|New Jersey General Assembly District 27|
|2002 - Present|
|Years in position||13|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 8, 2011|
|Next general||November 5, 2013|
|High school||West Orange Mountain High School|
|J.D.||Seton Hall University School of Law, 1983|
|Date of birth||06/03/1958|
McKeon graduated from Muhlenberg College in 1980 and earned his J.D. from Seton Hall University School of Law in 1983. He works as an attorney and partner with the firm of Hardin, Kundla, McKeon, Poletto and Polifroni. He is also the mayor of the Township of West Orange, a position he has held since 1998.
- A818 Enacts the "Civil Marriage and Religious Protection Act."
- A1626 Requires affordable housing be built to green building standards; requires Commissioner of Community Affairs to issue standards.
- A2978 Enacts the "Freedom of Religion and Equality in Civil Marriage Act."
- A3233 Authorizes the State, with prior approval by the State House Commission, to use eminent domain power to acquire lands for recreation and conservation purposes provided lands are protective of drinking water sources. 
McKeon ran in the 2013 election for New Jersey General Assembly District 27. McKeon is bracketed with Mila Jasey. He was unopposed in the June 4 Democratic primary. He is challenged by Angelo Tedesco (R) and Laura M. Ali (R) in the general election which takes place on November 5, 2013.
McKeon won re-election in 2011. He and incumbent Mila Jasey were bracketed together and defeated Ellen Steinberg in the Democratic Primary on June 7. They then defeated Lee Holtzman and Nicole Hagner in the November 8 general election.
|New Jersey Assembly General Election, Twenty-Seventh Legislative District (2009)|
|John F. McKeon (D)||33,013|
|Mila M. Jasey (D)||30,399|
|Mark Meyerowitz (R)||18,841|
|Barry Funt (R)||18,409|
In 2011, McKeon received $540,859 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.
|New Jersey General Assembly 2011 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to John McKeon's campaign in 2011|
|New Jersey Education Association||$16,400|
|Democratic Assembly Campaign Cmte Of New Jersey||$10,000|
|New Jersey Bankers Association||$9,600|
|International Longshoremens Association||$8,200|
|New Jersey State Laborers||$8,200|
|Total Raised in 2011||$540,859|
|Total Votes received in 2011||23,508|
|Cost of each vote received||$23.01|
Below are McKeon's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2009 election:
|New Jersey Bankers Association||$5,850|
|Heavy & General Construction Laborers Local 472||$3,750|
|Naiop New Jersey Chapter||$3,700|
|New Jersey Education Association||$3,500|
|New Jersey Business & Industry Association||$3,500|
McKeon and his wife, Anne Mader McKeon, have three daughters.
McKeon was endorsed by:
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- Official campaign website
- NJ Assembly - Hon. John McKeon
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- State Surge - Legislative and voting track record
- NJ Assembly Dems - Assm. McKeon
- Campaign Contributions: 2011, 2009, 2007, 2005, 2003, 2001
- John McKeon on Facebook
- John McKeon on Twitter
- John McKeon on YouTube
- Project Vote Smart - Assemblyman McKeon
- New Jersey Legislature - Bills by Sponsor
- Essex County Unofficial Primary Results, June 4, 2013
- Morris County Unofficial Primary Results, June 4, 2013
- New Jersey Department of State, 2011 Official General Assembly Primary Candidate List
- Star Ledger 2009 Election Results, November 4, 2009
- Official New Jersey Assembly General Election Results
- Follow the Money - 2011 contributions
- Follow the Money - 2009 Campaign contributions
- Politicker NJ, 2011 AFL-CIO endorsed candidates, accessed Aug. 5, 2011
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