Caridad Rodriguez

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Caridad Rodriguez
New Jersey General Assembly District 33
Former member
Term in office began
Term in office ended
May 2011
Political party Democratic
Profession Legislator

Caridad Rodriguez was a Democratic member of the New Jersey General Assembly, representing District 33 from 2008 till her resignation in May 2011. She resigned to become West New York Commissioner. [1] She served as Deputy Majority Leader.

Prior to her election to the Assembly, Rodriguez served as Commissioner of Parks and Public Property for the town of West New York from 2006-2007.[2]

Committee assignments

2010-2012 committees:

  • A690 Requires boards of education to permit public participation at board meetings.
  • A1601 Creates new offenses and penalties regarding animal fighting.
  • A3162 Establishes the "New Jersey-Israel Commission" as a permanent commission in the Department of State.
  • A3245 Provides for improved structure, financing, and fiscal management of higher education in New Jersey.[3]



Rodriguez did not seek re-election in 2011. Her home was re-drawn out of the 33rd district during the 2011 redistricting process.[4]


Rodriguez successfully won re-election in the November 3, 2009 general election. She was bracketed with Ruben Ramos, Jr. and defeated Republican challengers Beth Hamburger and John Barbadillo.[5][6]

New Jersey Assembly General Election, Thirty-Third Legislative District (2009)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Ruben J. Ramos, Jr. (D) 24,734
Green check mark transparent.png Caridad Rodriguez (D) 23,451
Beth S. Hamburger (R) 8,788
John Barbadillo (R) 8,369

Campaign donors


Below are Rodriguez's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2009 election:[7]

Contributor 2009 total
Election Fund Of Assemblywoman Nilsa Cruz-Perez $4,000
New Jersey Education Association $3,000
Rent-A-Center $3,000
Sires For Congress $2,000
Urban American Partners $1,000

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Political offices
Preceded by
New Jersey General Assembly District 33
2008–May 2011
Succeeded by