Anthony Bucco, Jr.

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Anthony Bucco, Jr.
New Jersey General Assembly District 25
In office
2010 - Present
Term ends
January 12, 2016
Years in position 5
Base salary$49,000/year
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 5, 2013
First elected2009
Next generalNovember 3, 2015
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. He was first elected to the chamber in 2009.


Bucco earned his B.A. in Managerial Economics/Business Administration 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.

Committee assignments

2010-2012 committees:


Campaign themes


Bucco's official campaign website lists his five major campaign themes:[1]

  • 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



See also: New Jersey General Assembly elections, 2013

Bucco won re-election in the 2013 election for New Jersey General Assembly District 25. Bucco was bracketed with Michael Carroll. He was unopposed in the June 4 Republican primary. He and incumbent Michael Carroll (R) defeated Rebecca Feldman (I) and Jack Curtis (I) in the general election which took place on November 5, 2013.[2] [3][4]


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.[5]

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


See also: New Jersey General Assembly elections, 2009

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.[6][7]

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

Comprehensive donor information for Bucco is available dating back to 2009. Based on available campaign finance records, Bucco raised a total of $353,301 during that time period. This information was last updated on August 27, 2013.[8]

Anthony Bucco, Jr.'s Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2011 New Jersey General Assembly, District 25 Won $203,071
2009 New Jersey General Assembly, District 25 Won $150,230
Grand Total Raised $353,301


Bucco won re-election to the New Jersey General Assembly in 2011. During that election cycle, Bucco raised a total of $203,071.


Bucco won election to the New Jersey General Assembly in 2009. During that election cycle, Bucco raised a total of $150,230.


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. [9]


Bucco and his wife, Amy, have six children.

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