|New Jersey State Senate District 26|
|January 10, 2014|
|Years in position||6|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 8, 2011|
|First elected||November 6, 2007|
|Next general||November 5, 2013|
|New Jersey State General Assembly|
|Bachelor's||Brooklyn College, 1976|
|Associate's||Staten Island Community College, 1975|
|Other||DDS, New York University College of Dentistry, 1979|
|Birthday||May 27, 1955|
|Place of birth||Brooklyn, NY|
Pennacchio was a member of the New Jersey Assembly from 2001 to 2007 and served as the Appropriations officer from 2004 to 2007.
Pennacchio graduated with a B.S. in Biology from Brooklyn College. He later graduated with a D.D.S from New York University College of Dentistry. Pennacchio is a Dentist at the Mount Arlington Family and Cosmetic Dental Associates.
In the 2010-2011 legislative session, Pennacchio served on these committees:
- See also: New Jersey State Senate elections, 2013
Pennacchio ran in the 2013 election for New Jersey State Senate District 26. Pennacchio was unopposed in the June 4 Republican primary and is challenged by Avery Ann Hart (D) in the general election which takes place on November 5, 2013.
- 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. 
|New Jersey State Senate District 26 General Election, 2011|
|Republican||Joseph Pennacchio Incumbent||64.3%||20,230|
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. 
|New Jersey Senate District 26 General Election, 2007|
In 2011, Pennacchio received $420,809 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.
|New Jersey State Senate 2011 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Joseph Pennacchio's campaign in 2011|
|Election Fund Of Alex De Croce||$5,600|
|New Jersey Dental Association||$5,000|
|New Jersey Republican Party||$3,939|
|New Jersey Automobile Dealers Assocation||$2,950|
|Total Raised in 2011||$420,809|
|Total Votes received in 2011||20,230|
|Cost of each vote received||$20.8|
In 2007, Pennacchio collected $323,259 in donations.
Listed below are the five largest contributors to his campaign.
|New Jersey Dental Association||$14,200|
|Election Fund of Alex Decroce||$8,200|
|New Jersey Builders Association||$8,200|
|New Jersey Coalition of Automotive Retailers||$6,000|
Pennacchio represents New Jersey Senate District 26, which includes the borough of Bloomingdale, New Jersey.
Pennacchio and his wife, Diane, have two children. They currently reside in Montville, New Jersey.
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- NJSpotlight, "Candidates: Legislative District 26," November 4, 2011
- NJSpotlight, "Legislative District 26," October 13, 2011
- Official website of Joseph Pennacchio
- Joseph Pennacchio legislative profile on Project Vote Smart
- Joseph Pennacchio biography on Project Vote Smart
- New Jersey Republican Party biography of Joseph Pennacchio
- Joe Pennacchio on Facebook
- Twitter page
- Bills Sponsored by Senators and Representatives
- Joseph Pennacchio at Project Vote Smart
- Official website of Joseph Pennacchio
- Mitt Romney for President, "Mitt Romney Announces Support of New Jersey Leaders," December 15, 2011
- Essex County Unofficial Primary Results, June 4, 2013
- Morris County Unofficial Primary Results, June 4, 2013
- Pasaic County Unofficial Primary Results, June 4, 2013
- New Jersey Department of State, 2011 Official State Senate Primary Candidate List
- New Jersey State Senate election results
- Follow the Money - 2011 contributions
- New Jersey Senate Districts By Number
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