Allison Friedman

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Allison Friedman
Candidate for
New Jersey General Assembly, District 13
High schoolGlenbrook North High School, 1991
Bachelor'sHofstra University, 1995
J.D.Hofstra Law School, 1998
Place of birthAberdeen Township, NJ
(dead link) Campaign website
Allison Friedman was a 2013 Democratic candidate for District 13 of the New Jersey General Assembly.[1]


Friedman earned her B.A. in political science and Philosophy from Hofstra University in 1995 and her J.D. from Hofstra Law School in 1998.[2] Her professional experience includes working as a Public Defender for the State of New Jersey.


Campaign themes


On their shared Campaign website, Friedman and Matthew Morehead listed the following priorities of their campaign:[3]

  • "To advocate for those still homeless after Superstorm Sandy, and are in real fear of losing their homes to red tape and unresponsive insurance companies."
  • "To ensure that State contracts are properly vetted as part of a transparent bidding process, ensuring that there is more than one bid for a contract."
  • "To revamp the state’s antiquated tax code allowing individuals and small business to claim losses to property and promote capital spending."
  • "To create state tax incentives for small businesses equal in proportion to that enjoyed by major corporations."



See also: New Jersey General Assembly elections, 2013

Friedman ran in the 2013 election for New Jersey General Assembly District 13. Friedman is bracketed wtih Matthew Morehead. She was unopposed in the June 4 Democratic primary. She was defeated by incumbent Amy Handlin (R) and incumbent Declan O'Scanlon (R) in the general election on November 5, 2013.[4][5][6][7]

New Jersey General Assembly, District 13 General Election, 2013
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngAmy Handlin Incumbent 33.5% 38,795
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDeclan O'Scanlon Jr. Incumbent 32.5% 37,577
     Democratic Allison Friedman 17% 19,623
     Democratic Matthew Morehead 16.3% 18,843
     Green Karen Anne Zaletel 0.7% 796
Total Votes 115,634



In 2013, Friedman’s endorsements included the following:[8] [9]

  • The New Jersey AFL-CIO
  • Planned Parenthood Action Fund of New Jersey


Friedman resides in Aberdeen Township, NJ.

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