|New Jersey State Senate District 21|
|January 10, 2014|
|Years in position||10|
|Minority Leader, New Jersey State Senate|
|Minority Whip, New Jersey State Senate|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 8, 2011|
|Next general||November 5, 2013|
|New Jersey State General Assembly|
|Ph.D.||Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University|
|Birthday||September 5, 1968|
Kean graduated with a B.A. in History from Dartmouth College. He later graduated with a M.A.L.D in International Relations from Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University.
In the 2010-2011 legislative session, Kean served on these committees:
- See also: New Jersey State Senate elections, 2013
Kean ran in the 2013 election for New Jersey State Senate District 21. Kean was unopposed in the June 4 Republican primary and is challenged by Michael Komondy (D) in the general election which takes place on November 5, 2013.
- See also: New Jersey State Senate elections, 2011
Kean won re-election to the District 21 State Senate seat in 2011. He ran unopposed in the June 7 Republican primary election. Kean defeated Paul Swanicke in the general election which took place on November 8, 2011. 
|New Jersey State Senate District 21 General Election, 2011|
|Republican||Thomas Kean Incumbent||67.5%||27,750|
In 2007, Kean was re-elected to the New Jersey State Senate District 21. Kean (R) finished with 29,795 votes and was followed by Gina Genovese (D) with 20,092 votes. Kean raised $686,441 for his campaign fund. 
|New Jersey Senate 2007 General Election, District 21 (2007)|
|Thomas Kean (R)||29,795|
|Gina Genovese (D)||20,092|
In 2011, Kean received $1,135,166 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.
|New Jersey State Senate 2011 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Thomas Kean's campaign in 2011|
|New Jersey Association Of Realtors||$9,400|
|New Jobs Business PAC Of New Jersey||$8,200|
|Public Service Enterprise Group||$7,200|
|Total Raised in 2011||$1,135,166|
|Total Votes received in 2011||27,750|
|Cost of each vote received||$40.91|
In 2007, Kean collected $686,441 in donations.
Listed below are the five largest contributors to his campaign.
|Tom Kean For Governor||$16,400|
|Medical Society of New Jersey||$9,300|
|New Jersey Coalition of Automotive Retailers||$7,800|
|New Jersey Association of Realtors||$7,600|
|Kean, Thomas H.||$5,200|
Kean represents New Jersey Senate District 21, which includes the city of Summit, New Jersey.
Kean and his wife, Rhonda, have two children. They currently reside in Westfield, New Jersey.
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- NJSpotlight, "Candidates: Legislative District 21," November 1, 2011
- NJSpotlight, "Legislative District 21," October 7, 2011
- Official website of Thomas Kean
- Thomas Kean legislative profile on Project Vote Smart
- Thomas Kean biography on Project Vote Smart
- New Jersey Republican Party biography of Thomas Kean
- Tom Kean on Facebook
- Tom Kean on Twitter
- Bills Sponsored by Senators and Representatives
- Thomas Kean at Project Vote Smart
- Official website of Thomas Kean
- Mitt Romney for President, "Mitt Romney Announces Support of New Jersey Leaders," December 15, 2011
- Morris County Unofficial Primary Results, June 4, 2013
- Somerset County Unofficial Primary Results, June 4, 2013
- Union County Unofficial Primary Results, June 4, 2013
- New Jersey Department of State, 2011 Official State Senate Primary Candidate List
- New Jersey State Senate election results
- Follow the Money - 2011 contributions
- New Jersey Senate Districts By Number
|New Jersey State Senate District 21
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