Jordan Rickards

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Jordan Rickards
Jordan Rickards.jpg
Candidate for
Candidate for
New Jersey State Senate District 17
Bachelor'sLiberty University
J.D.Washington and Lee School of Law
Campaign website
Jordan Rickards was a 2011 Republican candidate for District 17 of the New Jersey State Senate.

Rickards is an attorney. Upon graduating from law school, Jordan completed a Superior Court clerkship and worked in the Attorney General's office. He then became a prosecutor for the Middlesex County Superior Court for three and a half years, then left to start his own law firm. Jordan also hosts his own conservative blog, The Rickards Review.

Rickards graduated from Liberty University in 2001. In 2004, Rickards graduated from Washington and Lee University School of Law.



See also: New Jersey State Senate elections, 2011

Rickards was defeated in the 2011 election for New Jersey Senate District 17. He ran unopposed in the primary on June 7, 2011. Rickards was defeated by Democratic incumbent Bob Smith in the general election which took place on November 8, 2011.[1]

New Jersey State Senate District 17 General Election, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBob Smith Incumbent 64% 15,507
     Republican Jordan Rickards 36% 8,715
Total Votes 24,222

Campaign donors


District 17 ranks tenth in fundraising

As of October 25, candidates for District 17 have raised $1,147,997--according to the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission. This makes District 17 number ten in fundraising for the 2011 election season. Candidates for the district have spent $352,571 of their campaign funds.[2]

Additional reading

External links

"Rickards for Senate" radio clip on the July 21, 2011 edition of the Rickards Review
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