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Phil Haines

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Phil Haines
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New Jersey Senate District 8
Former senator, current superior court judge
Term in office began
Term in office ended
Political party Republican
Profession Attorney
Phil Haines was a Republican member of the New Jersey Senate from 2008-2010. Haines was appointed to a superior court judgeship in fall 2010.[1]

Haines graduated with a B.A. in history/political science from LaSalle University, and also graduated with a J.D. from Rugters Law School.[2]

In addition to being a senator, Haines is an attorney and has a law firm, Caplan Haines. He was also the Burlington County Clerk from 2000 to 2004 and was a candidate for the state senate in 2007.[3]

Bills that were sponsored by Senator Haines include Senate Bill 167 and Senate Bill 241.[4]

Committee assignments

District 8

Haines represents New Jersey Senate District 8, which includes Springfield Township and Medford Lakes Borough, New Jersey.[5]


Haines was born on December 31, 1950.



In 2007 Haines was elected to the New Jersey State Senate District 8. Haines (R) finished with 28,148 votes while his opponent Francis Bodine (D) finished with 18,066 votes.[6] Haines raised $350,185 for his campaign fund.[7]

New Jersey State Senate District 8
Candidates Votes

Green check mark transparent.png Phil Haines (R) 28,148
Francis Bodine (D) 18,066

Campaign donors


In 2007, Haines collected $350,185 in donations.[8]

Listed below are the five largest contributors to his campaign.

Donor Amount
Choice for Change $75,000
Burlington County Republican Committee $47,500
Electrical Workers Local 351 $16,400
Lance For Senate $8,200
Kean For Senate $8,200

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Political offices
Preceded by
New Jersey State Senate District 8
Succeeded by
Dawn Addiego