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}}{{tnr}}'''Diane B. Allen''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[New Jersey Senate]], representing District 7. She was first elected to the chamber in 1997. Bills that have been sponsored by Senator Allen include Senate Bill 86 and Senate Bill 149.<ref> [http://www.njleg.state.nj.us/bills/BillsBySponsor.asp Bills Sponsored by Senators and Representatives]</ref> Allen is currently the [[State Senate Deputy Minority Leader|Deputy Minority Leader]].  
 
}}{{tnr}}'''Diane B. Allen''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[New Jersey Senate]], representing District 7. She was first elected to the chamber in 1997. Bills that have been sponsored by Senator Allen include Senate Bill 86 and Senate Bill 149.<ref> [http://www.njleg.state.nj.us/bills/BillsBySponsor.asp Bills Sponsored by Senators and Representatives]</ref> Allen is currently the [[State Senate Deputy Minority Leader|Deputy Minority Leader]].  
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* [http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=8171 Diane Allen biography at Project Vote Smart]
 
* [http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=8171 Diane Allen biography at Project Vote Smart]

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Diane Allen
Diane Allen.jpg
New Jersey State Senate District 7
Incumbent
In office
1998-Present
Term ends
January 10, 2014
Years in position 16
PartyRepublican
Leadership
Senate Deputy Minority Leader
2006-Present
Senate Majority Whip
1998-2001
Compensation
Base salary$49,000/year
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 8, 2011
First elected1997
Next generalNovember 5, 2013
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
New Jersey General Assembly
1996-1998
Education
High schoolMoorestown High School
Bachelor'sBucknell University
Personal
BirthdayMarch 8, 1948
Place of birthNewark, NJ
ProfessionBusiness Executive
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Diane B. Allen is a Republican member of the New Jersey Senate, representing District 7. She was first elected to the chamber in 1997. Bills that have been sponsored by Senator Allen include Senate Bill 86 and Senate Bill 149.[1] Allen is currently the Deputy Minority Leader.

Allen was the Deputy Republican Conference Leader of the New Jersey State Senate from 2002 to 2003.

Biography

Allen graduated with a B.A. in Philosophy from Bucknell University. She is the current president of VidComm, Incorporated. Allen is on the Board of Directors for the United Way.[2]

Committee assignments

2012-2013

In the 2012-2013 legislative session, Allen served on these committees:

2010-2011

In the 2010-2011 legislative session, Allen served on these committees:

Elections

2013

See also: New Jersey State Senate elections, 2013

Allen ran in the 2013 election for New Jersey State Senate District 7. Allen ran unopposed in the June 4 Republican primary and is challenged by Gary Catrambone (D) in the general election which takes place on November 5, 2013.[3] [4]

2011

See also: New Jersey State Senate elections, 2011

Allen won re-election to the District 7 State Senate seat in the 2011 election. She defeated Carole LoKan-Moore in the June 7 Republican primary. Allen defeated Gail Cook in the general election which took place on November 9, 2011. [5]

New Jersey State Senate District 7 General Election, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDiane Allen Incumbent 57% 27,011
     Democratic Gail Cook 43% 20,370
Total Votes 47,381
New Jersey State Senate District 7 Republican Primary, 2011
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngDiane Allen Incumbent 90.4% 3,904
Carole LoKan-Moore 9.6% 416
Total Votes 4,320

2007

In 2007 Allen was re-elected to the New Jersey State Senate District 7. Allen (R) finished with 23,185 votes while her opponent Richard Dennison (D) finished with 18,511 votes.[6] Allen raised $410,847 for her campaign fund.[7]

New Jersey State Senate District 7
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Diane Allen (R) 23,185
Richard Dennison (D) 18,511

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Diane Allen is available dating back to 1997. Based on available campaign finance records, Diane Allen raised a total of $1,873,948 during that time period. This information was last updated on August 12, 2013.[8]

Diane Allen's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2011 New Jersey State Senate, District 7 Won $404,004
2009 New Jersey State Senate, District 7 Not up for election $163,686
2007 New Jersey State Senate, District 7 Won $410,847
2005 New Jersey State Senate, District 7 Not up for election $93,924
2003 New Jersey State Senate, District 7 Won $276,486
2001 New Jersey State Senate, District 7 Won $236,750
1997 New Jersey State Senate, District 7 Won $288,251
Grand Total Raised $1,873,948

2011

Diane Allen won re-election to the New Jersey State Senate in 2011. During that election cycle, Diane Allen raised a total of $404,004.

2009

Diane Allen was not up for election to the New Jersey State Senate in 2009. During that election cycle, Diane Allen raised a total of $163,686.

2007

Diane Allen won re-election to the New Jersey State Senate in 2007. During that election cycle, Diane Allen raised a total of $410,847.

2005

Diane Allen was not up for election to the New Jersey State Senate in 2005. During that election cycle, Diane Allen raised a total of $93,924.

2003

Diane Allen won re-election to the New Jersey State Senate in 2003. During that election cycle, Diane Allen raised a total of $276,486.

2001

Diane Allen won re-election to the New Jersey State Senate in 2001. During that election cycle, Diane Allen raised a total of $236,750.

1997

Diane Allen won election to the New Jersey State Senate in 1997. During that election cycle, Diane Allen raised a total of $288,251.

Endorsements

Presidential preference

2012

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

Diane Allen endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. [9]

Personal

Allen and her husband, Sam, have two children. They currently reside in Edgewater Park, New Jersey.

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