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Joseph Pennacchio
Joseph Pennacchio.jpg
New Jersey State Senate District 26
Incumbent
In office
2008-Present
Term ends
January 9, 2018
Years in position 6
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$49,000/year
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 5, 2013
First electedNovember 6, 2007
Next generalNovember 7, 2017
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
New Jersey State General Assembly
2001-2007
Education
Associate'sStaten Island Community College, 1975
Bachelor'sBrooklyn College, 1976
OtherDDS, New York University College of Dentistry, 1979
Personal
BirthdayMay 27, 1955
Place of birthBrooklyn, NY
ProfessionDentist
ReligionCatholic
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Joseph Pennacchio (b. May 27, 1955) is a Republican member of the New Jersey Senate, representing District 26. He was first elected to the chamber in 2007. Bills that have been sponsored by Senator Pennacchio include Senate Bill 168 and Senate Bill 430.[1]

Pennacchio was a member of the New Jersey General Assembly from 2001 to 2007 and served as the Appropriations officer from 2004 to 2007.[2]

Biography

Pennacchio earned his B.S. in Biology from Brooklyn College and his D.D.S from New York University College of Dentistry.[3] His professional experience includes working as a dentist at the Mount Arlington Family and Cosmetic Dental Associates.

Committee assignments

2014-2015

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

New Jersey Committee Assignments, 2014
Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens
Transportation

2010-2011

In the 2010-2011 legislative session, Pennacchio served on the following committees:

Elections

2013

See also: New Jersey State Senate elections, 2013

Pennacchio won re-election in the 2013 election for New Jersey State Senate District 26. Pennacchio was unopposed in the June 4 Republican primary and defeated Avery Ann Hart (D) in the general election on November 5, 2013.[4][5][6][7]

New Jersey State Senate, District 26 General Election, 2013
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJoseph Pennacchio Incumbent 65% 35,772
     Democratic Avery Ann Hart 35% 19,250
Total Votes 55,022

2011

See also: New Jersey State Senate elections, 2011

Pennacchio won re-election to the District 26 State Senate seat. He was unopposed for the June 7 Republican primary election. Pennacchio defeated Wasim Khan (D) in the general election which took place on November 8, 2011.[8]

New Jersey State Senate District 26 General Election, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJoseph Pennacchio Incumbent 64.3% 20,230
     Democratic Wasim Khan 32.8% 10,317
     Independent Joseph Scafa 2.9% 913
Total Votes 31,460

2007

See also: New Jersey State Senate elections, 2007

In 2007, Pennacchio was elected to the New Jersey State Senate District 26. Pennacchio (R) finished with 26,567 votes and was followed by Wasim Khan (D) with 13,442 votes. Pennacchio raised $323,259 for his campaign fund.[9]

New Jersey Senate District 26 General Election, 2007
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJoseph Pennacchio 66.4% 26,567
     Democratic Wasim Khan 33.6% 13,442
Total Votes 40,009

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Pennacchio is available dating back to 2001. Based on available campaign finance records, Pennacchio raised a total of $1,251,247 during that time period. This information was last updated on August 13, 2013.[10]

Joseph Pennacchio's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2011 New Jersey State Senate, District 26 Won $420,809
2009 New Jersey State Senate, District 26 Not up for election $143,900
2007 New Jersey State Senate, District 26 Won $323,259
2005 New Jersey General Assembly, District 26 Won $226,333
2003 New Jersey General Assembly, District 26 Won $47,600
2001 New Jersey General Assembly, District 26 Won $89,346
Grand Total Raised $1,251,247

2011

Pennacchio won re-election to the New Jersey State Senate in 2011. During that election cycle, Pennacchio raised a total of $420,809.

2009

Pennacchio was not up for election to the New Jersey State Senate in 2009. During that election cycle, Pennacchio raised a total of $143,900.

2007

Pennacchio won election to the New Jersey State Senate in 2007. During that election cycle, Pennacchio raised a total of $323,259.

2005

Pennacchio won re-election to the New Jersey General Assembly in 2005. During that election cycle, Pennacchio raised a total of $226,333.

2003

Pennacchio won re-election to the New Jersey General Assembly in 2003. During that election cycle, Pennacchio raised a total of $47,600.

2001

Pennacchio won election to the New Jersey General Assembly in 2001. During that election cycle, Pennacchio raised a total of $89,346.

Endorsements

Presidential preference

2012

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

Joseph Pennacchio endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. [11]

Personal

Pennacchio and his wife, Diane, have two children. They currently reside in Montville, New Jersey.

Pennacchio is a member of the American Dental Association and the Tri County Dental Society.

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