Mila Jasey

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Mila Jasey
New Jersey General Assembly District 27
In office
2007 - Present
Term ends
January 2014
Years in position 7
Base salary$49,000/year
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 8, 2011
First elected2007
Next generalNovember 5, 2013
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sColumbia University
Master'sLienhard School of Nursing at Pace University
Office website
Campaign website
Mila Jasey (b. May 29, 1951) is a Democratic member of the New Jersey General Assembly, representing the 27th District since winning a special election in 2007.

Jasey earned her Bachelor of Arts in history from Barnard College and her Master of Science in nursing from the Lienhard School of Nursing at Pace University. Prior to her election to the Assembly, Jasey served as a member of the South Orange-Maplewood Board of Education from 1999-2007.[1]

Committee assignments



  • A818 Enacts the "Civil Marriage and Religious Protection Act."
  • A2978 Enacts the "Freedom of Religion and Equality in Civil Marriage Act."
  • A3506 "Mortgage Stabilization and Relief Act;" creates Mortgage Stabilization Program and Housing Assistance and Recovery Program; imposes additional requirements on lender foreclosing mortgage; appropriates $40 million from "Long Term Obligation and Capital Expenditure Fund."
  • A4061 Permits the conversion of nonpublic schools into charter schools.[2]

Campaign themes

Jasey's official campaign website lists five major campaign themes:[3]

  • Education
  • Anti-Bullying
  • Health Care
  • Affordable Housing
  • Marriage Equality



See also: New Jersey General Assembly elections, 2013

Jasey ran in the 2013 election for New Jersey General Assembly District 27. Jasey is bracketed with John F. McKeon. He was unopposed in the June 4 Democratic primary. He is challenged by Angelo Tedesco (R) and Laura M. Ali (R) in the general election which takes place on November 5, 2013.[4][5]


See also: New Jersey General Assembly elections, 2011

Jasey won re-election in 2011. She and incumbent John McKeon were bracketed together and defeated Ellen Steinberg in the Democratic Primary on June 7. They then defeated Lee Holtzman and Nicole Hagner in the November 8 general election.[6]

New Jersey General Assembly District 27 General Election, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJohn McKeon Incumbent 28% 23,508
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMila Jasey Incumbent 27.1% 22,757
     Republican Lee Holtzman 22.5% 18,857
     Republican Nicole Hagner 22.4% 18,790
Total Votes 83,912


Jasey successfully won re-election in the November 3, 2009 general election. She was bracketed with John McKeon and defeated Republican challengers Mark Meyerowitz and Barry Funt.[7][8]

New Jersey Assembly General Election, Twenty-Seventh Legislative District (2009)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png John F. McKeon (D) 33,013
Green check mark transparent.png Mila M. Jasey (D) 30,399
Mark Meyerowitz (R) 18,841
Barry Funt (R) 18,409

Campaign donors


In 2011, Jasey received $176,223 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[9]

New Jersey General Assembly 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Mila Jasey's campaign in 2011
New Jersey Education Association$16,400
Election Fund Of Joseph Cryan$8,200
International Longshoremens Association$8,200
New Jersey State Laborers$8,200
New Jersey Apartment Association$2,750
Total Raised in 2011 $176,223
Total Votes received in 2011 22,757
Cost of each vote received $7.74


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

Contributor 2009 total
Election Fund Of John F Kckeon For State Assembly $8,200
New Jersey Association Of Realtors $4,000
New Jersey Education Association $4,000
Robinson, Tamara $2,600
Bell, Patricia A $2,300



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Jasey and her husband, Neil, have three adult children.

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