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  |Name = Brian Rumpf
political position  = New Jersey General Assembly District 9 |
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  |Position = New Jersey General Assembly District 9
assumed office      = 2003 |
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  |Status = Incumbent
term ends           = January 2012 |
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  |Tenure = 2003 - Present
political party     = [[Republican]] |
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  |Term ends = January 2014
  profession          = Attorney |
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  |Assumed office = 2003
website             = [http://www.njleg.state.nj.us/members/BIO.asp?Leg=228 Brian Rumpf] |
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  |Political party = Republican
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{{TOCnestright}}'''Brian Rumpf''' (b. May 11, 1964) is a [[Republican Party|Republican]] member of the [[New Jersey General Assembly]], representing the 9th District. He has served since 2003.
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{{TOCnestright}}'''Brian E. Rumpf''' (b. May 11, 1964) is a [[Republican Party|Republican]] member of the [[New Jersey General Assembly]], representing the 9th District. He has served since 2003.
  
 
A practicing attorney, Rumpf served as Mayor of Little Egg Harbor Township from 2000-2005.  He is a member of the All Saints Regional Catholic School Parent Teacher Association, chairman of the Great Bay Police Association, and trustee for Southern Ocean County Hospital.  <ref>[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=43228 Project Vote Smart - Assemblyman Rumpf]</ref>
 
A practicing attorney, Rumpf served as Mayor of Little Egg Harbor Township from 2000-2005.  He is a member of the All Saints Regional Catholic School Parent Teacher Association, chairman of the Great Bay Police Association, and trustee for Southern Ocean County Hospital.  <ref>[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=43228 Project Vote Smart - Assemblyman Rumpf]</ref>
 
==Issue positions==
 
Rumpf's answers to the New Jersey State Legislative Election 2007 National Political Awareness Test are available.  In the test he lists his top priorities:
 
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We are strongly committed to reforming New Jersey's system of property taxation. One of the most direct methods toward achieving this goal would be to reduce state spending and take a more fiscally responsible approach to the use of taxpayer dollars. Furthermore, stronger ethic reform measures must be instituted such as closing loopholes within existing law to end the practice of using government contracts to obtain campaign contributions, more commonly known as "pay-to-play." Additionally, stronger sentences must be established for corrupt politicians who misplace the public trust.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/npat.php?can_id=43228 Project Vote Smart - Assemblyman Rumpf ''Issue Positions'']</ref></blockquote>
 
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
 
2010-2012 committees:
 
2010-2012 committees:
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* [[Public Schools Committee, New Jersey State Legislature|Joint Committee on Public Schools]]
 
* [[Education Committee, New Jersey General Assembly|Education]]
 
* [[Education Committee, New Jersey General Assembly|Education]]
 
* [[Transportation, Public Works and Independent Authorities Committee, New Jersey General Assembly|Transportation, Public Works and Independent Authorities]]
 
* [[Transportation, Public Works and Independent Authorities Committee, New Jersey General Assembly|Transportation, Public Works and Independent Authorities]]
 
===Sponsored legislation===                           
 
*A298 Repeals State and local hotel and motel occupancy taxes and voids existing municipal implementing ordinances.
 
*A311 Criminalizes fifth or subsequent drunk driving offenses.
 
*A1702 Eliminates the New Jersey inheritance tax
 
*A3446 " 'Invest in New Jersey First' Act;" requires preference in awarding certain contracts for critical infrastructure projects. <ref>[http://www.njleg.state.nj.us/bills/BillsBySponsor.asp New Jersey Legislature - Bills by Sponsor]</ref>
 
  
 
==Elections==
 
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:: ''See also: [[New Jersey General Assembly elections, 2013]]''
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Rumpf {{2013isrunning}} in the [[State legislative elections, 2013|2013 election]] for [[New Jersey General Assembly elections, 2013|New Jersey General Assembly]] District 9. Rumpf is bracketed with [[DiAnne Gove]]. He was unopposed in the June 4 Republican primary. He is challenged by [[Peter Ferwerda III]] (D) and [[Christopher J. McManus]] (D) in the general election which takes place on November 5, 2013.<ref>[http://www.aclink.org/elections/results_6_13/Election%20Result.htm ''Atlantic County Unofficial Primary Results,'' June 4, 2013]</ref><ref>[http://www.clerk.co.ocean.nj.us/ElectionSite/ ''Ocean County Unofficial Primary Results,'' June 4, 2013]</ref>
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===2011===
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Rumpf won re-election in 2011.  Rumpf and incumbent [[DiAnne Gove]] ran unopposed in the Republican Primary on June 7.  They then defeated [[Carla Kearney]] and [[Bradley Billhimer]] in the November 8 general election.<ref>[http://www.state.nj.us/state/elections/election-results/official-2011-primary-candidates-gen-assembly-050411.pdf ''New Jersey Department of State,'' 2011 Official General Assembly Primary Candidate List]</ref>
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|Chamber= New Jersey General Assembly District 9 General Election
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|winner1 = Brian Rumpf
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|winner2 = DiAnne Gove
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|candidate3 = Carla Kearney
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|candidate4 = Bradley Billhimer
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|votes1 = 30896
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|votes2 = 29898
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===2009===
 
===2009===
Successfully winning re-election in 2009, Rumpf was bracketed with [[DiAnne Gove]] and defeated challengers [[Richard Visotcky]] and [[Robert Rue]].<ref>[http://elections.nj.com/dynamic/files/elections/2009/by_state/NJ_State_Assembly_1103.html?SITE=NJNEWELN&SECTION=POLITICS ''Star Ledger'' 2009 Election Results, November 4, 2009]</ref><ref>[http://www.state.nj.us/state/elections/2009results/09general/official-gen-elect-gen-assembly-tallies-120109.pdf Official New Jersey Assembly General Election Results </ref>
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Successfully winning re-election in 2009, Rumpf was bracketed with [[DiAnne Gove]] and defeated challengers [[Richard Visotcky]] and [[Robert Rue]].<ref>[http://elections.nj.com/dynamic/files/elections/2009/by_state/NJ_State_Assembly_1103.html?SITE=NJNEWELN&SECTION=POLITICS ''Star Ledger'' 2009 Election Results, November 4, 2009]</ref><ref>[http://www.state.nj.us/state/elections/2009results/09general/official-gen-elect-gen-assembly-tallies-120109.pdf Official New Jersey Assembly General Election Results]</ref>
  
 
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==Campaign donors==
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===2011===
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In 2011, Rumpf did not receive any money in donations.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=NJ&y=2011&f=H Follow the Money - 2011 contributions]</ref>
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==Issues==
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===Sponsored legislation===                           
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*A298 Repeals State and local hotel and motel occupancy taxes and voids existing municipal implementing ordinances.
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*A311 Criminalizes fifth or subsequent drunk driving offenses.
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*A1702 Eliminates the New Jersey inheritance tax
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*A3446 " 'Invest in New Jersey First' Act;" requires preference in awarding certain contracts for critical infrastructure projects. <ref>[http://www.njleg.state.nj.us/bills/BillsBySponsor.asp New Jersey Legislature - Bills by Sponsor]</ref>
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===National Political Awareness Test===
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Rumpf's answers to the New Jersey State Legislative Election 2007 National Political Awareness Test are available.  In the test, he lists his top priorities:
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We are strongly committed to reforming New Jersey's system of property taxation. One of the most direct methods toward achieving this goal would be to reduce state spending and take a more fiscally responsible approach to the use of taxpayer dollars. Furthermore, stronger ethic reform measures must be instituted such as closing loopholes within existing law to end the practice of using government contracts to obtain campaign contributions, more commonly known as "pay-to-play." Additionally, stronger sentences must be established for corrupt politicians who misplace the public trust.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/npat.php?can_id=43228 Project Vote Smart - Assemblyman Rumpf ''Issue Positions'']</ref></blockquote>
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===Presidential preference===
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{{presendorse|2012|Mitt Romney}}<ref>[http://mittromney.com/news/press/2011/12/mitt-romney-announces-support-new-jersey-leaders ''Mitt Romney for President,'' "Mitt Romney Announces Support of New Jersey Leaders," December 15, 2011]</ref>
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==Personal==
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Rumpf and his wife, Debra H., have two children, Justin and Kassidy.
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==Additional reading==
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*[http://www.njspotlight.com/stories/11/1027/2055/ ''NJSpotlight,'' "Candidates: Legislative District 9," October 28, 2011]
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*[http://www.njspotlight.com/stories/11/1005/0048/ ''NJSpotlight,'' "Legislative District 9," October 5, 2011]
  
 
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Brian Rumpf
BRumpf.jpg
New Jersey General Assembly District 9
Incumbent
In office
2003 - Present
Term ends
January 2014
Years in position 11
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$49,000/year
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 8, 2011
First elected2003
Next generalNovember 5, 2013
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Mayor, Little Egg Harbor Township
2000 - 2004
Education
Bachelor'sCatholic University of America
J.D.Washington and Lee University Law School, 1989
Personal
Birthday05/11/1964
Place of birthSomerville, NJ
ProfessionAttorney
ReligionRoman Catholic
Websites
Office website
Personal website
CandidateVerification
Brian E. Rumpf (b. May 11, 1964) is a Republican member of the New Jersey General Assembly, representing the 9th District. He has served since 2003.

A practicing attorney, Rumpf served as Mayor of Little Egg Harbor Township from 2000-2005. He is a member of the All Saints Regional Catholic School Parent Teacher Association, chairman of the Great Bay Police Association, and trustee for Southern Ocean County Hospital. [1]

Committee assignments

2010-2012 committees:

Elections

2013

See also: New Jersey General Assembly elections, 2013

Rumpf ran in the 2013 election for New Jersey General Assembly District 9. Rumpf is bracketed with DiAnne Gove. He was unopposed in the June 4 Republican primary. He is challenged by Peter Ferwerda III (D) and Christopher J. McManus (D) in the general election which takes place on November 5, 2013.[2][3]

2011

See also: New Jersey General Assembly elections, 2011

Rumpf won re-election in 2011. Rumpf and incumbent DiAnne Gove ran unopposed in the Republican Primary on June 7. They then defeated Carla Kearney and Bradley Billhimer in the November 8 general election.[4]

New Jersey General Assembly District 9 General Election, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngBrian Rumpf Incumbent 32.3% 30,896
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDiAnne Gove Incumbent 31.2% 29,898
     Democratic Carla Kearney 18.4% 17,648
     Democratic Bradley Billhimer 18.1% 17,338
Total Votes 95,780

2009

Successfully winning re-election in 2009, Rumpf was bracketed with DiAnne Gove and defeated challengers Richard Visotcky and Robert Rue.[5][6]

New Jersey Assembly General Election, Ninth Legislative District (2009)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Brian E. Rumpf (R) 54,311
Green check mark transparent.png DiAnne Gove (R) 52,667
Richard P. Visotcky (D) 26,482
Robert E. Rue (D) 25,365

Campaign donors

2011

In 2011, Rumpf did not receive any money in donations.[7]

Issues

  • A298 Repeals State and local hotel and motel occupancy taxes and voids existing municipal implementing ordinances.
  • A311 Criminalizes fifth or subsequent drunk driving offenses.
  • A1702 Eliminates the New Jersey inheritance tax
  • A3446 " 'Invest in New Jersey First' Act;" requires preference in awarding certain contracts for critical infrastructure projects. [8]

National Political Awareness Test

Rumpf's answers to the New Jersey State Legislative Election 2007 National Political Awareness Test are available. In the test, he lists his top priorities:

We are strongly committed to reforming New Jersey's system of property taxation. One of the most direct methods toward achieving this goal would be to reduce state spending and take a more fiscally responsible approach to the use of taxpayer dollars. Furthermore, stronger ethic reform measures must be instituted such as closing loopholes within existing law to end the practice of using government contracts to obtain campaign contributions, more commonly known as "pay-to-play." Additionally, stronger sentences must be established for corrupt politicians who misplace the public trust.[9]

Presidential preference

2012

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

Brian Rumpf endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. [10]

Personal

Rumpf and his wife, Debra H., have two children, Justin and Kassidy.

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