New Jersey Republican State Committee


New Jersey Republican State Committee
New Jersey Republican Party
Chairman Sam Raia
Senate leader Thomas Kean, Jr.
Assembly leader Alex DeCroce
Founded 1880
Headquarters 150 West State Street, Suite 230
Trenton, NJ 08608
Ideology Center-right
Conservatism
Fiscal Conservatism
National affiliation Republican Party
Official colors Red (unofficial)
Website
www.njgop.org
Politics of the United States
Political parties
Elections

The New Jersey Republican State Committee is the affiliate of the Republican Party in New Jersey. The Committee was founded in 1880. The party is led by Chairman of the New Jersey Republican State Committee Sam Raia of Saddle River, New Jersey.[1]

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Membership

According to the New Jersey Republican State Committee's Constitution and By-Laws the State Committee shall be composed of one male and one female registered Republican from each of the 21 counties of New Jersey elected at the primary election in the year in which the Governor is to be elected. Each elected member shall take office upon their election following the primary, and hold office for four years.

Current leadership

  • Sam Raia, State Chairman, 2011-2013
  • Lynda A. Pagliughli, Vice Chairwoman
  • Ms. Claire Eckert, Secretary
  • John O. Bennett, Treasurer
  • Bill Palatucci, National Committeeman
  • Virginia Haines, National Committeewoman
  • Rob Ortiz, Finance Chairman
  • Amanda DePalma, Executive Director

Current elected officials

The New Jersey Republican Party controls the governor's and lieutenant governor's offices and holds a minority in both the New Jersey General Assembly and the New Jersey Senate. Republicans hold six of the state's thirteen U.S. House seats.

State
Federal

References

  1. ^ Dinges, Tomas (January 11, 2011). "N.J. Republican Party elects new state chairman". The Star-Ledger. http://www.nj.com/news/index.ssf/2011/01/nj_republican_party_elects_new_1.html. Retrieved February 9, 2011. 

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