Jay Webber

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Jay Webber
Personal details
Born (1972-02-29) February 29, 1972 (age 42)
Teaneck, New Jersey, U.S.
Political party Republican
Alma mater Johns Hopkins University
Harvard University

Jay Webber (born February 29, 1972) is an American Republican Party politician, who has served in the New Jersey General Assembly since January 8, 2008, where he represents the 26th legislative district. He served as Chairman of the New Jersey Republican State Committee from June 2009 until January 2011. Webber is a member of the American Legislative Exchange Council, ALEC, serving as New Jersey state leader.[1]


Webber serves in the Assembly on the Budget Committee and the Labor Committee.[2]

Webber received a B.A. from Johns Hopkins University with a major in International Studies, and earned a J.D. from Harvard Law School.[2] He is a resident of Morris Plains, New Jersey.

On June 11, 2009, Republican gubernatorial candidate Christopher J. Christie announced his selection of Webber to succeed Tom Wilson as chairman of the New Jersey Republican State Committee.[3] State Committee members unanimously supported the selection of Webber in a vote on June 17, 2009.[4] Webber announced that he would be leaving the Chairman's post in January 2011. He was succeeded by Sam Raia.[5]

District 26[edit]

Each of the forty 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 26th District for the 2012-2013 Legislative Session are:[6]


  1. ^ http://www.alec.org/about-alec/state-chairmen/
  2. ^ a b Assemblyman Webber's legislative webpage, New Jersey Legislature. Accessed February 13, 2008.
  3. ^ Heininger, Claire (2009-06-11). "N.J. gov candidate Chris Christie taps Assemblyman Jay Webber to head N.J. GOP". The Star Ledger. Retrieved 2006-06-11. 
  4. ^ "Webber Elected NJGOP Chairman". New Jersey Republican State Committee. 2009-06-18. Retrieved 2009-06-19. 
  5. ^ Dinges, Tomas (January 11, 2011). "N.J. Republican Party elects new state chairman". The Star-Ledger. Retrieved February 9, 2011. 
  6. ^ Legislative Roster 2012-2013 Session, New Jersey Legislature. Accessed February 22, 2013.

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Party political offices
Preceded by
Tom Wilson
Chairperson of the New Jersey Republican State Committee
Succeeded by
Sam Raia