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Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman, D-N.J.

Member of the House (2nd term)

Democrat



Biography

District: New Jersey - 12th District
Political Highlights: N.J. Assembly, 1998-2015; N.J. Democratic Party chairwoman, 2002-06
Born: February 6, 1945; Camden, N.J.
Residence: Ewing Township
Religion: Baptist
Family: Husband, William Coleman; one child, two stepchildren
Education: Rutgers U., attended ; Thomas Edison State College, B.A. 1985
Elected: 2014
Committee Assignments: Homeland Security (Emergency Preparedness, Response & Communications; Terrorist Travel Task Force - Ranking Member; Transportation and Protective Security - Ranking Member); Oversight & Government Reform (Government Operations; Health Care, Benefits & Administrative Rules)
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Roll Call Vitals

District Rating: Safe Democrat
House Seniority: 186th ranked House Democrat
State Clout: New Jersey is 8th on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state


Election History

2014 Election Results

Candidate

Bonnie Watson Coleman (D)
Alieta Eck (R)
Don DeZarn (LMP)
Steven Welzer (GREEN)
Kenneth Cody (TVH)
Jack Freudenheim (X)
Allen Cannon (DRP)

Votes

90,430
54,168
1,330
890
567
531
450

%

61.0%
36.5%
0.9%
0.6%
0.4%
0.4%
0.3%