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Kean {{2013isrunning}} in the [[State legislative elections, 2013|2013 election]] for [[New Jersey General Assembly elections, 2013|New Jersey General Assembly]] District 30. Kean is bracketed with [[David Rible]]. He was unopposed in the June 4 Republican primary. He is challenged by [[Lorelei Rouvrais]] (D), [[Jimmy Esposito]] and incumbent [[David Rible]] (R) in the general election which takes 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://nj.gov/state/elections/2013-results/2013-unofficial-general-candidates-general-assembly-0715.pdf ''New Jersey Department of State'', "Unofficial general election candidates," Accessed August 6, 2013]</ref>
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Kean {{2013isrunning}} in the [[State legislative elections, 2013|2013 election]] for [[New Jersey General Assembly elections, 2013|New Jersey General Assembly]] District 30. Kean is bracketed with [[David Rible]]. He was unopposed in the June 4 Republican primary. He is challenged by [[Lorelei Rouvrais]] (D), [[Jimmy Esposito]] (D) and incumbent [[David Rible]] (R) in the general election which takes 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://nj.gov/state/elections/2013-results/2013-unofficial-general-candidates-general-assembly-0715.pdf ''New Jersey Department of State'', "Unofficial general election candidates," Accessed August 6, 2013]</ref>
  
 
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Sean Kean
Sean Kean.jpg
New Jersey General Assembly, District 30th
Incumbent
In office
2012-Present
Term ends
January 10, 2014
Years in position 2
PartyRepublican
Leadership
Assembly Assistant Republican Whip
2004-2008
Compensation
Base salary$49,000/year
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 8, 2011
First electedNovember 8, 2011
Next generalNovember 5, 2013
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
New Jersey State Senate, District 11
2008-2012
New Jersey State General Assembly, 11th District
Education
Bachelor'sSeton Hall University, 1988
Master'sColumbia University, 1992
J.D.Seton Hall University School of Law, 1995
Personal
Birthday5/21/1963
Place of birthMontclair, NJ
ProfessionAttorney
ReligionCatholic
Websites
Office website
Personal website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Sean T. Kean (b. May 21, 1963) is a Republican member of the New Jersey General Assembly, representing District 30. He was first elected to the chamber in 2011.

Kean previously served in the Assembly, representing District 11 from 2002-2008. He then served in the New Jersey State Senate from 2008 until 2012. During the 2011 redistricting process Kean was moved into the same district (D. 30) as Robert Singer (R). Kean says he will now run for the New Jersey General Assembly rather than combat Singer in a primary.[1]

Biography

Kean graduated with a B.A. in political science from Seton Hall University and also graduated with a M.A.L.S in American studies from Columbia University. Kean later obtained a J.D. from Seton Hall University School of Law.[2] In addition to being a senator, Kean is an attorney at Escandon Fernicola & Kean and has been since 2005. He has also been an Assistant Republican Whip in the New Jersey State Assembly.[3]

Committee assignments

2010-2011

In the 2010-2011 legislative session, Kean was appointed to these Senate committees:

Issues

Bills that have been sponsored by Senator Kean include Senate Bill 330 and Senate Bill 331.[4]

Presidential preference

2012

See also: Endorsements by state officials of presidential candidates in the 2012 election

Sean Kean endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. [5]

Elections

2013

See also: New Jersey General Assembly elections, 2013

Kean ran in the 2013 election for New Jersey General Assembly District 30. Kean is bracketed with David Rible. He was unopposed in the June 4 Republican primary. He is challenged by Lorelei Rouvrais (D), Jimmy Esposito (D) and incumbent David Rible (R) in the general election which takes place on November 5, 2013.[6] [7]

2011

See also:New Jersey State Senate elections, 2011, New Jersey General Assembly elections, 2011

Kean did not run for re-election to the Senate. He instead won election to District 30 of the General Assembly.[1] Kean and David Rible ran unopposed in the Republican Primary on June 7. They then defeated Howard Kleinhendler, Shaun O'Rourke, and David Schneck in the November 8 general election.[8]

New Jersey General Assembly District 30 General Election, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngSean Kean 34.4% 22,889
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDavid Rible Incumbent 31.2% 20,728
     Democratic Shaun O'Rourke 16.9% 11,256
     Democratic Howard Kleinhendler 16% 10,639
     Libertarian David Schneck 1.5% 986
Total Votes 66,498

2007

In 2007 Kean was elected to the New Jersey State Senate District 10. Kean (R) finished with 28,403 votes while his opponent John Villapiano (D) finished with 16,465 votes.[9] Kean raised $691,826 for his campaign fund.[10]

New Jersey State Senate District 10
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Sean Kean (R) 28,403
John Villapiano (D) 16,465

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Sean Kean is available dating back to 2003. Based on available campaign finance records, Sean Kean raised a total of $2,097,930 during that time period. This information was last updated on August 27, 2013.[11]

Sean Kean's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2011 New Jersey General Assembly, District 30 Won $354,494
2009 New Jersey State Senate, District 11 Not up for election $313,042
2007 New Jersey State Senate, District 11 Won $691,826
2005 New Jersey General Assembly, District 11 Won $582,493
2003 New Jersey General Assembly, District 11 Won $156,075
Grand Total Raised $2,097,930

2011

Sean Kean won election to the New Jersey General Assembly in 2011. During that election cycle, Sean Kean raised a total of $354,494.

2009

Sean Kean was not up for election to the New Jersey State Senate in 2009. During that election cycle, Sean Kean raised a total of $313,042.

2007

Sean Kean won election to the New Jersey State Senate in 2007. During that election cycle, Sean Kean raised a total of $691,826.

2005

Sean Kean won re-election to the New Jersey General Assembly in 2005. During that election cycle, Sean Kean raised a total of $582,493.

2003

Sean Kean won election to the New Jersey General Assembly in 2003. During that election cycle, Sean Kean raised a total of $156,075.

Personal

Kean was born on May 21, 1963 in Montclair, New Jersey. He is married to his wife Bridget.

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