Daniel Beckelman

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Daniel Beckelman
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Candidate for
New Jersey General Assembly District 31
PartyRepublican
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Birthday11/27/1985
Place of birthRidgewood, New Jersey
ProfessionInternet specialist
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Daniel Beckelman was a 2011 Republican candidate for District 31 of the New Jersey General Assembly.

Elections

2011

See also: New Jersey General Assembly elections, 2011

Beckelman was a candidate for District 31 of the New Jersey General Assembly. He was defeated in the November 8 general election. Beckelman and Michael Alonso ran unopposed in the Republican Primary on June 7. Incumbents Charles Mainor and Jason O'Donnell ran unopposed in the Democratic primary.[1]

New Jersey General Assembly District 31 General Election, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJason O'Donnell Incumbent 39.7% 11,690
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngCharles Mainor Incumbent 40.3% 11,877
     Republican Michael Alonso 10.7% 3,157
     Republican Daniel Beckelman 9.3% 2,751
Total Votes 29,475

Issues

Campaign themes

2011

Beckelman's website highlighted the following campaign themes:

  • "Help Create an Environment for 5% Economic Growth per year in New Jersey through more incentives to start-ups and entrepreneurs, as well as simplifying regulations for small business. New Jersey's economy only averaged 1% growth from 2004-09 which stagnated wage and job growth. The Governor needs more pro-growth legislators to assist in the New Jersey comeback."
  • "Reduce the Sales Tax back to 6%. Governor Corzine was wrong to raise the sales tax and we need to give consumers more incentive to spend."
  • "Support Elections for Supreme Court Judges. Judges often do not follow the spirit of the law or the will of the people and they need to be held accountable."
  • "Expand School Choice and Charter Schools. We need to educate our children for the 21st Century, with more specializations in technology and international culture, which our current public schools are lagging in. Jersey City parents should not have to move for children to get an affordable, quality education."

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