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   |Tenure = 2010 - Present
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   |Assumed office = 2010
   |Assumed office = 2010
   |Political party = Republican
   |Political party = Republican

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Anthony Bucco, Jr.
New Jersey General Assembly District 25
In office
2010 - Present
Term ends
January 2014
Years in position 5
Base salary$49,000/year
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 8, 2011
First elected2009
Next generalNovember 5, 2013
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sLycoming College
J.D.Seton Hall University School of Law
Date of birth04/12/1962
Office website
Campaign website
Anthony M. Bucco, Jr. (b. April 12, 1962) is a Republican member of the New Jersey General Assembly, representing District 25 since 2010.

Bucco earned his Bachelor's degree from Lycoming College and his J.D. from Seton Hall University School of Law. His professional experience includes working as a partner in the law firm of Johnson, Murphy, Hubner, McKeon, Wubbenhorst, Bucco and Appelt, P.C.Cite error: Closing </ref> missing for <ref> tag

  • Voted to cap property taxes at 2%, to protect taxpayers from skyrocking property tax increases
  • Voted to pass the first fiscally responsible budget in years, cutting state spending by 9% and closing an $11 billion budget deficit without raising taxes
  • Sponsored and voted to reduce pension and health benefits for public employees
  • Voted against over 100 liberal McGreevey and Corzine tax and fee increases
  • Helped local businesses grow, expand, and protect good-paying local jobs

Presidential preference


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

Anthony Bucco, Jr. endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. [1]



See also: New Jersey General Assembly elections, 2013

Bucco ran in the 2013 election for New Jersey General Assembly District 25. Bucco is bracketed with Michael Carroll. He was unopposed in the June 4 Republican primary. He is challenged by Alex Krasnomowitz (D) in the general election which takes place on November 5, 2013.[2][3]


See also: New Jersey General Assembly elections, 2011

Bucco won re-election in 2011. He and incumbent Michael Carroll 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.[4]

New Jersey General Assembly District 25 General Election, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMichael Carroll Incumbent 30% 18,481
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngAnthony Bucco Incumbent 29.5% 18,218
     Democratic George Stafford 20.2% 12,432
     Democratic Gale Heiss Colucci 20.4% 12,564
Total Votes 61,695

New Jersey General Assembly Republican Primary, 2011
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngMichael Patrick Carroll Incumbent 40.1% 8,905
Green check mark transparent.pngAnthony M. Bucco Incumbent 37.6% 8,341
John Sierchio 22.3% 4,963
Total Votes 22,209


Bracketed with incumbent Michael Carroll in the November 3, 2009 general election, he received 39,029 votes (33%), defeating Democratic challengers Wendy Wright and Rebekah Conroy.[5][6]

New Jersey Assembly General Election, Twenty-Fifth Legislative District (2009)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Anthony Bucco (R) 39,150
Green check mark transparent.png Michael Patrick Carroll (R) 38,188
Wendy Wright (D) 21,431
Rebekah Conroy (D) 20,010

Campaign donors


In 2011, Bucco received $203,071 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[7]

New Jersey General Assembly 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Anthony Bucco, Jr.'s campaign in 2011
New Jobs Business PAC Of New Jersey$6,500
New Jersey Automobile Dealers Assocation$4,450
Mechanical Contractors Association Of New Jersey$3,250
Election Fund Of Assemblyman Dave Rible$2,500
Total Raised in 2011 $203,071
Total Votes received in 2011 18,218
Cost of each vote received $11.15


Below are Bucco's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2009 election:[8]

Contributor 2009 total
Republican National Committee $6,225
Carroll For Assembly $3,581
New Jersey Education Association $3,000
Lafiura, Alan A $2,600
Christie, Todd J $2,600


Bucco and his wife, Amy, have six children.

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