|New Jersey General Assembly District 28|
|2008 - Present|
|Years in position||6|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 8, 2011|
|Next general||November 5, 2013|
|Master's||Seton Hall University|
Caputo earned his Bachelor of Arts in social sciences from Bloomfield College, his Graduate Certification (Supervisor) in education from Kean University (then Newark State College), and his Master of Arts in educational administration from Seton Hall University. He is also currently Vice President and District 5 Representative of the Essex County Board of Freeholders.
Caputo ran in the 2013 election for New Jersey General Assembly District 28. Caputo is bracketed with Cleopatra G. Tucker. He was unopposed in the June 4 Democratic primary. He is challenged by James Boydston (R) and Peter S. Manning (R) in the general election which takes place on November 5, 2013.
Caputo won re-election in 2011. He and incumbent Cleopatra Tucker were bracketed together and defeated Michael Frazzano in the Democratic Primary on June 7. They then defeated Carol Humphreys and Sajda Barlas in the November 8 general election.
Running for re-election in the November 3, 2009 general election, Caputo received 25,480 votes (40%), defeating Republican challengers Herbert Glenn and Andrew Bloschak. He was bracketed with Cleopatra Tucker.
|New Jersey Assembly General Election, Twenty-Eighth Legislative District (2009)|
|Cleopatra G. Tucker (D)||25,975|
|Ralph R. Caputo (D)||25,172|
|Herbert Glenn (R)||6,477|
|Andrew Bloschak (R)||6,053|
In 2011, Caputo received $202,786 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.
|New Jersey General Assembly 2011 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Ralph Caputo's campaign in 2011|
|New Jersey State Laborers||$8,200|
|New Jersey Education Pac||$5,000|
|New Jersey Education Association||$5,000|
|New Jersey Association Of Realtors||$3,400|
|New Jersey Liquor Store Alliance||$2,100|
|Total Raised in 2011||$202,786|
|Total Votes received in 2011||13,786|
|Cost of each vote received||$14.71|
Below are Caputo's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2009 election:
|Add Funds Transferred From Prior Campaign||$47,649|
|New Jersey Education Association||$5,000|
|New Jersey Association Of Realtors||$2,900|
- A2937 Requires public schools to include instruction on caffeine-related health issues as part of the Core Curriculum Content Standards in Comprehensive Health and Physical Education.
- A3813 Requires criminal history record check of school district volunteers.
- A2522 Permits exemption from mandatory immunization for students in writing for any reason.
- A4072 Prohibits certain sales of alcoholic beverages within 1,000 feet of schools or religious institutions.
Caputo was endorsed by:
Caputo and his wife, Celeste, have two adult sons: Gregory and Gerard.
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- NJ Assembly - Hon. Ralph Caputo
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- State Surge - legislative and voting track record
- NJ Assembly Dems - Assm. Caputo
- Campaign Contributions: 2011, 2009, 2007
- Project Vote Smart - Assemblyman Caputo
- Essex 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
- Star Ledger 2009 Election Results, November 4, 2009
- Official New Jersey Assembly General Election Results
- Follow the Money - 2011 contributions
- Follow the Money - 2009 Campaign contributions
- New Jersey Legislature - Bills by Sponsor
- Politicker NJ, 2011 AFL-CIO endorsed candidates, accessed Aug. 5, 2011
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