|New Jersey General Assembly District 35|
|2012 - Present|
|January 12, 2016|
|Years in position||2|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 5, 2013|
|First elected||November 8, 2011|
|Next general||November 3, 2015|
|Bachelor's||Virginia State University|
Wimberly earned his B.A. in Sociology from Virginia State University. His professional experience includes serving as a Paterson Councilman, working as a Coordinator for Joint Recreational Services for the Paterson public schools, as a teacher at Eastside High School and as a Director for the Paterson Division of Recreation.
At the beginning of the 2014 legislative session, Wimberly served on the following committees:
|New Jersey Committee Assignments, 2014|
|• Telecommunications and Utilities|
Wimberly won re-election in the 2013 election for New Jersey General Assembly District 35. Wimberly was bracketed with Shavonda Sumter. He was unopposed in the June 4 Democratic primary. He and incumbent Shavonda Sumter (D) defeated Rhina Tavarez (R) and Maria del Pilar Rivas (R) in the general election, which took place on November 5, 2013.
On November 8, 2011, Benjie Wimberly won election to District 35 of the New Jersey General Assembly. He and Shavonda Sumter were bracketed together and defeated Samuel Torres in the June 7 Democratic primary. They then defeated Donna Puglisi and William Connolly in the November 8 general election.
Comprehensive donor information for Wimberly is available dating back to 2011. Based on available campaign finance records, Wimberly raised a total of $73,713 during that time period. This information was last updated on August 27, 2013.
|Benjie Wimberly's Campaign Contribution History|
|2011||New Jersey General Assembly, District 35||$73,713|
|Grand Total Raised||$73,713|
2011Wimberly won election to the New Jersey General Assembly in 2011. During that election cycle, Wimberly raised a total of $73,713.
|New Jersey General Assembly 2011 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Benjie Wimberly's campaign in 2011|
|New Jersey State Laborers||$8,200|
|New Jersey Education Association||$8,200|
|Paterson Police Police Benevolent Association||$2,600|
|Ferraioli Wielkotz Cerullo & Unreadable P A||$2,600|
|Total Raised in 2011||$73,713|
|Source:Follow the Money|
- The New Jersey AFL-CIO
- Planned Parenthood Action Fund of New Jersey
In 2011, Wimberly’s endorsements included the following:
Wimberly and his wife, Kimbrelynn, have four children.
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- New Jersey Department of State, Official Primary Results
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- Campaign contributions: 2011
- City of Paterson, "Councilman Benjie Wimberly," accessed May 4, 2011
- New Jersey Department of Elections, "Official Primary Election Results," accessed July 26, 2013
- New Jersey Department of State, "Official 2013 General Assembly general election candidates," accessed April 10, 2014
- Associated Press, "New Jersey - Summary Vote Results," November 6, 2013
- New Jersey Department of State, "2013 Official General Election results," accessed December 9, 2013
- New Jersey Department of State, "2011 Official General Assembly Primary Candidate List," accessed April 10, 2014
- followthemoney.org, "Wimberly, Benjie" Accessed August 27, 2013
- PolitickerNJ.com, "AFL-CIO endorses candidates for elections," Accessed September 4, 2013
- Planned Parenthood NJ "Planned Parenthood Action Fund of New Jersey Announces Endorsements in State Elections," accessed September 5, 2013
- Politicker NJ, 2011 AFL-CIO endorsed candidates, accessed Aug. 5, 2011
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