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  }}{{tnr}}'''Donna Simon''' (b. March 25, 1960) is a [[Republican]] member of the [[New Jersey General Assembly elections, 2011|New Jersey General Assembly]], representing District 16 since 2012. She was appointed in 2012 to replace the late [[Peter Biondi]] (R).<ref>[http://www.njassemblyrepublicans.com/?p=2738 NJ Assembly Republicans, "Led by DeCroce & Simon, women members of NJ Legislature surge," March 5, 2012]</ref> As an interim appointee, she served until a special election could take place on [[State legislative special elections, 2012#November 6, 2012|November 6, 2012]]. Simon won the election to hold onto her seat.
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  }}{{tnr}}'''Donna M. Simon''' (b. March 25, 1960) is a [[Republican]] member of the [[New Jersey General Assembly elections, 2011|New Jersey General Assembly]], representing District 16 since 2012. She was appointed in 2012 to replace the late [[Peter Biondi]] (R).<ref>[http://www.njassemblyrepublicans.com/?p=2738 NJ Assembly Republicans, "Led by DeCroce & Simon, women members of NJ Legislature surge," March 5, 2012]</ref> As an interim appointee, she served until a special election could take place on [[State legislative special elections, 2012#November 6, 2012|November 6, 2012]]. Simon won the election to hold onto her seat.
  
 
Simon studied at Union County Technical Institute, School of Cardiac Technology.  Her professional experience includes working as a Registered Cardiovascular Specialist in the medical, pharmaceutical and corporate industries.<ref name=Official>[http://simonforassembly.com/ "Donna Simon Official Campaign Website", Accessed May 8, 2013]</ref>
 
Simon studied at Union County Technical Institute, School of Cardiac Technology.  Her professional experience includes working as a Registered Cardiovascular Specialist in the medical, pharmaceutical and corporate industries.<ref name=Official>[http://simonforassembly.com/ "Donna Simon Official Campaign Website", Accessed May 8, 2013]</ref>
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Revision as of 16:25, 9 July 2013

Donna Simon
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New Jersey General Assembly District 16
Incumbent
In office
2012 - Present
Term ends
January 2014
Years in position 2
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$49,000/year
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 5, 2013
AppointedFebruary 2012
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Township Committeewoman in Readington Township
2011-2012
Township Board of Health
2009-2012
Education
Associate'sUnion County Technical Institute, School of Cardiac Technology
Personal
Birthday4/25/1960
Websites
Office website
Personal website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Donna M. Simon (b. March 25, 1960) is a Republican member of the New Jersey General Assembly, representing District 16 since 2012. She was appointed in 2012 to replace the late Peter Biondi (R).[1] As an interim appointee, she served until a special election could take place on November 6, 2012. Simon won the election to hold onto her seat.

Simon studied at Union County Technical Institute, School of Cardiac Technology. Her professional experience includes working as a Registered Cardiovascular Specialist in the medical, pharmaceutical and corporate industries.[2]

Issues

Campaign themes

2013

Simon's campaign website lists three campaign themes:[2]

  • Fiscal Conservative
Excerpt: In Trenton, Simon’s committed to reducing the size and cost of government and growing our economy.
  • Independent Reformer
Excerpt: In Trenton, Simon’ll expose special interests and career politicians responsible for the state’s tax, spend and borrow culture.
  • Real World Experience
Excerpt: Simon has years of private sector experience in operations and financial management, served on boards for two non-profits supporting disadvantaged children and seniors and, prior to that, was proud to be a stay-at-home Mom for her two children.

Elections

2013

See also: New Jersey General Assembly elections, 2013

Simon ran in the 2013 election for New Jersey General Assembly District 16. Simon is bracketed with Jack Ciattarelli. She was unopposed in the June 4 Republican primary. She is challenged by Marie Corfield (D) and Ida Ochoteco (D) in the general election which takes place on November 5, 2013.[3][4][5][6]

2012

See also: State legislative special elections, 2012

Simon faced a special election on November 6, 2012 as she attempted to hold on to her seat. She faced Marie Corfield (D).[7] While Simon initially declared victory on November 6, Corfield refused to concede as many ballots remained outstanding and unofficial results showed Simon leading Corfield by about 1,700 votes.[8] Finally, on December 2, Simon affirmed her victory in the race.[9][10]

New Jersey General Assembly, District 16, Special Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDonna Simon 50.5% 46,206
     Democratic Marie Corfield 49.5% 45,226
Total Votes 91,432

Personal

Simon and her husband, Michael, have a son and a daughter.

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