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Sen. Jeff Chiesa (R-N.J.)

  • District: Junior Senator from New Jersey
  • Residence: Branchburg Township
  • Born: June 22, 1965; Somerville, N.J.
  • Religion: Roman Catholic
  • Family: Wife, Jenny Chiesa; two children
  • Education: U. of Notre Dame, B.B.A. 1987 (accounting); Catholic U., J.D. 1990
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: Assistant U.S. attorney, 2002-09; New Jersey attorney general, 2012-13; U.S. Senate, 2013-present
  • Elected: Appointed: 2013 (1st term); Appointed by Gov. Chris Christie, R, to succeed Frank R. Lautenberg, D, who died
  • Committee Assignments: Commerce, Science & Transportation; Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs (Emergency Management & District of Columbia; Permanent Investigations); Small Business & Entrepreneurship

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State Information: New Jersey

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2013 special Cory Booker (D) 740,742 54.9%
Steve Lonegan (R) 593,684 44%
Edward Stackhouse (I) 5,138 0.4%
Robert DePasquale (I) 3,137 0.2%
Stuart Meissner (I) 2,051 0.2%
Pablo Olivera (I) 1,530 0.1%
Antonio Sabas (I) 1,336 0.1%
Eugene LaVergne (I) 1,041 0.1%
2008 general Frank Lautenberg (D) 1,951,218 56%
Dick Zimmer (R) 1,461,025 42%
Jason Scheurer (LIBERT) 18,810 0.5%
J.M. Carter (IGWT) 15,935 0.5%
Daryl Brooks (PPC) 15,925 0.5%
Jeffrey Boss (BFS) 10,345 0.3%
Sara Lobman (SW) 9,187 0.3%
2002 general Robert Torricelli (D)    
Frank Lautenberg (D) 1,138,193 53.9%
Doug Forrester (R) 928,439 44%
Ted Glick (GREEN) 24,308 1.2%
Elizabeth Macron (LIBERT) 12,558 0.6%
Norman Wahner (NJC) 6,404 0.3%
Gregory Pason (S) 2,702 0.1%
1996 general Robert G. Torricelli (D) 1,519,154 52.7%
Dick Zimmer (R) 1,227,351 42.6%
Richard J. Pezzullo (NJC) 50,971 1.8%
Mary Jo Christian (NL) 23,949 0.8%
Paul A. Woomer (GCP) 15,183 0.5%
Olga L. Rodriguez (SW) 14,319 0.5%
Mark Wise (FN) 13,683 0.5%
Wilburt Kornegay (IPC) 11,107 0.4%
Steven J. Baeli (PF) 7,749 0.3%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2008 Barack Obama: 57.27% John McCain: 41.7%
2012 : 58.34% : 40.62%
2004 John Kerry: 53% George W. Bush: 46%
2000 Al Gore: 56% George W. Bush: 40%
1996 Bill Clinton: 53% Robert Dole: 36%
1992 Bill Clinton: 43% George H. W. Bush: 41%
1988 Michael Dukakis: 43% George H. W. Bush: 56%
1984 Walter F. Mondale: 39% :

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