|New Jersey State Senate District 7|
|January 10, 2014|
|Years in position||16|
|Senate Deputy Minority Leader|
|Senate Majority Whip|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 8, 2011|
|Next general||November 5, 2013|
|New Jersey General Assembly|
|Birthday||March 8, 1948|
|Place of birth||Newark, NJ|
Allen was the Deputy Republican Conference Leader of the New Jersey State Senate from 2002 to 2003.
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.
In the 2010-2011 legislative session, Allen served on these committees:
- 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. 
- 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. 
|New Jersey State Senate District 7 General Election, 2011|
|Republican||Diane Allen Incumbent||57%||27,011|
|New Jersey State Senate District 7 Republican Primary, 2011|
|Diane Allen Incumbent||90.4%||3,904|
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. Allen raised $410,847 for her campaign fund.
|New Jersey State Senate District 7|
|Diane Allen (R)||23,185|
|Richard Dennison (D)||18,511|
In 2011, Allen received $404,004 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.
|New Jersey State Senate 2011 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Diane Allen's campaign in 2011|
|New Jersey Republican Party||$12,462|
|Election Fund Of Keenan & Halgas||$8,200|
|Senate Republican Majority Of New Jersey||$6,879|
|Medical Society Of New Jersey||$6,200|
|Archer & Greiner||$5,200|
|Total Raised in 2011||$404,004|
|Total Votes received in 2011||27,011|
|Cost of each vote received||$14.96|
District 7 ranked fifth in fundraising
As of October 25, the candidates for District 7 spent $1,642,013. According to a press release issued by the NJ Election Law Enforcement Commission, District 7 was fifth in total campaign spending for the 2011 election season. Only Districts 2, 38, 14 and 3 (ranked from highest to lowest) spent more.
In 2007, Allen collected $410,847 in donations.
Listed below are the five largest contributors to her campaign.
|Medical Society of New Jersey||$9,950|
|Communications Workers Local 1034||$8,200|
|Builders League of South Jersey||$8,200|
|Lance For Senate||$8,200|
|Kean For Senate||$8,200|
Allen and her husband, Sam, have two children. They currently reside in Edgewater Park, New Jersey.
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- NJSpotlight, "Candidates: Legislative District 7," October 27, 2011
- NJSpotlight, "Legislative District 7," October 3, 2011
- Official website of Diane Allen
- Diane Allen legislative profile at Project Vote Smart
- Diane Allen biography at Project Vote Smart
- New Jersey Republican Party biography of Diane Allen
- Diane Allen on Facebook
- Twitter page
- New Jersey Department of State, Unofficial general election candidates
- Bills Sponsored by Senators and Representatives
- Diane Allen at Project Vote Smart
- New Jersey Department of State, "Official Primary Election Results," Accessed July 26, 2013
- New Jersey Department of State, "Unofficial general election candidates," Accessed August 5, 2013
- New Jersey Department of State, 2011 Official State Senate Primary Candidate List
- New Jersey State Senate election results
- Campaign funds
- Follow the Money - 2011 contributions
- New Jersey ELEC, "News Release," November 3, 2011
- Mitt Romney for President, "Mitt Romney Announces Support of New Jersey Leaders," December 15, 2011
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