Leonard T. Connors
Leonard T. Connors, Jr. (born April 11, 1929) is a former American Republican Party politician, who served in the New Jersey State Senate from 1982 to 2008, where he represented the 9th Legislative District. While maintaining his longstanding in the Senate, Connors served on the Ocean County Board of Chosen Freeholders from 1977-82, and has been Mayor of Surf City, New Jersey since 1966.
In the 209th session, Connors sponsored Senate Bill No. 692, prohibiting possession or consumption of alcoholic beverages on private property by persons under legal drinking age. This bill amended P.L. 1979, c.264 (C.2C:33-15), which had banned underage consumption and possession only in motor vehicles and other public areas. In the 2006-08 session, Connors served on the Senate's State Government Committee and the Community & Urban Affairs Committee.
He announced in January 2007 that he would be retiring and would not be a candidate in 2007. Connors' son, Christopher J. Connors served in the New Jersey General Assembly where he also represents the 9th District, and succeeded him in the Senate in 2008.
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 9th Legislative District are:
- Senator Connor's Senate Website
- New Jersey Legislature financial disclosure form for 2006 (PDF)
- New Jersey Legislature financial disclosure form for 2005 (PDF)
- New Jersey Legislature financial disclosure form for 2004 (PDF)
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