Anthony Bucco

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Anthony Bucco
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New Jersey State Senate District 25
Incumbent
In office
1998-Present
Term ends
January 10, 2014
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 8, 2011
First elected1997
Next generalNovember 5, 2013
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 served on 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

2013

See also: New Jersey State Senate elections, 2013

Bucco ran in the 2013 election for New Jersey State Senate District 25. Bucco is unopposed in the June 4 Republican primary. The general election takes place on November 5, 2013.

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

2011

In 2011, Bucco received $423,367 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[8]

New Jersey State Senate 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Anthony Bucco's campaign in 2011
Kean For Senate$8,200
New Jobs Business PAC Of New Jersey$8,000
Michaels, Jeffrey T$3,800
New Jersey Association Of Realtors$3,500
Bug Juice Properties Inc$3,500
Total Raised in 2011 $423,367
Total Votes received in 2011 19,228
Cost of each vote received $22.02

2007

In 2007, Bucco collected $350,421 in donations.[9]

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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