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}}{{tnr}}'''Charles Donnelly''' was a [[State legislative elections, 2013|2013]] [[Republican]] candidate for [[New Jersey General Assembly elections, 2013#District 20|District 20]] of the [[New Jersey General Assembly]].<ref>[http://nj.gov/state/elections/2013-results/2013-official-primary-candidates-general-assembly.pdf ''New Jersey Department of State'', "Official 2013 Primary Candidates", Accessed April 15, 2013]</ref>
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}}{{tnr}}'''Charles Donnelly''' was a [[State legislative elections, 2013|2013]] [[Republican]] candidate for [[New Jersey General Assembly elections, 2013#District 20|District 20]] of the [[New Jersey General Assembly]].<ref>[http://nj.gov/state/elections/2013-results/2013-official-primary-candidates-general-assembly.pdf ''New Jersey Department of State'', "Official 2013 Primary Candidates," accessed April 15, 2013]</ref>
  
 
==Biography==
 
==Biography==
Donnelly's professional experience includes working for the Ironworkers of Northern New Jersey for 43 years.  He served in the United States Army.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/candidate/biography/144585/charles-donnelly#.Ui_KRLxw_vt ''Project Vote Smart,'' "Charles Donnelly," accessed September 11, 2013]</ref>
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Donnelly's professional experience includes working for the Ironworkers of Northern New Jersey for 43 years.  He served in the United States Army.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/candidate/biography/144585/charles-donnelly#.Ui_KRLxw_vt ''Project Vote Smart'', "Charles Donnelly," accessed September 11, 2013]</ref>
  
 
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On their shared campaign website, Donnelly and [[Christopher Hackett]] highlighted the following issues: <ref> [http://www.donnellyandhackett.com/#!issues/cee5 ''Donnelly and Hackett's Campaign website,'' "Issues," accessed September 11, 2013]</ref>
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On their shared campaign website, Donnelly and [[Christopher Hackett]] highlighted the following issues:<ref> [http://www.donnellyandhackett.com/#!issues/cee5 ''Donnelly and Hackett's Campaign website,'' "Issues," accessed September 11, 2013]</ref>
  
 
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Donnelly ran in the [[State legislative elections, 2013|2013 election]] for [[New Jersey General Assembly elections, 2013|New Jersey General Assembly]] District 20. Donnelly was bracketed with [[Christopher Hackett]]. He was unopposed in the June 4 Republican primary. He was defeated by incumbent [[Joseph Cryan]] (D) and incumbent [[Annette Quijano]] (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://www.state.nj.us/state/elections/2013-results/2013-official-general-candidates-general-assembly-0828.pdf ''New Jersey Department of State'', "Official general election candidates," August 28, 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>
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Donnelly ran in the [[State legislative elections, 2013|2013 election]] for [[New Jersey General Assembly elections, 2013|New Jersey General Assembly]] District 20. Donnelly was bracketed with [[Christopher Hackett]]. He was unopposed in the June 4 Republican primary. He was defeated by incumbent [[Joseph Cryan]] (D) and incumbent [[Annette Quijano]] (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://www.state.nj.us/state/elections/2013-results/2013-official-general-candidates-general-assembly-0912b.pdf ''New Jersey Department of State,'' "Official 2013 General Assembly general election candidates," accessed April 10, 2014]</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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Latest revision as of 07:56, 17 April 2014

Charles Donnelly
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Candidate for
New Jersey General Assembly, District 20
PartyRepublican
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Army
Personal
Place of birthUnion, NJ
ProfessionRetired
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Charles Donnelly was a 2013 Republican candidate for District 20 of the New Jersey General Assembly.[1]

Biography

Donnelly's professional experience includes working for the Ironworkers of Northern New Jersey for 43 years. He served in the United States Army.[2]

Issues

Campaign themes

2013

On their shared campaign website, Donnelly and Christopher Hackett highlighted the following issues:[3]

  • Property taxes:
Excerpt: "Hackett and Donnelly feel that property taxes in New Jersey are far too high. In fact, New Jersey notorious around the United States for having on average one of the highest property tax rates in the nation. As members of the State Assembly, Donnelly and Hackett will fight to keep Governor Chris Christie's 2% tax cap in effect, and push for tax relief legislation to reduce the burden on municipalities. The pair also seeks to reduce wasteful spending, such as dual pension benefits for double-dipping government"

  • Urban redevelopment
Excerpt: "New Jersey's cities are some of the most historically significant cities in the Northeast. However, the honest fact is that many areas of our cities are plagued by drug and gang violence that gives the law abiding majority of those who live there a reason to feel unsafe. Coming from the district home to one of NJ's largest cities, Elizabeth, Donnelly and Hackett want to work closely with residents of our cities and utilize their ideas to see them return to the shining example of urban living that they had been in the past. This includes common sense statewide reforms, modifications to the treatment of gang-based first offenses, and novel education techniques to honestly address the modern struggles of living in a New Jersey city."
  • Pension reform
Excerpt: "For many government workers, pensions are a necessary and vital component of their retirement. However, as in all systems there are those who would abuse it, and the abuse of the pension system has led to crippling expenses for the state and increased taxes for our residents. Donnelly and Hackett feel that dual office holders should only be entitled to one pension, and that future dual paid appointments should be eliminated in the state. Likewise, they feel that elected officials should not be able to hold an appointed office that conflicts or relates to their elected role. If elected, the two will work to enrich the taxpayers, not themselves and their inner circle."
  • Honest government
Excerpt: "It's no secret that the people of New Jersey feel as though their elected officials aren't always being honest. Donnelly and Hackett want to end that stereotype and be as open and honest with the people of New Jersey as possible. When elected, the two will always allow questions, comments or concerns through various means of social media as well as in person schedule visits for concerned taxpayers. Politicians work for the people, not the other way around, and it is about time they started being held accountable."
  • Economic development
Excerpt: "Arguably the most important topic, New Jersey's economy should be one of our Legislature's top priorities. Donnelly and Hackett believe that lower taxes, small business incentives, and a healthy middle class are the keys to economic success. They want to help the working and middle class, as well as minority groups such as Hispanics, not merely through raising the minimum wage - rather, they want to see more people come off the minimum wage. This can only be accomplished through a strong economy and job growth, an environment not being fostered by their opponents in District 20."

Elections

2013

See also: New Jersey General Assembly elections, 2013

Donnelly ran in the 2013 election for New Jersey General Assembly District 20. Donnelly was bracketed with Christopher Hackett. He was unopposed in the June 4 Republican primary. He was defeated by incumbent Joseph Cryan (D) and incumbent Annette Quijano (D) in the general election, which took place on November 5, 2013.[4][5][6][7]

New Jersey General Assembly, District 20 General Election, 2013
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJoseph Cryan Incumbent 36.3% 19,268
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngAnnette Quijano Incumbent 35.5% 18,839
     Republican Charles Donnelly 14.5% 7,719
     Republican Christopher Hackett 13.7% 7,269
Total Votes 53,095

Personal

Donnelly lives in Newark, NJ.

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