|New Jersey General Assembly District 19|
|2010 - Present|
|Years in position||4|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 8, 2011|
|Next general||November 5, 2013|
|Bachelor's||Saint John's University|
|J.D.||Saint John's Law School|
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.
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.
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. 
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.
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.
|New Jersey Assembly General Election, Nineteenth Legislative District (2009)|
|John S. Wisniewski (D)||24,329|
|Craig J. Coughlin (D)||22,226|
|Richard W. Piatkowski (R)||17,555|
|Peter Kothari (R)||16,846|
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.
|Craig Coughlin's Campaign Contribution History|
|2011||New Jersey General Assembly, District 19||$181,681|
|2009||New Jersey General Assembly, District 19||$109,102|
|Grand Total Raised||$290,783|
2011Craig Coughlin won re-election to the New Jersey General Assembly in 2011. During that election cycle, Craig Coughlin raised a total of $181,681.
|New Jersey General Assembly 2011 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Craig Coughlin's campaign in 2011|
|New Jersey Democratic Party||$14,078|
|New Jersey State Laborers||$8,200|
|Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 9||$6,500|
|New Jersey Education Association||$5,000|
|Electrical Workers Local 456||$3,000|
|Total Raised in 2011||$181,681|
|Source:Follow the Money|
2009Craig Coughlin won election to the New Jersey General Assembly in 2009. During that election cycle, Craig Coughlin raised a total of $109,102.
|New Jersey General Assembly 2009 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Craig Coughlin's campaign in 2009|
|Sheet Metal Workers Local 27||$8,000|
|Election Fund of John S Wisniewski||$5,000|
|New Jersey Education Association||$4,500|
|Election Fund of John Wisniewski||$3,000|
|Total Raised in 2009||$109,102|
|Source:Follow the Money|
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- NJ General Assembly - Craig Coughlin
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Imagine Election profile
- Campaign contributions: 2011, 2009
- Craig Coughlin on Facebook
- New Jersey Department of State, Official Primary Results
- New Jersey Department of State, Unofficial general election candidates
- Project Vote Smart - Rep. Coughlin
- New Jersey Department of Elections, "Official Primary Election Results," Accessed July 26, 2013
- New Jersey Department of State, "Unofficial general election candidates," Accessed August 6, 2013
- 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
- followthemoney.org, "Coughlin, Craig" Accessed August 16, 2013
- Politicker NJ, 2011 AFL-CIO endorsed candidates, accessed Aug. 5, 2011
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