|New Jersey General Assembly District 9|
|2009 - Present|
|January 12, 2016|
|Years in position||5|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 5, 2013|
|Next general||November 3, 2015|
|Mayor, Long Beach Township|
|2004 - 2008|
|Master's||Monmouth College, 1980|
|Place of birth||Philadelphia, PA|
Prior to joining the Assembly, Gove served as Mayor of Long Beach Township from 2004-2008 and Commissioner from 1984-1988.
Gove earned her B.A. in Social Service from Cabrini College in 1973 and her M.A. in Social Service from Monmouth College in 1980. Her professional experience includes working as a Social Studies teacher at Southern Regional High School from 1974-2006.
At the beginning of the 2014 legislative session, Gove served on the following committees:
|New Jersey Committee Assignments, 2014|
|• Higher Education|
|• Military and Veterans' Affairs|
In the 2010-2012 legislative session, Gove served on the following committees:
|New Jersey Committee Assignments, 2010|
|• Military and Veterans' Affairs|
|• State Government|
Double dipping is a term used to describe the practice of allowing government employees to “retire,” start collecting a pension and then return to work for the state while continuing to receive pension benefits. It is currently permitted in New Jersey. Banning or limiting double dipping is among the proposals in New Jersey to reduce the state pension obligation. Two companion bills, S601 and A860, were introduced in the 2012-2013 legislative session. As of July 2014 neither has reached the floor for a vote. In July 2013 New Jersey Watchdog published an article focusing on double dipping by New Jersey state legislators. The report identified 18 state lawmakers who receive retirement checks totaling $782,000 a year in addition to their legislative salaries. The roster includes leaders of each party in both the Senate and Assembly.
Gove was included on the list of legislators currently receiving pension benefits and a legislative salary. According to the 2013 report, Gove receives a $49,644 pension per year. The employer at retirement was South Regional HS.
Gove won re-election in the 2013 election for New Jersey General Assembly District 9. Gove was bracketed with Brian Rumpf. She was unopposed in the June 4 Republican primary. She and incumbent Brian Rumpf (R) defeated Peter Ferwerda III (D) and Christopher McManus (D) in the general election, which took place on November 5, 2013.
Gove won re-election in 2011. Gove and incumbent Brian Rumpf ran unopposed in the Republican Primary on June 7. They then defeated their Democratic opponents, Carla Kearney and Bradley Billhimer, in the November 8 general election.
|New Jersey Assembly General Election, Ninth Legislative District (2009)|
|Brian E. Rumpf (R)||54,311|
|DiAnne Gove (R)||52,667|
|Richard P. Visotcky (D)||26,482|
|Robert E. Rue (D)||25,365|
Comprehensive donor information for Gove is available dating back to 2009. Based on available campaign finance records, Gove raised a total of $0 during that time period. This information was last updated on August 15, 2013.
|Dianne Gove's Campaign Contribution History|
|2011||New Jersey General Assembly, District 9||$0|
|2009||New Jersey General Assembly, District 9||$0|
|Grand Total Raised||$0|
2011Gove won re-election to the New Jersey General Assembly in 2011. During that election cycle, Gove raised a total of $0.
|New Jersey General Assembly 2011 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to DiAnne Gove's campaign in 2011|
|Total Raised in 2011||$0|
|Source:Follow the Money|
2009Gove won election to the New Jersey General Assembly in 2009. During that election cycle, Gove raised a total of $0.
|New Jersey General Assembly 2009 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to DiAnne Gove's campaign in 2009|
|Total Raised in 2009||$0|
|Source:Follow the Money|
Gove is a member of Rotary International, Trustee with Southern Ocean County Hospital, member of the Daughters of the American Revolution and American Association of University Women.
- NJSpotlight, "Candidates: Legislative District 9," October 28, 2011
- NJSpotlight, "Legislative District 9," October 5, 2011
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- Project Vote Smart, "Biography," accessed April 10, 2014
- New Jersey Watchdog, 18 double-dipping NJ lawmakers block pension reform, July 2013
- New Jersey Department of Elections, "Official Primary Election Results," accessed July 26, 2013
- New Jersey Department of State, "Official general election candidates," September 9, 2013
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- New Jersey Department of State, "2011 Official General Assembly Primary Candidate List," accessed April 10, 2014
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- New Jersey Department of State, "Official 2009 New Jersey Assembly General Election Results,accessed April 10, 2014
- followthemoney.org, "Gove, Dianne" accessed August 15, 2013
- Project Vote Smart - Rep. Gove
- Mitt Romney for President, "Mitt Romney Announces Support of New Jersey Leaders," April 11, 2014(Archived)
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