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Address: 125 W. State St., Trenton NJ 08625
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- Elected: 2009, term expires Jan. 2014, 1st term.
- State: New Jersey
- Born: Sep. 06, 1962, Newark
- Home: Mendham
U. of DE, B.A. 1984; Seton Hall U., J.D. 1987
- Professional Career:
Practicing attorney, partner, Dughi, Hewit & Palatucci, 1987-2001; U.S. attorney for New Jersey, 2002-08.
- Political Career:
Morris County freeholder, 1994-98; Dir. Freeholder Board, 1997.
- Family: Married (Mary Pat); 4 children
Chris Christie, a Republican, was elected governor of New Jersey in 2009 and quickly became lionized in his party as the archetypal “Jersey guy” for his confident, cut-the-crap persona. He was chosen to give the 2012 Republican National Convention’s keynote address and has remained the subject of speculation about a future White House race, but his moderate social positions—and willingness to praise President Barack Obama while castigating his own party—have cost him support among conservatives. Read More