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Anthony Bucco

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Anthony Bucco
Anthony Bucco.jpg
New Jersey Senate District 25
Assumed office
Current term ends
January 10, 2012
Political party Republican
Profession Executive Officer
Website Senate website
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 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


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]


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



See also: New Jersey State Senate elections, 2011

Bucco is running for re-election to the District 25 State Senate seat. He defeated challenger William Chegwidden in the June 7 Republican primary election. Bucco is opposed by Rick Thoeni (D) in the general election which takes place on November 8, 2011. [5]


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. [6]

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


In 2007, Bucco collected $350,421 in donations.[7]

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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New Jersey State Senate District 25
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