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Nicholas Sacco
Nicholas Sacco.jpg
New Jersey State Senate District 32
In office
Term ends
January 10, 2014
Years in position 21
Base salary$49,000/year
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 8, 2011
First elected1993
Next generalNovember 5, 2013
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Mayor, North Bergen Town
Bachelor'sRutgers University
Master'sSeton Hall University
Date of birthNovember 17, 1946
Place of birthJersey City, NJ
Office website
Nicholas J. Sacco is a Democratic member of the New Jersey Senate, representing District 32. He was first elected to the chamber in 1993. Bills that have been sponsored by Senator Sacco include Senate Bill 463 and Senate Bill 509.[1]


Sacco graduated with a B.A. in History from Rutgers Universty. He later graduated with an M.A. in Administration and Supervision from Seton Hall University.[2] He is the Assistant Superintendent of Schools for the North Bergen Board of Education. Sacco is also Mayor of the North Bergen Township Commission.[3]

Committee assignments


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



See also: New Jersey State Senate elections, 2013

Sacco ran in the 2013 election for New Jersey State Senate District 32. Sacco defeated Francisco E. Torres in the June 4 Democratic primary and is challenged by Paul Castelli (R) in the general election which takes place on November 5, 2013.[4][5]


See also: New Jersey State Senate elections, 2011

Sacco won re-election to the District 32 State Senate seat in 2011. He defeated Jeff Boss in the June 7 Democratic primary. Sacco defeated Edward O'Neill (R) and Herbert Shaw (I) in the general election which took place on November 8, 2011. [6]

New Jersey State Senate District 32 General Election, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngNicholas Sacco Incumbent 80.8% 16,413
     Republican Edward O'Neill 16.3% 3,312
     Independent Herbert Shaw 2.9% 588
Total Votes 20,313
New Jersey State Senate District 32 Democratic Primary, 2011
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngNicholas Sacco Incumbent 95.3% 10,211
Jeff Boss 4.7% 505
Total Votes 10,716


In 2007, Sacco was re-elected to the New Jersey State Senate District 31. Sacco (D) finished with 16,780 votes and was followed by John Pluchino (R) with 3,474 votes. Sacco raised $210,064 for his campaign fund. [7]

New Jersey Senate 2007 General Election, District 31 (2007)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Nicholas Sacco (D) 16,780
John Pluchino (R) 3,474

Campaign donors


In 2011, Sacco received $408,314 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[8]

New Jersey State Senate 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Nicholas Sacco's campaign in 2011
New Jersey Education Association$10,100
North Bergen Democratic Municipal Cmte$9,322
Tabakin, Mark$7,300
Liberty Board Of Realtors$6,775
Nu-Way Concessionaires Inc$5,000
Total Raised in 2011 $408,314
Total Votes received in 2011 16,413
Cost of each vote received $24.88


In 2007, Sacco collected $210,064 in donations.[9]

Listed below are the five largest contributors to his campaign.

Donor Amount
North Bergen Democratic Municipal Committee $73,681
New Jersey State Laborers $8,200
New Jersey Education Association $5,325
Hudson County Democratic Organization $4,605
Chasan Leyner & Lamparello $4,400



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Sacco and his wife, Kathleen, have one child. They currently reside in North Bergen, New Jersey.

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