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''This article is about [[Donald Payne]], former [[United States House of Representatives|U.S. Representative]] for [[New Jersey's 10th Congressional District]]. For people with a similar name, see [[Donald Payne]].''<hr>
 
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}}{{tnr}}'''Donald Milford "Don" Payne''' (July 16, 1934-March 6, 2012) was a [[Democratic]] member of the [[United States House of Representatives]] from [[New Jersey]]. Payne died on March 6, 2012 from complications of colon cancer. He had served voters of District 10 for 23 years.<ref>[http://www.nytimes.com/2012/03/07/nyregion/donald-m-payne-first-black-elected-to-congress-from-new-jersey-dies-at-77.html?_r=1&hp ''New York Times'' "Donald M. Payne, First Black Elected to Congress From New Jersey, Dies at 77," March 6, 2012]</ref>
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}}{{tnr}}'''Donald Milford "Don" Payne''' (July 16, 1934-March 6, 2012) was a [[Democratic]] member of the [[United States House of Representatives]] from [[New Jersey]]. Payne died on March 6, 2012 from complications of colon cancer. He had served voters of District 10 for 23 years.<ref>[http://www.nytimes.com/2012/03/07/nyregion/donald-m-payne-first-black-elected-to-congress-from-new-jersey-dies-at-77.html?_r=1&hp ''New York Times'', "Donald M. Payne, First Black Elected to Congress From New Jersey, Dies at 77," March 6, 2012]</ref>
  
 
==Biography==
 
==Biography==
 
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Payne was born in Newark, [[New Jersey]]. He earned a B.A. from Seton Hall University in 1957, and pursued graduate studies at Springfield College in [[Massachusetts]].<ref>[http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=p000149 ''Biographical Directory of the United States Congress'' "PAYNE, Donald Milford, (1934 - )"]</ref><ref>[http://payne.house.gov/about/biography.shtml ''Congressman Donald M. Payne, Proudly Serving New Jersey's 10th Congressional District'' "Biography"]</ref>
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Payne was born in Newark, [[New Jersey]]. He earned a B.A. from Seton Hall University in 1957, and pursued graduate studies at Springfield College in [[Massachusetts]].<ref>[http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=p000149 ''Biographical Directory of the United States Congress'', "PAYNE, Donald Milford, (1934 - )"]</ref><ref>[http://payne.house.gov/about/biography.shtml ''Congressman Donald M. Payne, Proudly Serving New Jersey's 10th Congressional District'', "Biography"] ''([[dead link]])''</ref>
 
==Career==
 
==Career==
Payne’s career included service on the Newark Municipal Council; Essex County Board of Chosen Freeholders; Essex County Democratic Chairman; executive of the Prudential Insurance Company; Vice-President of Urban Data Systems, Inc. and an educator in the Newark and Passaic Public School Districts.  A former National President of the YMCA, he also served as Chairman of the World Refugee and Rehabilitation Committee. <ref>[http://payne.house.gov/about/biography.shtml ''Congressman Donald M. Payne, Proudly Serving New Jersey's 10th Congressional District'' "Biography"]</ref>
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Payne’s career included service on the Newark Municipal Council; Essex County Board of Chosen Freeholders; Essex County Democratic Chairman; executive of the Prudential Insurance Company; Vice-President of Urban Data Systems, Inc. and an educator in the Newark and Passaic Public School Districts.  A former National President of the YMCA, he also served as Chairman of the World Refugee and Rehabilitation Committee.<ref>[http://payne.house.gov/about/biography.shtml ''Congressman Donald M. Payne, Proudly Serving New Jersey's 10th Congressional District'', "Biography"] ''([[dead link]])''</ref>
 
==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
 
===U.S. House===
 
===U.S. House===
 
====2011-2012====
 
====2011-2012====
Payne served on the following committees:<ref>[http://payne.house.gov/about/committees-and-caucuses.shtml ''Congressman Donald M. Payne, Proudly Serving New Jersey's 10th Congressional District'' "Committee and Subcommittee Assignments"]</ref>
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Payne served on the following committees:<ref>[https://web.archive.org/web/2/http://payne.house.gov/about/committees-and-caucuses.shtml ''Congressman Donald M. Payne, Proudly Serving New Jersey's 10th Congressional District'', "Committee and Subcommittee Assignments"]</ref>
 
*[[United States House of Representatives Committee on Education and the Workforce|Education and the Workforce Committee]]
 
*[[United States House of Representatives Committee on Education and the Workforce|Education and the Workforce Committee]]
 
**Subcommittee on Workforce Protections
 
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===2012===
 
===2012===
 
::''See also: [[New Jersey's 10th Congressional District elections, 2012]]''
 
::''See also: [[New Jersey's 10th Congressional District elections, 2012]]''
Payne initially planned to run for re-election in 2012.<ref>[http://www.nj.com/news/index.ssf/2012/02/despite_cancer_treatments_payn.html ''NJ.com'' "Despite cancer treatments, Payne will run for re-election, son says," February 11, 2012]</ref> However, he died on March 6, 2012.<ref>[http://www.nj.com/news/index.ssf/2012/03/hold_donald_payne.html ''Star Ledger'' "U.S. Representative Donald Payne dead at 77," March 6, 2012]</ref>
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Payne initially planned to run for re-election in 2012.<ref>[http://www.nj.com/news/index.ssf/2012/02/despite_cancer_treatments_payn.html ''NJ.com'', "Despite cancer treatments, Payne will run for re-election, son says," February 11, 2012]</ref> However, he died on March 6, 2012.<ref>[http://www.nj.com/news/index.ssf/2012/03/hold_donald_payne.html ''Star Ledger'', "U.S. Representative Donald Payne dead at 77," March 6, 2012]</ref>
  
 
===2010===
 
===2010===
On November 2, 2010, Payne was re-elected to the [[United States House]] for a twelfth term. He defeated Michael J. Alonso ([[Republican|R]]), Robert Louis Toussaint (Action No Talk), and Joanne Miller (Agent of Change).<ref>[http://clerk.house.gov/member_info/electionInfo/2010election.pdf ''U.S. Congress House Clerk'' "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2010"]</ref>  
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On November 2, 2010, Payne was re-elected to the [[United States House]] for a twelfth term. He defeated Michael J. Alonso ([[Republican|R]]), Robert Louis Toussaint (Action No Talk), and Joanne Miller (Agent of Change).<ref>[http://clerk.house.gov/member_info/electionInfo/2010election.pdf ''U.S. Congress House Clerk'', "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2010," accessed March 28, 2013]</ref>  
  
 
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==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
 
===2010===
 
===2010===
[[File:Donald_M._Payne_2010_Donor_Breakdown.png‎|right|375px|thumb|Breakdown of the source of Payne's campaign funds before the 2010 election.]] Payne was re-elected to the [[U.S. House]] in 2010 for a twelfth term. His campaign committee raised a total of $617,759 and spent $530,170.<ref>[http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/elections.php?cycle=2010&cid=N00000716&type=I ''Open Secrets'' "Donald M. Payne 2010 Election Data," Accessed December 1, 2011]</ref>
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[[File:Donald_M._Payne_2010_Donor_Breakdown.png‎|right|375px|thumb|Breakdown of the source of Payne's campaign funds before the 2010 election.]] Payne was re-elected to the [[U.S. House]] in 2010 for a twelfth term. His campaign committee raised a total of $617,759 and spent $530,170.<ref>[http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/elections.php?cycle=2010&cid=N00000716&type=I ''Open Secrets'', "Donald M. Payne 2010 Election Data," accessed December 1, 2011]</ref>
  
 
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===Congressional staff salaries===
 
===Congressional staff salaries===
 
::''See also: [[Staff salaries of United States Senators and Representatives]]''
 
::''See also: [[Staff salaries of United States Senators and Representatives]]''
The website ''Legistorm'' compiles staff salary information for members of Congress. Payne paid his congressional staff a total of $988,501 in 2011. Overall, [[New Jersey]] ranks 42nd in average salary for representative staff. The average [[U.S. House of Representatives]] congressional staff was paid $954,912.20 in fiscal year 2011.<ref>[http://www.legistorm.com/member/2801/Rep_Donald_M._Payne.html ''LegiStorm'', "Donald M. Payne," Accessed October 2, 2012]</ref>
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The website ''Legistorm'' compiles staff salary information for members of Congress. Payne paid his congressional staff a total of $988,501 in 2011. Overall, [[New Jersey]] ranks 42nd in average salary for representative staff. The average [[U.S. House of Representatives]] congressional staff was paid $954,912.20 in fiscal year 2011.<ref>[http://www.legistorm.com/member/2801/Rep_Donald_M._Payne.html ''LegiStorm'', "Donald M. Payne," accessed October 2, 2012]</ref>
  
 
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===Net worth===
 
===Net worth===
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:: ''See also: [[Changes in Net Worth of U.S. Senators and Representatives (Personal Gain Index)]] and [[Net worth of United States Senators and Representatives]]''
Based on congressional financial disclosure forms and calculations made available by ''OpenSecrets.org'', Payne's net worth as of 2010 was estimated between  $181,014 to $1,074,998. Averaging to a net worth of $628,006 which was lower than the average net worth of Democrats in 2010 of $4,465,875.<ref>[http://www.opensecrets.org/pfds/CIDsummary.php?CID=N00000716&year=2010 ''OpenSecrets.org'', "Donald M. Payne (D-NJ), 2010," Accessed October 2, 2012]</ref>
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Based on [[Household net worth (Member of Congress)|congressional financial disclosure forms]] and calculations made available by ''OpenSecrets.org'', Payne's net worth as of 2010 was estimated between  $181,014 to $1,074,998. Averaging to a net worth of $628,006 which was lower than the average net worth of Democrats in 2010 of $4,465,875.
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There are no net worth figures available for Payne after 2010.<ref>[http://www.opensecrets.org/pfds/CIDsummary.php?CID=N00000716&year=2010 ''OpenSecrets'', "Donald M. Payne (D-NJ), 2010," accessed October 2, 2012]</ref>
  
 
===National Journal vote ratings===
 
===National Journal vote ratings===
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====2012====
 
====2012====
Each year ''National Journal'' publishes an analysis of how liberally or conservatively each member of Congress voted in the previous year. Information on Payne's votes in 2012 is unavailable.<ref>[http://www.nationaljournal.com/2012-vote-ratings ''National Journal,'' "2012 Congressional Vote Ratings," March 6, 2013]</ref>
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Each year ''National Journal'' publishes an analysis of how liberally or conservatively each member of Congress voted in the previous year. Information on Payne's votes in 2012 is unavailable.<ref>[http://www.nationaljournal.com/2012-vote-ratings ''National Journal'', "2012 Congressional Vote Ratings," accessed March 6, 2013]</ref>
 
====2011====
 
====2011====
Each year ''National Journal'' publishes an analysis of how liberally or conservatively each member of Congress voted in the previous year.  Payne was tied with 19 other members of the U.S. House of Representatives ranking 1st in the liberal rankings among members of the U.S. House.<ref>[http://www.nationaljournal.com/voteratings2011/searchable-vote-ratings-tables-house-20120223 ''National Journal,'' "Searchable Vote Ratings Tables: House," February 23, 2012]</ref>
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Each year ''National Journal'' publishes an analysis of how liberally or conservatively each member of Congress voted in the previous year.  Payne was tied with 19 other members of the U.S. House of Representatives ranking 1st in the liberal rankings among members of the U.S. House.<ref>[http://www.nationaljournal.com/voteratings2011/searchable-vote-ratings-tables-house-20120223 ''National Journal'', "Searchable Vote Ratings Tables: House," accessed February 23, 2012]</ref>
  
 
===Voting with party===
 
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==Personal==
 
==Personal==
Payne, a widower, is the father of 3, grandfather of 4 and the great grandfather of 1.<ref>[http://payne.house.gov/about/biography.shtml ''Congressman Donald M. Payne, Proudly Serving New Jersey's 10th Congressional District'' "Biography"]</ref>
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Payne, a widower, is the father of 3, grandfather of 4 and the great grandfather of 1.<ref>[http://payne.house.gov/about/biography.shtml ''Congressman Donald M. Payne, Proudly Serving New Jersey's 10th Congressional District'', "Biography"] ''([[dead link]])''</ref>
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
 
*[http://www.house.gov/payne/ Congressman Donald M. Payne] ''official U.S. House website''
 
*[http://www.house.gov/payne/ Congressman Donald M. Payne] ''official U.S. House website''
*[http://payneforuscongress.com/ Congressman Donald M. Payne] ''official campaign website''
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==References==
 
==References==

Latest revision as of 01:00, 17 October 2014

This article is about Donald Payne, former U.S. Representative for New Jersey's 10th Congressional District. For people with a similar name, see Donald Payne.
Donald M. Payne
Donald M. Payne.jpg
U.S. House, New Jersey, District 10
Former Representative
In office
January 3, 1989-March 6, 2012
PartyDemocratic
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First electedNovember 8, 1988
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Newark Municipal Council
1982-1988
Essex County Board of Chosen Freeholders
1972-1978
Education
Bachelor'sSeton Hall University
Master'sSpringfield College (no degree earned)
Personal
BirthdayJuly 16, 1934
Place of birthNewark, New Jersey
ProfessionTeacher, Business Executive
ReligionBaptist
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
Donald Milford "Don" Payne (July 16, 1934-March 6, 2012) was a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives from New Jersey. Payne died on March 6, 2012 from complications of colon cancer. He had served voters of District 10 for 23 years.[1]

Biography

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Payne was born in Newark, New Jersey. He earned a B.A. from Seton Hall University in 1957, and pursued graduate studies at Springfield College in Massachusetts.[2][3]

Career

Payne’s career included service on the Newark Municipal Council; Essex County Board of Chosen Freeholders; Essex County Democratic Chairman; executive of the Prudential Insurance Company; Vice-President of Urban Data Systems, Inc. and an educator in the Newark and Passaic Public School Districts. A former National President of the YMCA, he also served as Chairman of the World Refugee and Rehabilitation Committee.[4]

Committee assignments

U.S. House

2011-2012

Payne served on the following committees:[5]

Issues

Political positions

Elections

2012

See also: New Jersey's 10th Congressional District elections, 2012

Payne initially planned to run for re-election in 2012.[6] However, he died on March 6, 2012.[7]

2010

On November 2, 2010, Payne was re-elected to the United States House for a twelfth term. He defeated Michael J. Alonso (R), Robert Louis Toussaint (Action No Talk), and Joanne Miller (Agent of Change).[8]

United States House, New Jersey General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDonald M. Payne Incumbent 85.2% 95,299
     Republican Michael J. Alonso 12.8% 14,357
     Action No Talk Robert Louis Toussaint 1% 1,141
     Party of Change Joanne Miller 1% 1,080
Total Votes 111,877

Campaign donors

2010

Breakdown of the source of Payne's campaign funds before the 2010 election.
Payne was re-elected to the U.S. House in 2010 for a twelfth term. His campaign committee raised a total of $617,759 and spent $530,170.[9]

Analysis

Congressional staff salaries

See also: Staff salaries of United States Senators and Representatives

The website Legistorm compiles staff salary information for members of Congress. Payne paid his congressional staff a total of $988,501 in 2011. Overall, New Jersey ranks 42nd in average salary for representative staff. The average U.S. House of Representatives congressional staff was paid $954,912.20 in fiscal year 2011.[10]

Staff bonuses

According to an analysis by CNN, Payne was one of nearly 25 percent of House members who gave their staff bonuses in 2012. Payne's staff was given an apparent $11,341.33 in bonus money.[11]

Net worth

See also: Changes in Net Worth of U.S. Senators and Representatives (Personal Gain Index) and Net worth of United States Senators and Representatives

Based on congressional financial disclosure forms and calculations made available by OpenSecrets.org, Payne's net worth as of 2010 was estimated between $181,014 to $1,074,998. Averaging to a net worth of $628,006 which was lower than the average net worth of Democrats in 2010 of $4,465,875.

There are no net worth figures available for Payne after 2010.[12]

National Journal vote ratings

See also: National Journal vote ratings

2012

Each year National Journal publishes an analysis of how liberally or conservatively each member of Congress voted in the previous year. Information on Payne's votes in 2012 is unavailable.[13]

2011

Each year National Journal publishes an analysis of how liberally or conservatively each member of Congress voted in the previous year. Payne was tied with 19 other members of the U.S. House of Representatives ranking 1st in the liberal rankings among members of the U.S. House.[14]

Voting with party

November 2011

Donald M. Payne voted with the Democratic Party 92.8 percent of the time, which ranked 93rd among the 192 House Democratic members as of December 2011.[15]

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Personal

Payne, a widower, is the father of 3, grandfather of 4 and the great grandfather of 1.[16]

External links

References

  1. New York Times, "Donald M. Payne, First Black Elected to Congress From New Jersey, Dies at 77," March 6, 2012
  2. Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, "PAYNE, Donald Milford, (1934 - )"
  3. Congressman Donald M. Payne, Proudly Serving New Jersey's 10th Congressional District, "Biography" (dead link)
  4. Congressman Donald M. Payne, Proudly Serving New Jersey's 10th Congressional District, "Biography" (dead link)
  5. Congressman Donald M. Payne, Proudly Serving New Jersey's 10th Congressional District, "Committee and Subcommittee Assignments"
  6. NJ.com, "Despite cancer treatments, Payne will run for re-election, son says," February 11, 2012
  7. Star Ledger, "U.S. Representative Donald Payne dead at 77," March 6, 2012
  8. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2010," accessed March 28, 2013
  9. Open Secrets, "Donald M. Payne 2010 Election Data," accessed December 1, 2011
  10. LegiStorm, "Donald M. Payne," accessed October 2, 2012
  11. CNN Politics, "Congressional bonuses in a time of cuts," accessed March 8, 2013
  12. OpenSecrets, "Donald M. Payne (D-NJ), 2010," accessed October 2, 2012
  13. National Journal, "2012 Congressional Vote Ratings," accessed March 6, 2013
  14. National Journal, "Searchable Vote Ratings Tables: House," accessed February 23, 2012
  15. OpenCongress, "Voting With Party," accessed July 2014
  16. Congressman Donald M. Payne, Proudly Serving New Jersey's 10th Congressional District, "Biography" (dead link)
Political offices
Preceded by
Peter Rodino
U.S. House of Representatives - New Jersey District 10
1989-2012
Succeeded by
Donald Payne Jr. (D)
Preceded by
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Newark Municipal Council
1982-1988
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Essex County Board of Chosen Freeholders
1972-1978
Succeeded by
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