|New Jersey General Assembly, District 2|
|Party||Brownie Plus Me|
|Bachelor's||New York University|
|Birthday||July 20, 1956|
|Place of birth||Dumont, NJ|
Stein ran unsuccessfully for Congress in 2010, losing to Frank LoBiondo. He also ran as an Independent for Governor of New Jersey in 2009, and as a Republican for Congress in 2008.
Stein earned his B.S. in Finance from New York University in 1978.
Stein's website highlighted the following campaign themes and issues:
- A tax plan for consideration statewide:
- Excerpt: "Local authorities should lower top pay of teachers 10%, firemen and police, 20%. Starting pay stays same, everyone in-between adjusted in a graduated scale from top to bottom. Protect pension. Pension still based on highest last salary. Future Assemblyman will take on State Police highest salary, all by himself."
- Excerpt: "Lower local property taxes 20%"
- Excerpt: "Eliminate the personal and corporate income tax to stimulate the economy."
- Excerpt: "Raise the sales tax 2%. Reduce it 1% after 1 yr., and let other 1% expire after 4 yrs, coinciding with the 2017 Gubernatorial election."
- Excerpt: "Install a commission to determine which programs are on the chopping block in anticipation of gridlock associated with #4 above."
- Ballot reform
- Excerpt: "End the 'Soprano States' rigged primary and general election ballots . Stop bracketing candidates, ballot slogans and preferential columns."
According to his website, Stein's campaign platform included the following issues:
- Single-payer health care
- National sales tax, plus higher income taxes for the top 10%, eliminating income taxes for the bottom 90%
- Offering statehood to Mexico
Stein ran in the 2013 election for New Jersey General Assembly District 2. He was defeated by incumbent Chris Brown (R) and Vincent Mazzeo (D) in the general election which took place on November 5, 2013.
Stein ran for the United States House of Representatives in 2012. He ran as a Democrat to represent New Jersey's 2nd congressional district, and lost to Cassandra Shober in the June 5 Democratic primary.
|New Jersey's 2nd Congressional District Democratic Primary, 2012|
Gary Stein was a candidate for the 2011 Democratic Party nomination for District 2 of the New Jersey General Assembly. Stein was defeated by Alisa Cooper and Damon Tyner in the primary on June 7.
|New Jersey General Assembly District 2, 2011|
With 2nd District Republican incumbent Vincent Polistina choosing to run for the state senate, NJ Spotlight has identified the 2nd as a potential place for the GOP to lose a seat in the Assembly. Following redistricting the 2nd became more Democratic, losing Republican Galloway Township and picking up Democratic Somers Point, Buena and Buena Vista.
Stein is married to his wife, Cynthia.
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- Annual Atlantic Health meeting offers something extra - New Jersey Herald
- Democrat appears winner in close N.J. Assembly race - Philly.com
- With a little commotion and a lot of love, blind Delaware couple raise sighted ... - Cherry Hill Courier Post
- Second District's close ballot count spurs wide speculation - Press of Atlantic City
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- Gary Stein for Congress 2012 campaign website
- Gary Stein for Assembly 2011 official campaign website
- Gary Stein for Assembly 2013 official campaign website
- Gary S. Stein Project Vote Smart profile
- Press of Atlantic City, "Gary Stein challenges Alisa Cooper, Damon Tyner in Democrat race for Assembly nominations in Atlantic County," May 30, 2011
- Press of Atlantic City, "Democratic New Jersey Assembly candidate Gary Stein calls for single-payer health care system," May 26, 2011
- 2012 campaign website
- New Jersey Department of State, Unofficial general election candidates
- Gary Stein Facebook profile
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 New Jersey Department of State, "Official general election candidates," September 9, 2013
- ↑ Associated Press, "New Jersey - Summary Vote Results," November 6, 2013
- ↑ Asbury Park Press, "Candidates file petitions to run for NJ State Legislature," April 11, 2011
- ↑ Project Vote Smart - Gary Stein
- ↑ Gary Stein campaign website "Home page," Accessed August 31, 2013
- ↑ Gary Stein campaign website "Home page," Accessed May 28, 2012
- ↑ New Jersey Department of State, "2013 Official General Election results," accessed December 6, 2013
- ↑ The Press of Atlantic City "Gary Stein set to challenge Rep. Frank LoBiondo; but he doesn't expect to win," December 19, 2011
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- ↑ New Jersey Secretary of State "2012 Primary Results"
- ↑ New Jersey Department of State, 2011 Official General Assembly Primary Candidate List
- ↑ Unofficial primary results
- ↑ NJ Spotlight, "Election 2011: Where the Republicans Can Pick Up Assembly Seats," April 12, 2011
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