Louis Greenwald

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Louis Greenwald
Majority Leader of the New Jersey General Assembly
Assumed office
January 10, 2012
Preceded byJoseph Cryan
Member of the New Jersey General Assembly
from the 6th district
Assumed office
January 9, 1996
Preceded byLee Solomon
Personal details
Born (1967-03-11) March 11, 1967 (age 55)
Mount Holly, New Jersey, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
SpouseCynthia
Children3
EducationMoravian College (BA)
Seton Hall University (JD)
WebsiteOfficial website
Legislative website

Louis D. Greenwald (born March 11, 1967) is an American Democratic Party politician, who has represented the 6th Legislative District in the New Jersey General Assembly since taking office on January 9, 1996. He has served as the Assembly Majority Leader since January 10, 2012.[1]

Early life[edit]

Raised in Cherry Hill, New Jersey, Greenwald graduated from Cherry Hill High School East, earned a B.A. in 1989 from Moravian College in political science and was awarded a J.D. in 1992 from the Seton Hall University School of Law.[2] Greenwald is the son of the late Maria Barnaby Greenwald, a former Mayor of Cherry Hill Township and a former Camden County Freeholder Director and Surrogate. He lives in Voorhees Township with his wife Cynthia and three children - Lauren, Eric, and Jenna.[1][3][4]

New Jersey Assembly[edit]

Greenwald was the Assembly's Budget Committee Chair from 2002 to 2012 and was the Assistant Minority Leader from 1998 to 1999.[1] Assemblyman Greenwald is a member of the Camden County Bar Association, the Camden County Democratic Committee and the Camden County Traffic Safety Task Force Committees. He was a member of the CEO/Executive Advisory Board for the Southern New Jersey Council Boy Scouts of America.

Committees[edit]

Committee assignments for the current session are:[1]

  • None

District 6[edit]

Each of the 40 districts in the New Jersey Legislature has one representative in the New Jersey Senate and two members in the New Jersey General Assembly. Each of the 40 districts in the New Jersey Legislature has one representative in the New Jersey Senate and two members in the New Jersey General Assembly.[5] Representatives from the 6th District for the 2022—2023 Legislative Session are:[6]

Electoral history[edit]

Assembly[edit]

New Jersey general election, 2017[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Louis Greenwald 41,767 36.0 Increase 3.4
Democratic Pamela Rosen Lampitt 40,291 34.7 Increase 3.7
Republican David C. Moy 16,811 14.5 Decrease 2.5
Republican Winston Extavour 16,335 14.1 Decrease 2.4
American Solidarity Monica Sohler 821 0.7 N/A
Total votes '116,025' '100.0'
New Jersey general election, 2015[8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Louis Greenwald 21,087 32.6 Increase 1.9
Democratic Pamela Rosen Lampitt 20,028 31.0 Increase 2.0
Republican Holly Tate 11,023 17.0 Decrease 3.5
Republican Claire H. Gustafson 10,679 16.5 Decrease 3.3
Green Amanda Davis 985 1.5 N/A
Green James Bracciante 850 1.3 N/A
Total votes '64,652' '100.0'
New Jersey general election, 2013[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Louis Greenwald 33,232 30.7 Increase 0.7
Democratic Pamela Rosen Lampitt 31,366 29.0 Increase 0.1
Republican Chris Leone-Zwillinger 22,147 20.5 Decrease 0.2
Republican George R. Fisher 21,399 19.8 Decrease 0.6
Total votes '108,144' '100.0'
New Jersey general election, 2011[10]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Louis Greenwald 24,272 30.0
Democratic Pamela Rosen Lampitt 23,342 28.9
Republican Allan Richardson 16,714 20.7
Republican Gregory Horton 16,461 20.4
Total votes 80,789 100.0
New Jersey general election, 2009[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Louis Greenwald 36,446 29.5 Increase 0.7
Democratic Pamela Rosen Lampitt 33,320 27.0 Decrease 0.7
Republican Scot DeCristofaro 27,005 21.9 Increase 1.4
Republican Brian Greenberg 26,581 21.5 Increase 1.8
Total votes '123,352' '100.0'
New Jersey general election, 2007[12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Louis Greenwald 23,626 28.8 Decrease 2.5
Democratic Pamela Rosen Lampitt 22,701 27.7 Decrease 0.9
Republican JoAnn R. Gurenlian 16,850 20.5 Decrease 0.3
Republican Bradley L. Mattson 16,199 19.7 Increase 0.4
Green Michael Gellman 2,677 3.3 N/A
Total votes '82,053' '100.0'
New Jersey general election, 2005[13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Louis Greenwald 38,211 31.3 Increase 2.5
Democratic Pamela Rosen Lampitt 34,961 28.6 Increase 0.2
Republican JoAnn R. Gurenlian 25,365 20.8 Increase 1.4
Republican Marc Fleischner 23,587 19.3 Decrease 0.2
Total votes '122,124' '100.0'
New Jersey general election, 2003[14]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Louis Greenwald 27,228 28.8 Decrease 3.9
Democratic Mary Previte 26,798 28.4 Decrease 3.9
Republican Mark Otto 18,421 19.5 Increase 1.9
Republican Joann R. Gurenlian 18,342 19.4 Increase 2.0
Green Kevin Madden 1,951 2.1 N/A
Green Martin Nolan 1,778 1.9 N/A
Total votes '94,518' '100.0'
New Jersey general election, 2001[15]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Louis Greenwald 38,327 32.7
Democratic Mary Previte 37,895 32.3
Republican Anthony "Tony" Clark 20,688 17.6
Republican Lou Harvey 20,452 17.4
Total votes 117,362 100.0
New Jersey general election, 1999[16]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Louis Greenwald 23,663 30.1 Increase 1.1
Democratic Mary Previte 22,462 28.5 Increase 0.9
Republican Robert J. Seltzer 15,505 19.7 Decrease 2.3
Republican Gerard M. Banmiller 15,293 19.4 Decrease 2.0
Green Jay Fox 947 1.2 N/A
Independent Gerard "Gerry" Brigante 852 1.1 N/A
Total votes '78,722' '100.0'
New Jersey general election, 1997[17]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Louis Greenwald 35,883 29.0 Increase 2.7
Democratic Mary Previte 34,105 27.6 Increase 3.2
Republican Thomas Shusted Jr. 27,236 22.0 Decrease 2.9
Republican Susan R. Rose 26,453 21.4 Decrease 3.1
Total votes '123,677' '100.0'
New Jersey general election, 1995[18]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Louis Greenwald 23,743 26.3 Increase 3.0
Republican John A. Rocco 22,520 24.9 Decrease 2.3
Republican Lee Solomon 22,125 24.5 Decrease 2.5
Democratic Annette Castiglione-Degan 22,039 24.4 Increase 1.9
Total votes '90,427' '100.0'

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Assemblyman Louis D. Greenwald, New Jersey Legislature. Accessed March 14, 2022.
  2. ^ Silber, Zach. "Louis D. Greenwald (D-Voorhees)", New York Observer, February 27, 2011. Accessed August 8, 2019. "He attended Christ the King Parochial School in Haddonfield and graduated from Cherry Hill High School East. Continuing his education, he graduated from Moravian College in 1989 with a bachelor’s degree in political science and went on to earn a law degree from Seton Hall University School of Law in 1992."
  3. ^ "Assemblyman Louis D. Greenwald Bio Page". NJ Assembly Majority Office. Retrieved August 31, 2015.
  4. ^ Assembly Member Louis D. Greenwald, Project Vote Smart. Accessed August 8, 2007.
  5. ^ New Jersey State Constitution 1947 (Updated Through Amendments Adopted in November, 2020): Article IV, Section II, New Jersey Legislature. Accessed January 28, 2022.
  6. ^ Legislative Roster for District 6, New Jersey Legislature. Accessed January 11, 2022.
  7. ^ "2017-official-general-election-results-general-assembly.pdf". New Jersey Secretary of State. Retrieved March 31, 2019.
  8. ^ "2015-official-ge-results-nj-general-assembly.pdf" (PDF). New Jersey Secretary of State. Archived from the original (PDF) on April 30, 2017. Retrieved March 31, 2019.
  9. ^ "2013-official-general-election-results-general-assembly.pdf" (PDF). New Jersey Secretary of State. Archived from the original (PDF) on November 7, 2018. Retrieved March 31, 2019.
  10. ^ "2011-official-gen-elect-gen-assembly-results-121411.pdf" (PDF). New Jersey Secretary of State. Archived from the original (PDF) on November 14, 2018. Retrieved March 31, 2019.
  11. ^ "2009-official-gen-elect-gen-assembly-tallies-120109.pdf" (PDF). New Jersey Secretary of State. Archived from the original (PDF) on December 4, 2018. Retrieved March 31, 2019.
  12. ^ "2007-official-general-election-tallies(ga)-12.12.07.pdf" (PDF). New Jersey Secretary of State. Archived from the original (PDF) on March 4, 2016. Retrieved March 31, 2019.
  13. ^ "05831236.pdf" (PDF). New Jersey Secretary of State. Archived from the original (PDF) on October 11, 2018. Retrieved March 31, 2019.
  14. ^ "2003g_a_candidate_tally.pdf" (PDF). New Jersey Secretary of State. Archived from the original (PDF) on March 5, 2016. Retrieved March 31, 2019.
  15. ^ "2001-general-elect-gen-assembly-tallies.pdf" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on May 5, 2017. Retrieved March 31, 2019.
  16. ^ "1999-general-elect-gen-assembly-candidate-tallies.pdf" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on April 29, 2017. Retrieved March 31, 2019.
  17. ^ "1997-general-election-results-state-assembly.pdf" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on April 29, 2017. Retrieved March 31, 2019.
  18. ^ "1995-general-election-results-general-assembly.pdf" (PDF). Retrieved March 31, 2019.

External links[edit]

New Jersey General Assembly
Preceded by Member of the New Jersey General Assembly
from the 6th district

1996–present
Served alongside: John A. Rocco, Mary Previte, Pamela Rosen Lampitt
Incumbent
Preceded by Majority Leader of the New Jersey General Assembly
2012–present