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}}{{tnr}}'''Sandra B. Cunningham''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[New Jersey Senate]], representing District 31. She was first elected to the chamber after she won a special election on October 23, 2007. Cunningham currently serves as [[State Senate Majority Whip|Majority Whip]].  Bills that have been sponsored by Senator Cunningham include Senate Bill 265 and Senate Bill 276.<ref> [http://www.njleg.state.nj.us/bills/BillsBySponsor.asp ''New Jersey State Legislature,'' "Bills Sponsored by Senators and Representatives," accessed April 10, 2014]</ref>
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}}{{tnr}}'''Sandra B. Cunningham''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[New Jersey Senate]], representing [[New Jersey State Senate District 31|District 31]]. She was first elected to the chamber after she won a special election on October 23, 2007. Cunningham currently serves as [[State Senate Majority Whip|Majority Whip]].  Bills that have been sponsored by Senator Cunningham include Senate Bill 265 and Senate Bill 276.<ref> [http://www.njleg.state.nj.us/bills/BillsBySponsor.asp ''New Jersey State Legislature,'' "Bills Sponsored by Senators and Representatives," accessed April 10, 2014]</ref>
  
 
==Biography==
 
==Biography==
Cunningham earned her B.A. in Liberal Arts from Bloomfield College.<ref>[http://www.njleg.state.nj.us/members/BIO.asp?Leg=290 Official website of Sandra Cunningham]</ref> Her professional experience includes working as a teacher and public relations coordinator. Cunningham is the executive director of the Sandra and Glenn D. Cunningham Foundation.<ref>[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=69701 Sandra Cunningham at Project Vote Smart]</ref><ref>[http://senatorcunningham.com/ Personal website of Sandra Cunningham, Accessed September 5, 2013]</ref>
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Cunningham earned her B.A. in Liberal Arts from Bloomfield College.<ref>[http://www.njleg.state.nj.us/members/BIO.asp?Leg=290 Official website of Sandra Cunningham]</ref> Her professional experience includes working as a teacher and public relations coordinator. Cunningham is the executive director of the Sandra and Glenn D. Cunningham Foundation.<ref>[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=69701 ''Project Vote Smart,'' "Biography," accessed April 10, 2014]</ref><ref>[http://senatorcunningham.com/ ''Official campaign website,'' "Sandra Cunningham," Accessed September 5, 2013]</ref>
  
 
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Cunningham currently resides in Jersey City, New Jersey.  
 
Cunningham currently resides in Jersey City, New Jersey.  
  
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Sandra Cunningham
Sandra Cunningham.jpg
New Jersey State Senate District 31
Incumbent
In office
2007-Present
Term ends
January 9, 2018
Years in position 7
PartyDemocratic
Leadership
Majority Whip, New Jersey State Senate
2008-Present
Compensation
Base salary$49,000/year
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 5, 2013
First electedOctober 23, 2007
Next generalNovember 7, 2017
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sBloomfield College
Personal
BirthdaySeptember 4, 1950
Place of birthNewark, NJ
Websites
Office website
Personal website
CandidateVerification
Sandra B. Cunningham is a Democratic member of the New Jersey Senate, representing District 31. She was first elected to the chamber after she won a special election on October 23, 2007. Cunningham currently serves as Majority Whip. Bills that have been sponsored by Senator Cunningham include Senate Bill 265 and Senate Bill 276.[1]

Biography

Cunningham earned her B.A. in Liberal Arts from Bloomfield College.[2] Her professional experience includes working as a teacher and public relations coordinator. Cunningham is the executive director of the Sandra and Glenn D. Cunningham Foundation.[3][4]

Committee assignments

2014-2015

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

New Jersey Committee Assignments, 2014
Higher Education, Chair
Budget and Appropriations
Labor

2010-2011

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

Elections

2013

See also: New Jersey State Senate elections, 2013

Cunningham won re-election in the 2013 election for New Jersey State Senate District 31. Cunningham was unopposed in the June 4 Democratic primary and defeated Maria Karczewski (R) in the general election on November 5, 2013.[5][6][7][8]

New Jersey State Senate, District 31 General Election, 2013
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngSandra Cunningham Incumbent 73.1% 18,822
     Republican Maria Karczewski 26.9% 6,932
Total Votes 25,754

2011

See also: New Jersey State Senate elections, 2011

Cunningham won re-election to the District 31 State Senate seat in 2011. She defeated challenger Bruce Alston in the June 7 Democratic primary. Cunningham defeated Donnamarie James (R) and Louis Vernotico in the general election which took place on November 8, 2011.[9]

New Jersey State Senate District 31 General Election, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngSandra Cunningham Incumbent 80.8% 13,275
     Republican Donnamarie James 17.3% 2,836
     Independent Louis Vernotico 1.9% 320
Total Votes 16,431

2007

See also: New Jersey State Senate elections, 2007

In 2007, Cunningham was re-elected to the New Jersey State Senate District 31. Cunningham (D) finished with 10,821 votes and was followed by Louis Vernotico (I) with 1,511 votes. Cunningman raised $264,167 for her campaign fund.[10]

New Jersey Senate 2007 General Election, District 31 (2007)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Sandra Cunningham (D) 10,821
Louis Vernotico (I) 1,511

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Cunningham is available dating back to 2007. Based on available campaign finance records, Cunningham raised a total of $684,796 during that time period. This information was last updated on August 14, 2013.[11]

Sandra Cunningham's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2011 New Jersey State Senate, District 31 Won $222,129
2009 New Jersey State Senate, District 31 Not up for election $198,500
2007 New Jersey State Senate, District 31 Won $264,167
Grand Total Raised $684,796

2011

Cunningham won re-election to the New Jersey State Senate in 2011. During that election cycle, Cunningham raised a total of $222,129.

2009

Cunningham was not up for election to the New Jersey State Senate in 2009. During that election cycle, Cunningham raised a total of $198,500.

2007

Cunningham won election to the New Jersey State Senate in 2007. During that election cycle, Cunningham raised a total of $264,167.

Endorsements

2013

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

  • New Jersey State AFL-CIO

2011

In 2011, Cunningham’s endorsements included the following:[13]

Personal

Cunningham currently resides in Jersey City, New Jersey.

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