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Rice earned his A.S. in Police Science from Essex County College, his B.S. in Administration and Planning from John Jay College of Criminal Justice and his M.A. in Criminal Justice from Rutgers University. He also attended Rutgers School of Law. His professionale experience includes working as a police officer, a college instructor and a manager for the Public Service Gas and Electric Company. Rice served as a Sergeant in the United States Marine Corps from 1966 to 1970. <ref>[http://www.njleg.state.nj.us/members/BIO.asp?Leg=85 Official website of Ronald Rice]</ref>
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Rice earned his A.S. in Police Science from Essex County College, his B.S. in Administration and Planning from John Jay College of Criminal Justice and his M.A. in Criminal Justice from Rutgers University. He also attended Rutgers School of Law. His professionale experience includes working as a police officer, a college instructor and a manager for the Public Service Gas and Electric Company. Rice served as a Sergeant in the United States Marine Corps from 1966 to 1970.<ref>[http://www.njleg.state.nj.us/members/BIO.asp?Leg=85 Official website of Ronald Rice]</ref>
  
 
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Rice won re-election to the District 28 State Senate seat in 2011.  He ran unopposed in the June 7 Democratic primary election.  Rice defeated [[Russell Mollica]] (R) in the general election which took place on November 8, 2011. <ref>[http://www.nj.gov/state/elections/election-results/unofficial-2011-primary-results-state-senate-0714-1.pdf ''New Jersey Department of State,'' 2011 Official State Senate Primary Candidate List]</ref>
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Rice won re-election to the District 28 State Senate seat in 2011.  He ran unopposed in the June 7 Democratic primary election.  Rice defeated [[Russell Mollica]] (R) in the general election which took place on November 8, 2011.<ref>[http://www.nj.gov/state/elections/election-results/unofficial-2011-primary-results-state-senate-0714-1.pdf ''New Jersey Department of State,'' 2011 Official State Senate Primary Candidate List]</ref>
  
 
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Ronald Rice
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New Jersey State Senate District 28
Incumbent
In office
1986-Present
Term ends
January 9, 2018
Years in position 28
PartyDemocratic
Leadership
Assistant Majority Leader, New Jersey State Senate
2008-2009
Compensation
Base salary$49,000/year
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 5, 2013
First elected1985
Next generalNovember 7, 2017
Term limitsN/A
Education
High schoolSouth Side High School
Bachelor'sJohn Jay College of Criminal Justice
Associate'sEssex County College
Master'sRutgers University
Military service
Service/branchU.S. Marine Corps
Years of service1966-1970
Personal
BirthdayDecember 18, 1945
Place of birthRichmond, VA
ProfessionLegislator
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Ronald L. Rice (b. December 18, 1945) is a Democratic member of the New Jersey Senate, representing District 28. He was first elected to the chamber in 1985. Bills that have been sponsored by Senator Rice include Senate Bill 8 and Senate Bill 51.[1]

Biography

Rice earned his A.S. in Police Science from Essex County College, his B.S. in Administration and Planning from John Jay College of Criminal Justice and his M.A. in Criminal Justice from Rutgers University. He also attended Rutgers School of Law. His professionale experience includes working as a police officer, a college instructor and a manager for the Public Service Gas and Electric Company. Rice served as a Sergeant in the United States Marine Corps from 1966 to 1970.[2]

Committee assignments

2014-2015

At the beginning of the 2014 legislative session, Rice served on the following committees:

New Jersey Committee Assignments, 2014
Community and Urban Affairs, Vice-Chair
Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens

2010-2011

In the 2010-2011 legislative session, Rice served on the following committees:

Elections

2013

See also: New Jersey State Senate elections, 2013

Rice won re-election in the 2013 election for New Jersey State Senate District 28. Rice was unopposed in the June 4 Democratic primary and defeated Frank Contella (R) in the general election on November 5, 2013.[3][4][5][6]

New Jersey State Senate, District 28 General Election, 2013
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRonald Rice Incumbent 75.7% 27,265
     Republican Frank Contella 24.3% 8,744
Total Votes 36,009

2011

See also: New Jersey State Senate elections, 2011

Rice won re-election to the District 28 State Senate seat in 2011. He ran unopposed in the June 7 Democratic primary election. Rice defeated Russell Mollica (R) in the general election which took place on November 8, 2011.[7]

New Jersey State Senate District 28 General Election, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRonald Rice Incumbent 76.6% 14,781
     Republican Russell Mollica 23.4% 4,519
Total Votes 19,300

2007

See also: New Jersey State Senate elections, 2007

In 2007, Rice was re-elected to the New Jersey State Senate District 28. Rice (D) finished with 12,821 votes and was followed by Herbert Glenn (R) with 3,838 votes. Rice raised $295,533 for his campaign fund. [8]

New Jersey Senate 2007 General Election, District 28 (2007)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Ronald Rice (D) 12,821
Herbert Glenn (R) 3,838

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Rice is available dating back to 1997. Based on available campaign finance records, Rice raised a total of $1,137,050 during that time period. This information was last updated on August 13, 2013.[9]

Ronald Rice's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2011 New Jersey State Senate, District 28 Won $217,645
2009 New Jersey State Senate, District 28 Not up for election $179,371
2007 New Jersey State Senate, District 28 Won $295,533
2005 New Jersey State Senate, District 28 Not up for election $144,075
2003 New Jersey State Senate, District 28 Won $150,666
2001 New Jersey State Senate, District 28 Won $132,710
1997 New Jersey State Senate, District 28 Won $17,050
Grand Total Raised $1,137,050

2011

Rice won re-election to the New Jersey State Senate in 2011. During that election cycle, Rice raised a total of $217,645.

2009

Rice was not up for election to the New Jersey State Senate in 2009. During that election cycle, Rice raised a total of $179,371.

2007

Rice won re-election to the New Jersey State Senate in 2007. During that election cycle, Rice raised a total of $295,533.

2005

Rice was not up for election to the New Jersey State Senate in 2005. During that election cycle, Rice raised a total of $144,075.

2003

Rice won re-election to the New Jersey State Senate in 2003. During that election cycle, Rice raised a total of $150,666.

2001

Rice won re-election to the New Jersey State Senate in 2001. During that election cycle, Rice raised a total of $132,710.

1997

Rice won re-election to the New Jersey State Senate in 1997. During that election cycle, Rice raised a total of $17,050.

Endorsements

2013

In 2013, Rice’s endorsements included the following: [10]

  • New Jersey State AFL-CIO

2011

In 2011, Rice’s endorsements included the following:[11]

Personal

Rice currently resides in Newark, New Jersey.

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