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Revision as of 14:50, 22 August 2012

David Rible
New Jersey General Assembly District 30
In office
2012 - Present
Term ends
January 2012
Years in position 3
Base salary$49,000/year
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 8, 2011
First elected2007
Next generalNovember 5, 2013
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
New Jersey General Assembly District 11
2008 - 2012
Date of birth08/28/1967
Place of birthNeptune, NJ
ProfessionCertified Forensic Locksmith
Office website
Campaign website
David Rible is a Republican member of the New Jersey General Assembly, representing the 30th District since 2012. He is currently the Minority Conference Leader and previously served as Minority Whip. He was moved into District 30 by the 2011 redistricting process after serving in District 11 since 2008.

Rible is the owner of DR. Lock, Inc., and has worked as a civilian investigator for the State of New Jersey Division of Criminal Justice, a detective with the Township of Wall Police Department, and a dispatcher with the Avon Police Department.[1]

Committee assignments

2010-2012 committees:



See also: New Jersey General Assembly elections, 2011

Rible won re-election in 2011 for District 30 instead of District 11. He and Sean Kean ran unopposed in the Republican Primary on June 7. They then defeated Howard Kleinhendler, Shaun O'Rourke, and David Schneck in the November 8 general election. Both Rible and Kean were incumbents in different districts, but redistricting moved them into District 30. Kean was formerly the District 11 state senator and Rible was formerly an Asssemblyman for District 11.[2]

New Jersey General Assembly District 30 General Election, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngSean Kean 34.4% 22,889
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDavid Rible Incumbent 31.2% 20,728
     Democratic Shaun O'Rourke 16.9% 11,256
     Democratic Howard Kleinhendler 16% 10,639
     Libertarian David Schneck 1.5% 986
Total Votes 66,498


Running for re-election in the November 3, 2009 general election, Rible received 35,751 votes (31%), defeating challengers J. Randy Bishop and Richard Bolger.[3] He was bracketed with Mary Pat Angelini.[4]

New Jersey Assembly General Election, Eleventh Legislative District (2009)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Mary Pat Angelini (R) 36,278
Green check mark transparent.png David P. Rible (R) 35,936
J. Randy Bishop (D) 22,956
Richard J. Bolger (D) 22,063

Campaign donors


In 2011, Rible received $412,574 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[5]

New Jersey General Assembly 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to David Rible's campaign in 2011
New Jersey Association Of Realtors$13,900
Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 9$10,400
New Jersey Republican Party$9,625
Mechanical Contractors Association Of New Jersey$9,400
Teamsters Joint Council 73$8,300
Total Raised in 2011 $412,574
Total Votes received in 2011 20,728
Cost of each vote received $19.9


Below are Rible's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2009 election:[6]

Contributor 2009 total
Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 9 $9,475
New Jersey Association Of Realtors $8,300
Teamsters Joint Council 73 $8,000
Republican National Committee $6,425
New Jersey Dental Association $6,200

Issue positions

Campaign themes

Rible's official website does not list his issue positions.[7]

National Political Awareness Test

His answers to the New Jersey State Legislative Election 2007 National Political Awareness Test are available. It gives an overview of his positions on a wealth of issues. However, he did not answer the question as to what his top priorities are.[8]

  • A391 Requires all elected officials and candidates and certain other public officials to file financial disclosure statement.
  • A395 Prohibits member of Legislature from performing certain no-bid contracts.
  • A3701 Requires all new State buildings to have solar or geothermal energy systems, where feasible.
  • A4010 Clarifies that crime victims' rights must be recognized by all courts in the State.[9]

Presidential preference


See also: Endorsements by state officials of presidential candidates in the 2012 election

David Rible endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. [10]

Additional reading

External links

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Political offices
Preceded by
New Jersey General Assembly District 30
Succeeded by
Preceded by
New Jersey General Assembly District 11
Succeeded by