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Herbert Conaway, Jr.
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New Jersey General Assembly District 7
Incumbent
In office
1998 - Present
Term ends
January 2014
Years in position 16
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$49,000/year
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 8, 2011
First elected1997
Next generalNovember 5, 2013
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sPrinceton University
Master'sJefferson Medical College, 1989
J.D.Rutgers Law School, Camden, 1996
Military service
Service/branchU.S. Air Force
Personal
Birthday01/30/1963
Place of birthBordentown, NJ
ProfessionPhysician, Private Practice
ReligionChristian
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Herbert Conaway, Jr. is a Democratic member of the New Jersey General Assembly, representing the 7th District. He has served since 1998.

Conaway received his JD from Rutgers Law School, Camden in 1996 and MD from Jefferson Medical College in 1989. He currently is a private practicing physician, and has previously worked for Robert J. Maro, MD, and the Cooper University Hospital. [1]

Committee assignments

2010-2012

Issues

Campaign themes

2013

According to his website, Conaway "remains committed in his efforts to tackle other important issues for New Jerseyans by introducing measures to provide real property tax relief, improve the educational system, protect consumers and promote economic development."[2]

  • A1377 "Prescription Drug Right-to-Know Act"; establishes clinical trials registry in DHSS; requires pharmaceutical companies to publicly disclose clinical trial data.
  • A1864 Prohibits municipalities from requiring permits for certain voter registration drives.
  • A3709 "New Jersey Public Water Supply Fluoridation Act."
  • A4062 Establishes the "New Jersey Broadband and Electronic Health Information Network Authority." [3]

Elections

2013

See also: New Jersey General Assembly elections, 2013

Conaway ran in the 2013 election for New Jersey General Assembly District 7. Conaway is bracketed with Troy Singleton. He was unopposed in the June 4 Democratic primary. He is opposed by Jeff Banasz (R) and Anthony Ogozalek (R) in the general election on November 5, 2013.[4]

2011

See also: New Jersey General Assembly elections, 2011

Conaway is a candidate for District 7 of the New Jersey General Assembly. Conaway and Troy Singleton ran unopposed in the June 7 primary. Ken Gordon was also seeking the Democratic Party nomination but dropped out in late April.[5] Joseph Malone, III and Christopher Halgas ran unopposed in the Republican primary.[6] Malone has since decided to retire and was replaced on the Republican ticket by James Keenan.[7]

New Jersey General Assembly District 7 General Election, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngHerb Conaway Incumbent 26.2% 23,908
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngTroy Singleton Incumbent 25.6% 23,403
     Republican James Keenan 24.3% 22,144
     Republican Christopher Halgas 23.9% 21,828
Total Votes 91,283

Speculation

Molone retirement

With Redistricting moving his residence out of the 30th District, Joseph Malone, III was forced to run for re-election to the 7th district in 2011. Since Malone brought with him the status of a nine-term incumbent, NJ Spotlight identified the 7th District as a potential place for the GOP to pickup a seat in the Assembly.[8] However, following the primary election, Malone announced that he had decided not to run for re-election, but denied that redistricting had motivated his retirement.[9]

Redistricting

District 7 is split between both parties, with Republicans controlling the Senate seat and Democrats controlling the two Assembly seats. PolitickerNJ notes that several Republican-leaning areas were added to the area in redistricting, but since these districts came from a solidly Republican districts, Democratic turnout in these areas may expand in 2011. Joseph Malone, III (R) was also moved into District 7 via redistricting, but decided to retire. Jack Conners (D), on the other hand, was moved out of District 7 by redistricting and ultimately decided to retire. Troy Singleton was quickly appointed to replace Connors in the Assembly and run in District 7.[10][11]

2009

Running for re-election in the 2009 general election, Conaway defeated challengers Leah J. Arter and Harry Adams. He was bracketed with Jack Conners.[12][13]

New Jersey Assembly General Election, Seventh Legislative District (2009)
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Herb Conaway (D) 36,127
Green check mark transparent.png Jack Conners (D) 35,156
Leah J. Arter (R) 21,332
Harry Adams (R) 20,763

Campaign donors

2011

In 2011, Conaway received $462,270 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[14]

2009

Below are Conaway's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2009 election:[15]

Contributor 2009 total
Add Funds Transferred From Prior Campaign $64,058
Medical Society Of New Jersey $16,400
Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 9 $10,450
New Jersey Funeral Directors Association $8,700
New Jersey Dental Association $8,500

Personal

Conaway live in Delanco with his family.

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