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{{TOCnestright}}'''Michael Carroll''' (b. April 8, 1958) is a [[Republican Party|Republican]] member of the [[New Jersey General Assembly]], representing the 25th District since 1996.  Carroll currently serves as [[State Assembly Parliamentarian|Parliamentarian]].
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{{TOCnestright}}'''Michael Patrick Carroll''' (b. April 8, 1958) is a [[Republican Party|Republican]] member of the [[New Jersey General Assembly]], representing the 25th District since 1996.  Carroll currently serves as [[State Assembly Parliamentarian|Parliamentarian]].
  
 
Carrol earned his B.A. in History and Political Science from Johns Hopkins University and his J.D. from Rutgers School of Law.  He is also currently an attorney with a private practice. He has worked as an adjunct professor at the County College of Morris, interned for office of Congressman Jack Kemp, and has been a columnist for Practical Politics and PoliticsNJ.com<ref>[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=8292 Project Vote Smart - Assemblyman Carroll]</ref>
 
Carrol earned his B.A. in History and Political Science from Johns Hopkins University and his J.D. from Rutgers School of Law.  He is also currently an attorney with a private practice. He has worked as an adjunct professor at the County College of Morris, interned for office of Congressman Jack Kemp, and has been a columnist for Practical Politics and PoliticsNJ.com<ref>[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=8292 Project Vote Smart - Assemblyman Carroll]</ref>
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Michael Carroll
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New Jersey General Assembly District 25
Incumbent
In office
1996 - Present
Term ends
January 2014
Years in position 18
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$49,000/year
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 8, 2011
First elected1995
Next generalNovember 5, 2013
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sJohns Hopkins University
J.D.Rutgers School of Law, Newark, 1983
Personal
Birthday04/08/1958
Place of birthFayetteville, NC
ProfessionAttorney
ReligionCatholic
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Michael Patrick Carroll (b. April 8, 1958) is a Republican member of the New Jersey General Assembly, representing the 25th District since 1996. Carroll currently serves as Parliamentarian.

Carrol earned his B.A. in History and Political Science from Johns Hopkins University and his J.D. from Rutgers School of Law. He is also currently an attorney with a private practice. He has worked as an adjunct professor at the County College of Morris, interned for office of Congressman Jack Kemp, and has been a columnist for Practical Politics and PoliticsNJ.com[1]

Committee assignments

2010-2012 committees:

Issues

Campaign themes

Carroll's motto is "Cut Taxes Cut Spending Stop Borrowing."

On his website he lists his "Freedom and Prosperity Platform," the top five issues of which are:[2]

  • Abolish Unaffordable Housing Mandates
  • Abolish The Death Tax
  • Repeal The Highlands Act
  • Defend Second Amendment Rights
  • Repeal Every Single McGreevey/Codey/Corzine Tax Increase

  • A804 "New Jersey Compassionate Use Medical Marijuana Act."
  • A1274 Prohibits Medicaid funding for abortifacients.
  • A1275 Prohibits public and certain private affirmative action programs based upon race, ethnicity, sex, color or national origin.
  • A3928 Provides public agency may give person requesting copy of government record option to receive copy by email at no charge.[3]

Elections

2013

See also: New Jersey General Assembly elections, 2013

Carroll ran in the 2013 election for New Jersey General Assembly District 25. Carroll is bracketed with Anthony Bucco, Jr.. He was unopposed in the June 4 Republican primary. He is challenged by Alex Krasnomowitz (D) in the general election which takes place on November 5, 2013.[4][5]

2011

See also: New Jersey General Assembly elections, 2011

Carroll won re-election in 2011. He and incumbent Anthony Bucco, Jr. were bracketed together and defeated John Sierchio in the Republican Primary on June 7. They then defeated George Stafford and Gale Heiss Colucci in the November 8 general election.[6]

New Jersey General Assembly District 25 General Election, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMichael Carroll Incumbent 30% 18,481
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngAnthony Bucco Incumbent 29.5% 18,218
     Democratic George Stafford 20.2% 12,432
     Democratic Gale Heiss Colucci 20.4% 12,564
Total Votes 61,695


New Jersey General Assembly Republican Primary, 2011
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngMichael Patrick Carroll Incumbent 40.1% 8,905
Green check mark transparent.pngAnthony M. Bucco Incumbent 37.6% 8,341
John Sierchio 22.3% 4,963
Total Votes 22,209

2009

Running for re-election in the November 3, 2009 general election, Carroll received 38,067 votes (32%), defeating Democratic challengers Wendy Wright and Rebekah Conroy.[7] He was bracketed with Anthony Bucco, Jr..[8]

New Jersey Assembly General Election, Twenty-Fifth Legislative District (2009)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Anthony Bucco (R) 39,150
Green check mark transparent.png Michael Patrick Carroll (R) 38,188
Wendy Wright (D) 21,431
Rebekah Conroy (D) 20,010

Campaign donors

2011

In 2011, Carroll received $58,937 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[9]

New Jersey General Assembly 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Michael Carroll's campaign in 2011
James, Virginia$2,600
Comprehensive Brokerage$2,600
Comprehensive Asset Management$2,300
Doherty, Hon Michael J$2,000
New Jobs Business PAC Of New Jersey$1,500
Total Raised in 2011 $58,937
Total Votes received in 2011 18,481
Cost of each vote received $3.19

2009

Below are Carroll's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2009 election:[10]

Contributor 2009 total
Republican National Committee $7,175
New Jersey Business & Industry Association $3,500
Bucco For Assembly $3,112
New Jersey Right To Life $3,000
Biondi, Peter $3,000

Personal

Carrol and his wife, Sharon Anderson, have six children.

Additional reading

External links

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