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  |Name = Declan O'Scanlon, Jr.
political position  = New Jersey General Assembly District 12 |
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  |Position = New Jersey General Assembly District 13
assumed office      = 2008 |
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  |Status = Incumbent
term ends           = January 2012 |
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  |Tenure = 2012 - Present
political party     = [[Republican]] |
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  profession          = Chief Executive Officer, FSD Enterprises L.L.C. |
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website             = [http://www.njleg.state.nj.us/members/BIO.asp?Leg=277 Declan O'Scanlon, Jr.] |
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{{TOCnestright}}'''Declan O'Scanlon, Jr.''' (b. June 9, 1963) is a [[Republican Party|Republican]] member of the [[New Jersey General Assembly]], representing the 12th District since 2008. He was Assistant Republican Whip in 2009.
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{{TOCnestright}}'''Declan J. O'Scanlon, Jr.''' (b. June 9, 1963) is a [[Republican Party|Republican]] member of the [[New Jersey General Assembly]], representing the 13th District since 2012. He was moved into District 13 by the [[Redistricting in New Jersey|2011 redistricting process]] after serving in District 12 since 2008. He was Assistant Republican Whip in 2009.  
  
 
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.<ref>[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=58171 Project Vote Smart - Assemblyman O'Scanlon]</ref>
 
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.<ref>[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=58171 Project Vote Smart - Assemblyman O'Scanlon]</ref>
 
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==Issue positions==
 
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:
 
<blockquote>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.<ref>[http://www.votesmart.org/npat.php?can_id=58171 Project Vote Smart - Assemblyman O'Scanlon ''Issue Positions'']</ref></blockquote>
 
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
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* [[Human Services Committee, New Jersey General Assembly|Human Services]]
 
* [[Human Services Committee, New Jersey General Assembly|Human Services]]
  
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===Sponsored legislation===                             
 
===Sponsored legislation===                             
 
*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.  
 
*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.  
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*A3872 Implements constitutional amendment establishing office of Lieutenant Governor.    <ref>[http://www.njleg.state.nj.us/bills/BillsBySponsor.asp New Jersey Legislature - Bills by Sponsor]</ref>
 
*A3872 Implements constitutional amendment establishing office of Lieutenant Governor.    <ref>[http://www.njleg.state.nj.us/bills/BillsBySponsor.asp New Jersey Legislature - Bills by Sponsor]</ref>
  
==Campaign donors==
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===National Political Awareness Test===
===2009===
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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:
Below are O'Scanlon's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2009 election:<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=113448 Follow the Money - 2009 Campaign contributions]</ref>
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<blockquote>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.<ref>[http://www.votesmart.org/npat.php?can_id=58171 Project Vote Smart - Assemblyman O'Scanlon ''Issue Positions'']</ref></blockquote>
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===Presidential preference===
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{{presendorse|2012|Mitt Romney}}<ref>[http://mittromney.com/news/press/2011/12/mitt-romney-announces-support-new-jersey-leaders ''Mitt Romney for President,'' "Mitt Romney Announces Support of New Jersey Leaders," December 15, 2011]</ref>
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|Robert McGirr
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|$2,600
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|Graphic Art Supply Inc
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|Declan O'Scanlon
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|$2,000
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|Robert Allison
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==Elections==
 
==Elections==
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===2013===
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:: ''See also: [[New Jersey General Assembly elections, 2013]]''
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O'Scanlon {{2013isrunning}} in the [[State legislative elections, 2013|2013 election]] for [[New Jersey General Assembly elections, 2013|New Jersey General Assembly]] District 13. O'Scanlon is bracketed with [[Amy Handlin]]. He defeated [[Edna Walsh]] and [[Stephen Boracchia]] in the June 4 Republican primary. He is challenged by [[Allison Friedman]] (D) and [[Matthew Morehead]] (D) in the general election which takes place on November 5, 2013.<ref>[http://www.co.monmouth.nj.us/ElectionResults/Election%20Result.htm ''Monmouth County Unofficial Primary Results,'' June 4, 2013]</ref>
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===2011===
 
===2011===
 
:: ''See also: [[New Jersey General Assembly elections, 2011]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[New Jersey General Assembly elections, 2011]]''
O'Scanlon is running for re-election in 2011 but in District 13 instead of his current District 12. O'Scanlon is bracketed with incumbent [[Amy Handlin]] in the Republican Primary on June 7. The top-two vote getters will advance to the general election on November 8, 2011.<ref>[http://www.state.nj.us/state/elections/election-results/2011-primary-candidates-gen-assembly-041911.pdf ''New Jersey Department of State,'' 2011 Unofficial General Assembly Primary Candidate List]</ref>
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O'Scanlon won re-election in 2011 but in District 13 instead of his current District 12 due to [[Redistricting in New Jersey|Redistricting]]. O'Scanlon and incumbent [[Amy Handlin]] ran unopposed in the June 7 Republican primary. They then defeated [[Kevin Lavan]], [[Patrick Short]], [[William Lawton]], and [[Frank Cottone]] in the November 8 general election.<ref>[http://www.state.nj.us/state/elections/election-results/official-2011-primary-candidates-gen-assembly-050411.pdf ''New Jersey Department of State,'' 2011 Official General Assembly Primary Candidate List]</ref>
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|winner1 = Amy Handlin
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|winner2 = Declan O'Scanlon
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|candidate3 = Kevin Lavan
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|candidate4 = Patrick Short
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===2009===
 
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Running for re-election in 2009, O'Scanlon received 41,529 votes (32%), defeating challengers [[John Amberg]], [[Michelle Roth]], and [[Steven Welzer]].  He was bracketed with [[Caroline Casagrande]].<ref>[http://elections.nj.com/dynamic/files/elections/2009/by_state/NJ_State_Assembly_1103.html?SITE=NJNEWELN&SECTION=POLITICS ''Star Ledger'' 2009 Election Results, November 4, 2009]</ref><ref>[http://www.state.nj.us/state/elections/2009results/09general/official-gen-elect-gen-assembly-tallies-120109.pdf Official New Jersey Assembly General Election Results]</ref>
 
Running for re-election in 2009, O'Scanlon received 41,529 votes (32%), defeating challengers [[John Amberg]], [[Michelle Roth]], and [[Steven Welzer]].  He was bracketed with [[Caroline Casagrande]].<ref>[http://elections.nj.com/dynamic/files/elections/2009/by_state/NJ_State_Assembly_1103.html?SITE=NJNEWELN&SECTION=POLITICS ''Star Ledger'' 2009 Election Results, November 4, 2009]</ref><ref>[http://www.state.nj.us/state/elections/2009results/09general/official-gen-elect-gen-assembly-tallies-120109.pdf Official New Jersey Assembly General Election Results]</ref>
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==Campaign donors==
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===2011===
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In 2011, O'Scanlon received $232,493 in campaign donations.  The top contributors are listed below.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=NJ&y=2011&f=H Follow the Money - 2011 contributions]</ref>
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Below are O'Scanlon's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2009 election:<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=113448 Follow the Money - 2009 Campaign contributions]</ref>
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==Personal==
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O'Scanlon is married to Heather Brittain O'Scanlon.
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*[http://www.njspotlight.com/stories/11/1017/2340/ ''NJSpotlight,'' "Legislative District 13," October 18, 2011]
  
 
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Declan O'Scanlon, Jr.
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New Jersey General Assembly District 13
Incumbent
In office
2012 - Present
Term ends
January 2014
Years in position 2
PartyRepublican
Compensation
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 12
2008 - 2012
Education
Bachelor'sMonmouth University
Personal
Birthday06/09/1963
Place of birthMarlboro, NJ
ProfessionChief Executive Officer, FSD Enterprises L.L.C.
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Declan J. O'Scanlon, Jr. (b. June 9, 1963) is a Republican member of the New Jersey General Assembly, representing the 13th District since 2012. He was moved into District 13 by the 2011 redistricting process after serving in District 12 since 2008. He was Assistant Republican Whip in 2009.

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.[1]

Committee assignments

2010-2012 committees:

Issues


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. [2]

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.[3]

Presidential preference

2012

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

Declan O'Scanlon, Jr. endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. [4]

Elections

2013

See also: New Jersey General Assembly elections, 2013

O'Scanlon ran in the 2013 election for New Jersey General Assembly District 13. O'Scanlon is bracketed with Amy Handlin. He defeated Edna Walsh and Stephen Boracchia in the June 4 Republican primary. He is challenged by Allison Friedman (D) and Matthew Morehead (D) in the general election which takes place on November 5, 2013.[5]

2011

See also: New Jersey General Assembly elections, 2011

O'Scanlon won 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. They then defeated Kevin Lavan, Patrick Short, William Lawton, and Frank Cottone in the November 8 general election.[6]

New Jersey General Assembly District 13 General Election, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngAmy Handlin Incumbent 30.5% 24,073
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDeclan O'Scanlon Incumbent 28.8% 22,754
     Democratic Kevin Lavan 19.2% 15,165
     Democratic Patrick Short 19.4% 15,333
     Constitution Frank Cottone 1.1% 834
     Constitution William Lawton 1% 757
Total Votes 78,916


2009

Running for re-election in 2009, O'Scanlon received 41,529 votes (32%), defeating challengers John Amberg, Michelle Roth, and Steven Welzer. He was bracketed with Caroline Casagrande.[7][8]

New Jersey Assembly General Election, Twelfth Legislative District (2009)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Declan J. O'Scanlon, Jr. (R) 42,932
Green check mark transparent.png Caroline Casagrande (R) 42,662
Michelle Roth (D) 25,891
John Amberg (D) 24,125
Steven Welzer (Gr) 1,635

Campaign donors

2011

In 2011, O'Scanlon received $232,493 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[9]



New Jersey General Assembly 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Declan O'Scanlon, Jr.'s campaign in 2011
Total Raised in 2011 $232,493
Total Votes received in 2011 22,754
Cost of each vote received $10.22

2009

Below are O'Scanlon's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2009 election:[10]

Contributor 2009 total
Add Funds Transferred From Prior Campaign $26,663
New Jersey Coalition Of Automotive Retailers $3,250
Comcast $3,000
New Jersey Business & Industry Association $$2,650
Mcgirr, Robert $2,600

Personal

O'Scanlon is married to Heather Brittain O'Scanlon.

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