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Schaer currently also serves on the [[sunshinereview:Passaic, New Jersey|Passaic]] City Council, a position he has held since 1994.  He is the director of Urban Enterprise Zone, and has previously served as commissioner of the Passaic County Technical Institute (1999-2003), and the Passaic Housing Authority (1992-1996).<ref>[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=58622 Project Vote Smart - Assemblyman Schaer]</ref>
 
Schaer currently also serves on the [[sunshinereview:Passaic, New Jersey|Passaic]] City Council, a position he has held since 1994.  He is the director of Urban Enterprise Zone, and has previously served as commissioner of the Passaic County Technical Institute (1999-2003), and the Passaic Housing Authority (1992-1996).<ref>[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=58622 Project Vote Smart - Assemblyman Schaer]</ref>
 
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* [[State Government Committee, New Jersey General Assembly|State Government]]
 
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==Sponsored legislation==
 
*A260 Provides for conscientious exemption to mandatory immunizations.
 
*A2803 Abolishes Department of Personnel; transfers functions, powers, and duties primarily to new Civil Service Commission in but not of Department of Labor and Workforce Development; creates Civil Service Reform Task Force.   
 
*A3162 Establishes the "New Jersey-Israel Commission" as a permanent commission in the Department of State.
 
*A3458 Creates permanent paper voting record pilot program; removes requirement that voting machines produce voter-verified paper record by January 1, 2009.<ref>[http://www.njleg.state.nj.us/bills/BillsBySponsor.asp New Jersey Legislature - Bills by Sponsor]</ref>
 
  
 
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*A260 Provides for conscientious exemption to mandatory immunizations.
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*A2803 Abolishes Department of Personnel; transfers functions, powers, and duties primarily to new Civil Service Commission in but not of Department of Labor and Workforce Development; creates Civil Service Reform Task Force.   
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*A3162 Establishes the "New Jersey-Israel Commission" as a permanent commission in the Department of State.
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*A3458 Creates permanent paper voting record pilot program; removes requirement that voting machines produce voter-verified paper record by January 1, 2009.<ref>[http://www.njleg.state.nj.us/bills/BillsBySponsor.asp New Jersey Legislature - Bills by Sponsor]</ref>
  
 
==Endorsements==
 
==Endorsements==

Revision as of 15:44, 13 October 2011

Gary Schaer
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New Jersey General Assembly District 36
Incumbent
In office
2006 - Present
Term ends
January 2012
Years in position 8
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$49,000/year
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 3, 2009
First elected2005
Next generalNovember 8, 2011
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Acting Mayor, City of Passaic
2008
Personal
Birthday09/11/1951
Place of birthPennsauken, NJ
ProfessionInvestment Consultant and Vice President, Private Client Group
ReligionOrthodox Jewish
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Gary Schaer is a Democratic member of the New Jersey General Assembly, representing District 36 since 2006.

Schaer currently also serves on the Passaic City Council, a position he has held since 1994. He is the director of Urban Enterprise Zone, and has previously served as commissioner of the Passaic County Technical Institute (1999-2003), and the Passaic Housing Authority (1992-1996).[1]

Committee assignments

2010-2012


Elections

2011

See also: New Jersey General Assembly elections, 2011

Schaer is running for re-election in 2011. He and Marlene Caride ran unopposed in the June 7 Democratic primary. John Genovesi and Sara Rosengarten ran unopposed in the Republican primary.[2]

2009

Running for re-election in the November 3, 2009 general election, Schaer received 21,908 votes (28%), defeating Republican challengers Carmen Pio Costa and Donald Diorio.[3] He was bracketed with Frederick Scalera.[4]

New Jersey Assembly General Election, Thirty-Sixth Legislative District (2009)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Frederick Scalera (D) 23,353
Green check mark transparent.png Gary S. Schaer (D) 22,089
Carmen Pio Costa (R) 17,035
Donald Diorio (R) 16,691

Campaign donors

2009

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

Contributor 2009 total
Medical Society Of New Jersey $15,200
New Jersey Education Association $10,200
New Jersey Business & Industry Association $9,700
Communications Workers New Jersey $9,200
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield Of New Jersey $8,500

Issues

  • A260 Provides for conscientious exemption to mandatory immunizations.
  • A2803 Abolishes Department of Personnel; transfers functions, powers, and duties primarily to new Civil Service Commission in but not of Department of Labor and Workforce Development; creates Civil Service Reform Task Force.
  • A3162 Establishes the "New Jersey-Israel Commission" as a permanent commission in the Department of State.
  • A3458 Creates permanent paper voting record pilot program; removes requirement that voting machines produce voter-verified paper record by January 1, 2009.[6]

Endorsements

2011

Schaer has been endorsed by:

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Political offices
Preceded by
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New Jersey General Assembly District 36
2006–present
Succeeded by
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