8, 2011 General Election

New Jersey

Note: Candidate pictures are the most current we have on file. Because this is a past election, they may not show a candidate’s likeness at the time of the election. Likewise, some of the links to websites, emails, and social media may be broken.
New Jersey Senate
State Senator District 1
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Jeff Van Drew - D
►Websitewww.vandrewteam.com
65
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?
70
Vince Polistina - R
►Websitepolistinaamodeobrown.com
47
Lorenzo Langford - I
State Senator District 3
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Stephen M. Sweeney - D
►Websitesenatorsweeney.com
59
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?
64
Giancarlo D'Orazio - R
Paul M. Alexander
State Senator District 5
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Donald W. Norcross - D
►Websitewww.donaldnorcrossforcongress.com
59
Keith Walker - R
State Senator District 6
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James Beach - D
►Websitewww.njleg.state.nj.us/members/bio.asp?leg=310
72
Phil Mitsch - R
►Websitephilmitschforamerica.com
State Senator District 7
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Diane B. Allen - R
►Websiteallen.senatenj.com
70
Gail Cook - D
►Websitewww.facebook.com/gailcookforstatesenate?sk=info
State Senator District 8
Dawn Marie Addiego - R
►Websiteaddiego.senatenj.com
56
State Senator District 9
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Christopher J. Connors - R
►Websiteconnors.senatenj.com
62
Dorothy A. Ryan - D
State Senator District 10
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James W. Holzapfel - R
►Websiteholzapfel.senatenj.com
74
Charles P. Tivenan - D
State Senator District 11
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Jennifer Beck - R
►Websitewww.jenniferbecknj.com
51
Raymond Santiago - D
►Websitewww.gopalforassembly.com
State Senator District 12
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Samuel D. Thompson - R
►Websitethompson.senatenj.com
83
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
58
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
68
Richard J. Kanka - R
State Senator District 15
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Shirley K. Turner - D
►Websitewww.senatorturner.com
77
State Senator District 16
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Christopher "Kip" Bateman - R
►Websitebateman.senatenj.com
61
Maureen Vella - D
►Websitewww.16thdistrictdemocrats.org/maureen_vella_for_senate
State Senator District 17
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Bob Smith - D
►Websitewww.senatorbobsmith.org
71
Jordan Rickards - R
►Websitejordanrickards.com
State Senator District 18
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Barbara Buono - D
►Websitebarbarabuono.com
65
Gloria S. Dittman - R
►Websitedittmanforsenate.com
State Senator District 19
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Joseph F. Vitale - D
►Websitewww.senatorjoevitale.org
64
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
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State Senator District 21
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Thomas H. Kean, Jr. - R
Paul Swanicke - D
State Senator District 22
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Nicholas Scutari - D
►Websitewww.njleg.state.nj.us/members/BIO.asp?Leg=237
49
Michael W. Class - R
►Websiteclassfirstvanpelt.com
44
State Senator District 23
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Michael J. Doherty - R
►Websitedoherty.senatenj.com
55
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
63
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
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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
44
Aracelis Sanabria Tejada - R
Laurie J. Taylor - I
State Senator District 30
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Robert W. Singer - R
►Websitesinger.senatenj.com
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Steve Morlino - D
State Senator District 31
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Sandra Bolden Cunningham - D
►Websitesenatorcunningham.com
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Donnamarie James - R
Louis Vernotico - I
State Senator District 32
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Nicholas J. Sacco - D
►Websitewww.nicksacco.com
71
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
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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
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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
50
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
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Robert S. Lebovics - R
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
54
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
54
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
62
Gabriela Mosquera - D
►Websitewww.njleg.state.nj.us/members/bio.asp?Leg=356
41
Shelley Lovett - R
Tony Celeste - I
State Representative District 5
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Angel Fuentes - D
►Websitewww.njleg.state.nj.us/members/bio.asp?Leg=317
57
Gilbert L. "Whip" Wilson - D
►Websitewww.njleg.state.nj.us/members/bio.asp?Leg=325?
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William Levins - R
State Representative District 6
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Louis D. Greenwald - D
►Websitelougreenwald.com
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Pamela R. Lampitt - D
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
54
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
57
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
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Caroline Casagrande - R
►Websitewww.njleg.state.nj.us/members/bio.asp?leg=278
41
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
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
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Daniel R. Benson - D
►Websitewww.danbenson.com
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Wayne Wittman - R
►Websitewww.waynewittman.com
Steven Welzer - G
►Websitewww.welzergreencampaign.org
68
State Representative District 15
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Bonnie Watson Coleman - D
►Websitebonnieforcongress.com
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Reed Gusciora - D
►Websitewww.reedgusciora.com
58
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
Jack M. Ciattarelli - R
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
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
71
Marcia Silva - R
►Websitewww.marciasilvalaw.com
State Representative District 19
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John S. Wisniewski - D
►Websitewisniewskifornj.com
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Craig J. Coughlin - D
►Websitewww.njleg.state.nj.us/members/bio.asp?Leg=319?
60
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
56
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?
52
John DiMaio - R
►Websitewww.njleg.state.nj.us/members/bio.asp?Leg=313
62
Karen Carroll - D
►Websitewww.Carroll-for-Assembly.com
68
Scott McDonald - D
State Representative District 24
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Alison Littell McHose - R
►Websitewww.alisonmchose.com
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Gary R. Chiusano - R
Leslie Huhn - D
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
7
State Representative District 25
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Michael Patrick Carroll - R
►Websitewww.michaelcarroll.com
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Anthony M. Bucco, Jr. - R
►Websitebucco.senatenj.com
56
Gale Heiss Colucci - D
George Stafford - D
State Representative District 26
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Jay Webber - R
►Websitewebberforcongress.com
46
Alex Decroce - R
►Websitewww.njleg.state.nj.us/members/bio.asp?Leg=81?
82
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
60
Nicole Hagner - R
►Websiteholtzmanhagnerforassembly.com
Lee S. Holtzman - R
►Websiteholtzmanhagnerforassembly.com
44
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?
50
Alberto Coutinho - D
►Websitewww.njleg.state.nj.us/members/bio.asp?leg=289
49
Elaine L. Guarino - R
Lisa T. Kistner - R
State Representative District 30
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Sean T. Kean - R
►Websiteseankean.senatenj.com
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David P. Rible - R
►Websitewww.daverible.com
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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
51
Michael J. Alonso - R
Daniel E. Beckelman - R
State Representative District 32
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Vincent Prieto - D
►Websitevincentprieto.com
58
Angelica M. Jimenez - D
►Websitewww.njleg.state.nj.us/members/bio.asp?Leg=344?
53
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?
44
Sean Connors - D
►Websitewww.njleg.state.nj.us/members/bio.asp?Leg=345?
49
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
66
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
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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
67
Marlene Caride - D
►Websitewww.njleg.state.nj.us/members/bio.asp?Leg=348
55
John C. Genovesi - R
Sara Rosengarten - R
►Websitewww.facebook.com/SaraForAssembly2011
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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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
46
State Representative District 40
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David C. Russo - R
►Websitewww.njleg.state.nj.us/members/bio.asp?Leg=124?
65
Scott T. Rumana - R
►Websitewww.njleg.state.nj.us/members/bio.asp?leg=297
54
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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