|New Jersey General Assembly District 26|
|2008 - Present|
|January 12, 2016|
|Years in position||6|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 5, 2013|
|Next general||November 3, 2015|
|Bachelor's||Johns Hopkins University|
|J.D.||Harvard Law School, 2000|
|Place of birth||Teaneck, NJ|
- 1 Biography
- 2 Committee assignments
- 3 Issues
- 4 Elections
- 5 Campaign donors
- 6 Endorsements
- 7 Personal
- 8 Recent news
- 9 External links
- 10 References
Webber earned his B.A. in International Studies from Johns Hopkins University in 1994 and his J.D. from Harvard Law School. His professional experience includes working as an attorney for Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP.
Webber has been highlighted by Time Magazine as one of the 40 leaders under 40 who are "rising stars of American politics.
At the beginning of the 2014 legislative session, Webber served on the following committees:
|New Jersey Committee Assignments, 2014|
In the 2010-2012 legislative session, Webber served on the following committees:
|New Jersey Committee Assignments, 2010|
Assemblyman Webber discussing the budget
On his website, Webber highlighted the following issues:
- Fighting for Tax Relief and Pro-Growth Economic Policies
- Cleaning Up Ethics and a Culture of Corruption
- Promoting Affordable & High Quality Healthcare
- Protecting Family Life & Educational Opportunity
- Ending Lawsuit & Immigration Abuses
- A1691 "Transparency in Government Act;" provides for establishment of State public finance website.
- A2204 Permits use of overseas absentee ballots for all elections; authorizes transmission of ballots by electronic means.
- A4024 Eliminates the "millionaire's" gross income tax rate increase and repeals the obsolete dedication of the tax increase for direct property tax relief.
Webber won re-election in the 2013 election for New Jersey General Assembly District 26. Webber was bracketed with BettyLou DeCroce. He was unopposed in the June 4 Republican primary. He and incumbent BettyLou DeCroce (R) defeated Elliot Isibor (D) and Joseph Raich (D) in the general election, which took place on November 5, 2013.
Webber won re-election in 2011. He and incumbent Alex DeCroce ran unopposed in the Republican Primary on June 7. Joseph Scafa was also vying for the Republican nomination, but withdrew his candidacy in April. Republican candidate Gary Steele was disqualified and removed from the ballot in late April. Webber and DeCroce then defeated Elliot Isibor, Joseph Raich, and Michael Spector in the November 8 general election.
Running for re-election in the November 3, 2009 general election, Webber received 41,985 votes (33%), defeating Democratic challengers Douglas Herbert and Wayne Marek. He was bracketed with Alex DeCroce.
|New Jersey Assembly General Election, Twenty-Sixth Legislative District (2009)|
|Alex DeCrone (R)||43,647|
|Jay Webbe (R)||42,077|
|Wayne B. Marek (D)||20,107|
|Douglas Herbert (D)||20,015|
Comprehensive donor information for Webber is available dating back to 2003. Based on available campaign finance records, Webber raised a total of $878,972 during that time period. This information was last updated on August 27, 2013.
|Jay Webber's Campaign Contribution History|
|2011||New Jersey General Assembly, District 26||$376,437|
|2009||New Jersey General Assembly, District 26||$211,316|
|2007||New Jersey General Assembly, District 26||$196,609|
|2003||New Jersey General Assembly, District 26||$94,610|
|Grand Total Raised||$878,972|
2011Webber won re-election to the New Jersey General Assembly in 2011. During that election cycle, Webber raised a total of $376,437.
|New Jersey General Assembly 2011 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Jay Webber's campaign in 2011|
|Dunaev, Tamara E||$5,200|
|New Jersey Republican Party||$3,939|
|Total Raised in 2011||$376,437|
|Source:Follow the Money|
2009Webber won re-election to the New Jersey General Assembly in 2009. During that election cycle, Webber raised a total of $211,316.
|New Jersey General Assembly 2009 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Jay Webber's campaign in 2009|
|Republican National Cmte||$8,100|
|New Jersey Coalition of Automotive Retailers||$4,300|
|New Jersey Business & Industry Association||$4,250|
|Parker Mccay & Criscuolo||$2,600|
|Total Raised in 2009||$211,316|
|Source:Follow the Money|
2007Webber won election to the New Jersey General Assembly in 2007. During that election cycle, Webber raised a total of $196,609.
|New Jersey General Assembly 2007 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Jay Webber's campaign in 2007|
|Weisert, Thomas C||$2,600|
|Gordon, Albert H||$2,600|
|New Jersey Association of Realtors||$2,500|
|Total Raised in 2007||$196,609|
|Source:Follow the Money|
2003Webber lost the election for the New Jersey General Assembly in 2003. During that election cycle, Webber raised a total of $94,610.
|New Jersey General Assembly 2003 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Jay Webber's campaign in 2003|
|Webber, James K||$5,000|
|Kampouris, Camille B||$2,200|
|Outwater Plastic Industries Inc||$2,200|
|Weisert, Thomas C||$2,200|
|Denton, Audrey J||$2,200|
|Total Raised in 2003||$94,610|
|Source:Follow the Money|
Webber and his wife, Johanna, have six children.
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- NJ DREAM Act immigrant tuition measure gets closer to Chris Christie's desk - Hunterdon County Democrat - NJ.com
- Rival open space measures approved by committees - Burlington County Times
- Amended tuition equality bill released in Assembly committee - PolitickerNJ
- $200M bond issue bill for preservation clears Budget panel - PolitickerNJ
- 5 Republicans who could challenge Cory Booker for his Senate seat - The Star-Ledger - NJ.com
- Legislative map not to blame for lack of GOP progress, experts and Democrats say - NJ.com
- Jackson: No one in NJ GOP is stepping up to challenge Booker in 2014 - NorthJersey.com
- Weekend: Your guide to entertainment in Northeast Pennsylvania - Scranton Times-Tribune
- NJ Assembly - Hon. Jay Webber
- NJ Assembly Republicans- Jay Webber
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- State Surge - Legislative and voting track record
- Campaign Contributions: 2011, 2009, 2007, 2003
- Jay Webber on Facebook
- New Jersey Department of State, Official Primary Results
- New Jersey Department of State, Unofficial general election candidates
- Project Vote Smart - Assemblyman Webber
- Time Magazine "40 under 40" October 2010
- Webber for Assembly Issues
- New Jersey Legislature - Bills by Sponsor
- New Jersey Department of Elections, "Official Primary Election Results," Accessed July 26, 2013
- New Jersey Department of State, "Official general election candidates," August 28, 2013
- 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 Unofficial General Assembly Primary Candidate List
- Star Ledger 2009 Election Results, November 4, 2009
- Official New Jersey Assembly General Election Results
- followthemoney.org, "Webber, Jay" Accessed August 27, 2013
- Mitt Romney for President, "Mitt Romney Announces Support of New Jersey Leaders," December 15, 2011
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