|New Jersey General Assembly District 19|
| Assumed office|
January 12, 2010
| Current term ends|
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.
Coughlin is running for re-election in 2011. Coughlin is bracketed with incumbent John Wisniewski in the Democratic Primary on June 7. The top-two vote getters will advance to the general election on November 8, 2011.
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|
Below are Coughlin's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2009 election:
|Senator Joe Vitale EFO||$2,600|
- NJ General Assembly - Craig Coughlin
- Coughlin for Assembly - official site
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Imagine Election profile
- Campaign contributions: 2011, 2009
- Craig Coughlin on Facebook
|New Jersey Assembly District 19
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