Saturday, November 05, 2011

New Jersey. November 2001 Elections. Who to Love and Who to Reject. KLIP.

Dear Friends of NJ Wildlife and ALL Animals,
Please feel free to cross post and forward!
Following up our previous email on Voting Humanely on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 8th, we are providing you with the list of the BEST and WORST New Jersey Legislators on animal issues, wildlife as well as companion animal. Also included (see below is the list of NJ legislators belonging to the NJ Angling & Hunting Conservation Caucus aka Sportsmen's Caucus. Obviously, we DO NOT SUPPORT any member of the Sportsmen's Caucus.
The fact is that the ONLY way we will create change in NJ Div. of Fish & Wildlife policies, as well as increasing protection of companion animals is through the VOTE. Do we vote FOR animal protection, or AGAINST it. YOU hold the power with your VOTE.
The League of Humane Voters of NJ 2011 endorsement list was compiled based strictly on the following criteria:
- Voting records on companion and wildlife issues
- Memberships in hunting or trapping caucuses
- Sponsorship of animal protection legislation
- Overall interest in companion and wildlife issues
Compiled by the League of Humane Voters of New Jersey

In alpha order:

BEST SENATORS FOR ANIMAL PROTECTION IN NEW JERSEY

Senator Christopher “Kip” Bateman (R)
Senator Barbara Buono (D)
Senator Sandra B. Cunningham (D)
Senator Nia H. Gil (D)
Senator Robert M. Gordon (D)
Senator Raymond J. Lesniak (D)
Senator Shirley K. Turner (D)
Senator Joseph Vitale (D)
Senator Loretta Weinberg (D)

BEST ASSEMBLY MEMBERS FOR ANIMAL PROTECTION IN NEW JERSEY

Assemblyman Reed Gusciora (D)
Assemblywoman Nia H. Gill (D)
Assemblyman Mila M. Jasey (D)
Assemblyman Gordon Johnson (D)
Assemblyman Charles Mainor (D)
Assemblywoman Nellie Pou (D)***
Assemblyman Robert Schroeder (R)
Assemblywoman Valerie Vainieri Huttle D
Assemblywoman Connie T. Wagner D

WORST SENATORS FOR ANIMAL PROTECTION IN NEW JERSEY

Senator Dawn Marie Addiego (R)
Senator Jennifer Beck (R)
Senator Michael J. Doherty (R)
Senator Joseph M. Kyrillos Jr. (R)
Senator Donald Norcross (R)
Senator Steven V. Oroho (R)
Senator Robert W. Singer (R)
Senator Bob Smith (D)
Senator Stephen M. Sweeney (D)
Senator Jim Whelan (D)

WORST ASSEMBLY MEMBERS FOR ANIMAL PROTECTION IN NEW JERSEY

Assemblywoman Mary Pat Angelini (R)
Assemblyman John Amodeo (R)
Assemblyman Peter Biondi (R)
Assemblyman John Burzichelli (R)
Assemblyman Michael Patrick Carroll (R)
Assemblyman Gary Chiusano (D)
Assemblyman Alex DeCroce (R)
Assemblywoman Allison Littell McHose (R)
Assemblyman Dave Rible (R)
Assemblyman Scott Rudder (R)

***Running for Senate.
Sportsmen's Caucus

The New Jersey Angling & Hunting Conservation Caucus: Supports all hunting and a constitutional amendment guaranteeing the right to hunt: (To look up the legislative districts, visit: http://www.njleg.state.nj.us/districts/districtnumbers.asp#1)

If they are running in different legislative districts, see note next to name.

Senator Donald Norcross (Co Chair) (D-5)

Senator Steven Oroho (Co Chair) (R-24)

Senator Steve Sweeney (D-3)

Senator James Beach (D-6)

Senator Jeff Van Drew (D-1)

Senator Anthony Bucco (R-25)

Senator Sean Kean (R-11) Running for Assembly in District 30.

Senator Bob Smith (D-17)

Senator Robert Singer (R-30)

Senator Joseph Kyrillos (R-13)

Senator Jennifer Beck R-12 Running for Senate in District 11

Senator Michael Doherty (R-23)

Senator Dawn Marie Addiego (R-8)

Assemblyman John Burzichelli (Co Chair) (D-3)

Assemblyman Gary Chiusano (Co Chair) (R-24)

Assemblyman Matt Milam (D-1)

Assemblyman Scott Rudder (R-8)

Assemblyman Declan O'Scanlon (R-12) Running for Assembly in District 13.

Assemblywoman Mary Pat Angelini (R-11)

Assemblyman Dave Rible (R-11) Running for Assembly in District 30.

Assemblyman Wayne DeAngelo (D-14)

Assemblyman Peter Biondi (R-16)

Assemblywoman Caroline Casagrande (R-12) Running for Assembly in District 11.

Assemblyman Scott Rumana (R-40)

Assemblyman Anthony Bucco (R-25)

Assemblyman Nelson Albano (D-1)

Your vote is precious, and your choice is your own. But we NEED humane legislators on the state, county, AND municipal levels, willing to stand up to the NJ Div. of Fish & Wildlife and all pro-hunt groups and agendas. We NEED increased companion animal protection legislation. We cannot urge you strongly enough to VOTE HUMANELY on Tuesday, Nov. 8th.

Thank you ALL!!!

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