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==Elections==
 
==Elections==

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Jay Webber
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New Jersey General Assembly District 26
Incumbent
In office
2008 - Present
Term ends
January 12, 2016
Years in position 6
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$49,000/year
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 5, 2013
First elected2007
Next generalNovember 3, 2015
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sJohns Hopkins University
J.D.Harvard Law School, 2000
Personal
Birthday02/29/1972
Place of birthTeaneck, NJ
ProfessionAttorney
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Jay Webber (b. February 29, 1972) is a Republican member of the New Jersey General Assembly, representing District 26. He was first elected to the chamber in 2007.

Biography

Webber earned his B.A. in International Studies from Johns Hopkins University in 1994 and his J.D. from Harvard Law School. His professional experience includes working as an attorney for Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP.[1]

Webber has been highlighted by Time Magazine as one of the 40 leaders under 40 who are "rising stars of American politics.[2]

Committee assignments

2014-2015

At the beginning of the 2014 legislative session, Webber served on the following committees:

New Jersey Committee Assignments, 2014
Budget
Labor

2010-2012

In the 2010-2012 legislative session, Webber served on the following committees:

Issues


Assemblyman Webber discussing the budget

Campaign themes

On his website, Webber highlighted the following issues:[3]

  • Fighting for Tax Relief and Pro-Growth Economic Policies
  • Cleaning Up Ethics and a Culture of Corruption
  • Promoting Affordable & High Quality Healthcare
  • Protecting Family Life & Educational Opportunity
  • Ending Lawsuit & Immigration Abuses

  • A1691 "Transparency in Government Act;" provides for establishment of State public finance website.
  • A2204 Permits use of overseas absentee ballots for all elections; authorizes transmission of ballots by electronic means.
  • A4024 Eliminates the "millionaire's" gross income tax rate increase and repeals the obsolete dedication of the tax increase for direct property tax relief.[4]

Elections

2013

See also: New Jersey General Assembly elections, 2013

Webber won re-election in the 2013 election for New Jersey General Assembly District 26. Webber was bracketed with BettyLou DeCroce. He was unopposed in the June 4 Republican primary. He and incumbent BettyLou DeCroce (R) defeated Elliot Isibor (D) and Joseph Raich (D) in the general election, which took place on November 5, 2013.[5][6][7][8]

New Jersey General Assembly, District 26 General Election, 2013
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngBettyLou DeCroce Incumbent 32.9% 35,352
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJay Webber Incumbent 32.6% 35,028
     Democratic Elliot Isibor 17.4% 18,720
     Democratic Joseph Raich 17.1% 18,379
Total Votes 107,479

2011

See also: New Jersey General Assembly elections, 2011

Webber won re-election in 2011. He and incumbent Alex DeCroce ran unopposed in the Republican Primary on June 7. Joseph Scafa was also vying for the Republican nomination, but withdrew his candidacy in April. Republican candidate Gary Steele was disqualified and removed from the ballot in late April. Webber and DeCroce then defeated Elliot Isibor, Joseph Raich, and Michael Spector in the November 8 general election.[9]

New Jersey General Assembly District 26 General Election, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngAlex DeCroce Incumbent 32% 19,696
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJay Webber Incumbent 31.8% 19,543
     Democratic Joseph Raich 17.6% 10,847
     Democratic Elliot Isibor 16.8% 10,319
     Green Michael Spector 1.8% 1,095
Total Votes 61,500

2009

See also: New Jersey General Assembly elections, 2009

Running for re-election in the November 3, 2009 general election, Webber received 41,985 votes (33%), defeating Democratic challengers Douglas Herbert and Wayne Marek.[10] He was bracketed with Alex DeCroce.[11]

New Jersey Assembly General Election, Twenty-Sixth Legislative District (2009)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Alex DeCrone (R) 43,647
Green check mark transparent.png Jay Webbe (R) 42,077
Wayne B. Marek (D) 20,107
Douglas Herbert (D) 20,015

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Webber is available dating back to 2003. Based on available campaign finance records, Webber raised a total of $878,972 during that time period. This information was last updated on August 27, 2013.[12]

Jay Webber's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2011 New Jersey General Assembly, District 26 Won $376,437
2009 New Jersey General Assembly, District 26 Won $211,316
2007 New Jersey General Assembly, District 26 Won $196,609
2003 New Jersey General Assembly, District 26 Defeated $94,610
Grand Total Raised $878,972

2011

Webber won re-election to the New Jersey General Assembly in 2011. During that election cycle, Webber raised a total of $376,437.

2009

Webber won re-election to the New Jersey General Assembly in 2009. During that election cycle, Webber raised a total of $211,316.

2007

Webber won election to the New Jersey General Assembly in 2007. During that election cycle, Webber raised a total of $196,609.

2003

Webber lost the election for the New Jersey General Assembly in 2003. During that election cycle, Webber raised a total of $94,610.

Endorsements

Presidential preference

2012

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

Jay Webber endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. [13]

Personal

Webber and his wife, Johanna, have six children.

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