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Books by and about 2016 presidential candidates
Hard Choices,
by Hillary Clinton (2014)
Crippled America ,
by Donald J. Trump (2015)
Trump vs. Hillary On The Issues ,
by Jesse Gordon (2016)
Outsider in the White House,
by Bernie Sanders (2015)
American Dreams,
by Marco Rubio (2015)
Taking a Stand,
by Rand Paul (2015)
Unintimidated,
by Scott Walker (2013)
A Time for Truth,
by Ted Cruz (2015)
One Nation,
by Ben Carson (2014)
Trump/Pence vs. Clinton/Kaine On the Issues ,
by Jesse Gordon (2016)
Living History ,
by Hillary Rodham Clinton (2003)
Between Hope and History ,
by Bill Clinton (1996)
In Harm’s Way ,
by Dr. Jill Stein (2000)
Democrat vs. Republican vs. Green vs. Libertarian,
Four Party's Presidential Nominees On The Issues (2016)
Books by and about 2012 presidential candidates
Ten Letters
about Pres. Barack Obama (2011)
Do Not Ask What Good We Do
about Rep. Paul Ryan (2012)

Book Reviews

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Legislative voting records for New Jersey House and Senate


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    from NJ legislative records (number of quotes indicated):
  • Barbara Buono (3) New Jersey Democratic Challenger
  • Chris Christie (6) New Jersey N.J. Governor; Republican Presidential candidate
  • Donny DiFrancesco (11) Former Republican Governor (2001)
  • Jack Ciattarelli (4)
  • Joe Kyrillos (5) Republican Challenger New Jersey
  • John Wisniewski (4)
  • Ray Lesniak (7) New Jersey Democratic 2017 Gubernatorial candidate
  • Richard Codey (6) Former Democratic Governor (2004-2005)
  • Thomas Kean Jr. (8) Former Republican challenger (2006) New Jersey
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.

    New Jersey state legislative voting records, including these candidates:

  • NJ-R Thomas Kean Jr. - 2006 Senate challenger
    Minority Leader of the New Jersey Senate since 2008
    Member of the New Jersey Senate from the 21st district since 2003

  • NJ-D Ray Lesniak - 2017 Candidate for Governor
    State senator 20th district since 1983
    Member of the New Jersey General Assembly from the 20th Legislative District 1982 – 1983
    Member of the New Jersey General Assembly from the 21st Legislative District 1978 – 1982

  • NJ-D Barbara Buono - 2013 Candidate for Governor
    Majority Leader of the New Jersey Senate, 2010 – 2012
    Member of the New Jersey Senate from the 18th district, 2002 – 2014
    Member of the New Jersey General Assembly from the 18th district, 1994 - 2002

  • NJ-R Joe Kyrillos - 2012 candidate for U.S. Senate
    Member of the New Jersey Senate from the 13th district since 1992
    Member of the New Jersey General Assembly from the 13th district, 1988 - 1992

  • NJ-D Richard Codey, Potential gubernatorial candidate in 2017 and 2009
    53rd Governor of New Jersey, 2004 – 2006
    President of the New Jersey Senate, 2002 – 2010
    Member of the New Jersey Senate from the 27th district, since 1982
    Member of the New Jersey General Assembly from the 26th district, 1974 - 1982

  • NJ-R Kim Guadagno - 2017 Candidate for Governor
    Lieutenant Governor since 2010
    Secretary of State of New Jersey since 2010

  • (More state legislative coverage to come)

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Civil Rights
    Chris Christie: No same-sex marriage; civil unions are adequate.
    Jack Ciattarelli: No same-sex marriage; civil unions are adequate.
    John Wisniewski: No same-sex marriage; civil unions are adequate.
    Barbara Buono: Replace civil unions with same-sex marriage.
    Ray Lesniak: Replace civil unions with same-sex marriage.
    Richard Codey: Replace civil unions with same-sex marriage.
    Thomas Kean Jr.: Replace civil unions with same-sex marriage.
Crime
    Ray Lesniak: Change culture of corrections: limit solitary confinement.
    Thomas Kean Jr.: Co-sponsored bill establishing crime of human trafficking.
    Donny DiFrancesco: More victims’ rights; identify sex offendors.
Energy & Oil
    Joe Kyrillos: Don't require disclosure of renewables on electric bills.
    Ray Lesniak: Require disclosure of renewables on electric bills.
    Richard Codey: Require disclosure of renewables on electric bills.
    Thomas Kean Jr.: Don't require disclosure of renewables on electric bills.
Environment
    Donny DiFrancesco: $5M for purchasing open space.
Government Reform
    Chris Christie: Automatic voter registration is government-knows-best.
    Joe Kyrillos: No in-person early voting.
    Ray Lesniak: Establish in-person early voting in addition to Vote-by-Mail.
    Richard Codey: Establish in-person early voting in addition to Vote-by-Mail.
    Thomas Kean Jr.: No in-person early voting.
    Chris Christie: Early voting risks the integrity of our elections.
    Jack Ciattarelli: No in-person early voting.
    John Wisniewski: Establish in-person early voting in addition to Vote-by-Mail.
Gun Control
    Chris Christie: No criminalization of new classes of firearms.
    Barbara Buono: Ban 50-caliber weapons instead of just 60-caliber.
    Joe Kyrillos: No criminalization of all 50-caliber weapons.
    Ray Lesniak: Ban 50-caliber weapons instead of just 60-caliber.
    Richard Codey: Ban 50-caliber weapons instead of just 60-caliber.
    Thomas Kean Jr.: No criminalization of all 50-caliber weapons.
    Jack Ciattarelli: No criminalization of all 50-caliber weapons.
    John Wisniewski: Ban 50-caliber weapons instead of just 60-caliber.
    Donny DiFrancesco: No gun permits until age 21; require ballistics ID.
    Donny DiFrancesco: Prosecute gun crimes more; restrict future sales more.
Health Care
    Joe Kyrillos: Ok for state to sue to prevent ObamaCare implementation.
    Ray Lesniak: NJ should not sue to prevent ObamaCare implementation.
    Richard Codey: NJ should not sue to prevent ObamaCare implementation.
    Thomas Kean Jr.: Ok for state to sue to prevent ObamaCare implementation.
    Donny DiFrancesco: More funds for senior prescriptions, charity care, Medicaid.
Homeland Security
    Thomas Kean Jr.: Co-sponsored bill establishing Office of Counter-Terrorism.
    Donny DiFrancesco: Fund domestic terrorism preparedness.
Social Security
    Chris Christie: Close deficit in state retirement fund over next 7 years.
    Ray Lesniak: Close deficit in state retirement fund over next 7 years.
    Donny DiFrancesco: Reduce taxes on retiree earnings & benefits.
Tax Reform
    Chris Christie: No relief to subset of taxpayers; all need relief.
    Barbara Buono: Increase top tax rate to reduce property taxes.
    Joe Kyrillos: No increase in top tax rate to reduce property taxes.
    Richard Codey: Increase top tax rate to reduce property taxes.
    Thomas Kean Jr.: No increase in top tax rate to reduce property taxes.
    Jack Ciattarelli: No increase in top tax rate to reduce property taxes.
    John Wisniewski: Increase top tax rate to reduce property taxes.
    Donny DiFrancesco: Limit inheritance taxes.
    Donny DiFrancesco: End the marriage tax.
War & Peace
    Donny DiFrancesco: Recognize Jerusalem as capital; honor Holocaust claims.
Welfare & Poverty
    Donny DiFrancesco: Fund welfare-to-work & exempt religious charities.


The above quotations are from Legislative voting records for New Jersey House and Senate.

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