New Jersey General Assembly District 32

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New Jersey General Assembly District 32
Current incumbentVincent Prieto Democratic Party
Angelica Jimenez Democratic Party
Population208,639
Race60.3% White, 6.2% Black, 0.64% American Indian or Alaskan Native, 12.13% Asian, 0.07% Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, 16.11% Some other race alone, 4.52% Two or More Races
Ethnicity51.2% Not Hispanic or Latino (of any race), 48.8% Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
Voting age78.7% age 18 and over
Next electionNovember 5, 2013
New Jersey's thirty-second general assembly district is represented by Democratic Representative Vincent Prieto and Democratic Representative Angelica Jimenez.

As of the 2010 census, a total of 208,639 civilians reside within New Jersey's thirty-second 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 Vincent Prieto (D) and incumbent Angelica Jimenez (D) defeated Maria Malavasi-Quartello (R) and Lee Marie Gomez (R) in the general election. Prieto and Jimenez were bracketed together, and defeated Mayra Dominguez and Ines P. Serna in the Democratic primary. Malavasi-Quartello and Gomez were bracketed together, and ran unopposed in the Republican primary.[7][8][9][10]

New Jersey General Assembly, District 32 General Election, 2013
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngVincent Prieto Incumbent 36.2% 19,885
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngAngelica Jimenez Incumbent 35.1% 19,293
     Republican Lee Marie Gomez 14.4% 7,923
     Republican Maria Malavasi-Quartello 14.3% 7,874
Total Votes 54,975

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 Vincent Prieto (D) and Angelica Jimenez (D) defeated Ronald Tarolla (R), Michael Bartulovich (R), Saleh Awadalla (I) and April Tricoli-Busset (I) in the general election. Prieto and Jimenez were bracketed together and defeated Francisco Torres in the Democratic primary. Tarolla and Bartulovich were bracketed together and ran unopposed in the Republican primary.[11][12][13]

New Jersey General Assembly District 32 General Election, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngVincent Prieto Incumbent 41.3% 15,753
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngAngelica Jimenez 39.9% 15,211
     Republican Michael Bartulovich 9% 3,443
     Republican Ronald Tarolla 8.5% 3,249
     Independent April Tricoli-Busset 1.3% 498
Total Votes 38,154

Campaign contributions

Since 2001, candidates for New Jersey General Assembly District 32 have raised a total of $2,701,377. Candidates who raised money in contributions earned $84,418 on average. All figures come from Follow the Money.

Campaign contributions, New Jersey General Assembly District 32
Year Amount Candidates Average
2011 $359,194 6 $59,866
2009 $684,670 3 $228,223
2007 $592,413 6 $98,736
2005 $400,484 5 $80,097
2003 $411,040 6 $68,507
2001 $253,576 6 $42,263
Total $2,701,377 32 $84,418

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