Elease Evans

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Elease Evans
New Jersey General Assembly District 35
Former member
In office
2007 - 2012
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 3, 2009
First elected2007
Term limitsN/A
Elease Evans is a former Democratic member of the New Jersey General Assembly, representing District 35 after winning a special election in 2007 until 2012.

Committee assignments

2010-2012 committees:

  • A177 Requires development and distribution of curriculum guidelines on Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
  • A1105 Allows State agencies, counties and municipalities to comply with certain publication requirements by means of Internet.
  • A1956 "New Jersey Financial Information Privacy Act."
  • A2359 Requires contractors to provide Department of the Treasury with employment information about contracts with public bodies.[1]



Evans successfully won re-election in the November 3, 2009 general election. She was bracketed with Nellie Pou and defeated Republican challengers Lynn Anne Shortway and George Sawey.[2] [3]

New Jersey Assembly General Election, Thirty-Fifth Legislative District (2009)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Nellie Pou (D) 22,148
Green check mark transparent.png Elease Evan (D) 21,637
Lynn Anne Shortway (R) 12,488
George Sawey (R) 11,993

Campaign donors


Below are Evans's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2009 election:[4]

Contributor 2009 total
Add Funds Transferred From Prior Campaign $22,783
Evans Freeholder Committee $7,200
New Jersey Education Association $4,000
New Jersey Association For Justice $4,000
Professional Workers Association $3,200

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Political offices
Preceded by
New Jersey General Assembly District 35
Succeeded by