|New Jersey General Assembly District 28|
|2008 - Present|
|Years in position||7|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 8, 2011|
|Next general||November 5, 2013|
|Bachelor's||Tennessee State University|
|Date of birth||04/09/1943|
|Profession||Executive Director, The Centre Inc.|
Tucker is also the Executive Director of The Centre Incorporated.
Tucker won re-election in 2011. She and incumbent Ralph Caputo were bracketed together and defeated Michael Frazzano in the Democratic Primary on June 7. They then defeated Carol Humphreys and Sajda Barlas in the November 8 general election.
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. She was bracketed with Ralph Caputo.
|New Jersey Assembly General Election, Twenty-Eighth Legislative District (2009)|
|Cleopatra G. Tucker (D)||25,975|
|Ralph R. Caputo (D)||25,172|
|Herbert Glenn (R)||6,477|
|Andrew Bloschak (R)||6,053|
In 2011, Tucker received $43,421 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.
|New Jersey General Assembly 2011 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Cleopatra Tucker's campaign in 2011|
|Tucker, Cleopatra G||$5,000|
|Total Raised in 2011||$43,421|
|Total Votes received in 2011||14,002|
|Cost of each vote received||$3.1|
Below are Tucker's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2009 election:
|Tucker, Cleopatra G||$7,200|
|Gold Schnitler, Ginger||$3,400|
- 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. 
Tucker has been endorsed by:
- NJ Assembly - Hon. Cleopatra Tucker
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- NJ Assembly Dems - Cleopatra Tucker
- Campaign Contributions: 2011, 2009, 2007
- Project Vote Smart - Assemblywoman Tucker
- New Jersey Department of State, 2011 Official General Assembly Primary Candidate List
- Star Ledger 2009 Election Results, November 4, 2009
- Official New Jersey Assembly General Election Results
- Follow the Money - 2011 contributions
- Follow the Money - 2009 Campaign contributions
- New Jersey Legislature - Bills by Sponsor
- Politicker NJ, 2011 AFL-CIO endorsed candidates, accessed Aug. 5, 2011
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