Denise Coyle

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Denise Coyle
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New Jersey General Assembly District 16
Former member
In office
2008 - 2012
PartyRepublican
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 3, 2009
First elected2007
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Mayor, Branchburg
1993
Education
Bachelor'sSaint Mary's College, Notre Dame
J.D.Camden School of Law, 1984
Personal
Birthday06/22/1953
CandidateVerification
Denise Coyle (b. June 22, 1953) is a former Republican member of the New Jersey General Assembly, representing the 16th District from 2008 to 2012. While in office, she served as an Assistant Minority Leader.

Coyle sits on the board of trustees of the Somerset County United Way, and was a founder of the Somerset County Regional Center Partnership. She is also a member of the New Jersey Association for Elected Women Officials, Somerset County Governing Officials Association, and Somerset County Federation of Republican Women.[1]

Coyle did not run for re-election in 2011. While she initially declared to run, she withdrew during the week of April 16, 2011. Following redistricting, Coyle would have needed to move her residence south in order to be able to run again in the 16th District. While she at first intended to do such, she later decided that it would not be possible.[2]


Assemblywoman Coyle discusses smart growth

Committee assignments

2010-2012 committees:

Issues

Presidential preference

2012

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

Denise Coyle endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. [3]

  • A2913 Establishes New Jersey General Accounting Office.
  • A4181 Requires energy monitoring systems to be installed in new commercial buildings; allows credit against corporation business tax and gross income tax for costs of purchasing and installing energy monitoring systems.
  • A4190 Provides for priority consideration, by DCA, DEP, DOT, and local government units, of permit applications for green building projects.[4]

Elections

2011

See also: New Jersey General Assembly elections, 2011

Coyle d not run for re-election in 2011. While she initially declared to run, she withdrew during the week of April 16, 2011. Following redistricting, Coyle would have needed to move her residence south in order to be able to run again in the 16th District. While she at first intended to do such, she later decided that it would not be possible.[5][2][6]

2009

Running for re-election in the November 3, 2009 general election, Coyle received 44,466 votes (33%), defeating challengers Mark Petraske and Roberta Karpinecz.[7] She was bracketed with Peter Biondi. [8]

New Jersey Assembly General Election, Sixteenth Legislative District (2009)
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Peter J. Biondi (R) 45,199
Green check mark transparent.png Denise M. Coyle (R) 44,612
Roberta Karpinecz (D) 22,172
Mark Petraske (D) 21,394

Campaign donors

2009

Below are Coyle's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2009 election:[9]

Contributor 2009 total
New Jersey Republican Party $7,091
Republican National Committee $6,925
New Jersey Education Association $4,000
New Jersey Association Of Realtors $4,000
New Jersey Bankers Association $3,500

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Political offices
Preceded by
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New Jersey General Assembly District 16
2008–2012
Succeeded by
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