With the New Jersey general election taking place Tuesday, Americans for Tax Reform has released an updated list of incumbents and challengers for state legislative and statewide office who have signed the Taxpayer Protection Pledge. These candidates have made a written commitment to their constituents to “oppose and vote against any and all efforts to increase taxes.”

ATR strongly encourages taxpayers to consider those who have made this commitment when they vote on Tuesday, November 5. The list of incumbents and challengers who have signed the Taxpayer Protection Pledge and will be on the ballot Tuesday is as follows:


Diane Bindler (A-12)

Patrick McKnight (A-16)

Dierdre G. Paul (A-37)

Michael Urciuoli (A-34)


Diane Allen (S-7)

Anthony Bucco (S-25)

Gerald Cardinale (S-39)

Michael Doherty (S-23)

Tom Kean, Jr. (S-21)

Samuel D. Thompson (S-12)

Shirley Turner (S-15)

Joe Pennachio (S-26)

John Amodeo (A-2)

Mary Pat Angelini (A-11)

Anthony Bucco (A-25)

Jon Bramnick (A-21)

Michael Patrick Carroll (A-25)

Caroline Casagrande (A-11)

John DiMaio (A-23)

Louis Greenwald (A-6)

Amy Handlin (A-13)

Sean Kean (A-30)

Eric Munoz (A-21)

Declan O’Scanlon (A-13)

David Rible (A-30)

Scott Rudder (A-8)

Jay Webber (A-26)**

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