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Gary Chiusano

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Gary Chiusano
New Jersey General Assembly District 24
Assumed office
Current term ends
January 2012
Political party Republican
Profession Financial Planner
Website Gary Chiusano

Gary Chiusano (b. August 5, 1951) is a Republican member of the New Jersey General Assembly, representing the 24th District since 2008. He is the Assistant Republican Whip.

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. [1]

Assemblyman Chiusano speaking on taxes and the judiciary

Committee assignments

2010-2012 committees:

  • 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.[2]

Major donors

Below are Chiusano's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2009 election:[3]

Contributor 2009 total
Bricklayers Administrative District Council of NJ $2,600
Paul Fraioli $2,600
NJ Bankers Assoc $2,500
Linda Fraioli $2,200
Athenia Mason Supply $2,000

2009 general election

Running for re-election in the November 3, 2009 general election, Chiusano received 46,557 votes (41%), defeating Democratic challenger Frederick Katz, Jr..[4] He was bracketed with Alison McHose.

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