|New Jersey General Assembly District 4|
|2006 - Present|
|Years in position||8|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 8, 2011|
|Next general||November 5, 2013|
|Mayor, Washington Township|
|2004 - 2008|
|Place of birth||Salem, MA|
- A1256 Reduces compensation of members of Legislature by 15%.
- A2248 Wireless Telephone Consumer Protection Act; establishes certain consumer protections for wireless telephone subscribers.
- A2679 The "Truth in Mortgaging Act"; creates crime of residential mortgage fraud.
- ACR188 Requires disclosure by legislator of public employment or public contract held by legislator or legislator's relative; requires disclosure by legislator of certain compensation received by certain business entities.
In an interview with the Gloucester County Times, Moriarty listed his top priorities:
- "My top three priorities will continue to be reducing property taxes, working to attract jobs to New Jersey, and making sure that government lives within its means. I sponsored the Cap 2 percent Bill that was signed into law this year to force local governments to live within their means. Additionally, my "Back to Work New Jersey" Bill is pending in the Legislature and is designed to get people off unemployment and back into the workforce." 
(For responses from all the candidates, see the full story here.)
National Political Awareness Test
Assemblyman Moriarty discusses the consumer electronics warranty lemon law
Moriarty's answers to the New Jersey State Legislative Election 2005 National Political Awareness Test are available, but he chose not to list his top priorities.
Moriarty ran in the 2013 election for New Jersey General Assembly District 4. Moriarty is bracketed with Gabriela Mosquera. He was unopposed in the June 4 Democratic primary. He is challenged by Philip Dieser (R) and Theodore M. Liddell (R) in the general election which takes place on November 5, 2013.
Moriarty won re-election in 2011. He and Gabriela Mosquera ran unopposed in the Democratic Primary on June 7. John Caramanna also sought the party nomination but was disqualified in late April. He and Mosquera defeated Shelly Lovett (R), Agnes Gardiner (R) and Tony Celeste (I) in the November 8 general election.
|New Jersey Assembly General Election, Fourth Legislative District (2009)|
|Paul Moriarty (R)||28,680|
|William Collins (D)||26,807|
|Eugene E. T. Lawrence (R)||26,027|
In 2011, Moriarty received $326,338 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.
|New Jersey General Assembly 2011 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Paul Moriarty's campaign in 2011|
|New Jersey Regional Council Of Carpenters||$16,400|
|Friends Of Assembly Speaker Joe Roberts||$9,592|
|Ibew Local 351 State Fund Pac||$8,200|
|New Jersey State Laborers||$8,200|
|Remington & Vernick Engineers||$5,200|
|Total Raised in 2011||$326,338|
|Total Votes received in 2011||22,734|
|Cost of each vote received||$14.35|
Below are Moriarty's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2009 election:
|Electrical Workers Local 351||$8,200|
|New Jersey Regional Council of Carpenters||$8,200|
|New Jersey Education Assoc||$5,250|
|Adams Rehmann & Heggan Associates||$3,500|
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- New Jersey General Assembly - Hon. Paul Moriarty
- Paul Moriarty, Facebook
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2011, 2009, 2007, 2005
- NJ Assembly Democrats - Assm. Moriarty
- State Surge - Legislative and voting track record
- Project Vote Smart - Assemblyman Moriarty
- New Jersey Legislature - Bills by Sponsor
- NJ.com, "Assembly, Senate hopefuls answer Times questions," October 10, 2011
- Project Vote Smart - Assemblyman Moriarty Issue Positions
- Gloucester County Unofficial Primary Results, June 4, 2013
- New Jersey Department of State, 2011 Official General Assembly Primary Candidate List
- NJ Spotlight, "Election 2011: Where the Republicans Can Pick Up Assembly Seats," April 12, 2011
- Politicker NJ Christie elected Governor, defeats Corzine by 106,000 votes; GOP picks up one Assembly seat, November 3, 2009
- Official New Jersey Assembly General Election Results
- Follow the Money - 2011 contributions
- Follow the Money - 2009 Campaign contributions
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