Shavonda Sumter

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Shavonda Sumter
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New Jersey General Assembly District 35
Incumbent
In office
2012 - Present
Term ends
January 2014
Years in position 2
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$49,000/year
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 8, 2011
First electedNovember 8, 2011
Next generalNovember 5, 2013
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sKean University, 1996
Master'sFairleigh Dickinson University
Personal
Birthday1/19/1974
ProfessionDirector of behavioral health services, Mountainside Hospital
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Campaign website
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Shavonda Sumter (b. January 19, 1974) is a Democratic member of the New Jersey General Assembly, representing District 35 since 2012.

Biography

Sumter earned her B.A. in political science from Kean University in 1996 and her M.B.A. in healthcare administration from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Her professional experience includes working as director of behavioral health services at Mountainside Hospital.[1]

Elections

2013

See also: New Jersey General Assembly elections, 2013

Sumter ran in the 2013 election for New Jersey General Assembly District 35. Sumter is bracketed with Benjie E. Wimberly. She was unopposed in the June 4 Democratic primary. She is challenged by Rhina Tavarez (R) and Maria del Pilar Rivas (R) in the general election which takes place on November 5, 2013.[2]Cite error: Closing </ref> missing for <ref> tag

New Jersey General Assembly District 35 General Election, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBenjie Wimberly 36.8% 13,551
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngShavonda Sumter 35.7% 13,143
     Republican Donna Puglisi 13.9% 5,114
     Republican William Connolly 13.6% 5,020
Total Votes 36,828

Campaign donors

2011

In 2011, Sumter received $70,703 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[3]

Endorsements

2011

Sumter was endorsed by:

Personal

Sumter and her husband, Kenneth, have two children.

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New Jersey General Assembly District 35
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