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   |Status = Incumbent
 
   |Status = Incumbent
 
   |Tenure = 2012 - Present
 
   |Tenure = 2012 - Present
   |Term ends = January 2014
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   |Term ends = January 12, 2016
 
   |Assumed office = 2012
 
   |Assumed office = 2012
 
   |Political party = Republican
 
   |Political party = Republican
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   |Per diem =  
 
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   |Pension =  
 
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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]]
 
   |Appointed =  
 
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   |Appointed by =  
 
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   |First elected = November 8, 2011
 
   |First elected = November 8, 2011
 
   |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 = Burlington County Board of Chosen Freeholders
 
   |Prior office = Burlington County Board of Chosen Freeholders
 
   |Prior office years = 2009-2011
 
   |Prior office years = 2009-2011
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   |High school =  
 
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   |Associate's =  
 
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   |Bachelor's = College of New Jersey
 
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   |Campaign website = http://district8.senatenj.com/brown.php
 
   |Campaign website = http://district8.senatenj.com/brown.php
 
   |Personal website =  
 
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  }}{{tnr}}'''Christopher J. 'Chris' Brown''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[New Jersey General Assembly]], representing District 8 since 2012.
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  }}{{tnr}}'''Christopher J. Brown''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[New Jersey General Assembly]], representing District 8.  He was first elected to the chamber in 2011.  
  
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==Biography==
 
Brown earned his B.A. in Political Science from the College of New Jersey.  His professional experience includes working as C.E.O. of Castle Realty Management L.L.C.<ref>[http://district8.senatenj.com/brown.php Official Campaign Website]</ref>
 
Brown earned his B.A. in Political Science from the College of New Jersey.  His professional experience includes working as C.E.O. of Castle Realty Management L.L.C.<ref>[http://district8.senatenj.com/brown.php Official Campaign Website]</ref>
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==Committee assignments==
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===2014-2015===
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At the beginning of the 2014 legislative session, Brown served on the following committees:
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{{Committee Assignments
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|State = New Jersey
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|year = 2014
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|Chamber = General Assembly
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|Committee1 =Budget
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|Chair1=
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|Committee2 = Military and Veterans' Affairs
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|Chair2=
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|Committee3 =
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|Chair3=
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|Committee4 =
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|Chair4=
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==Elections==
 
==Elections==
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:: ''See also: [[New Jersey General Assembly elections, 2013]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[New Jersey General Assembly elections, 2013]]''
  
Brown {{2013isrunning}} in the [[State legislative elections, 2013|2013 election]] for [[New Jersey General Assembly elections, 2013|New Jersey General Assembly]] District 8. Brown is bracketed with [[Maria Rodriguez-Gregg]] and defeated [[W. Scott Fay]] and [[Gary E. Jacques]] in the June 4 Republican primary. He is challenged by [[Robert McGowan]] (D) and [[Ava Markey]] (D) in the general election which takes 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>
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Brown won re-election in the [[State legislative elections, 2013|2013 election]] for [[New Jersey General Assembly elections, 2013|New Jersey General Assembly]] District 8. Brown was bracketed with [[Maria Rodriguez-Gregg]], and defeated [[W. Scott Fay]] and [[Gary E. Jacques]] in the June 4 Republican primary. He and [[Maria Rodriguez-Gregg]] (R) defeated [[Robert McGowan]] (D) and [[Ava Markey]] (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 6, 2013]</ref>
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{{Election box 2013
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|Chamber= New Jersey General Assembly, District 8 General Election
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|party1= Republican
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|party2= Republican
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|party3= Democratic
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|party4= Democratic
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|party5=
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|party6=
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|winner1=Christopher Brown
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|winner2= Maria Rodriguez-Gregg
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|Inc1=Y
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|Inc2=
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|votes1 = 34293
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|votes2 = 32360
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|candidate3 = Robert McGowan
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|candidate4= Ava Markey
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|candidate5=
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|candidate6=
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|votes3=22461
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|votes4=21665
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|votes5=
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|votes6=
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}}
  
 
{{Primary election box 2013
 
{{Primary election box 2013
 
|Chamber=New Jersey General Assembly, District 8,
 
|Chamber=New Jersey General Assembly, District 8,
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|Collapse=Yes
 
|party=Republican
 
|party=Republican
 
|winner1 = Christopher Brown
 
|winner1 = Christopher Brown
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:: ''See also: [[New Jersey General Assembly elections, 2011]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[New Jersey General Assembly elections, 2011]]''
  
On November 8, 2011, Brown won election to the [[New Jersey General Assembly]].  Brown replaced [[Patrick Delany]] on the ballot after his resignation.  Delany and incumbent [[Scott Rudder]] ran unopposed in the Republican Primary on June 7.  Brown and Rudder defeated [[Sharyn Pertnoy-Schmidt]], [[Raymond Storck]], and [[Robert Edward Forchion, Jr.]] 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><ref>[http://www.phillyburbs.com/news/local/burlington_county_times_news/freeholder-chris-brown-will-replace-delany-as-assembly-candidate/article_45897671-03df-5c9f-a9e5-b34136589b96.html ''PhillyBurbs.com,'' "Freeholder Chris Brown will replace Delany as Assembly candidate," August 12, 2011]</ref>
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On November 8, 2011, Brown won election to the [[New Jersey General Assembly]].  Brown replaced [[Patrick Delany]] on the ballot after his resignation.  Delany and incumbent [[Scott Rudder]] ran unopposed in the Republican Primary on June 7.  Brown and Rudder defeated [[Anita Lovely]] (D), [[Pam Finnerty]] (D) and [[Robert Edward Forchion, Jr.]] (I) in the 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><ref>[http://www.phillyburbs.com/news/local/burlington_county_times_news/freeholder-chris-brown-will-replace-delany-as-assembly-candidate/article_45897671-03df-5c9f-a9e5-b34136589b96.html ''PhillyBurbs.com,'' "Freeholder Chris Brown will replace Delany as Assembly candidate," August 12, 2011]</ref>
  
 
{{Election box 2011
 
{{Election box 2011
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==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
===2011===
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{{Comprehensive donor history
In 2011, Brown received $24,675 in campaign donations.  The top contributors are listed below.<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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|Name = Brown
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|Full name = Christopher Brown
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|year = 2011
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|Editdate = August 15, 2013
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|link =<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=412880 ''followthemoney.org,'' "Brown, Christopher" Accessed August 15, 2013]</ref>
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|party = Republican
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|totalraised2011 = 24675
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|result2011 = Won
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|office2011 = [[New Jersey General Assembly elections, 2011|New Jersey General Assembly, District 8]]
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}}
  
{{slp donor box 2011
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===2011===
|Chamber = New Jersey General Assembly
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{{SLP donor box 2011
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|name = Brown
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|full Name = Christopher Brown
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=136920
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|office= New Jersey General Assembly
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|new = yes
 
|party = Republican
 
|party = Republican
 
|total raised = 24675
 
|total raised = 24675
|total votes = 19799
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|org1 = Election Fund of Joseph R Malone III for Assembly
|org1 = Election Fund Of Joseph R Malone Iii For Assembly
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|org2 = Pennoni Associates
 
|org2 = Pennoni Associates
 
|org3 = Guardian Settlement Agents Inc
 
|org3 = Guardian Settlement Agents Inc
 
|org4 = I B E W-PAC
 
|org4 = I B E W-PAC
|org5 = Bricklayers & Allied Craftworkers District Council Of New Jersey
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|org5 = Bricklayers & Allied Craftworkers District Council of New Jersey
|orgdonor1 = 7,000
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|orgamount1 = 7,000
|orgdonor2 = 2,600
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|orgamount2 = 2,600
|orgdonor3 = 2,500
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|orgamount3 = 2,500
|orgdonor4 = 2,000
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|orgamount4 = 2,000
|orgdonor5 = 1,500
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|orgamount5 = 1,500
 
|}}
 
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==Additional reading==
 
==Additional reading==
 
*[http://www.njspotlight.com/stories/11/1020/2224/ ''NJSpotlight,'' "Legislative District 8," November 1, 2011]
 
*[http://www.njspotlight.com/stories/11/1020/2224/ ''NJSpotlight,'' "Legislative District 8," November 1, 2011]
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==External links==
 
==External links==
 
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* [http://www.njleg.state.nj.us/members/BIO.asp?Leg=340 New Jersey General Assembly - Hon. Christopher Brown]
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* [http://district8.senatenj.com/brown.php Official campaign website]
* [http://district8.senatenj.com/brown.php Christopher Brown Official Campaign Website]
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* [http://www.njleg.state.nj.us/members/BIO.asp?Leg=340 Profile from the New Jersey General Assembly]
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* [http://openstates.org/nj/legislators/NJL000150/christopher-j-brown/ Profile from Open States]
 
*[http://nj.gov/state/elections/2013-results/2013-official-primary-results-general-assembly.pdf ''New Jersey Department of State'', Official Primary Results]
 
*[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]
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*Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=136920 2011]
  
 
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Christopher Brown
Christopher J. Brown.jpg
New Jersey General Assembly District 8
Incumbent
In office
2012 - Present
Term ends
January 12, 2016
Years in position 2
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$49,000/year
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 5, 2013
First electedNovember 8, 2011
Next generalNovember 3, 2015
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Burlington County Board of Chosen Freeholders
2009-2011
Evesham Township Deputy Mayor
2007-2008
Education
Bachelor'sCollege of New Jersey
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Christopher J. Brown is a Republican member of the New Jersey General Assembly, representing District 8. He was first elected to the chamber in 2011.

Biography

Brown earned his B.A. in Political Science from the College of New Jersey. His professional experience includes working as C.E.O. of Castle Realty Management L.L.C.[1]

Committee assignments

2014-2015

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

New Jersey Committee Assignments, 2014
Budget
Military and Veterans' Affairs

Elections

2013

See also: New Jersey General Assembly elections, 2013

Brown won re-election in the 2013 election for New Jersey General Assembly District 8. Brown was bracketed with Maria Rodriguez-Gregg, and defeated W. Scott Fay and Gary E. Jacques in the June 4 Republican primary. He and Maria Rodriguez-Gregg (R) defeated Robert McGowan (D) and Ava Markey (D) in the general election, which took place on November 5, 2013.[2][3][4][5]

New Jersey General Assembly, District 8 General Election, 2013
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngChristopher Brown Incumbent 31% 34,293
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMaria Rodriguez-Gregg 29.2% 32,360
     Democratic Robert McGowan 20.3% 22,461
     Democratic Ava Markey 19.6% 21,665
Total Votes 110,779

2011

See also: New Jersey General Assembly elections, 2011

On November 8, 2011, Brown won election to the New Jersey General Assembly. Brown replaced Patrick Delany on the ballot after his resignation. Delany and incumbent Scott Rudder ran unopposed in the Republican Primary on June 7. Brown and Rudder defeated Anita Lovely (D), Pam Finnerty (D) and Robert Edward Forchion, Jr. (I) in the general election.[6][7]

New Jersey General Assembly District 8 General Election, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngChristopher Brown 30.1% 19,799
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngScott Rudder Incumbent 29.9% 19,649
     Democratic Pamela Finnerty 19% 12,480
     Democratic Anita Lovely 18.4% 12,107
     Independent Robert Edward Forchion Jr. 2.5% 1,653
Total Votes 65,688

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Brown is available dating back to 2011. Based on available campaign finance records, Brown raised a total of $24,675 during that time period. This information was last updated on August 15, 2013.[8]

Christopher Brown's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2011 New Jersey General Assembly, District 8 Won $24,675
Grand Total Raised $24,675

2011

Brown won election to the New Jersey General Assembly in 2011. During that election cycle, Brown raised a total of $24,675.

Endorsements

Presidential preference

2012

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

Christopher Brown, New Jersey endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. [9]

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