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  |Name = Cleopatra Tucker
political position  = New Jersey General Assembly District 28 |
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incumbency          = Incumbent |
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  |Position = New Jersey General Assembly District 28
assumed office      = 2008 |
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term ends           = January 2012 |
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  |Tenure = 2008 - Present
political party     = [[Democratic]] |
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  |Term ends = January 2012
  profession          = Executive Director, The Centre Inc. |
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website             = [http://www.njleg.state.nj.us/members/BIO.asp?Leg=285 Cleopatra Tucker] |
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}}{{TOCnestright}}'''Cleopatra Tucker''' (b. April 9, 1943) is a [[Democratic Party|Democratic]] member of the [[New Jersey General Assembly]], representing the 28th District since 2008.
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{{TOCnestright}}'''Cleopatra Tucker''' (b. April 9, 1943) is a [[Democratic Party|Democratic]] member of the [[New Jersey General Assembly]], representing the 28th District since 2008.
  
 
Tucker is also the Executive Director of The Centre Incorporated.<ref>[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=69745 Project Vote Smart - Assemblywoman Tucker]</ref>
 
Tucker is also the Executive Director of The Centre Incorporated.<ref>[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=69745 Project Vote Smart - Assemblywoman Tucker]</ref>

Revision as of 19:19, 5 September 2011

Cleopatra Tucker
CTucker.jpg
New Jersey General Assembly District 28
Incumbent
In office
2008 - Present
Term ends
January 2012
Years in position 6
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$49,000/year
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 3, 2009
First elected2007
Next generalNovember 8, 2011
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sTennessee State University
Personal
Birthday04/09/1943
ProfessionExecutive Director, The Centre Inc.
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Cleopatra Tucker (b. April 9, 1943) is a Democratic member of the New Jersey General Assembly, representing the 28th District since 2008.

Tucker is also the Executive Director of The Centre Incorporated.[1]

Committee assignments

2010-2012

  • A2605 Permits certain special law enforcement officers to carry firearms at all times when in State.
  • A2693 Clarifies that certain sports and entertainment projects are an essential public and governmental use and purpose and exempt from property taxation.
  • A3452 Establishes Criminal Sentencing Commission to study and review the criminal law and recommend revisions; repeals existing commissions.
  • A4082 Requires public bodies to provide funds for outreach and training programs for minority group members and women in connection with certain construction contracts. [2]

Elections

2011

See also: New Jersey General Assembly elections, 2011

Tucker is running for re-election in 2011. She and incumbent Ralph Caputo were bracketed together and defeated Michael Frazzano in the Democratic Primary on June 7. Carol Humphreys and Sajda Barlas ran unopposed in the Republican primary. [3]

2009

Running for re-election in the November 3, 2009 general election, Tucker received 25,516 votes (40%), defeating Republican challengers Herbert Glenn and Andrew Bloschak.[4] She was bracketed with Ralph Caputo.[5]

New Jersey Assembly General Election, Twenty-Eighth Legislative District (2009)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Cleopatra G. Tucker (D) 25,975
Green check mark transparent.png Ralph R. Caputo (D) 25,172
Herbert Glenn (R) 6,477
Andrew Bloschak (R) 6,053

Campaign donors

2009

Below are Tucker's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2009 election:[6]

Contributor 2009 total
Tucker, Cleopatra G $7,200
Gold Schnitler, Ginger $3,400
Etechinson, Gene $1,500
Owens, Gerald $1,000
Muhammad, Rahaman $1,000

Endorsements

2011

Tucker has been endorsed by:

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Preceded by
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New Jersey General Assembly District 28
2008–present
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