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  |Name = Craig Coughlin
political position  = New Jersey General Assembly District 19 |
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  |Position = New Jersey General Assembly District 19
assumed office      = January 12, 2010 |
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}}{{TOCnestright}}'''Craig Coughlin''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[New Jersey General Assembly]], representing District 19 since 2010.  
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{{TOCnestright}}'''Craig J. Coughlin''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[New Jersey General Assembly]], representing District 19.  He was first elected to the chamber in 2009.
  
Coughlin is an attorney.  He received his JD from Saint John's Law School, and BS in Communications from Saint John's University.
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He previously served as Chairman of the Woodbridge Democratic Organization. <ref>[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=116275 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Coughlin]</ref>
  
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.<ref>[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=116275 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Coughlin]</ref>
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==Biography==
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Coughlin earned his B.S. in Communications from Saint John's University and his J.D. from Saint John's Law School. His professional experience includes working as an attorney.<ref>[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=116275 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Coughlin]</ref>
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
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==Elections==
 
==Elections==
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===2013===
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:: ''See also: [[New Jersey General Assembly elections, 2013]]''
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Coughlin {{2013isrunning}} in the [[State legislative elections, 2013|2013 election]] for [[New Jersey General Assembly elections, 2013|New Jersey General Assembly]] District 19. Coughlin was unopposed in the June 4 Democratic primary. He is challenged by incumbent [[John S. Wisniewski]] (D), [[Arif Khan]] (R), and [[Stephanie Ziemba]] (R) in the general election which takes place on November 5, 2013.<ref>[http://nj.gov/state/elections/2013-results/2013-official-primary-results-general-assembly.pdf ''New Jersey Department of Elections'', "Official Primary Election Results," Accessed July 26, 2013]</ref> <ref name=gencand>[http://nj.gov/state/elections/2013-results/2013-unofficial-general-candidates-general-assembly-0715.pdf ''New Jersey Department of State'', "Unofficial general election candidates," Accessed August 6, 2013]</ref>
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===2011===
 
===2011===
 
:: ''See also: [[New Jersey General Assembly elections, 2011]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[New Jersey General Assembly elections, 2011]]''
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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|Chamber= New Jersey General Assembly District 19 General Election
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|party1= Democratic
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|party2= Democratic
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|party3= Republican
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|party4= Republican
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|winner1 = John Wisniewski
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|winner2 = Craig Coughlin
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|candidate3 = Angel Leon
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|candidate4 = Shane Robinson
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|Inc1 = Y
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|Inc2 = Y
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|votes1 = 18241
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|votes2 = 17492
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|votes3 = 9008
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|votes4 = 8915
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}}
  
 
===2009===
 
===2009===
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:: ''See also: [[New Jersey General Assembly elections, 2009]]''
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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]].<ref>[http://elections.nj.com/dynamic/files/elections/2009/by_state/NJ_State_Assembly_1103.html?SITE=NJNEWELN&SECTION=POLITICS ''Star Ledger'' 2009 Election Results, November 4, 2009]</ref><ref>[http://www.state.nj.us/state/elections/2009results/09general/official-gen-elect-gen-assembly-tallies-120109.pdf Official New Jersey Assembly General Election Results]</ref>
 
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]].<ref>[http://elections.nj.com/dynamic/files/elections/2009/by_state/NJ_State_Assembly_1103.html?SITE=NJNEWELN&SECTION=POLITICS ''Star Ledger'' 2009 Election Results, November 4, 2009]</ref><ref>[http://www.state.nj.us/state/elections/2009results/09general/official-gen-elect-gen-assembly-tallies-120109.pdf Official New Jersey Assembly General Election Results]</ref>
  
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==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
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{{Comprehensive donor history
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|Name = Craig Coughlin
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|Full name = Craig Coughlin
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|year = 2009
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|Editdate = August 16, 2013
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|link = <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=132291 ''followthemoney.org,'' "Coughlin, Craig" Accessed August 16, 2013]</ref>
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|party = Democratic
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|totalraised2011 = 181681
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|result2011 = Won
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|office2011 = [[New Jersey General Assembly elections, 2011|New Jersey General Assembly, District 19]]
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|totalraised2009 = 109102
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|result2009 = Won
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|office2009 = [[New Jersey General Assembly elections, 2009|New Jersey General Assembly, District 19]]
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===2011===
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{{SLP donor box 2011
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|name = Craig Coughlin
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|full Name = Craig Coughlin
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=133765
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|office= New Jersey General Assembly
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = 181681
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|org1 = New Jersey Democratic Party
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|org2 = New Jersey State Laborers
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|org3 = Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 9
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|org4 = New Jersey Education Association
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|org5 = Electrical Workers Local 456
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|orgamount1 = 14,078
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|orgamount2 = 8,200
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|orgamount3 = 6,500
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|orgamount4 = 5,000
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|orgamount5 = 3,000
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===2009===
 
===2009===
Below are Coughlin's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2009 election:<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=116426 Follow the Money - 2009 Campaign contributions]</ref>
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{{SLP donor box 2009
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|full Name = Craig Coughlin
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|Sheet Metal Workers Local 27
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = 109102
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|org1 = Sheet Metal Workers Local 27
|Election Fund Of John Wisniewski
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|org2 = Election Fund of John S Wisniewski
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|org3 = New Jersey Education Association
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|org4 = Election Fund of John Wisniewski
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|org5 = Nolan, James
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|orgamount1 = 8,000
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|orgamount2 = 5,000
|Repetti, Peter
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|orgamount3 = 4,500
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|orgamount4 = 3,000
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|orgamount5 = 2,600
|Election Fund Of Senator Joe Vitale
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==Endorsements==
 
==Endorsements==
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In 2013, Coughlin’s endorsements include the following: <ref>[http://www.politickernj.com/66374/afl-cio-endorses-candidates-elections ''PolitickerNJ.com'', "AFL-CIO endorses candidates for elections", Accessed September 4, 2013]</ref>
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<ref>[http://ppactionnj.org/planned-parenthood-action-fund-of-new-jersey-announces-endorsements-in-state-elections/ ''Planned Parenthood NJ'' "Planned Parenthood Action Fund of New Jersey Announces Endorsements in State Elections," accessed September 5, 2013]</ref>
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:* The New Jersey AFL-CIO
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:* Planned Parenthood Action Fund of New Jersey
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===2011===
 
===2011===
Coughlin has been endorsed by:
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In 2011, Coughlin’s endorsements included the following:<ref>[http://www.politickernj.com/files/NJ%20State%20AFL-CIO%20Endorsed%20Candidates%208-4-2011.pdf ''Politicker NJ,'' 2011 AFL-CIO endorsed candidates, accessed Aug. 5, 2011]</ref>
* [http://www.njaflcio.org/ New Jersey State AFL-CIO] <ref>[http://www.politickernj.com/files/NJ%20State%20AFL-CIO%20Endorsed%20Candidates%208-4-2011.pdf ''Politicker NJ,'' 2011 AFL-CIO endorsed candidates, accessed Aug. 5, 2011]</ref>
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:* [http://www.njaflcio.org/ New Jersey State AFL-CIO]
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==Personal==
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Coughlin and his wife, Tish, have three children.  Coughlin is President of the Fords Clara Barton Little League, and a member of the South Amboy City Council and South Amboy Board of Education.
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==Recent news==
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==Additional reading==
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*[http://www.njspotlight.com/stories/11/1006/2339/ ''NJSpotlight,'' "Legislative District 19," October 7, 2011]
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
 
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*[http://www.njleg.state.nj.us/members/BIO.asp?Leg=319 NJ General Assembly - Craig Coughlin]
 
*[http://www.njleg.state.nj.us/members/BIO.asp?Leg=319 NJ General Assembly - Craig Coughlin]
*[http://coughlinforassembly.com/ Coughlin for Assembly - official site]
 
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=116275 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=116275 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=116275 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=116275 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
*[http://www.imagineelection.com/profile/Craig_Coughlin/?search=NJ%2F Imagine Election profile]
 
 
*Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=133765 2011], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=116426 2009]
 
*Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=133765 2011], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=116426 2009]
 
*[http://www.facebook.com/pages/Craig-Coughlin/151942814282 Craig Coughlin on Facebook]
 
*[http://www.facebook.com/pages/Craig-Coughlin/151942814282 Craig Coughlin on Facebook]
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*[http://nj.gov/state/elections/2013-results/2013-official-primary-results-general-assembly.pdf ''New Jersey Department of State'', Official Primary Results]
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* [http://nj.gov/state/elections/2013-results/2013-unofficial-general-candidates-general-assembly-0715.pdf ''New Jersey Department of State'', Unofficial general election candidates]
  
 
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Craig Coughlin
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New Jersey General Assembly District 19
Incumbent
In office
2010 - Present
Term ends
January 2014
Years in position 4
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$49,000/year
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 8, 2011
First elected2009
Next generalNovember 5, 2013
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sSaint John's University
J.D.Saint John's Law School
Personal
ProfessionAttorney
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Craig J. Coughlin is a Democratic member of the New Jersey General Assembly, representing District 19. He was first elected to the chamber in 2009.

He previously served as Chairman of the Woodbridge Democratic Organization. [1]

Biography

Coughlin earned his B.S. in Communications from Saint John's University and his J.D. from Saint John's Law School. His professional experience includes working as an attorney.[2]

Committee assignments

2010-2012

Elections

2013

See also: New Jersey General Assembly elections, 2013

Coughlin ran in the 2013 election for New Jersey General Assembly District 19. Coughlin was unopposed in the June 4 Democratic primary. He is challenged by incumbent John S. Wisniewski (D), Arif Khan (R), and Stephanie Ziemba (R) in the general election which takes place on November 5, 2013.[3] [4]

2011

See also: New Jersey General Assembly elections, 2011

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.[5]

New Jersey General Assembly District 19 General Election, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Wisniewski Incumbent 34% 18,241
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngCraig Coughlin Incumbent 32.6% 17,492
     Republican Angel Leon 16.8% 9,008
     Republican Shane Robinson 16.6% 8,915
Total Votes 53,656

2009

See also: New Jersey General Assembly elections, 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.[6][7]

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

Comprehensive donor information for Craig Coughlin is available dating back to 2009. Based on available campaign finance records, Craig Coughlin raised a total of $290,783 during that time period. This information was last updated on August 16, 2013.[8]

Craig Coughlin's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2011 New Jersey General Assembly, District 19 Won $181,681
2009 New Jersey General Assembly, District 19 Won $109,102
Grand Total Raised $290,783

2011

Craig Coughlin won re-election to the New Jersey General Assembly in 2011. During that election cycle, Craig Coughlin raised a total of $181,681.

2009

Craig Coughlin won election to the New Jersey General Assembly in 2009. During that election cycle, Craig Coughlin raised a total of $109,102.

Endorsements

2013

In 2013, Coughlin’s endorsements include the following: [9] [10]

  • The New Jersey AFL-CIO
  • Planned Parenthood Action Fund of New Jersey

2011

In 2011, Coughlin’s endorsements included the following:[11]

Personal

Coughlin and his wife, Tish, have three children. Coughlin is President of the Fords Clara Barton Little League, and a member of the South Amboy City Council and South Amboy Board of Education.

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