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}}{{tnr}}'''Anthony "Tony" Bucco''' has been a [[Republican]] member of the [[New Jersey Senate]] since 1998. Bills that have been sponsored by Senator Bucco include Senate Bill 55 and Senate Bill 87.<ref> [http://www.njleg.state.nj.us/bills/BillsBySponsor.asp Bills Sponsored by Senators and Representatives]</ref>
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}}{{tnr}}'''Anthony "Tony" Bucco''' has been a [[Republican]] member of the [[New Jersey Senate]] since 1998. Bills that have been sponsored by Senator Bucco include Senate Bill 55 and Senate Bill 87.<ref> [http://www.njleg.state.nj.us/bills/BillsBySponsor.asp Bills Sponsored by Senators and Representatives]</ref> Bucco currently serves as [[State Assembly Deputy Minority Leader|Deputy Minority Leader]].
  
 
Bucco attended the Community College of New York and the Hume Institute. He also graduated from high school in 1956.<ref>[http://www.njleg.state.nj.us/members/BIO.asp?Leg=148 Official website of Anthony Bucco]</ref>  
 
Bucco attended the Community College of New York and the Hume Institute. He also graduated from high school in 1956.<ref>[http://www.njleg.state.nj.us/members/BIO.asp?Leg=148 Official website of Anthony Bucco]</ref>  

Revision as of 17:27, 7 March 2012

Anthony Bucco
Anthony Bucco.jpg
New Jersey State Senate District 25
Incumbent
In office
1998-Present
Term ends
January 10, 2012
Years in position 16
PartyRepublican
Leadership
Senate Deputy Minority Leader
2008-2009
Assistant Majority Whip, New Jersey General Assembly
1996-1998
Compensation
Base salary$49,000/year
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2007
First elected1997
Next generalNovember 8, 2011
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
New Jersey General Assembly
1995-1998
Mayor, Boonton
1984-1989
Military service
Service/branchArmy Reserve
Years of service1957-1965
Personal
BirthdayFebruary 24, 1938
Place of birthBoonton, NJ
ProfessionBusinessman
ReligionCatholic
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Anthony "Tony" Bucco has been a Republican member of the New Jersey Senate since 1998. Bills that have been sponsored by Senator Bucco include Senate Bill 55 and Senate Bill 87.[1] Bucco currently serves as Deputy Minority Leader.

Bucco attended the Community College of New York and the Hume Institute. He also graduated from high school in 1956.[2]

In addition to being a senator, Bucco was the President/Chief Executive Officer of Baker Adhesive Division from 2006 to 2007. Prior to his election to the senate, he was a Freeholder for the Morris County Board of Freeholders from 1989 to 1992 and was also the mayor of Boonton, New jersey from 1984 to 1989.[3]

Committee assignments

2010-2011

In the 2010-2011 legislative session, Bucco has been appointed to these committees:

District 25

Bucco represents New Jersey Senate District 25, which includes the township of Morris, New Jersey.[4]

Personal

Bucco was born on February 24, 1938 in Boonton, New Jersey. He and his wife, Helen, have one child: Anthony.

Issues

Presidential preference

2012

See also: Endorsements by state officials of presidential candidates in the 2012 election

Anthony Bucco endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. [5]

Elections

2011

See also: New Jersey State Senate elections, 2011

Bucco won re-election to the District 25 State Senate seat. He defeated challenger William Chegwidden in the June 7 Republican primary election. Bucco defeated Rick Thoeni (D) in the general election which took place on November 8, 2011. [6]

New Jersey State Senate District 25 General Election, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngAnthony Bucco Incumbent 61% 19,228
     Democratic Rick Thoeni 39% 12,298
Total Votes 31,526
New Jersey State Senate District 25 Republican Primary, 2011
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngAnthony Bucco Incumbent 65.8% 8,361
William Chegwidden 34.2% 4,342
Total Votes 12,703

2007

In 2007, Bucco was re-elected to the New Jersey State Senate District 25. Bucco (R) finished with 23,754 votes and was followed by Frank Herbert (D) with 14,881 votes. Bucco raised $350,421 for his campaign fund. [7]

New Jersey Senate 2007 General Election, District 25 (2007)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Anthony Bucco (R) 23,754
Frank Herbert (D) 14,881

Campaign donors

2007

In 2007, Bucco collected $350,421 in donations.[8]

Listed below are the five largest contributors to his campaign.

Donor Amount
New Jersey Coalition of Automotive Retailers $5,350
New Jersey Education Association $4,575
New Jersey Association of Realtors $3,700
Grodman, Marc $3,200
UPS $3,200

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