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   |Status = Incumbent
 
   |Status = Incumbent
 
   |Tenure = 2003 - Present
 
   |Tenure = 2003 - Present
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   |Assumed office = 2003
 
   |Political party = Republican
 
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   |Last election = [[New Jersey General Assembly elections, 2011|November 8, 2011]]
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   |Last election = [[New Jersey General Assembly elections, 2013|November 5, 2013]]
 
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   |Appointed by =  
 
   |Appointed by =  
 
   |First elected = 2003
 
   |First elected = 2003
 
   |Term limits =  
 
   |Term limits =  
   |Next election = [[New Jersey General Assembly elections, 2013|November 5, 2013]]
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   |Next election = November 3, 2015
 
   |Prior office = Mayor, Little Egg Harbor Township
 
   |Prior office = Mayor, Little Egg Harbor Township
 
   |Prior office years = 2000 - 2004
 
   |Prior office years = 2000 - 2004
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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 [[New Jersey General Assembly District 9| District 9]]. He was first elected to the chamber in 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>
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Rumpf served as Mayor of Little Egg Harbor Township from 2000-2005.  
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==Biography==
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Rumpf earned his B.A. in Politics from the Catholic University of America and his J.D. from the Washington and Lee University School of LawHis professional experience includes working as Attorney at '''Brian E. Rumpf & Debra H. Rumpf, P.C.'''<ref name=bio>[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=43228 ''Project Vote Smart'', "Biography," accessed April 10, 2014]</ref>
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
2010-2012 committees:
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===2014-2015===
* [[Public Schools Committee, New Jersey State Legislature|Joint Committee on Public Schools]]
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At the beginning of the 2014 legislative session, Rumpf served on the following committees:
* [[Education Committee, New Jersey General Assembly|Education]]
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* [[Transportation, Public Works and Independent Authorities Committee, New Jersey General Assembly|Transportation, Public Works and Independent Authorities]]
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===2010-2012===
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In the 2010-2012 legislative session, Rumpf served on the following committees:
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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>[https://web.archive.org/web/2/http://www.njleg.state.nj.us/bills/BillsBySponsor.asp ''New Jersey State Legislature,'' "Bills Sponsored by Senators and Representatives," accessed April 10, 2014]</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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<blockquote>
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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," accessed April 10, 2014]</ref></blockquote>
  
 
==Elections==
 
==Elections==
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:: ''See also: [[New Jersey General Assembly elections, 2013]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[New Jersey General Assembly elections, 2013]]''
  
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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Rumpf won re-election in the [[State legislative elections, 2013|2013 election]] for [[New Jersey General Assembly elections, 2013|New Jersey General Assembly]] District 9. Rumpf was bracketed with [[DiAnne Gove]]. He was unopposed in the June 4 Republican primary. He and incumbent [[DiAnne Gove]] (R) defeated [[Peter Ferwerda III]] (D) and [[Christopher McManus]] (D) in the general election, which took place on November 5, 2013.<ref>[http://nj.gov/state/elections/2013-results/2013-official-primary-results-general-assembly.pdf ''New Jersey Department of Elections'', "Official Primary Election Results," accessed July 26, 2013]</ref><ref name=gencand>[http://nj.gov/state/elections/2013-results/2013-official-general-candidates-general-assembly-0912b.pdf ''New Jersey Department of State'', "Official general election candidates," September 9, 2013]</ref><ref>[http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/files/elections/2013/by_state/NJ_Page_1105.html?SITE=AP&SECTION=POLITICS ''Associated Press'', "New Jersey - Summary Vote Results," November 6, 2013]</ref><ref>[http://nj.gov/state/elections/2013-results/2013-official-general-election-results-general-assembly.pdf ''New Jersey Department of State,'' "2013 Official General Election results," accessed December 9, 2013]</ref>
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===2011===
 
===2011===
 
:: ''See also: [[New Jersey General Assembly elections, 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.<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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Rumpf won re-election in 2011.  Rumpf and incumbent [[DiAnne Gove]] ran unopposed in the Republican Primary on June 7.  They defeated [[Carla Kearney]] and [[Bradley Billhimer]] in the November 8 general election.<ref>[http://www.state.nj.us/state/elections/2011-results/2011-official-primary-candidates-gen-assembly-050411.pdf ''New Jersey Department of State,'' "2011 Official General Assembly Primary Candidate List," accessed April 10, 2014]</ref>
  
 
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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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:: ''See also: [[New Jersey General Assembly elections, 2009]]''
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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 ''Associated Press,'' "General Election Results, November 4, 2009," accessed April 10, 2014]</ref>
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<ref>[http://www.state.nj.us/state/elections/election-results/2009-official-gen-elect-gen-assembly-tallies-120109.pdf ''New Jersey Department of State,'' "Official 2009 New Jersey Assembly General Election Results, accessed April 10, 2014]</ref>
  
 
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==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
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{{Comprehensive donor history
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===2011===
 
===2011===
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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|full Name = Brian Rumpf
*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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===2007===
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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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===2005===
<blockquote>
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{{SLP donor box 2005
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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==Scorecards==
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{{New Jersey legislature scorecards|Begin=2012|End=2020}}
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==Endorsements==
 
===Presidential preference===
 
===Presidential preference===
{{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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{{presendorse|2012|Mitt Romney}}<ref>[http://web.archive.org/web/20120214020948/http://www.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," April 11, 2014](Archived)</ref>
  
 
==Personal==
 
==Personal==
Rumpf and his wife, Debra H., have two children, Justin and Kassidy.
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Rumpf and his wife, Debra H., have two children, Justin and Kassidy.   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 name=bio/>
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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]
  
 
==Recent news==
 
==Recent news==
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==See also==
==Additional reading==
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*[[New Jersey General Assembly]]
*[http://www.njspotlight.com/stories/11/1027/2055/ ''NJSpotlight,'' "Candidates: Legislative District 9," October 28, 2011]
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*[[New Jersey General Assembly#Standing committees|General Assembly Committees]]
*[http://www.njspotlight.com/stories/11/1005/0048/ ''NJSpotlight,'' "Legislative District 9," October 5, 2011]
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*[[New Jersey State Legislature]]
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*[[New Jersey State Legislature#Joint Legislative Committees|Joint Committees]]
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*[[New Jersey state legislative districts]]
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
 
{{submit a leg link}}
 
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*[http://www.njleg.state.nj.us/members/BIO.asp?Leg=228 New Jersey General Assembly - Hon. Brian Rumpf]  
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*[http://www.njleg.state.nj.us/members/BIO.asp?Leg=228 Profile from the New Jersey General Assembly]
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*[http://openstates.org/nj/legislators/NJL000027/brian-e-rumpf/ Profile from Open States]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=43228 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=43228 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=43228 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=43228 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://district9.senatenj.com/rumpf.php NJ 9th legislative district - Brian Rumpf]
 
*[http://district9.senatenj.com/rumpf.php NJ 9th legislative district - Brian Rumpf]
*Campaign Contributions:[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=113439 2009], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=95885 2007], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=77686 2005], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=18985 2003]
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*Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=133739 2011], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=113439 2009], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=95885 2007], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=77686 2005], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=18985 2003]
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*[http://nj.gov/state/elections/2013-results/2013-official-primary-results-general-assembly.pdf ''New Jersey Department of State'', Official Primary Results]
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* [http://nj.gov/state/elections/2013-results/2013-unofficial-general-candidates-general-assembly-0715.pdf ''New Jersey Department of State'', Unofficial general election candidates] ''([[dead link]])''
  
 
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Brian Rumpf
BRumpf.jpg
New Jersey General Assembly District 9
Incumbent
In office
2003 - Present
Term ends
January 12, 2016
Years in position 11
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$49,000/year
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 5, 2013
First elected2003
Next generalNovember 3, 2015
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 District 9. He was first elected to the chamber in 2003.

Rumpf served as Mayor of Little Egg Harbor Township from 2000-2005.

Biography

Rumpf earned his B.A. in Politics from the Catholic University of America and his J.D. from the Washington and Lee University School of Law. His professional experience includes working as Attorney at Brian E. Rumpf & Debra H. Rumpf, P.C.[1]

Committee assignments

2014-2015

At the beginning of the 2014 legislative session, Rumpf served on the following committees:

New Jersey Committee Assignments, 2014
Consumer Affairs
Regulated Professions

2010-2012

In the 2010-2012 legislative session, Rumpf served on the following committees:

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.[2]

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.[3]

Elections

2013

See also: New Jersey General Assembly elections, 2013

Rumpf won re-election in the 2013 election for New Jersey General Assembly District 9. Rumpf was bracketed with DiAnne Gove. He was unopposed in the June 4 Republican primary. He and incumbent DiAnne Gove (R) defeated Peter Ferwerda III (D) and Christopher McManus (D) in the general election, which took place on November 5, 2013.[4][5][6][7]

New Jersey General Assembly, District 9 General Election, 2013
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngBrian Rumpf Incumbent 35.5% 45,690
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDiAnne Gove Incumbent 34% 43,695
     Democratic Christopher McManus 15.8% 20,354
     Democratic Peter Ferwerda III 14.7% 18,872
Total Votes 128,611

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 defeated Carla Kearney and Bradley Billhimer in the November 8 general election.[8]

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

See also: New Jersey General Assembly elections, 2009

Successfully winning re-election in 2009, Rumpf was bracketed with DiAnne Gove and defeated challengers Richard Visotcky and Robert Rue.[9] [10]

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

Comprehensive donor information for Rumpf is available dating back to 2003. Based on available campaign finance records, Rumpf raised a total of $18,607 during that time period. This information was last updated on August 15, 2013.[11]

Brian Rumpf's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2011 New Jersey General Assembly, District 9 Won $0
2009 New Jersey General Assembly, District 9 Won $0
2007 New Jersey General Assembly, District 9 Won $0
2005 New Jersey General Assembly, District 9 Won $0
2003 New Jersey General Assembly, District 9 Won $18,607
Grand Total Raised $18,607

2011

Rumpf won re-election to the New Jersey General Assembly in 2011. During that election cycle, Rumpf raised a total of $0.

2009

Rumpf won re-election to the New Jersey General Assembly in 2009. During that election cycle, Rumpf raised a total of $0.

2007

Rumpf won re-election to the New Jersey General Assembly in 2007. During that election cycle, Rumpf raised a total of $0.

2005

Rumpf won re-election to the New Jersey General Assembly in 2005. During that election cycle, Rumpf raised a total of $0.

2003

Rumpf won election to the New Jersey General Assembly in 2003. During that election cycle, Rumpf raised a total of $18,607.

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2014-2015

In 2014, the 216th New Jersey State Legislature will be in session from January 14 through January 1, 2016.

2012-2013

In 2012, the 215th New Jersey State Legislature, first annual session, was in session from January 10 to January 9, 2013. In 2013, the 215th New Jersey State Legislature, second annual session, was in session from January 10 to January 13, 2014.

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Endorsements

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. [12]

Personal

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

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