Sam Fiocchi

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Samuel L. Fiocchi
Member of the New Jersey General Assembly
from the 1st district
In office
January 14, 2014 – January 12, 2016
Preceded byNelson Albano
Succeeded byR. Bruce Land
Cumberland County Freeholder
In office
January 1, 2011 – December 31, 2013
Preceded byJoseph Pepitone
Nelson Thompson
Succeeded byThomas L. Sheppard
Darlene R. Barber
Personal details
Born (1952-10-01) October 1, 1952 (age 67)
Vineland, New Jersey
Political partyRepublican
ResidenceVineland, New Jersey

Samuel L. Fiocchi (born October 1, 1952) is an American Republican politician who has represented the 1st Legislative District in the New Jersey General Assembly from January 14, 2014 to January 12, 2016. He took office after he defeated Nelson Albano in the 2013 general election.[1]

Fiocchi was born and raised in Vineland, New Jersey and attended St. Augustine Preparatory School and Widener University.[2] Fiocchi had been a member of the Cumberland County Board of Chosen Freeholders from 2011 to 2013 for one term and had been a member of the Vineland Zoning Board from 2009 to 2011.[3] He is also a real estate agent and served on the transition team for Chris Christie in 2010.[2]

During his term in the Assembly, he served on the Human Services, Regulatory Oversight, and Telecommunications and Utilities committees.[3] After serving one term, he and Republican running mate, Cumberland County Freeholder Jim Sauro, were defeated by incumbent Democrat Bob Andrzejczak and his running mate R. Bruce Land.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bellano, Anthony. "New Jersey Election 2013: Van Drew Wins Re-election in District 1; The Republicans picked up one seat in the General Assembly, according to unofficial results.", OceanCityPatch, November 6, 2013. Accessed January 14, 2014. "Democratic incumbent Robert Andrzejcak collected the most votes in the Assembly race, at 28,615. Republican challenger Sam Fiocchi managed to oust Democratic incumbent Nelson Albano when he registered 26,458 votes. Albano was third with 25,123, followed by Republican challenger Kristine Gabor, who had 25,003."
  2. ^ a b "Assemblyman Sam Fiocchi - New Jersey Assembly Republicans". New Jersey Assembly Republicans. Retrieved August 27, 2015.
  3. ^ a b "Assemblyman Samuel L. Fiocchi". New Jersey Legislature. Archived from the original on January 2, 2016. Retrieved January 14, 2016.
  4. ^ Giambusso, David; Tat, Linh (November 4, 2015). "Democrat scores upset victory in District 1 Assembly race". Politico New Jersey. Retrieved January 14, 2016.

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New Jersey General Assembly
Preceded by
Nelson Albano
Member of the New Jersey General Assembly for the 1st District
January 14, 2014 – January 12, 2016
With: Bob Andrzejczak
Succeeded by
R. Bruce Land