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U.S. Senate
- Tom Kean, Jr. (R)
- Robert Menendez (D)
U.S. Congress
- Mike Ferguson (R)
- Linda Stender (D)
County Freeholders
- Patricia Quattrocchi (R)
- Glenn Mortimer (R)
- Diane Barabas (R)
- Deborah Scanlon (D)
- Alexander Mirabella (D)
- Chester Holmes (D)
Scotch Plains Council
- Nancy Malool (R)
- Carolyn Sorge (R)
- Rich Duthie (R)
- Neal LeStrange (D)
- Kevin Glover (D)
- Jeff Strauss (D)
Fanwood Council
- Richard Alber (R)
- Andrew MacDonald (R)
- Donna Dolce (D)
- David Valian (D)
Garwood Mayor
- Bruce Paterson
- Dennis McCarthy (D)
Garwood Council
- Dennis Clark (R)
- Jim Matheson (R)
- Kathleen Villaggio (D)
- Keith Sluka (D)
Mountainside Council
- Robert W. Messler (R)
- William R. Lane (R)
Goleader Election Coverage 2006 
United States Senator
Robert Menendez
Party Affiliation: Democrat

Contact Info
Telephone: 732-729-9970
Website: www.menendez2006.com
E-mail: info@menendez2006.com

Candidate Information

Professional Background: Mr. Menendez worked as a lawyer in private practice prior to his election to Congress.

Education: The candidate received his law degree from Rutgers University and his B.A. from St. Peter's College in Jersey City.

Family Life: The candidate currently lives in Hoboken and has two children, Alicia and Robert.

Governmental Experience: Mr. Menendez took over his Senate seat from John Corzine in January 2006 after Mr. Corzine took office as governor of New Jersey. The candidate currently serves on three Congressional committees: the Senate Budget Committee, the Senate Energy Committee and the Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee. Before taking over in the Senate, Menendez served in the House of Representatives from 1992 to 2006. The candidate also served in the New Jersey Legislature, working in the New Jersey Senate from 1991 to 1993 and prior to that, in the General Assembly from 1987 to 1991. During his time in the New Jersey Legislature, Menendez also held the mayoral position in Union City from 1986 to 1992. His first taste of public office came in 1974 when he was elected to the Union City Board of Education, a position he held until 1978.

Information compiled from: menendez2006.com, bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=M000639 

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