- Joseph Cryan
Joseph Cryan (born
September 1, 1961, East Orange, New Jersey) is an American Democratic Party politician, who has served in the New JerseyGeneral Assembly since 2002, where he represents the 20th legislative district.
Cryan has served as the Assembly's Deputy Majority Leader since 2006, and was Assistant Majority Leader from 2004 to 2005 . He serves in the Assembly on the Education Committee (as Chair) and the Budget Committee. [http://www.njleg.state.nj.us/members/BIO.asp?Leg=204 Assemblyman Cryan's legislative web page] ,
New Jersey Legislature. Accessed April 19, 2008.]
Assemblyman Cryan has served on the New Jersey State Democratic Committee since 2002, as Vice Chair. On
February 17, 2006, Mr. Cryan was selected to be the head of the New Jersey Democratic State Committee, succeeding Bonnie Watson Coleman. In 1996, Cryan was elected as the Township of Union's Democratic Municipal Chairman. He is an Undersheriff with the Union County Sheriff's Office.
Cryan graduated with a B.A. in 1983 from
Belmont Abbey Collegein Business Administration. Cryan was born in East Orange, and currently resides in Union Township. [ [http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=55122 Assembly Member Joseph P. Cryan] , Project Vote Smart. Accessed August 12, 2007.]
Each of the forty districts in the New Jersey Legislature has one representative in the
New Jersey Senateand two members in the New Jersey General Assembly. The other representatives from the 20th District for the 2008-2009 Legislative Session are:
Raymond Lesniak, and
Annette Quijano, chosen on August 20, 2008to fill the vacancy resulting from the resignation of Assemblyman Neil M. Cohenon July 28, 2008. [Young, Elise. [http://www.northjersey.com/news/Cohen_resigns_after_porn_stash_discovered.html "Cohen resigns following porn discovery"] , " The Record (Bergen County)", July 28, 2008. Accessed July 28, 2008.] [ [http://www.dailyrecord.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20080821/NEWS02/808210337/1123 "In Brief: Lawyer chosen to replace disgraced Union lawmaker"] , " Daily Record (Morristown)", August 21, 2008. Accessed August 21, 2008.]
* [http://www.njleg.state.nj.us/members/BIO.asp?Leg=204 Assemblyman Cryan's legislative web page] ,
New Jersey Legislature.
*"New Jersey Legislature financial disclosure forms"
** [http://www.njleg.state.nj.us/ethics/FinancialDisclosure/CryanJ2007.pdf 2007] [http://www.njleg.state.nj.us/ethics/FinancialDisclosure/CryanJ2006.pdf 2006] [http://www.njleg.state.nj.us/ethics/FinancialDisclosure/CryanJ2005.pdf 2005] [http://www.njleg.state.nj.us/ethics/FinancialDisclosure/CryanJ2004.pdf 2004]
* [http://www.njcommunityfirst.com District 20 Webpage]
* [http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=55122 Assembly Member Joseph P. Cryan] ,
Project Vote Smart
* [http://www.njvoterinfo.org/cb/cryan.html New Jersey Voter Information Website 2003]
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