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Running for re-election in the 2009 general election, Riley defeated challengers [[Lee Lucas]] and [[Robert Villare]].  She was bracketed with [[John Burzichelli]].<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>
 
Running for re-election in the 2009 general election, Riley defeated challengers [[Lee Lucas]] and [[Robert Villare]].  She was bracketed with [[John Burzichelli]].<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>
  

Revision as of 19:30, 5 February 2011

Celeste Riley
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New Jersey General Assembly District 3
Incumbent
Assumed office
March 7, 2009
Current term ends
January 2012
Political party Democratic
Profession Teacher, Morris Goodwin Elementary School
Website Celeste Riley


Celeste Riley is a Democratic member of the New Jersey General Assembly, representing the 3rd District. She was appointed on March 7, 2009, and won re-election in November 2009.

Riley served as a member of the Bridgeton City Council from 2006-2009. She has an MS in Arts Administration from Drexel University and a BA in Music from LaSalle University. [1]


Assemblywoman Riley and others discuss raw milk sales

Committee assignments

2010-2012 committees:

  • A3722 Establishes pilot program in Gloucester County, transferring municipal tax assessment function to county through appointment of a county assessor and deputy county assessors.
  • A3882 Upgrades possession of child pornography to a crime of the third degree; provides for parole supervision for life for production and transmission of child pornography. [2]

Major donors

Below are Riley's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2009 election:[3]

Contributor 2009 total
Sweeney Wallace & DiMarco for Freeholder $8,200
New Jersey Regional Council of Carpenters $8,200
Electrical Workers Local 351 $8,200
New Jersey Education Assoc $4,500
Remington & Vernick Engineers $2,600

Election

2009

Running for re-election in the 2009 general election, Riley defeated challengers Lee Lucas and Robert Villare. She was bracketed with John Burzichelli.[4][5]

New Jersey Assembly General Election, Third Legislative District (2009)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png John J. Burzichelli (D) 35,423
Green check mark transparent.png Celeste M. Riley (D) 31,888
Robert Villare (R) 30,526
Lee Lucas (R) 27,316

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