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Marcia Silva
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Candidate for
New Jersey General Assembly District 18
ProfessionAttorney and small business owner
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Marcia Silva was a 2011 Republican candidate for District 18 of the New Jersey General Assembly.



See also: New Jersey General Assembly elections, 2011

Silva was a candidate for District 18 of the New Jersey General Assembly. She was defeated in the November 8 general election. Silva and Joseph Sinagra ran unopposed in the Republican Primary on June 7. Patrick Diegnan, Jr. and Peter Barnes, III ran unopposed in the Democratic primary.[1]Sinagra and Silva will face incumbents Peter Barnes, III (D) and Patrick Diegnan, Jr. (D) in the November 8 general election.

New Jersey General Assembly District 18 General Election, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngPatrick Diegnan Incumbent 28.4% 18,050
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngPeter Barnes, III Incumbent 28.6% 18,166
     Republican Joseph Sinagra 22% 13,996
     Republican Marcia Silva 21% 13,333
Total Votes 63,545

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District 18 ranks ninth in fundraising

As of October 25, candidates for District 18 have raised $1,148,826--according to the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission. This makes District 18 number nine in fundraising for the 2011 election season. Candidates for the district have spent $809,782 of their campaign funds.[2]



Silva was endorsed by East Brunswick Mayor David Stahl (D). Stahl stated, "I think some career politicians in Washington and Trenton just don't get it. This election year, however, I believe there is a candidate for the Assembly who actually gets it."[3]

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