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Coughlin is running for re-election in 2011.  Coughlin and incumbent [[John Wisniewski]] ran unopposed in the Democratic Primary on June 7.  [[Angel Leon]] and [[Shane Robinson (New Jersey)|Shane Robinson]] ran unopposed in the Republican primary.<ref>[http://www.state.nj.us/state/elections/election-results/official-2011-primary-candidates-gen-assembly-050411.pdf ''New Jersey Department of State,'' 2011 Official General Assembly Primary Candidate List]</ref>
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Coughlin won re-election in 2011.  Coughlin and incumbent [[John Wisniewski]] ran unopposed in the Democratic Primary on June 7.  They then defeated [[Angel Leon]] and [[Shane Robinson (New Jersey)|Shane Robinson]] in the November 8 general election.<ref>[http://www.state.nj.us/state/elections/election-results/official-2011-primary-candidates-gen-assembly-050411.pdf ''New Jersey Department of State,'' 2011 Official General Assembly Primary Candidate List]</ref>
  
 
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Revision as of 02:03, 9 November 2011

Craig Coughlin
CCoughlin.jpg
New Jersey General Assembly District 19
Incumbent
In office
2010 - Present
Term ends
January 2012
Years in position 4
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$49,000/year
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 3, 2009
First elected2009
Next generalNovember 8, 2011
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sSaint John's University
J.D.Saint John's Law School
Personal
ProfessionAttorney
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Craig Coughlin is a Democratic member of the New Jersey General Assembly, representing District 19 since 2010.

Coughlin is an attorney. He received his JD from Saint John's Law School, and BS in Communications from Saint John's University.

He is President of Fords Clara Barton Little League, and previous Chairman of the Woodbridge Democratic Organization, member of the South Amboy City Council, and South Amboy Board of Education.[1]

Committee assignments

2010-2012

Elections

2011

See also: New Jersey General Assembly elections, 2011
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Coughlin won re-election in 2011. Coughlin and incumbent John Wisniewski ran unopposed in the Democratic Primary on June 7. They then defeated Angel Leon and Shane Robinson in the November 8 general election.[2]

2009

Bracketed with incumbent John Wisniewski in the November 3, 2009 general election, he received 22,142 votes (26%), defeating Republican challengers Peter Kothari and Richard Piatkowski, as well as Change and Commitment candidate Barry Adler and Independent Conservative candidate James Poesl.[3][4]

New Jersey Assembly General Election, Nineteenth Legislative District (2009)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png John S. Wisniewski (D) 24,329
Green check mark transparent.png Craig J. Coughlin (D) 22,226
Richard W. Piatkowski (R) 17,555
Peter Kothari (R) 16,846

Campaign donors

2009

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

Contributor 2009 total
Sheet Metal Workers Local 27 $8,000
Election Fund Of John Wisniewski $8,000
New Jersey Education Association $4,500
Repetti, Peter $2,600
Election Fund Of Senator Joe Vitale $2,600

Endorsements

2011

Coughlin has been endorsed by:

Additional reading

External links

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References

Political offices
Preceded by
Joseph Vas
New Jersey Assembly District 19
2010-present
Succeeded by
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