Stephen Boracchia

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Stephen Boracchia
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Candidate for
New Jersey General Assembly, District 13
Bachelor'sU.S. Naval Academy, 1983
J.D.Rutgers Law School, 2007
Military service
Service/branchU.S. Marine Corps
Years of service1983-1990
(timed out) Campaign website
Stephen Boracchia was a 2013 Republican candidate for District 13 of the New Jersey General Assembly.[1]


Boracchia earned his undergraduate degree from the U.S. Naval Academy 1983 and from Rutgers Law School in 2007. He served in the U.S. Marine Corp as a CH-53D helicopter pilot until 1990. His professional experience includes working in oil and chemical industry.[2]


Campaign themes


Boracchia's campaign website listed five central themes of his campaign:[2] 1. Give the power to fund schools back to the Legislature. Enact a NJ state constitutional amendment to overrule Abbott and its successors. 2. Give the legislature and local governments the final say regarding the Mt. Laurel affordable housing programs. 3. Protect the rights of responsible, law-abiding people to keep and bear arms. 4. Make judges stand for election after the first appointment. 5. Protect the sanctity of life



See also: New Jersey General Assembly elections, 2013

Boracchia ran in the 2013 election for New Jersey General Assembly District 13. Boracchia was bracketed with Edna Walsh and defeated by Amy Handlin and Declan O'Scanlon in the June 4 Republican primary. The general election took place on November 5, 2013.[3]

New Jersey General Assembly, District 13, Republican Primary, 2013
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngAmy Handlin Incumbent 39.1% 5,720
Green check mark transparent.pngDeclan O'Scanlon, Jr. Incumbent 39% 5,695
Edna Walsh 11.3% 1,646
Stephen Boracchia 10.7% 1,559
Total Votes 14,620


See also: New Jersey State Senate elections, 2011

Boracchia was a Constitution Party candidate for district 13 of the New Jersey State Senate. Boracchia was defeated by Joseph Kyrillos (R) in the general election which took place on November 8, 2011.[4]

Steve Boracchia for NJ Senate - District 13
New Jersey State Senate District 13 General Election, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJoseph Kyrillos Incumbent 59.9% 24,121
     Democratic Christopher Cullen 36.7% 14,785
     Independent Stephen Boracchia 1.4% 556
     Independent Karen Anne Zaletel 1.3% 519
     Constitution Mac Dara Lyden 0.6% 260
Total Votes 40,241


In 2013, Boracchia's endorsements included the following:[5]

  • Bayshore Tea Party Group

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