Christopher Connors

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Christopher Connors
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New Jersey State Senate District 9
In office
Term ends
January 10, 2012
Years in position 7
Assistant Majority Leader, New Jersey State Assembly
Base salary$49,000/year
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 6, 2007
Next generalNovember 8, 2011
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
New Jersey State General Assembly
Mayor, Lacey Township
Bachelor'sStockton State College, 1978
Master'sRutgers University Graduate School, 1987
J.D.Rutgers University School of Law, 1995
Date of birthJune 26, 1956
Place of birthRidgewood, NJ
ReligionRoman Catholic
Office website
Christopher Connors has been a Republican member of the New Jersey Senate since 2008. Bills that have been sponsored by Senator Connors include Senate Bill 75 and Senate Bill 76.[1]

Connors graduated with a B.S. in Business Administration from Stockton State College, and also graduated with an M.P.A in public administration from Rutgers University. He also obtained his J.D. from Rutger School of Law-Camden.[2]

In addition to being a senator, Connors is an attorney at the law firm Dasti, Murphy, McGuckin, Ulaky, Cherkos & Connors. Connors also ran for the state senate in 2007. Prior to that, Connors was a member of the New Jersey General Assembly from 1989 to 2007.[3]

Committee assignments


In the 2010-2011 legislative session, Connors has been appointed to these committees:



See also: New Jersey State Senate elections, 2011
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Connors won re-election to the District 9 State Senate seat in the 2011 election. He was unopposed for the June 7 Republican primary election. Connors defeated Democratic candidate Dorothy Ryan in the general election which took place on November 8, 2011. [4]

New Jersey State Senate District 9 General Election, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngChristopher Connors Incumbent 64.9% 32,027
     Democratic Dorothy Ryan 35.1% 17,320
Total Votes 49,347


In 2007 Connors was elected to the New Jersey State Senate District 9. Connors (R) finished with 35,504 votes while his opponent Russel Corby (D) finished with 21,524 votes.[5] Connors did not raised any money for his campaign fund.[6]

New Jersey State Senate District 9
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Christopher Connors (R) 35,504
Russel Corby (D) 21,524

Campaign donors


In 2007, Connors collected $0 in campaign contributions.[7]

District 9

Connors represents New Jersey Senate District 9, which includes the boroughs of Surf City and Folsom, New Jersey.[8]


Connors was born on June 26, 1956 and in Ridgewood, New Jersey. He and his wife, Deborah, have two children, Christopher, Jr. and Kelly.

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New Jersey State Senate District 9
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