Cleopatra Tucker

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Cleopatra Tucker
New Jersey General Assembly District 28
Assumed office
Current term ends
January 2012
Political party Democratic
Profession Executive Director, The Centre Inc.
Website Cleopatra Tucker

Cleopatra Tucker 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 committees:

  • 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]

Campaign donors


Below are Tucker's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2009 election:[3]

Contributor 2009 total
Cleopatra G Tucker $6,200
Ginger Gold Schnitler $3,000
Gene Etechinson $1,500
Gerald Owens $1,000
Cleopatra Tucker $1,000



See also: New Jersey General Assembly elections, 2011

Tucker is running for re-election in 2011. She is bracketed with incumbent Ralph Caputo in the Democratic Primary on June 7. Michael Frazzano is also seeking the party nomination. The top-two vote getters will advance to the general election on November 8, 2011.[4]


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.[5] She was bracketed with Ralph Caputo.[6]

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

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New Jersey General Assembly District 28
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