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|Declan O'Scanlon, Jr.|
|New Jersey General Assembly District 12|
|2008 - Present|
|Years in position||6|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 3, 2009|
|Next general||November 8, 2011|
|Place of birth||Marlboro, NJ|
|Profession||Chief Executive Officer, FSD Enterprises L.L.C.|
O'Scanlon is also the Chief Executive Officer of FSD Enterprises LLC. Prior to his election to the Assembly, he served on the Little Silver Council from 1994-1995, and has been chairman of the Little Silver Municipal GOP, New Jersey Young Republicans, and Monmouth County Voting Republicans.
O'Scanlon is running for re-election in 2011 but in District 13 instead of his current District 12 due to Redistricting. O'Scanlon and incumbent Amy Handlin ran unopposed in the June 7 Republican primary. Kevin Lavan and Patrick Short ran unopposed in the Democratic primary. William Lawton and Frank Cottone are also running as Independents in the November 8 general election.
|New Jersey Assembly General Election, Twelfth Legislative District (2009)|
|Declan J. O'Scanlon, Jr. (R)||42,932|
|Caroline Casagrande (R)||42,662|
|Michelle Roth (D)||25,891|
|John Amberg (D)||24,125|
|Steven Welzer (Gr)||1,635|
Assemblyman O'Scanlon discussing tax amnesty
- A1434 Abolishes legislative leadership committees; reduces contributions to State political party committees to $12,500 per year, to county committees to $10,000 per year and to municipal committees to $5,000 per year.
- A1443 Prohibits simultaneous holding of certain State, county and municipal elective and appointive positions.
- A2585 Prohibits member of Legislature from entering into contract with public entity located within member's legislative district.
- A3872 Implements constitutional amendment establishing office of Lieutenant Governor. 
National Political Awareness Test
O'Scanoln's answers to the New Jersey State Legislative Election 2007 National Political Awareness Test are available. When asked his top priorities, he stated:
Reining in runaway spending, which has led NJ to raise existing taxes, create 94 new taxes in 5 years, and consider selling prized transportation assets to meet budget obligations. Lowering property taxes by redirecting budget priorities and changing the school funding formula, so that suburban and rural school districts receive a proportionate amount of state aid. Enacting ethics reforms to restore people's confidence in government, which currently counts legislators under indictment and under federal investigation.
Below are O'Scanlon's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2009 election:
|Add Funds Transferred From Prior Campaign||$26,663|
|New Jersey Coalition Of Automotive Retailers||$3,250|
|New Jersey Business & Industry Association||$$2,650|
- New Jersey General Assembly - Hon. Declan O'Scanlon, Jr.
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Assemblyman O'Scanlon Facebook profile
- NJ 12th legislative district - Assemblyman O'Scanlon
- State Surge - Legislative and voting track record
- Campaign contributions: 2009, 2007, 2005
- Project Vote Smart - Assemblyman O'Scanlon
- 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
- New Jersey Legislature - Bills by Sponsor
- Project Vote Smart - Assemblyman O'Scanlon Issue Positions
- Follow the Money - 2009 Campaign contributions
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