James Holzapfel

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James Holzapfel
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New Jersey State Senate, District 10
Incumbent
In office
2012 - Present
Term ends
January 10, 2014
Years in position 2
PartyRepublican
Assistant Majority Whip, New Jersey General Assembly
1998-2000
Compensation
Base salary$49,000/year
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 8, 2011
First electedNovember 8, 2011
Next generalNovember 5, 2013
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
New Jersey General Assembly, District 10
January 1994 - 2012
Education
Bachelor'sMonmouth College
J.D.Seton Hall University School of Law
Personal
BirthdayOctober 9, 1944
ProfessionSenior Managing Partner, Citta, Holzapfel, Zabarsky
Websites
Office website
James 'Jim' Holzapfel is a Republican member of the New Jersey State Senate, representing District 12. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Holzapfel served in the New Jersey General Assembly, representing the 10th District from his appointment in 1994 until 2012. While in the General Assembly, he served as Parliamentarian from 2010-2012.

Biography

Holzapfel received his B.A. in Pre-Law from Monmouth College. He later received his J.D. from Seton Hall University School of Law. Holzapfel works as senior managing partner for Citta, Holzapfel, and Zabarsky. He has been a prosecutor with the Ocean County Prosecutors Office from 1987-1992, and a partner with Citta, Holzapfel, Citta, Mallard, and Zabarsky from 1969-1987.[1]

Issues

2011

  • A902 Establishes animal cruelty offenses pertaining to chaining or other restraint of animals.
  • A1222 "Homestead School Property Tax Reimbursement Act"; provides State reimbursement for 50% of school property taxes paid by seniors, 65 years and older.
  • A2833 Requires State agencies to review operations and to implement use of Internet to conduct public business when cost savings may be realized, with certain exceptions.
  • A3571 Requires public body to publish notice of public meeting on official Internet website.[2]

Presidential preference

2012

See also: Endorsements by state officials of presidential candidates in the 2012 election

James Holzapfel endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. [3]

Committee assignments

2010-2012 committees:

Elections

2013

See also: New Jersey State Senate elections, 2013

Holzapfel ran in the 2013 election for New Jersey State Senate District 10. Holzapfel was unopposed in the June 4 Republican primary and is challenged by John Bendel (D) in the general election which takes place on November 5, 2013.[4]

2011

See Also: New Jersey State Senate elections, 2011

Holzapfel won the District 10 State Senate seat in 2011. He ran unopposed in the June 7 Republican primary election. Holzapfel defeated Democrat Charles Tivenan in the general election which took place on November 8, 2011. [5]

New Jersey State Senate District 10 General Election, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJames Holzapfel 64% 28,675
     Democratic Charles Tivenan 36% 16,105
Total Votes 44,780

2009

Running for re-election in 2009, Holzapfel received 45,796 votes (35%), defeating challengers Eli Eytan and Charles Tivenan. He was bracketed with David Wolfe.[6][7]

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


Green check mark transparent.png David W. Wolfe (R) 47,336
Green check mark transparent.png Jim Holzapfel (R) 45,916
Charles P. Tivenan (D) 18,739
Eli L. Eytan (D) 18,090

Campaign donors

2011

In 2011, Holzapfel received $203,064 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[8]

2009

Below are Holzapfel's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2009 election:[9]

Contributor 2009 total
NJ Realtors Assoc $5,000
New Jersey Education Assoc $4,200
State Troopers Fraternal Assoc of NJ PAC Fund $3,000
New Jobs $2,000
Liberty Realtor PAC $1,000

Personal

Holzapfel and his wife, Joyce, live in Toms River, New Jersey.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Andrew Ciesla
New Jersey State Senate District 10
2012–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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New Jersey General Assembly
District 10

1994–2012
Succeeded by
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