|New Jersey General Assembly District 25|
|1996 - Present|
|Years in position||17|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 8, 2011|
|Next election||November 5, 2013|
|Bachelor's||Johns Hopkins University|
|J.D.||Rutgers School of Law, Newark, 1983|
|Place of birth||Fayetteville, NC|
Carrol earned his B.A. in History and Political Science from Johns Hopkins University and his J.D. from Rutgers School of Law. He is also currently an attorney with a private practice. He has worked as an adjunct professor at the County College of Morris, interned for office of Congressman Jack Kemp, and has been a columnist for Practical Politics and PoliticsNJ.com
Carroll's motto is "Cut Taxes Cut Spending Stop Borrowing."
On his website he lists his "Freedom and Prosperity Platform," the top five issues of which are:
- Abolish Unaffordable Housing Mandates
- Abolish The Death Tax
- Repeal The Highlands Act
- Defend Second Amendment Rights
- Repeal Every Single McGreevey/Codey/Corzine Tax Increase
- A804 "New Jersey Compassionate Use Medical Marijuana Act."
- A1274 Prohibits Medicaid funding for abortifacients.
- A1275 Prohibits public and certain private affirmative action programs based upon race, ethnicity, sex, color or national origin.
- A3928 Provides public agency may give person requesting copy of government record option to receive copy by email at no charge.
Carroll is running in the 2013 election for New Jersey General Assembly District 25. Carroll is bracketed with Anthony Bucco, Jr. in the June 4 Republican primary. The general election takes place on November 5, 2013.
Carroll won re-election in 2011. He and incumbent Anthony Bucco, Jr. were bracketed together and defeated John Sierchio in the Republican Primary on June 7. They then defeated George Stafford and Gale Heiss Colucci in the November 8 general election.
|New Jersey General Assembly Republican Primary, 2011|
|Michael Patrick Carroll Incumbent||40.1%||8,905|
|Anthony M. Bucco Incumbent||37.6%||8,341|
Running for re-election in the November 3, 2009 general election, Carroll received 38,067 votes (32%), defeating Democratic challengers Wendy Wright and Rebekah Conroy. He was bracketed with Anthony Bucco, Jr..
|New Jersey Assembly General Election, Twenty-Fifth Legislative District (2009)|
|Anthony Bucco (R)||39,150|
|Michael Patrick Carroll (R)||38,188|
|Wendy Wright (D)||21,431|
|Rebekah Conroy (D)||20,010|
In 2011, Carroll received $58,937 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.
|New Jersey General Assembly 2011 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Michael Carroll's campaign in 2011|
|Comprehensive Asset Management||$2,300|
|Doherty, Hon Michael J||$2,000|
|New Jobs Business PAC Of New Jersey||$1,500|
|Total Raised in 2011||$58,937|
|Total Votes received in 2011||18,481|
|Cost of each vote received||$3.19|
Below are Carroll's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2009 election:
|Republican National Committee||$7,175|
|New Jersey Business & Industry Association||$3,500|
|Bucco For Assembly||$3,112|
|New Jersey Right To Life||$3,000|
Carrol and his wife, Sharon Anderson, have six children.
- Assemblyman Michael Carroll official website
- NJ Assembly - Hon. Mike Carroll
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2009, 2007, 2001, 1999
- ↑ Project Vote Smart - Assemblyman Carroll
- ↑ Michael Carroll Platform
- ↑ New Jersey Legislature - Bills by Sponsor
- ↑ New Jersey Department of State, 2011 Official General Assembly Primary Candidate List
- ↑ Star Ledger 2009 Election Results, November 4, 2009
- ↑ Official New Jersey Assembly General Election Results
- ↑ Follow the Money - 2011 contributions
- ↑ Follow the Money - 2009 Campaign contributions
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