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New Jersey General Assembly District 25
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Current incumbentMichael Carroll Republican Party
Anthony Bucco, Jr. Republican Party
Population215,844
Race82.4% White, 4.1% Black, 0.21% American Indian or Alaskan Native, 5.98% Asian, 0.03% Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, 4.84% Some other race alone, 2.38% Two or More Races
Ethnicity82.6% Not Hispanic or Latino (of any race), 17.4% Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
Voting age76.3% age 18 and over
Next electionNovember 5, 2013
New Jersey's twenty-fifth general assembly district is represented by Republican Representative Michael Carroll and Republican Representative Anthony Bucco, Jr.

As of the 2010 census, a total of 215,844 civilians reside within New Jersey's twenty-fifth general assembly district.[1] New Jersey General Assembly members represents an average of 219,797 residents, as of the 2010 Census.[2] After the 2000 Census, each member represented approximately 210,359 residents.[3]

About the office

Members of the New Jersey General Assembly serve two-year terms and are not subject to term limits. New Jersey legislators assume office at noon of the second Tuesday in January following the election.

Qualifications

In order to be a candidate to run for the New Jersey General Assembly, a candidate must:[4]

  • Be a citizen of the United States
  • Reside for no less than two years in the district the candidate plans to represent.
  • Be 21 years of age or older.
  • Obtain 100 signatures via petition and submit the signatures to the New Jersey Secretary of State.
  • Disclose any criminal convictions.

Salaries

See also: Comparison of state legislative salaries

As of 2013, members of the New Jersey Legislature are paid $49,000/year. There is no per diem.[5]

Vacancies

See also: How vacancies are filled in state legislatures

There are two ways to fill an vacancy in the house. For any vacancy that happens in session, a special election must be conducted within 51 days of the vacancy. All other vacancies must be filled by the county leadership of the political party that holds the seat.[6]

Elections

2013

See also: New Jersey General Assembly elections, 2013

Elections for the office of New Jersey General Assembly consisted of a primary election on June 4, 2013, and a general election on November 5, 2013. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was April 1, 2013. Incumbent Michael Carroll (R) and incumbent Anthony Bucco, Jr. (R) defeated Rebecca Feldman (I) and Jack Curtis (I) in the general election. Carroll and Bucco were bracketed together, and ran unopposed in the Republican primary. [7][8][9][10]

New Jersey General Assembly, District 25 General Election, 2013
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngAnthony Bucco, Jr. Incumbent 43% 35,536
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMichael Carroll Incumbent 40.4% 33,393
     Independent Rebecca Feldman 11.2% 9,209
     Independent Jack Curtis 5.4% 4,426
Total Votes 82,564

2011

See also: New Jersey General Assembly elections, 2011

Elections for the office of New Jersey General Assembly consisted of a primary election on June 7, 2011, and a general election on November 8, 2011. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was April 11, 2011. Incumbent Michael Carroll (R) and incumbent Anthony Bucco, Jr. (R) defeated George Stafford (D) and Gale Heiss Colucci (D) in the general election. Carroll and Bucco were bracketed together and defeated John Sierchio in the Republican primary. Stafford and Colucci were unopposed in the Democratic primary.[11][12][13]

New Jersey General Assembly District 25 General Election, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMichael Carroll Incumbent 30% 18,481
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngAnthony Bucco Incumbent 29.5% 18,218
     Democratic George Stafford 20.2% 12,432
     Democratic Gale Heiss Colucci 20.4% 12,564
Total Votes 61,695

Campaign contributions

Since 2001, candidates for New Jersey General Assembly District 25 have raised a total of $1,519,548. Candidates who raised money in contributions earned $50,652 on average. All figures come from Follow the Money.

Campaign contributions, New Jersey General Assembly District 25
Year Amount Candidates Average
2011 $336,204 5 $67,241
2009 $326,367 6 $54,395
2007 $88,473 4 $22,118
2005 $343,909 6 $57,318
2003 $328,805 5 $65,761
2001 $95,790 4 $23,948
Total $1,519,548 30 $50,652

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