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David W. Wolfe (born October 11, 1942) is an American Republican Party politician, who has served in the New Jersey General Assembly since 1992, where he represents the 10th Legislative District. Wolfe is currently the longest serving member of the Assembly. [1]

David Wolfe
Member of the New Jersey General Assembly from the 10th District
Assumed office
January 14, 1992
Serving with Gregory P. McGuckin
Preceded byJohn Paul Doyle
Deputy Minority Leader of the New Jersey General Assembly
Assumed office
January 8, 2008
LeaderAlex DeCroce
Jon Bramnick
Preceded byKevin J. O'Toole
Personal details
Born (1942-10-11) October 11, 1942 (age 76)
Williamsport, Pennsylvania
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Carol A. Carmilli
ChildrenSix
ResidenceBrick Township
Alma materB.A. Westminster College (History)
M.Ed. University of Delaware
OccupationCollege professor
WebsiteLegislative Website

Early LifeEdit

Wolfe served on the Brick Township Council from 1976-1991 and was its Council President from 1987-1988 and from 1980-1981.[2] Wolfe serves as a member of the advisory board of the Garden State Rehabilitation Center. He earned the rank of Eagle Scout in 1956, and has been a longtime supporter of scouting, receiving the Good Scout Award from the Boy Scouts of America in 1988.[citation needed] Wolfe received a B.A. in 1964 from Westminster College in History and was awarded an M.Ed. in 1966 from the University of Delaware. He is a Professor at Ocean County College.[2] He was born in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, and is a resident of Brick Township.[3][4]

New Jersey AssemblyEdit

Wolfe served as Assistant Majority Leader from 1996-1998. He then served as Assistant Minority Leader from 2002-2008, when he was made Deputy Minority Leader. Wolfe announced on January 23, 2019 he wouldn't seek re-election in 2019. [5]

CommitteesEdit

  • Education
  • Environment and Solid Waste
  • Joint Committee on the Public Schools

District 10Edit

Each of the 40 districts in the New Jersey Legislature has one representative in the New Jersey Senate and two members in the New Jersey General Assembly. The other representatives from the 10th District for the 2016-2017 Legislative Session are:[6]

Electoral HistoryEdit

AssemblyEdit

New Jersey general election, 2017[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Dave Wolfe 39,265 31.7   0.2
Republican Gregory P. McGuckin 37,896 30.6   0.6
Democratic Michael B. Cooke 23,417 18.9   0.9
Democratic Raymond Baker 23,174 18.7   0.2
Total votes 123,752 100.0
New Jersey general election, 2015[8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Dave Wolfe 19,882 31.9   3.1
Republican Gregory P. McGuckin 18,543 30.0   3.4
Democratic Kimberley S. Casten 12,302 19.8   3.6
Democratic Valter Must 11,513 18.5   3.1
Total votes 62,240 100.0
New Jersey general election, 2013[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Dave Wolfe 44,627 35.0   3.0
Republican Gregory P. McGuckin 42,586 33.4   2.7
Democratic Susan Kane 20,647 16.2   3.1
Democratic Amber Gesslein 19,658 15.4   2.6
Total votes 127,518 100.0
New Jersey general election, 2011[10]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Dave Wolfe 27,955 32.0
Republican Gregory P. McGuckin 26,831 30.7
Democratic Bette Wary 16,909 19.3
Democratic Eli L. Eytan 15,698 18.0
Total votes 87,393 100.0
New Jersey general election, 2009[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican David W. Wolfe 47,336 36.4   4.8
Republican Jim Holzapfel 45,916 35.3   4.3
Democratic Charles P. Tivenan 18,739 14.4   2.2
Democratic Eli L. Eytan 18,090 13.9   2.4
Total votes 130,081 100.0
New Jersey general election, 2007[12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican David W. Wolfe 29,619 31.6   0.7
Republican Jim Holzapfel 29,014 31.0   0.7
Democratic John Kaklamanis 15,560 16.6   1.2
Democratic Salvatore Martino 15,282 16.3   1.4
Green Elizabeth Arnone 2,226 2.4 N/A
Green Matthew Q. Dimon 2,029 2.2 N/A
Total votes 93,730 100.0
New Jersey general election, 2005[13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican David W. Wolfe 40,660 32.3   0.4
Republican Jim Holzapfel 39,981 31.7   1.2
Democratic Lawrence Jones 22,398 17.8   0.3
Democratic Joni Jones 22,312 17.7   0.6
Socialist Scott Baier 584 0.5 N/A
Total votes 125,935 100.0
New Jersey general election, 2003[14]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican David W. Wolfe 28,812 31.9   2.7
Republican Jim Holzapfel 27,509 30.5   1.5
Democratic Desmond Abazia 15,773 17.5   3.6
Democratic Mark Troncone 15,418 17.1   3.7
Green Elizabeth Arnone 2,765 3.1 N/A
Total votes 90,277 100.0
New Jersey general election, 2001[15]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican David W. Wolfe 36,989 29.2
Republican James W. Holzapfel 36,747 29.0
Democratic John Furey 26,723 21.1
Democratic Kimberley Casten 26,307 20.8
Total votes 126,766 100.0
New Jersey general election, 1999[16]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican James W. Holzapfel 23,227 29.3   1.5
Republican David W. Wolfe 23,145 29.2   2.0
Democratic Stephanie Wauters 15,895 20.1   2.5
Democratic Samuel D. Kaye 14,764 18.6   2.0
Conservative Morgan Strong 1,105 1.4   0.6
Conservative Anthony Bertani 1,058 1.3   0.3
Total votes 79,194 100.0
New Jersey general election, 1997[17]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican David W. Wolfe 41,746 31.2   2.3
Republican James W. Holzapfel 41,117 30.8   2.0
Democratic Regina Calandrillo 23,538 17.6   0.9
Democratic Jim Margetis 22,239 16.6   0.9
Libertarian Betty Florentine 1,381 1.0 N/A
Libertarian Christopher Kawa 1,317 1.0 N/A
Conservative Edward C. Mueller 1,292 1.0   2.1
Conservative J. Morgan Strong 1,068 0.8   2.3
Total votes 133,698 100.0
New Jersey general election, 1995[18]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican David W. Wolfe 22,837 28.9   1.4
Republican James W. Holzapfel 22,806 28.8   1.6
Democratic Richard P. Strada 14,669 18.5   0.3
Democratic Richard Sevrin 13,836 17.5   0.6
Conservative Gary J. Rich 2,483 3.1   1.8
Conservative Agnes A. James 2,455 3.1   1.9
Total votes 79,086 100.0
New Jersey general election, 1993[19]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Virginia “Ginny” Haines 42,132 30.4   1.2
Republican David W. Wolfe 42,010 30.3   0.6
Democratic Thomas J. Mallon 26,101 18.8   0.4
Democratic John F. Phillips 25,096 18.1   0.2
Conservative Gary J. Rich 1,820 1.3 N/A
Conservative Michael S. Permuko 1,647 1.2 N/A
Total votes 138,806 100.0
New Jersey general election, 1991[20]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Virginia “Ginny” Haines 35,093 31.6
Republican David W. Wolfe 34,368 30.9
Democratic Marlene Lynch Ford 21,384 19.2
Democratic Paul C. Brush 20,311 18.3
Total votes 111,156 100.0

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Wolfe won't seek re-election to Assembly". newjerseyglobe.com. Retrieved 2019-02-09.
  2. ^ a b Assemblyman Wolfe's legislative web page, New Jersey Legislature. Accessed January 27, 2014.
  3. ^ Assembly Member David W. Wolfe, Project Vote Smart. Accessed August 9, 2007.
  4. ^ "Deputy Republican Leader David W. Wolfe - New Jersey Assembly Republicans". New Jersey Assembly Republicans. Archived from the original on September 9, 2015. Retrieved August 31, 2015.
  5. ^ "Wolfe won't seek re-election to Assembly". newjerseyglobe.com. Retrieved 2019-02-09.
  6. ^ Legislative Roster 2016-2017 Session, New Jersey Legislature. Accessed December 8, 2016.
  7. ^ "2017-official-general-election-results-general-assembly.pdf" (PDF). New Jersey Secretary of State. Retrieved 2 April 2019.
  8. ^ "2015-official-ge-results-nj-general-assembly.pdf" (PDF). New Jersey Secretary of State. Retrieved 2 April 2019.
  9. ^ "2013-official-general-election-results-general-assembly.pdf" (PDF). New Jersey Secretary of State. Retrieved 2 April 2019.
  10. ^ "2011-official-gen-elect-gen-assembly-results-121411.pdf" (PDF). New Jersey Secretary of State. Retrieved 2 April 2019.
  11. ^ "2009-official-gen-elect-gen-assembly-tallies-120109.pdf" (PDF). New Jersey Secretary of State. Retrieved 2 April 2019.
  12. ^ "2007-official-general-election-tallies(ga)-12.12.07.pdf" (PDF). New Jersey Secretary of State. Retrieved 2 April 2019.
  13. ^ "05831236.pdf" (PDF). New Jersey Secretary of State. Retrieved 2 April 2019.
  14. ^ "2003g_a_candidate_tally.pdf" (PDF). New Jersey Secretary of State. Retrieved 2 April 2019.
  15. ^ "2001-general-elect-gen-assembly-tallies.pdf" (PDF). New Jersey Secretary of State. Retrieved 2 April 2019.
  16. ^ "1999-general-elect-gen-assembly-candidate-tallies.pdf" (PDF). New Jersey Secretary of State. Retrieved 2 April 2019.
  17. ^ "1997-general-election-results-state-assembly.pdf" (PDF). New Jersey Secretary of State. Retrieved 2 April 2019.
  18. ^ "NJ General Assembly 10". Our Campaigns. Retrieved September 5, 2017.
  19. ^ "1993-general-election-results-state-sen-gen-assembly.pdf" (PDF). New Jersey Secretary of State. Retrieved 2 April 2019.
  20. ^ "1991-general-election-results-st-senate-gen-assembly.pdf" (PDF). New Jersey Secretary of State. Retrieved 2 April 2019.

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