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}}{{tnr}}'''Loretta Weinberg''' has been a [[Democratic]] member of the [[New Jersey Senate]] since 2005. Bills that have been sponsored by Senator Weinberg include Senate Bill 91 and Senate Bill 92.<ref> [http://www.njleg.state.nj.us/bills/BillsBySponsor.asp Bills Sponsored by Senators and Representatives]</ref>
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}}{{tnr}}'''Loretta Weinberg''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[New Jersey Senate]], representing District 37. She was first elected to the chamber in 2005. Bills that have been sponsored by Senator Weinberg include Senate Bill 91 and Senate Bill 92.<ref> [http://www.njleg.state.nj.us/bills/BillsBySponsor.asp Bills Sponsored by Senators and Representatives]</ref>
  
 
After the [[New Jersey State Senate elections, 2011|2011 elections]], Weinberg was elected as [[State Senate Majority Leader]] on November 10, 2011.<ref>[http://ncsl.typepad.com/the_thicket/2011/11/new-leaders-in-arizona-and-new-jersey.html ''NCSL Typepad'' "New Leaders in Arizona and New Jersey," November 10, 2011]</ref>
 
After the [[New Jersey State Senate elections, 2011|2011 elections]], Weinberg was elected as [[State Senate Majority Leader]] on November 10, 2011.<ref>[http://ncsl.typepad.com/the_thicket/2011/11/new-leaders-in-arizona-and-new-jersey.html ''NCSL Typepad'' "New Leaders in Arizona and New Jersey," November 10, 2011]</ref>
  
Weinberg graduated with a B.A. in History from the University of California.<ref>[http://www.njleg.state.nj.us/members/BIO.asp?Leg=260 Official website of Loretta Weinberg]</ref>  
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Weinberg served in the [[New Jersey General Assembly]] from 1992 to 2005. She was Majority Conference Leader for the chamber from 2002 to 2005.<ref>[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=4204 Loretta Weinberg at Project Vote Smart]</ref>  
  
In addition to being a senator, Weinberg was the Co-owner/Vice President of Fineline Store Equipment from 1964 to 1995. Prior to her position in the state senate, Weinberg was the Majority Conference Leader for the New Jersey General Assembly from 2002 to 2005.<ref>[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=4204 Loretta Weinberg at Project Vote Smart]</ref>  
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==Biography==
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Weinberg graduated with a B.A. in History and Political Science from the University of California in 1956.<ref>[http://www.njleg.state.nj.us/members/BIO.asp?Leg=260 Official website of Loretta Weinberg]</ref> She later received her Masters of Public Administration from Farleigh Dickinson University.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/candidate/biography/4204/loretta-weinberg#.UZVHdkpG12p Project Vote Smart, Accessed May 16, 2013]</ref> Weinberg was the Co-owner/Vice President of Fineline Store Equipment from 1964 to 1995.
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
 
===2010-2011===
 
===2010-2011===
In the 2010-2011 legislative session, Weinberg has been appointed to these committees:
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In the 2010-2011 legislative session, Weinberg served on these committees:
  
 
* [[Legislative Oversight Committee, New Jersey Senate|Legislative Oversight]], Chair
 
* [[Legislative Oversight Committee, New Jersey Senate|Legislative Oversight]], Chair
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==Elections==
 
==Elections==
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===2013===
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Weinberg {{2013isrunning}} in the [[State legislative elections, 2013|2013 election]] for [[New Jersey State Senate elections, 2013|New Jersey State Senate]] District 37. Weinberg was unopposed in the June 4 Democratic primary and is challenged by [[Paul A. Duggen]] (R) in the general election which takes place on November 5, 2013.<ref>[http://www.bergencountyclerk.org/elections/VoterHistory.aspx?id=3d398c36-777c-4ef6-8158-7c20b9b324c7 ''Bergen County Unofficial Primary Results,'' June 4, 2013]</ref>
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===2011===
 
===2011===
 
::''See also: [[New Jersey State Senate elections, 2011]]''
 
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==Endorsements==
 
==Endorsements==
 
===2011===
 
===2011===
Weinberg has been endorsed by:
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Weinberg was endorsed by:
 
* [http://www.njaflcio.org/ New Jersey State AFL-CIO] <ref>[http://www.politickernj.com/files/NJ%20State%20AFL-CIO%20Endorsed%20Candidates%208-4-2011.pdf ''Politicker NJ,'' 2011 AFL-CIO endorsed candidates, accessed Aug. 5, 2011]</ref>
 
* [http://www.njaflcio.org/ New Jersey State AFL-CIO] <ref>[http://www.politickernj.com/files/NJ%20State%20AFL-CIO%20Endorsed%20Candidates%208-4-2011.pdf ''Politicker NJ,'' 2011 AFL-CIO endorsed candidates, accessed Aug. 5, 2011]</ref>
  
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==Personal==
 
==Personal==
  
Weinburg was born on February 6, 1935 in New York, New York.  She has two children: Daniel and Francine.
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Weinburg has two children. She currently resides in Teaneck, New Jersey.  
  
 
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*[http://www.njspotlight.com/stories/11/1102/0110/ ''NJSpotlight,'' "Candidates: Legislative District 37," November 2, 2011]
 
*[http://www.njspotlight.com/stories/11/1102/0110/ ''NJSpotlight,'' "Candidates: Legislative District 37," November 2, 2011]
 
*[http://www.njspotlight.com/stories/11/1027/2048/ ''NJSpotlight,'' "Legislative District 37," October 28, 2011]
 
*[http://www.njspotlight.com/stories/11/1027/2048/ ''NJSpotlight,'' "Legislative District 37," October 28, 2011]
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==External links==
 
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*[http://www.lorettaweinberg.com/ Loretta Weinberg's personal website]
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* [http://www.lorettaweinberg.com/ Loretta Weinberg's personal website]
 
* [http://www.njleg.state.nj.us/members/BIO.asp?Leg=260 Official website of Loretta Weinburg]  
 
* [http://www.njleg.state.nj.us/members/BIO.asp?Leg=260 Official website of Loretta Weinburg]  
 
* [http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=4204 Loretta Weinberg legislative profile on Project Vote Smart]
 
* [http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=4204 Loretta Weinberg legislative profile on Project Vote Smart]
 
* [http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=4204 Loretta Weinberg biography on Project Vote Smart]
 
* [http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=4204 Loretta Weinberg biography on Project Vote Smart]
 
* [http://www.njsendems.com/senator.asp?sid=37 New Jersey Democratic Party biography of Loretta Weinberg]
 
* [http://www.njsendems.com/senator.asp?sid=37 New Jersey Democratic Party biography of Loretta Weinberg]
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* [https://www.facebook.com/senatorlorettaweinberg Facebook page]
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* [https://twitter.com/SenatorLorettaW Twitter page]
  
 
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Loretta Weinberg
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New Jersey State Senate District 37
Incumbent
In office
2005-Present
Term ends
January 10, 2014
Years in position 9
PartyDemocratic
Leadership
Senate Majority Leader
2011-Present
Compensation
Base salary$49,000/year
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 8, 2011
First elected2005
Next generalNovember 5, 2013
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
New Jersey State General Assembly
1992-2005
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of California, 1956
Master'sFairleigh Dickinson University
Personal
BirthdayFebruary 6, 1935
Place of birthNew York, NY
ProfessionJewish
Websites
Office website
Personal website
CandidateVerification
Loretta Weinberg is a Democratic member of the New Jersey Senate, representing District 37. She was first elected to the chamber in 2005. Bills that have been sponsored by Senator Weinberg include Senate Bill 91 and Senate Bill 92.[1]

After the 2011 elections, Weinberg was elected as State Senate Majority Leader on November 10, 2011.[2]

Weinberg served in the New Jersey General Assembly from 1992 to 2005. She was Majority Conference Leader for the chamber from 2002 to 2005.[3]

Biography

Weinberg graduated with a B.A. in History and Political Science from the University of California in 1956.[4] She later received her Masters of Public Administration from Farleigh Dickinson University.[5] Weinberg was the Co-owner/Vice President of Fineline Store Equipment from 1964 to 1995.

Committee assignments

2010-2011

In the 2010-2011 legislative session, Weinberg served on these committees:

Elections

2013

See also: New Jersey State Senate elections, 2013

Weinberg ran in the 2013 election for New Jersey State Senate District 37. Weinberg was unopposed in the June 4 Democratic primary and is challenged by Paul A. Duggen (R) in the general election which takes place on November 5, 2013.[6]

2011

See also: New Jersey State Senate elections, 2011

Weinberg won re-election to the District 37 State Senate seat in 2011. She faced no opposition for the June 7 Democratic primary election. Weinberg defeated Robert Lebovics (R) in the general election which took place on November 8, 2011. [7]

New Jersey State Senate District 37 General Election, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngLoretta Weinberg Incumbent 69.9% 23,141
     Republican Robert Lebovics 30.1% 9,980
Total Votes 33,121

2007

In 2007, Weinberg was re-elected to the New Jersey State Senate District 37. Weinburg (D) finished with 24,118 votes and was followed by Clara Nibot (R) with 7,924 votes. Weinberg raised $442,827 for her campaign fund. [8]

New Jersey Senate 2007 General Election, District 37 (2007)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Loretta Weinberg (D) 24,118
Clara Nibot (R) 7,924

Campaign donors

2011

In 2011, Weinberg received $320,995 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[9]

New Jersey State Senate 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Loretta Weinberg's campaign in 2011
Communications Workers New Jersey$8,200
Debouter, John M$8,200
Castanda, Maria$8,200
Silva, Milly$7,200
Sachs, R Gregory$6,200
Total Raised in 2011 $320,995
Total Votes received in 2011 23,141
Cost of each vote received $13.87

2007

In 2007, Weinberg collected $422,827 in donations.[10]

Listed below are the five largest contributors to her campaign.

Donor Amount
Public Fund $74,750
Electrical Workers Local 269 $8,200
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers $8,200
Electrical Workers Local 400 $8,200
New Jersey State Laborers $8,200

Endorsements

2011

Weinberg was endorsed by:

District 37

Weinburg represents New Jersey Senate District 37, which includes the city of Hackensack, New Jersey.[12]

Personal

Weinburg has two children. She currently resides in Teaneck, New Jersey.

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