|New Jersey General Assembly District 35|
|2012 - Present|
|Years in position||2|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 8, 2011|
|First elected||November 8, 2011|
|Next general||November 5, 2013|
|Bachelor's||Virginia State University|
Wimberly received his B.A. in Sociology from Virginia State University. His professional experience includes serving as a Paterson Councilman,, 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.
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 opposed by Rhina Tavarez (R) and Maria del Pilar Rivas (R) in the general election which takes place on November 5, 2013.
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.
In 2011, Wimberly received $73,713 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.
|New Jersey General Assembly 2011 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Benjie Wimberly's campaign in 2011|
|New Jersey State Laborers||$8,200|
|New Jersey Education Association||$8,200|
|Paterson Police Police Benevolent Association||$2,600|
|Ferraioli Wielkotz Cerullo & Unreadable P A||$2,600|
|Total Raised in 2011||$73,713|
|Total Votes received in 2011||13,551|
|Cost of each vote received||$5.44|
Wimberly was endorsed by:
Wimberly and his wife, Kimbrelynn, have four children.
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- New Jersey General Assembly - Benjie Wimberly
- NJ Assembly Dems - Benjie Wimberly
- Benjie Wimberly Official Campaign website
- Project Vote Smart - Benjie Wimberly
- City of Paterson, "Councilman Benjie Wimberly," retrieved May 4, 2011
- Bergen County Unofficial Primary Results, June 4, 2013
- Pasaic County Unofficial Primary Results, June 4, 2013
- New Jersey Department of State, 2011 Unofficial General Assembly Primary Candidate List
- Follow the Money - 2011 contributions
- Politicker NJ, 2011 AFL-CIO endorsed candidates, accessed Aug. 5, 2011
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