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Christopher Connors
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New Jersey State Senate District 9
In office
Term ends
January 10, 2014
Years in position 8
Assistant Majority Leader, New Jersey State Assembly
Base salary$49,000/year
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 8, 2011
First electedNovember 6, 2007
Next generalNovember 5, 2013
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 is a Republican member of the New Jersey Senate, representing District 9. He was first elected to the chamber in 2007. Bills that have been sponsored by Senator Connors include Senate Bill 75 and Senate Bill 76.[1]

Connors was a member of the New Jersey General Assembly from 1989 to 2007.[2]


Connors graduated with a B.S. in Business Administration from Stockton State College. He later received a Masters of Public Administration from Rutgers University. Connors also obtained his J.D. from Rutger School of Law-Camden.[3] He is an attorney at the law firm Dasti, Murphy, McGuckin, Ulaky, Cherkos & Connors.


Presidential preference


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

Christopher Connors endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. [4]

Committee assignments


In the 2010-2011 legislative session, Connors served on these committees:



See also: New Jersey State Senate elections, 2013

Connors ran in the 2013 election for New Jersey State Senate District 9. Connors was unopposed in the June 4 Republican primary and is challenged by Anthony Mazella (D) in the general election which takes place on November 5, 2013.[5][6]


See also: New Jersey State Senate elections, 2011

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. [7]

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.[8] Connors did not raised any money for his campaign fund.[9]

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 2011, Connors received $0 in campaign donations.[10]


In 2007, Connors collected $0 in campaign contributions.[11]

District 9

Connors represents New Jersey Senate District 9, which includes the boroughs of Surf City and Folsom, New Jersey.[12]


Connors and his wife, Deborah, have two children. They currently reside in Forked River, New Jersey.

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