|New Jersey General Assembly District 25|
|1996 - Present|
|Years in position||17|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 3, 2009|
|Next election||November 8, 2011|
|Bachelor's||Johns Hopkins University|
|J.D.||Rutgers School of Law, Newark, 1983|
|Place of birth||Fayetteville, NC|
Carroll 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
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.
|New Jersey General Assembly Republican Primary, 2011|
|Michael Patrick Carroll Incumbent||40.1%||8,905|
|Anthony M. Bucco Incumbent||37.6%||8,341|
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. He was bracketed with Anthony Bucco, Jr..
|New Jersey Assembly General Election, Twenty-Fifth Legislative District (2009)|
|Anthony Bucco (R)||39,150|
|Michael Patrick Carroll (R)||38,188|
|Wendy Wright (D)||21,431|
|Rebekah Conroy (D)||20,010|
Below are Carroll's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2009 election:
|Republican National Committee||$7,175|
|New Jersey Business & Industry Association||$3,500|
|Bucco For Assembly||$3,112|
|New Jersey Right To Life||$3,000|
Carroll's motto is "Cut Taxes Cut Spending Stop Borrowing."
On his website he lists his "Freedom and Prosperity Platform." It includes:
- Abolish Unaffordable Housing Mandates
- Repeal Every Single McGreevey/Codey/Corzine Tax Increase
- Reform School Aid, Providing Equal State Funding to Every Child
- Repeal The Highlands Act
- Abolish All "Affirmative Action" Programs
- Defend Second Amendment Rights
- Prohibit All Borrowing Without Voter Approval
- Mandate Legislative Super-Majorities to Increase Taxes
- 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.
- Assemblyman Michael Carroll official website
- NJ Assembly - Hon. Mike Carroll
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2009, 2007, 2001, 1999
- ↑ Project Vote Smart - Assemblyman Carroll
- ↑ New Jersey Department of State, 2011 Official General Assembly Primary Candidate List
- ↑ Star Ledger 2009 Election Results, November 4, 2009
- ↑ Official New Jersey Assembly General Election Results
- ↑ Follow the Money - 2009 Campaign contributions
- ↑ Michael Carroll Platform
- ↑ New Jersey Legislature - Bills by Sponsor
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