|New Jersey General Assembly District 24|
|2008 - Present|
|Years in position||7|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 3, 2009|
|Next general||November 8, 2011|
|Date of birth||08/05/1951|
Prior to his election to the Assembly, Chiusano served on the Sussex County Board of Freeholders from 2003-2008 and as mayor of the Frankford Township Committee from 2001-2003. 
Assemblyman Chiusano speaking on taxes and the judiciary
- A158 Prohibits elected officials and public employees from enrolling for health benefits with more than one public entity; provides civil action for treble expenses by public entity providing additional coverage.
- A669 Prohibits use of public funds for embryonic stem cell research.
- A1691 "Transparency in Government Act;" provides for establishment of State public finance website.
- A1692 Prohibits certain candidates from receiving public financing for campaigns.
Chiusano is running for re-election in 2011. He and incumbent Alison McHose ran unopposed in the Republican Primary on June 7. Leslie Huhn and Jim Nye ran unopposed in the Democratic primary. Rose Ann Salanitri and Mark Quick are also running in the November 8 general election as Independents.
On July 7, 2011, Democrats Ed Selby, Leslie Huhn and Jim Nye sent a letter to Republican incumbents Alison McHose, Gary Chiusano and Steven Oroho, challenging them to a series of debates to take place before the November 8 general election. Leslie Huhn stated that Republicans have "had it too easy" in recent elections, and that they have taken their constituents for granted for too long.
The Democrats gave Republicans 10 days to respond. The same day (July 7), Lou Crescitelli, spokesman for the District 24 Republicans, confirmed the GOP incumbents will participate in the debates.
Since redistricting took place, 11 new county municipalities were added to the district. Ed Selby (D) suggested the need to "expand" because the newly annexed counties might not know the candidates as well.
|New Jersey Assembly General Election, Twenty-Fourth Legislative District (2009)|
|Alison Littell McHose (R)||50,973|
|Gary R. Chiusano (R)||47,741|
|Frederick J. Katz, Jr. (D)||17,781|
Below are Chiusano's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2009 election:
|Republican National Committee||$8,150|
|Fund Of Assemblywoman Alison Littell Mchose||$4,241|
|Bricklayers & Allied Craftworkers Administrative District Council Of New Jersey||$2,600|
|New Jersey Bankers Association||$2,500|
- New Jersey General Assembly - Hon. Gary Chiusano
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- State Surge - Legislative and voting track record
- NJ 24th legislative district - Assm. Chiusano
- Campaign Contributions: 2009, 2007
- Project Vote Smart - Assemblyman Chiusano
- New Jersey Legislature - Bills by Sponsor
- New Jersey Department of State, 2011 Official General Assembly Primary Candidate List
- Lehighvalleylive.com, New Jersey's 24th District Republicans accept Democrats' challenge to debate, July 8, 2011
- Star Ledger 2009 Election Results, November 4, 2009
- Official New Jersey Assembly General Election Results
- Follow the Money - 2009 Campaign contributions
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