Jill Anne Lazare

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Jill Lazare
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Candidate for
New Jersey General Assembly, District 21
PartyDemocratic
Education
Bachelor'sMonmouth University
J.D.Rutgers School of Law
Personal
ProfessionAttorney
Websites
Personal website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Jill Lazare was a 2013 Democratic candidate for District 21 of the New Jersey General Assembly.[1]

Biography

Lazare earned her B.S. in Computer Science from Monmouth University and her J.D. from Rutgers School of Law. Her professional experience includes working as an attorney for the Law Offices of Jill Anne LaZare, LLC - Family Law.[2]

Issues

Campaign themes

2013

Lazare's campaign website highlighted the following campaign themes:[3]

  • Education:
Excerpt: "Jill LaZare believes that in order to give each child the best possible education, New Jersey needs to increase school choice for parents with children trapped in failing schools. However, Jill understands that education funding is multifaceted, and believes now is the time for Trenton to study alternative revenue streams, as well as tax providing credits for military families, and scholarships targeted for parents with special needs children."
  • Environment:
Excerpt: "Jill is opposed to hydraulic fracturing for natural gas exploration and production, and supports creating tax incentives for the purchase of electric or plug in hybrid vehicles."
  • Fair & Equitable Tax System
  • Families First:
Excerpt: "Jill believes its time for New Jersey to raise the minimum wage and create jobs by putting people back to work repairing and modernizing our crumbling infrastructure."
  • Gun Control Legislative Policy Proposals:
Excerpt: "Jill LaZare believes we need tougher gun safety measure designed to regulate ammunition, reduce gun ownership, strengthen our neighborhoods, and repeal unnecessary gun laws."
  • Hurricane Sandy:
Excerpt: "In the Assembly, Jill will take a smart rebuilding approach to reconstructing our state after Hurricane Sandy. A smart approach means investing in our aging, crumbling infrastructure, implementing a comprehensive coastal management plan, mandating reform of the utility company, and taking proactive steps to protect power stations,homes and businesses from dangerous weather conditions."
  • Property Taxes:
Excerpt: "Jill understands that approaching our property tax crisis demands new approaches like shared services, locally imposed taxes dedicated property tax relief, and capping user fees, which further squeeze New Jersey families."
  • Transportation:
Excerpt: "In the Assembly, Jill LaZare will target initiatives designed to make public transportation more accessible, increase investments to mass transit, bring additional convenience to commuters and to adopt smart land use principles to the development of New Jersey Transit owned property."

Elections

2013

See also: New Jersey General Assembly elections, 2013

Lazare ran in the 2013 election for New Jersey General Assembly District 21. Lazare was bracketed with Norman W. Albert. She was unopposed in the June 4 Democratic primary. She was defeated by incumbent Jon Bramnick and incumbent Nancy Munoz in the general election on November 5, 2013.[4][5][6][7]

New Jersey General Assembly, District 21 General Election, 2013
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJon Bramnick Incumbent 32.9% 38,556
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngNancy Munoz Incumbent 31.9% 37,314
     Democratic Jill Anne Lazare 18.1% 21,129
     Democratic Norman W. Albert 17.1% 20,045
Total Votes 117,044

Personal

Lazare and her family reside in Summit, NJ.

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