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}}{{tnr}}{{tnr}}'''Keith Walker''' is a 2013 [[Republican]] candidate for District 5 of the [[New Jersey State Senate elections, 2013|New Jersey State Senate]].<ref>[http://nj.gov/state/elections/2013-results/2013-official-primary-candidates-state-senate-0412.pdf ''New Jersey Department of State'', "Official 2013 Primary Candidates", Accessed April 15, 2013]</ref>
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}}{{tnr}}{{tnr}}'''Keith Walker''' was a 2013 [[Republican]] candidate for District 5 of the [[New Jersey State Senate elections, 2013|New Jersey State Senate]].<ref>[http://nj.gov/state/elections/2013-results/2013-official-primary-candidates-state-senate-0412.pdf ''New Jersey Department of State'', "Official 2013 Primary Candidates," accessed April 15, 2013]</ref>
  
 
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In an interview with the ''Gloucester County Times'', Walker listed his top priorities:  
 
In an interview with the ''Gloucester County Times'', Walker listed his top priorities:  
  
*"Public safety and perceptions regarding public safety are keystones to our ability to attract business and create employment opportunities for our constituents.Business growth creates employment opportunities and together these two priorities will have the ancillary affect of having a positive impact on education by improving our children’s academic achievement, helping to reduce crime and reducing the tax burden carried by individual constituents. Our government must be more open and more accountable to our residents. In the past our legislative bodies have acted in manners that had shown a disregard for the sensitivities and pocketbooks of our residents. These practices have made New Jersey a laughing stock and creates the perception that New Jersey is indeed the “Soprano state.” It is the duty and the responsibility of elected officials to inform the voters of what they (the elected officials) are doing, why it is being done and how the state and district will benefit." <ref>[http://www.nj.com/gloucester-county/index.ssf/2011/10/njs_fifth_legislative_district.html ''NJ.com,'' "NJ's Fifth Legislative District candidates for Senate and Assembly pinpoint pressing state matters," October 11, 2011]</ref>
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*"Public safety and perceptions regarding public safety are keystones to our ability to attract business and create employment opportunities for our constituents.Business growth creates employment opportunities and together these two priorities will have the ancillary affect of having a positive impact on education by improving our children’s academic achievement, helping to reduce crime and reducing the tax burden carried by individual constituents. Our government must be more open and more accountable to our residents. In the past our legislative bodies have acted in manners that had shown a disregard for the sensitivities and pocketbooks of our residents. These practices have made New Jersey a laughing stock and creates the perception that New Jersey is indeed the “Soprano state.” It is the duty and the responsibility of elected officials to inform the voters of what they (the elected officials) are doing, why it is being done and how the state and district will benefit."<ref>[http://www.nj.com/gloucester-county/index.ssf/2011/10/njs_fifth_legislative_district.html ''NJ.com,'' "NJ's Fifth Legislative District candidates for Senate and Assembly pinpoint pressing state matters," October 11, 2011]</ref>
  
 
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:: ''See also: [[New Jersey State Senate elections, 2013]]''
 
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Walker {{2013isrunning}} in the [[State legislative elections, 2013|2013 election]] for [[New Jersey State Senate elections, 2013|New Jersey State Senate]] District 5. Walker was unopposed in the June 4 Republican primary and is challenged by incumbent [[Donald W. Norcross]] (D) in the general election which takes place on November 5, 2013.<ref>[http://nj.gov/state/elections/2013-results/2013-official-primary-results-state-senate.pdf ''New Jersey Department of State'', "Official Primary Election Results," Accessed July 26, 2013]</ref> <ref name=gencand>[http://nj.gov/state/elections/2013-results/2013-unofficial-general-candidates-state-senate-0718.pdf ''New Jersey Department of State'', "Unofficial general election candidates," Accessed August 5, 2013]</ref>  
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Walker ran in the [[State legislative elections, 2013|2013 election]] for [[New Jersey State Senate elections, 2013|New Jersey State Senate]] District 5. Walker was unopposed in the June 4 Republican primary.  He was defeated by incumbent [[Donald W. Norcross]] (D) in the general election, which took place on November 5, 2013.<ref>[http://nj.gov/state/elections/2013-results/2013-official-primary-results-state-senate.pdf ''New Jersey Department of State'', "Official Primary Election Results," Accessed July 26, 2013]</ref><ref name=gencand>[http://nj.gov/state/elections/2013-results/2013-official-general-candidates-state-senate-0912.pdf ''New Jersey Department of State'', "Official general election candidates," September 9, 2013]</ref><ref>[http://nj.gov/state/elections/2013-results/2013-official-general-election-results-state-senate.pdf ''New Jersey Department of State,'' "2013 Official General Election results," accessed December 5, 2013]</ref>
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===2011===
 
===2011===
 
:: ''See also: [[New Jersey State Senate elections, 2011]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[New Jersey State Senate elections, 2011]]''
  
Walker was defeated in the 2011 election for [[New Jersey State Senate|New Jersey Senate]] District 5.  He defeated [[George Gallenthin, III]] in the Republican primary on June 7, 2011.  Democratic incumbent [[Donald Norcross]] defeated him in the general election took place on November 8, 2011. <ref>[http://www.nj.gov/state/elections/election-results/unofficial-2011-primary-results-state-senate-0714-1.pdf ''New Jersey Department of State,'' 2011 Official State Senate Primary Candidate List]</ref>  
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Walker was defeated in the 2011 election for [[New Jersey State Senate|New Jersey Senate]] District 5.  He defeated [[George Gallenthin, III]] in the Republican primary on June 7, 2011.  Democratic incumbent [[Donald Norcross]] defeated him in the general election on November 8, 2011.<ref>[http://www.nj.gov/state/elections/election-results/unofficial-2011-primary-results-state-senate-0714-1.pdf ''New Jersey Department of State,'' 2011 Official State Senate Primary Candidate List]</ref>  
  
 
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==Additional reading==
 
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*[http://www.njspotlight.com/stories/11/1103/0256/ ''NJSpotlight,'' "Candidates: Legislative District 5," November 4, 2011]
 
*[http://www.njspotlight.com/stories/11/1103/0256/ ''NJSpotlight,'' "Candidates: Legislative District 5," November 4, 2011]
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Keith Walker
Keith Walker.jpg
Candidate for
New Jersey Senate District 5
PartyRepublican
Education
Bachelor'sRutgers University
Master'sU.S. Marine Corps Command and Staff College, Walden University
Personal
ProfessionTeacher, retired marine
Keith Walker was a 2013 Republican candidate for District 5 of the New Jersey State Senate.[1]

Biography

Walker received his B.A. in Political Science from Rutgers University in 1980. He received his first Master's degree in Military Science from the U.S. Marine Corps Command and Staff College. He earned his second Master's degree in Education from Walden University. Walker is a public school teacher and chairman of Camden County Toys for Tots. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps.

Issues

Campaign themes

2011

In an interview with the Gloucester County Times, Walker listed his top priorities:

  • "Public safety and perceptions regarding public safety are keystones to our ability to attract business and create employment opportunities for our constituents.Business growth creates employment opportunities and together these two priorities will have the ancillary affect of having a positive impact on education by improving our children’s academic achievement, helping to reduce crime and reducing the tax burden carried by individual constituents. Our government must be more open and more accountable to our residents. In the past our legislative bodies have acted in manners that had shown a disregard for the sensitivities and pocketbooks of our residents. These practices have made New Jersey a laughing stock and creates the perception that New Jersey is indeed the “Soprano state.” It is the duty and the responsibility of elected officials to inform the voters of what they (the elected officials) are doing, why it is being done and how the state and district will benefit."[2]

Elections

2013

See also: New Jersey State Senate elections, 2013

Walker ran in the 2013 election for New Jersey State Senate District 5. Walker was unopposed in the June 4 Republican primary. He was defeated by incumbent Donald W. Norcross (D) in the general election, which took place on November 5, 2013.[3][4][5]

New Jersey State Senate, District 5 General Election, 2013
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDonald Norcross Incumbent 57.9% 25,383
     Republican Keith Walker 42.1% 18,448
Total Votes 43,831

2011

See also: New Jersey State Senate elections, 2011

Walker was defeated in the 2011 election for New Jersey Senate District 5. He defeated George Gallenthin, III in the Republican primary on June 7, 2011. Democratic incumbent Donald Norcross defeated him in the general election on November 8, 2011.[6]

New Jersey State Senate District 5 General Election, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDonald Norcross Incumbent 56.8% 17,712
     Republican Keith Walker 43.2% 13,444
Total Votes 31,156

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