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Diegnan won re-election in the [[State legislative elections, 2013|2013 election]] for [[New Jersey General Assembly elections, 2013|New Jersey General Assembly]] District 18. Diegnan was unopposed in the June 4 Democratic primary. He and [[Nancy Pinkin]] (D) defeated [[Robert A. Bengivenga]] (R), [[Lisa Goldhamer]] (R) and [[Sheila Angalet]] (UWS) in the general election which took place on November 5, 2013.<ref>[http://nj.gov/state/elections/2013-results/2013-official-primary-results-general-assembly.pdf ''New Jersey Department of Elections'', "Official Primary Election Results," Accessed July 26, 2013]</ref> <ref name=gencand>[http://www.state.nj.us/state/elections/2013-results/2013-official-general-candidates-general-assembly-0828.pdf ''New Jersey Department of State'', "Official general election candidates," August 28, 2013]</ref><ref>[http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/files/elections/2013/by_state/NJ_Page_1105.html?SITE=AP&SECTION=POLITICS ''Associated Press,'' "New Jersey - Summary Vote Results," November 6, 2013]</ref>
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Diegnan won re-election in the [[State legislative elections, 2013|2013 election]] for [[New Jersey General Assembly elections, 2013|New Jersey General Assembly]] District 18. Diegnan was unopposed in the June 4 Democratic primary. He and [[Nancy Pinkin]] (D) defeated [[Robert A. Bengivenga]] (R), [[Lisa Goldhamer]] (R) and [[Sheila Angalet]] (UWS) in the general election which took place on November 5, 2013.<ref>[http://nj.gov/state/elections/2013-results/2013-official-primary-results-general-assembly.pdf ''New Jersey Department of Elections'', "Official Primary Election Results," Accessed July 26, 2013]</ref> <ref name=gencand>[http://www.state.nj.us/state/elections/2013-results/2013-official-general-candidates-general-assembly-0828.pdf ''New Jersey Department of State'', "Official general election candidates," August 28, 2013]</ref><ref>[http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/files/elections/2013/by_state/NJ_Page_1105.html?SITE=AP&SECTION=POLITICS ''Associated Press,'' "New Jersey - Summary Vote Results," November 6, 2013]</ref><ref>[http://nj.gov/state/elections/2013-results/2013-official-general-election-results-general-assembly.pdf ''New Jersey Department of State,'' "2013 Official General Election results," accessed December 9, 2013]</ref>
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===2011===
 
===2011===

Revision as of 13:55, 9 December 2013

Patrick Diegnan, Jr.
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New Jersey General Assembly District 18
Incumbent
In office
2002 - Present
Term ends
January 12, 2016
Years in position 12
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$49,000/year
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 5, 2013
First elected2001
Next generalNovember 3, 2015
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sSeton Hall University, 1970
J.D.Seton Hall University School of Law, 1973
Personal
Birthday03/19/1949
Place of birthSouth Plainfield, NJ
ProfessionAttorney
ReligionCatholic
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Patrick J. Diegnan, Jr. is a Democratic member of the New Jersey General Assembly, representing District 18. He was first elected to the chamber in 2001. He currently serves as Parliamentarian and previously served as Deputy Speaker of the Assembly.

Biography

Diegnan earned his B.A. in Poltical Science and Government from Seton Hall in 1970 and his J.D. from Seton Hall Law School in 1973. His professional experience includes working as an attorney since 1974 and as an instructor at Middlesex County College from 1974 to 1983.[1]

Committee assignments

2010-2012

Issues

  • A359 Requires school board member and local elective office candidates to file financial disclosure statements; requires criminal background disclosure for school officials and school board member candidates.
  • A375 Raises age requirement of compulsory school attendance from 16 to 18 years old.
  • A381 Requires legislative candidates to file legislative financial disclosure statements with ELEC when seeking re-election.
  • A2393 Permits candidates for school employment and school bus drivers to demonstrate rehabilitation to the Commissioner of Education to avoid disqualification due to a criminal conviction revealed in a criminal history record check. [2]

National Political Awareness Test

Diegnan's answers to the New Jersey State Legislative Election 2007 National Political Awareness Test are available. He did not answer the question asking his top priorities.[3]

Elections

2013

See also: New Jersey General Assembly elections, 2013

Diegnan won re-election in the 2013 election for New Jersey General Assembly District 18. Diegnan was unopposed in the June 4 Democratic primary. He and Nancy Pinkin (D) defeated Robert A. Bengivenga (R), Lisa Goldhamer (R) and Sheila Angalet (UWS) in the general election which took place on November 5, 2013.[4] [5][6][7]

New Jersey General Assembly, District 18 General Election, 2013
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngPatrick Diegnan, Jr. Incumbent 27.1% 24,996
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngNancy Pinkin Incumbent 26.2% 24,186
     Republican Robert A. Bengivenga 23.3% 21,517
     Republican Lisa Goldhamer 22.3% 20,559
     United We Stand Sheila Angalet 1.2% 1,068
Total Votes 92,326

2011

See also: New Jersey General Assembly elections, 2011

Diegnan won re-election in 2011. Diegnan and Peter Barnes, III ran unopposed in the Democratic Primary on June 7. They then defeated Joseph Sinagra and Marcia Silva in the November 8 general election.[8]

New Jersey General Assembly District 18 General Election, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngPatrick Diegnan Incumbent 28.4% 18,050
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngPeter Barnes, III Incumbent 28.6% 18,166
     Republican Joseph Sinagra 22% 13,996
     Republican Marcia Silva 21% 13,333
Total Votes 63,545

2009

See also: New Jersey General Assembly elections, 2009

Diegnan won re-election in the November 3, 2009 general election. He was bracketed with Peter Barnes, III and defeated Republican challengers Joseph Sinagra and Bob Jones, along with Defending Forgotten Taxpayers challengers Katherine Shkolar and Andrew Tidd.[9][10]

New Jersey Assembly General Election, Eighteenth Legislative District (2009)
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Peter J. Barnes (D) 26,658
Green check mark transparent.png Patrick J. Diegan, Jr. (D) 26,317
Joseph Sinagra (R) 24,091
Robert Jones (R) 22,727

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Diegnan is available dating back to 2001. Based on available campaign finance records, Diegnan raised a total of $1,692,209 during that time period. This information was last updated on August 16, 2013.[11]

Patrick Diegnan, Jr.'s Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2011 New Jersey General Assembly, District 18 Won $389,506
2009 New Jersey General Assembly, District 18 Won $315,162
2007 New Jersey General Assembly, District 18 Won $308,791
2005 New Jersey General Assembly, District 18 Won $365,736
2003 New Jersey General Assembly, District 18 Won $195,103
2001 New Jersey General Assembly, District 18 Won $117,911
Grand Total Raised $1,692,209

2011

Diegnan won re-election to the New Jersey General Assembly in 2011. During that election cycle, Diegnan raised a total of $389,506.

2009

Diegnan won re-election to the New Jersey General Assembly in 2009. During that election cycle, Diegnan raised a total of $315,162.

2007

Diegnan won re-election to the New Jersey General Assembly in 2007. During that election cycle, Diegnan raised a total of $308,791.

2005

Diegnan won re-election to the New Jersey General Assembly in 2005. During that election cycle, Diegnan raised a total of $365,736.

2003

Diegnan won re-election to the New Jersey General Assembly in 2003. During that election cycle, Diegnan raised a total of $195,103.

2001

Diegnan won election to the New Jersey General Assembly in 2001. During that election cycle, Diegnan raised a total of $117,911.

Endorsements

2013

In 2013, Diegnan’s endorsements included the following: [12] [13]

  • The New Jersey AFL-CIO
  • Planned Parenthood Action Fund of New Jersey

2011

In 2011, Diegnan’s endorsements included the following: [14]

Personal

Diegnan and his wife, Anita, have two children.

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