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}}{{tnr}}'''Joseph Raich''' was a 2012 [[Democratic]] candidate for District 26 of the [[New Jersey General Assembly]]. He previously ran for the office in 2011.
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}}{{tnr}}'''Joseph Raich''' was a [[State legislative elections, 2013|2013]] [[Democratic]] candidate for [[New Jersey General Assembly elections, 2013#District 26|District 26]] of the [[New Jersey General Assembly]].<ref>[http://nj.gov/state/elections/2013-results/2013-official-primary-candidates-general-assembly.pdf ''New Jersey Department of State'', "Official 2013 Primary Candidates," accessed April 15, 2013]</ref>
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He previously ran for the office in 2012 and 2011.
  
 
Raich also ran for the Parsippany Board of Education in 2011.  He said that if he won the school board election he would not drop out of the assembly race.  However, state statute does not allow holding both offices.  Raich said, "I aim to win both and then decide."<ref>[http://parsippany.patch.com/articles/a-board-of-ed-and-assembly-candidate-raich-i-aim-to-win-both-and-then-decide-what-position-to-hold ''Patch.com,'' "A Board of Ed and State Assembly Candidate, Raich Says 'I Aim to Win Both and then Decide'," April 14, 2011]</ref>
 
Raich also ran for the Parsippany Board of Education in 2011.  He said that if he won the school board election he would not drop out of the assembly race.  However, state statute does not allow holding both offices.  Raich said, "I aim to win both and then decide."<ref>[http://parsippany.patch.com/articles/a-board-of-ed-and-assembly-candidate-raich-i-aim-to-win-both-and-then-decide-what-position-to-hold ''Patch.com,'' "A Board of Ed and State Assembly Candidate, Raich Says 'I Aim to Win Both and then Decide'," April 14, 2011]</ref>
  
Raich's professional experience includes working as a driver at Travel Limousine and zone sales supervisor at The Star Ledger Newspaper Circulation.  He earned his B.A. from Jersey City State College in 1968.
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Raich earned his B.A. from Jersey City State College in 1968.  His professional experience includes working as a driver at Travel Limousine and zone sales supervisor at The Star Ledger Newspaper Circulation.
  
 
==Elections==
 
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===2013===
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:: ''See also: [[New Jersey General Assembly elections, 2013]]''
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Raich ran in the [[State legislative elections, 2013|2013 election]] for [[New Jersey General Assembly elections, 2013|New Jersey General Assembly]] District 26. Raich was bracketed with [[Elliot Isibor]]. He was unopposed in the June 4 Democratic primary. He was defeated by incumbent [[Jay Webber]] (R) and incumbent [[BettyLou DeCroce]] (R) in the general election, which took place on November 5, 2013.<ref>[http://nj.gov/state/elections/2013-results/2013-official-primary-results-general-assembly.pdf ''New Jersey Department of Elections'', "Official Primary Election Results," accessed July 26, 2013]</ref><ref name=gencand>[http://www.state.nj.us/state/elections/2013-results/2013-official-general-candidates-general-assembly-0912b.pdf ''New Jersey Department of State,'' "Official 2013 General Assembly general election candidates," accessed April 10, 2014]</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-general-assembly.pdf ''New Jersey Department of State,'' "2013 Official General Election results," accessed December 9, 2013]</ref>
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===2012===
 
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:: ''See also: [[State legislative special elections, 2012]]''
 
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:: ''See also: [[New Jersey General Assembly elections, 2011]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[New Jersey General Assembly elections, 2011]]''
  
Raich was a candidate for District 26 of the [[New Jersey General Assembly]].  He was defeated in the November 8 general election.  Raich and [[Elliot Isibor]] ran unopposed in the June 7 Democratic primary.  [[Alex DeCroce]] and [[Jay Webber]] ran unopposed in the Republican primary.  [[Michael Spector]] was also running as an [[Independent]] in the November 8 general election.<ref>[http://www.state.nj.us/state/elections/election-results/official-2011-primary-candidates-gen-assembly-050411.pdf ''New Jersey Department of State,'' 2011 Official General Assembly Primary Candidate List]</ref>
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Raich was a candidate for District 26 of the [[New Jersey General Assembly]].  He was defeated in the November 8 general election.  Raich and [[Elliot Isibor]] ran unopposed in the June 7 Democratic primary.  [[Alex DeCroce]] and [[Jay Webber]] ran unopposed in the Republican primary.  [[Michael Spector]] was also running as an [[Independent]] in the November 8 general election.<ref>[http://www.state.nj.us/state/elections/2011-results/2011-official-primary-candidates-gen-assembly-050411.pdf ''New Jersey Department of State,'' "2011 Official General Assembly Primary Candidate List," accessed April 10, 2014]</ref>
  
 
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==Endorsements==
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In 2013, Raich’s endorsements included the following:<ref>[http://ppactionnj.org/planned-parenthood-action-fund-of-new-jersey-announces-endorsements-in-state-elections/ ''Planned Parenthood NJ'' "Planned Parenthood Action Fund of New Jersey Announces Endorsements in State Elections," accessed September 5, 2013]</ref><ref>[http://www.elliotisibor.com/endorsements.html, "List of Endorsements," accessed September 12, 2013]</ref>
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:* Planned Parenthood Action Fund of New Jersey
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:* New Jersey State Building & Construction Trades Council
  
 
==Personal==
 
==Personal==
 
Raich and his wife, Amy, have three children.
 
Raich and his wife, Amy, have three children.
  
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==Additional reading==
 
==Additional reading==
 
*[http://www.njspotlight.com/stories/11/1104/0151/ ''NJSpotlight,'' "Candidates: Legislative District 26," November 4, 2011]
 
*[http://www.njspotlight.com/stories/11/1104/0151/ ''NJSpotlight,'' "Candidates: Legislative District 26," November 4, 2011]
 
*[http://www.njspotlight.com/stories/11/1012/1808/ ''NJSpotlight,'' "Legislative District 26," October 13, 2011]
 
*[http://www.njspotlight.com/stories/11/1012/1808/ ''NJSpotlight,'' "Legislative District 26," October 13, 2011]
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==External links==
 
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*[http://www.linkedin.com/pub/joseph-raich/37/877/274 Joseph Raich, LinkedIn profile]
 
*[http://www.linkedin.com/pub/joseph-raich/37/877/274 Joseph Raich, LinkedIn profile]
 
* [http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=55064 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
* [http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=55064 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
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*[http://nj.gov/state/elections/2013-results/2013-official-primary-results-general-assembly.pdf ''New Jersey Department of State'', Official Primary Results]
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* [http://nj.gov/state/elections/2013-results/2013-unofficial-general-candidates-general-assembly-0715.pdf ''New Jersey Department of State'', Unofficial general election candidates]
  
 
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Joseph Raich
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New Jersey General Assembly, District 26
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Joseph Raich was a 2013 Democratic candidate for District 26 of the New Jersey General Assembly.[1]

He previously ran for the office in 2012 and 2011.

Raich also ran for the Parsippany Board of Education in 2011. He said that if he won the school board election he would not drop out of the assembly race. However, state statute does not allow holding both offices. Raich said, "I aim to win both and then decide."[2]

Biography

Raich earned his B.A. from Jersey City State College in 1968. His professional experience includes working as a driver at Travel Limousine and zone sales supervisor at The Star Ledger Newspaper Circulation.

Elections

2013

See also: New Jersey General Assembly elections, 2013

Raich ran in the 2013 election for New Jersey General Assembly District 26. Raich was bracketed with Elliot Isibor. He was unopposed in the June 4 Democratic primary. He was defeated by incumbent Jay Webber (R) and incumbent BettyLou DeCroce (R) in the general election, which took place on November 5, 2013.[3][4][5][6]

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

2012

See also: State legislative special elections, 2012

Raich ran in the special election for Assembly District 26 seat. He was defeated by incumbent BettyLou DeCroce (R) in the special election on November 6, 2012.[7][8][9]

New Jersey General Assembly, District 26, Special Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Joseph Raich 39.5% 33,618
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngBettyLou DeCroce 60.5% 51,485
Total Votes 85,103

2011

See also: New Jersey General Assembly elections, 2011

Raich was a candidate for District 26 of the New Jersey General Assembly. He was defeated in the November 8 general election. Raich and Elliot Isibor ran unopposed in the June 7 Democratic primary. Alex DeCroce and Jay Webber ran unopposed in the Republican primary. Michael Spector was also running as an Independent in the November 8 general election.[10]

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

Endorsements

2013

In 2013, Raich’s endorsements included the following:[11][12]

  • Planned Parenthood Action Fund of New Jersey
  • New Jersey State Building & Construction Trades Council

Personal

Raich and his wife, Amy, have three children.

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