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Revision as of 20:00, 27 August 2013

Benjie Wimberly
Benjie Wimberly.jpg
New Jersey General Assembly District 35
Incumbent
In office
2012 - Present
Term ends
January 2014
Years in position 2
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$49,000/year
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 8, 2011
First electedNovember 8, 2011
Next generalNovember 5, 2013
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sVirginia State University
Personal
Birthday12/1/1964
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Benjie E. Wimberly (b. December 1, 1964) is a Democratic member of the New Jersey General Assembly, representing District 35. He was first elected to the chamber in 2011.

Biography

Wimberly received his B.A. in Sociology from Virginia State University. His professional experience includes serving as a Paterson Councilman,[1], working as a Coordinator for Joint Recreational Services for the Paterson public schools, and working as a teacher at Eastside High School and Director for the Paterson Division of Recreation.

Elections

2013

See also: New Jersey General Assembly elections, 2013

Wimberly ran in the 2013 election for New Jersey General Assembly District 35. Wimberly is bracketed with Shavonda Sumter. He was unopposed in the June 4 Democratic primary. He is challenged by Rhina Tavarez (R), Maria del Pilar Rivas (R), and incumbent Shavonda Sumter (D) in the general election which takes place on November 5, 2013.[2] [3]

2011

See also: New Jersey General Assembly elections, 2011

On November 8, 2011, Benjie Wimberly won election to District 35 of the New Jersey General Assembly. He and Shavonda Sumter were bracketed together and defeated Samuel Torres in the June 7 Democratic primary. They then defeated Donna Puglisi and William Connolly in the November 8 general election.[4]

New Jersey General Assembly District 35 General Election, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBenjie Wimberly 36.8% 13,551
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngShavonda Sumter 35.7% 13,143
     Republican Donna Puglisi 13.9% 5,114
     Republican William Connolly 13.6% 5,020
Total Votes 36,828

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Benjie Wimberly is available dating back to 2011. Based on available campaign finance records, Benjie Wimberly raised a total of $73,713 during that time period. This information was last updated on August 27, 2013.[5]

Benjie Wimberly's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2011 New Jersey General Assembly, District 35 Won $73,713
Grand Total Raised $73,713

2011

Benjie Wimberly won election to the New Jersey General Assembly in 2011. During that election cycle, Benjie Wimberly raised a total of $73,713.

Endorsements

2011

Wimberly was endorsed by:

Personal

Wimberly and his wife, Kimbrelynn, have four children.

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