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}}'''Jane  Bidwell''' {{2013is}} a [[State legislative elections, 2013|2013]] [[Democratic]] candidate for [[New Jersey State Senate elections, 2013#District 39|District 39]] of the [[New Jersey State Senate]].
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}}{{tnr}}'''Jane  Bidwell''' was a [[State legislative elections, 2013|2013]] [[Democratic]] candidate for [[New Jersey State Senate elections, 2013#District 39|District 39]] of the [[New Jersey State Senate]].<ref>[http://nj.gov/state/elections/2013-results/2013-official-primary-candidates-state-senate-0412.pdf ''New Jersey Department of State'', "Official 2013 Primary Candidates", Accessed April 15, 2013]</ref>
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==Biography==
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Bidwell received her undergraduate degree in Communications from Michigan State University. She later received a Masters of Social Work from New York University. Bidwell is a clinical social worker and the president of Bidwell Consulting Inc. She has been a member of the Bergen County Committee since 2003.<ref>[http://www.bidwellforsenate.com/about.html About, Bidwell for Senate, Access May 16, 2013]</ref><ref>[http://www.linkedin.com/pub/jan-jane-bidwell-msw-lcsw/17/876/418 LinkedIn page, Accessed May 16, 2013]</ref>
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==Issues==
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===Campaign themes===
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====2013====
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Bidwell's campaign website highlighted the following issues:<ref>[http://www.bidwellforsenate.com/issues.html Issues, Bidwell for Senate, Accessed May 16, 2013]</ref>
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*'''Putting People Back to Work
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"As your next state Senator, I would support practical incentives to attract “clean and green” industries and new businesses into the Garden State. This will create more new jobs for New Jersey residents. I would support the “Angel Investor Tax Credit Act” that rewards business for investing in emerging technologies."
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*'''Share Services to Stabilize Taxes
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"I support measures to be introduced in the Legislature that will broaden and refund Local Unit Alignment, Reorganization and Consolidation Commission (LUARCC) so it can help shape regional service agreements, promote more shared services and create joint contracts between municipalities."
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*'''Fight for Women's Healthcare and Pay Equity
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"As your next state Senator, I will fight to restore women’s healthcare funding. I believe it is vital that all women have access to affordable, quality healthcare and preventative medicine."
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*'''Champion Marriage Equality
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"I firmly believe same-sex couples deserve the freedom to marry. This is not a “special right.” It is an equal right. I want marriage equality to become reality in New Jersey."
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*'''Safeguard Funds for Veterans' Services
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"I will fight to restore funds to our state disabilities system so it can provide real and quantifiable help to veterans and others diagnosed with behavioral health issues."
  
 
==Elections==
 
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:: ''See also: [[New Jersey State Senate elections, 2013]]''
 
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Bidwell {{2013isrunning}} in the [[State legislative elections, 2013|2013 election]] for [[New Jersey State Senate elections, 2013|New Jersey State Senate]] District 39. Bidwell is unopposed in the June 4 Democratic primary. The general election takes place on November 5, 2013.
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Bidwell ran in the [[State legislative elections, 2013|2013 election]] for [[New Jersey State Senate elections, 2013|New Jersey State Senate]] District 39. Bidwell was unopposed in the June 4 Democratic primary. She was defeated by incumbent [[Gerald Cardinale]] (R) in the general election on November 5, 2013.<ref>[http://nj.gov/state/elections/2013-results/2013-official-primary-results-state-senate.pdf ''New Jersey Department of State'', "Official Primary Election Results," Accessed July 26, 2013]</ref> <ref name=gencand>[http://nj.gov/state/elections/2013-results/2013-official-general-candidates-state-senate-0912.pdf ''New Jersey Department of State'', "Official general election candidates," September 9, 2013]</ref><ref>[http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/files/elections/2013/by_state/NJ_Page_1105.html?SITE=AP&SECTION=POLITICS ''Associated Press,'' "New Jersey - Summary Vote Results," November 6, 2013]</ref><ref>[http://nj.gov/state/elections/2013-results/2013-official-general-election-results-state-senate.pdf ''New Jersey Department of State,'' "2013 Official General Election results," accessed December 5, 2013]</ref>
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==Endorsements==
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Bidwell’s endorsements included the following: <ref>[http://www.politickernj.com/66374/afl-cio-endorses-candidates-elections ''PolitickerNJ.com'', "AFL-CIO endorses candidates for elections", Accessed September 5, 2013]</ref>
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:*The New Jersey AFL-CIO
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==Personal==
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Bidwell has one child. She currently resides in Mahwah, New Jersey. Bidwell is a member of the National Academy of the Recording Arts and Sciences.
  
 
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* [http://www.bidwellforsenate.com/ Campaign website]
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* [http://votesmart.org/candidate/biography/56676/jan-bidwell#.UZV7EUpG12o Project Vote Smart biography]
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* [https://www.facebook.com/BidwellforSenate Facebook page]
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Revision as of 18:31, 30 December 2013

Jane Bidwell
Jane Bidwell.jpg
Candidate for
New Jersey State Senate, District 39
PartyDemocratic
Prior offices
Committeewoman, Bergen County
2003-Present
Education
Bachelor'sMichigan State University
Master'sNew York University
Personal
ProfessionSocial Worker
Websites
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Jane Bidwell was a 2013 Democratic candidate for District 39 of the New Jersey State Senate.[1]

Biography

Bidwell received her undergraduate degree in Communications from Michigan State University. She later received a Masters of Social Work from New York University. Bidwell is a clinical social worker and the president of Bidwell Consulting Inc. She has been a member of the Bergen County Committee since 2003.[2][3]

Issues

Campaign themes

2013

Bidwell's campaign website highlighted the following issues:[4]

  • Putting People Back to Work

"As your next state Senator, I would support practical incentives to attract “clean and green” industries and new businesses into the Garden State. This will create more new jobs for New Jersey residents. I would support the “Angel Investor Tax Credit Act” that rewards business for investing in emerging technologies."

  • Share Services to Stabilize Taxes

"I support measures to be introduced in the Legislature that will broaden and refund Local Unit Alignment, Reorganization and Consolidation Commission (LUARCC) so it can help shape regional service agreements, promote more shared services and create joint contracts between municipalities."

  • Fight for Women's Healthcare and Pay Equity

"As your next state Senator, I will fight to restore women’s healthcare funding. I believe it is vital that all women have access to affordable, quality healthcare and preventative medicine."

  • Champion Marriage Equality

"I firmly believe same-sex couples deserve the freedom to marry. This is not a “special right.” It is an equal right. I want marriage equality to become reality in New Jersey."

  • Safeguard Funds for Veterans' Services

"I will fight to restore funds to our state disabilities system so it can provide real and quantifiable help to veterans and others diagnosed with behavioral health issues."

Elections

2013

See also: New Jersey State Senate elections, 2013

Bidwell ran in the 2013 election for New Jersey State Senate District 39. Bidwell was unopposed in the June 4 Democratic primary. She was defeated by incumbent Gerald Cardinale (R) in the general election on November 5, 2013.[5] [6][7][8]

New Jersey State Senate, District 39 General Election, 2013
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngGerald Cardinale Incumbent 63.6% 37,836
     Democratic Jane E. Bidwell 36.4% 21,616
Total Votes 59,452

Endorsements

2013

Bidwell’s endorsements included the following: [9]

  • The New Jersey AFL-CIO

Personal

Bidwell has one child. She currently resides in Mahwah, New Jersey. Bidwell is a member of the National Academy of the Recording Arts and Sciences.

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