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Steven Oroho
Steven Oroho.jpg
New Jersey State Senate District 24
Incumbent
In office
2008-Present
Term ends
January 10, 2014
Years in position 6
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$49,000/year
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 8, 2011
First electedNovember 6, 2007
Next generalNovember 5, 2013
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sSaint Francis University
Personal
BirthdayJuly 26, 1958
ProfessionCertified Financial Planner
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Steven V. Oroho is a Republican member of the New Jersey Senate, representing District 24. He was first elected to the chamber in 2008. Bills that have been sponsored by Senator Oroho include Senate Bill 3 and Senate Bill 52.[1]

Biography

Oroho graduated with a B.S. in Accounting from Saint Francis University.[2] Oroho served as a member of the Sussex County Board of Freeholders from 2005 to 2007 and was also a member of the Franklin Borough Council from 2001-2006.[3] He is a Certified Financial Planner for Stonebridge Capital Management.

Issues

2011

Debates

On July 7, 2011, Democrats Ed Selby, Leslie Huhn and Jim Nye sent a letter to Republican incumbents Alison McHose, Gary Chiusano and Steven Oroho, challenging them to a series of debates to take place before the November 8 general election. Leslie Huhn stated that Republicans have "had it too easy" in recent elections, and that they have taken their constituents for granted for too long.[4]

The Democrats gave Republicans 10 days to respond. The same day (July 7), Lou Crescitelli, spokesman for the District 24 Republicans, confirmed the GOP incumbents will participate in the debates. Since redistricting took place, 11 new county municipalities were added to the district. Ed Selby (D) suggested the need to "expand"[4] because the newly annexed counties might not know the candidates as well. The invitation to debate was not sent to the two Independent candidates in Assembly District 24, Rose Ann Salanitri and Mark Quick.[4]

Committee assignments

2010-2011

In the 2010-2011 legislative session, Oroho served on these committees:

Presidential preference

2012

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

Steven Oroho endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. [5]

Elections

2013

See also: New Jersey State Senate elections, 2013

Oroho ran in the 2013 election for New Jersey State Senate District 24. Oroho was unopposed in the June 4 Republican primary and is challenged by Richard D. Tomko (D) in the general election which takes place on November 5, 2013.[6][7]

2011

See also: New Jersey State Senate elections, 2011

Oroho won re-election to the District 24 State Senate seat. He ran unopposed in the June 7 Republican primary election. Oroho defeated Edwin Selby (D) in the general election which took place on November 8, 2011. [8]

New Jersey State Senate District 24 General Election, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngSteven Oroho 66% 21,044
     Democratic Edwin Selby 34% 10,837
Total Votes 31,881

2007

In 2007, Oroho was elected to the New Jersey State Senate District 24. Oroho (R) finished with 31,143 votes and was followed by Edwin Selby (D) with 13,694 votes. Oroho raised $411,057 for his campaign fund. [9]

New Jersey Senate 2007 General Election, District 24 (2007)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Steven Oroho (R) 31,143
Edwin Selby (D) 13,694

Campaign donors

2011

In 2011, Oroho received $403,869 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[10]

New Jersey State Senate 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Steven Oroho's campaign in 2011
New Jersey Republican Party$19,955
New Jersey State Laborers$8,600
Verizon$6,000
New Jobs Business PAC Of New Jersey$5,000
New Jersey Automobile Dealers Assocation$4,650
Total Raised in 2011 $403,869
Total Votes received in 2011 21,044
Cost of each vote received $19.19

2007

In 2007, Oroho collected $411,057 in donations.[11]

Listed below are the five largest contributors to his campaign.

Donor Amount
Oroho Sr., Steven V. $213,500
Public Fund $92,000
Operating Engineers Local 825 $4,000
Chiusano For Freeholder $3,854
Chiusano For Assembly $3,200

Personal

Oroho and his wife have five children and one grandchild. They currently reside in Franklin Borough, New Jersey.

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