Andrew Ciesla

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Andrew Ciesla
Andrew Ciesla.jpg
New Jersey State Senate District 10
Former member
In office
Senate Assistant Majority Leader
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2007
First elected1991
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sMontclair State University, 1975
Master'sSyracuse University, 1976
BirthdayJuly 24, 1953
Place of birthPoint Pleasant, NJ
ProfessionArea Manager for the Atlantic Region, Ferguson Enterprises, Incorporated
Andrew Ciesla is a former Republican member of the New Jersey Senate, representing the 10th District from 1992 until 2012. Bills that have been sponsored by Senator Ciesla include Senate Bill 341 and Senate Bill 342.[1]

Ciesla graduated with a B.A. in political science from Montclair State University and also graduated with an M.P.A in public administration from Syracuse University.[2]

In addition to being a senator, Ciesla works as an Area Manager for Ferguson Enterprises, Inc in the Atlantic Region. Ciesla is also a former member of the Brick Township Council. Ciesla is a board member for the New Jersey Builders Association.[3]

Committee assignments


In the 2010-2011 legislative session, Ciesla was appointed to these committees:

District 10

Ciesla represents New Jersey Senate District 10, which includes the borough of Seaside Heights, New Jersey.[4]


Ciesla was born on July 24, 1953 in Point Pleasant, New Jersey. He and his wife, Debra, have three children: Alex, Andrew and Adam.


Presidential preference


See also: Endorsements by state officials of presidential candidates in the 2012 election

Andrew Ciesla endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. [5]



See Also: New Jersey State Senate elections, 2011

Ciesla did not run for re-election in 2011.[6]


In 2007 Ciesla was re-elected to the New Jersey State Senate District 10. Ciesla (R) finished with 387,721 votes and was followed by Britta Wenzel (D) with 15,712 votes and Jim Miller (L) with 2,042 votes.[7] Ciesla raised $387,721 for his campaign fund.[8]

New Jersey State Senate District 10
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Andre Ciesla (R) 30,164
Britta Wenzel (D) 15,712
Jim Miller (L) 2,042

Campaign donors


In 2007, Ciesla collected $387,721 in donations.[9]

Listed below are the five largest contributors to his campaign.

Donor Amount
New Jersey Builders Association $10,700
New Jersey Association of Realtors $8,200
Election Fund of Blee & Conover for Assembly $7,677
New Jersey Motor Truck Association $4,000
George Harms Construction $4,000

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Political offices
Preceded by
New Jersey State Senate District 10
Succeeded by
James Holzapfel