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Maria Karczewski

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Maria Karczewski
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Candidate for
New Jersey State Senate, District 31
Place of birthGalicia, Spain
ProfessionOffice administrator
Maria Karczewski was a 2013 Republican candidate for District 31 of the New Jersey State Senate.[1] She was a 2012 Republican candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the 8th Congressional District of New Jersey. She lost to Albio Sires.[2]


Karczewski studied Business Management at Saint Peter's College. She was a member of the Bayonne City Council from 2002 to 2006. Karczewski is currently an office administrator with Siemens.[3]


Campaign themes


Karczewski summarized her platform on her website.[4]

Excerpt: "Here is what I want to do as your representative:

  • Tackle the national debt crisis with common-sense solutions
  • Ensure more transparency in government
  • Strive for economic and energy independence for America
  • Work to create and retain jobs in America
  • Restore faith in our country
  • Put a STOP to wasteful government spending"



See also: New Jersey State Senate elections, 2013

Karczewski ran in the 2013 election for New Jersey State Senate District 31. Karczewski was unopposed in the June 4 Republican primary. She was defeated by incumbent Sandra Bolden Cunningham (D) in the general election on November 5, 2013.[5][6][7][8]

New Jersey State Senate, District 31 General Election, 2013
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngSandra Cunningham Incumbent 73.1% 18,822
     Republican Maria Karczewski 26.9% 6,932
Total Votes 25,754


See also: New Jersey's 8th Congressional District elections, 2012

Karczewski ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent New Jersey's 8th District. She was unopposed in the June 5 Republican primary[9] and faced Democratic incumbent Albio Sires in the November general election.[10]

U.S. House, New Jersey District 8 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngAlbio Sires Incumbent 78% 130,853
     Republican Maria Karczewski 18.9% 31,763
     Independent Stephen Deluca 1% 1,710
     Independent Pablo Olivera 1% 1,625
     Independent Herbert Shaw 1.1% 1,839
Total Votes 167,790
Source: New Jersey Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"


Karczewski has served as a commissioner for a number of boards, including Americans with Disabilities, the Bayonne Local Redevelopment Authority and the Bayonne Urban Enterprise Zone. She is also a member of the Bayonne Community Day Care Center, Bayonne Police Athletic League and the Hudson County Juvenile Conference Committee. She has co-chaired the Bayonne Citizens' Budget Committee.[11]

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