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:: ''See also: [[New Jersey State Senate elections, 2013]]''
 
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Allen won re-election in the [[State legislative elections, 2013|2013 election]] for [[New Jersey State Senate elections, 2013|New Jersey State Senate]] District 7. Allen ran unopposed in the June 4 Republican primary and defeated [[Gary Catrambone]] (D) in the general election which took place on November 5, 2013.<ref>[http://nj.gov/state/elections/2013-results/2013-official-primary-results-state-senate.pdf ''New Jersey Department of State'', "Official Primary Election Results," Accessed July 26, 2013]</ref> <ref name=gencand>[http://nj.gov/state/elections/2013-results/2013-official-general-candidates-state-senate-0912.pdf ''New Jersey Department of State'', "Official general election candidates," September 9, 2013]</ref>  
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Allen won re-election in the [[State legislative elections, 2013|2013 election]] for [[New Jersey State Senate elections, 2013|New Jersey State Senate]] District 7. Allen ran unopposed in the June 4 Republican primary and defeated [[Gary Catrambone]] (D) in the general election which took place on November 5, 2013.<ref>[http://nj.gov/state/elections/2013-results/2013-official-primary-results-state-senate.pdf ''New Jersey Department of State'', "Official Primary Election Results," Accessed July 26, 2013]</ref> <ref name=gencand>[http://nj.gov/state/elections/2013-results/2013-official-general-candidates-state-senate-0912.pdf ''New Jersey Department of State'', "Official general election candidates," September 9, 2013]</ref><ref>[http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/files/elections/2013/by_state/NJ_Page_1105.html?SITE=AP&SECTION=POLITICS ''Associated Press,'' "New Jersey - Summary Vote Results," November 6, 2013]</ref><ref>[http://nj.gov/state/elections/2013-results/2013-official-general-election-results-state-senate.pdf ''New Jersey Department of State,'' "2013 Official General Election results," accessed December 5, 2013]</ref>
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This section displays the most recent stories in a Google news search for the term "'''"Diane + Allen" + New Jersey + Senate'''"
 
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==Additional reading==
 
==Additional reading==
 
*[http://www.njspotlight.com/stories/11/1027/0029/ ''NJSpotlight,'' "Candidates: Legislative District 7," October 27, 2011]
 
*[http://www.njspotlight.com/stories/11/1027/0029/ ''NJSpotlight,'' "Candidates: Legislative District 7," October 27, 2011]

Revision as of 17:13, 6 December 2013

Diane Allen
Diane Allen.jpg
New Jersey State Senate District 7
Incumbent
In office
1998-Present
Term ends
January 9, 2018
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 5, 2013
First electedNovember 1997
Next generalNovember 7, 2017
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 (b. March 8, 1948) 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 earned her B.A. in Philosophy from Bucknell University. Her professional experience includes serving as the current president of VidComm, Incorporated. [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 won re-election in the 2013 election for New Jersey State Senate District 7. Allen ran unopposed in the June 4 Republican primary and defeated Gary Catrambone (D) in the general election which took place on November 5, 2013.[3] [4][5][6]

New Jersey State Senate, District 7 General Election, 2013
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDiane Allen Incumbent 60.4% 38,350
     Democratic Gary Catrambone 39.6% 25,106
Total Votes 63,456

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. [7]

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

2007

See also: New Jersey State Senate elections, 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.[8] Allen raised $410,847 for her campaign fund.[9]

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 Allen is available dating back to 1997. Based on available campaign finance records, Allen raised a total of $1,873,948 during that time period. This information was last updated on August 12, 2013.[10]

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

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

2009

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

2007

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

2005

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

2003

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

2001

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

1997

Allen won election to the New Jersey State Senate in 1997. During that election cycle, 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. [11]

Personal

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

Allen serves on the Board of Directors for the United Way.[2]

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