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Kean won re-election in the [[State legislative elections, 2013|2013 election]] for [[New Jersey General Assembly elections, 2013|New Jersey General Assembly]] District 30. Kean was bracketed with [[David Rible]]. He was unopposed in the June 4 Republican primary. He and incumbent [[David Rible]] (R) defeated [[Lorelei Rouvrais]] (D) and [[Jimmy Esposito]] (D) in the general election, which took 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><ref>[http://nj.gov/state/elections/2013-results/2013-official-general-election-results-general-assembly.pdf ''New Jersey Department of State,'' "2013 Official General Election results," accessed December 9, 2013]</ref>
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Kean won re-election in the [[State legislative elections, 2013|2013 election]] for [[New Jersey General Assembly elections, 2013|New Jersey General Assembly]] District 30. Kean was bracketed with [[David Rible]]. He was unopposed in the June 4 Republican primary. He and incumbent [[David Rible]] (R) defeated [[Lorelei Rouvrais]] (D) and [[Jimmy Esposito]] (D) in the general election, which took 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><ref>[http://nj.gov/state/elections/2013-results/2013-official-general-election-results-general-assembly.pdf ''New Jersey Department of State,'' "2013 Official General Election results," accessed December 9, 2013]</ref>
  
 
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Sean Kean
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New Jersey General Assembly, District 30th
Incumbent
In office
2012-Present
Term ends
January 12, 2016
Years in position 2
PartyRepublican
Leadership
Assembly Assistant Republican Whip
2004-2008
Compensation
Base salary$49,000/year
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 5, 2013
First electedNovember 8, 2011
Next generalNovember 3, 2015
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
New Jersey State Senate, District 11
2008-2012
New Jersey State General Assembly, District 11
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.

Biography

Kean graduated with a B.A. in Political Science from Seton Hall University, his M.A.L.S in American studies from Columbia University and his J.D. from Seton Hall University School of Law.[1] His professional experience includes working as an attorney at Escandon Fernicola & Kean since 2005.[2]

Committee assignments

2014-2015

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

New Jersey Committee Assignments, 2014
Transportation and Independent Authorities

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.[3]

Elections

2013

See also: New Jersey General Assembly elections, 2013

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

New Jersey General Assembly, District 30 General Election, 2013
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngSean Kean Incumbent 38.2% 39,702
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDavid Rible Incumbent 35.9% 37,252
     Democratic Jimmy Esposito 13.4% 13,898
     Democratic Lorelei Rouvrais 12.5% 12,967
Total Votes 103,819

2011

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

During the 2011 redistricting process Kean was moved into the same district (D. 30) as Robert Singer (R). Kean decided to run for the New Jersey General Assembly rather than facing Singer in a primary.[7]

Kean did not run for re-election to the Senate. He instead won election to District 30 of the General Assembly.[7] 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

See also:New Jersey State Senate elections, 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 Kean is available dating back to 2003. Based on available campaign finance records, 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

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

2009

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

2007

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

2005

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

2003

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

Endorsements

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. [12]

Personal

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

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