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  Garrett, E. Scott
CANDIDATE DETAILS
AffiliationRepublican  
<-  2011-01-01  
 
NameE. Scott Garrett
Address100 Pond School Road
Sussex, New Jersey 07461, United States
EmailNone
Website [Link]
Born July 09, 1959 (60 years)
ContributorClassical Liberal
Last ModifedPaul
Feb 05, 2013 12:32pm
Tags Caucasian - Very Conservative - Anti Embryonic Stem Cell Research - Anti Environment - Anti-Affirmative Action - Anti-Civil Unions - Anti-Gay Marriage - Pro Alaska/Offshore Oil Drilling - Pro Free Trade - Pro Marijuana Legalization - Pro School Vouchers - Pro- gun - Pro-Life - Pro-Smaller Government - Pro-Social Security Privatization - Pro-Tort Reform - Married - Christian - Protestant - Straight -
InfoErnest Scott Garrett

Congressman Scott Garrett represents New Jersey's Fifth Congressional District in the United States House of Representatives. Sworn in on January 7, 2003, Scott serves as a member of the House Financial Services and Budget Committees.

Serving in his first-term in Congress, Scott is committed to working with President George W. Bush to establish a national strategy to strengthen our homeland security, revitalize America's economy, and improve the quality of life for all New Jersey families.

Scott has a real record of working for New Jersey. From 1990-2002, he served in the New Jersey General Assembly, where he was the senior Assemblyman for the 24th legislative district as well as the Assistant Majority Leader and Chairman of the Banking and Insurance Committee. During his tenure he also served on the Assembly Education, Transportation, Agriculture & Natural Resources, and Joint Committee on Public Schools.

Scott is the leading anti-tax advocate for the people of New Jersey. As a member of the New Jersey General Assembly for over a decade he voted more than 50 times to cut taxes including income, sales, property, business, and energy taxes.

During his tenure in the Assembly, Scott was also a member the Task Force on Business Retention-Expansion- Export, the Legislative Bi-Partisan Auto Insurance Study Panel, the Governor's Property Tax Study Task Force and the Women's Advisory Committee.

Scott has been recognized both nationally and statewide for his leadership. He received the "Proactive Policy of the Year Award" from the New Jersey Business and Industry Association for auto insurance reform that was described as "the most important legislation of the decade." He also earned the "Legislative Leadership Visionary Award" from the National Association of the Self-Employed, and was named "Legislator of the Year" by both the Building Officials Association of New Jersey and the National Association of Small Business Owners.

Scott is a dedicated family man, legislator, and leader in our community. He participates in numerous volunteer and charitable organizations. He is past president of Big Brothers, Big Sisters and sat on the Sussex County Board of Agriculture. Currently, he is a member of the Sussex County Chamber of Commerce.

Congressman Scott Garrett graduated from Rutgers University Law School, cum laude from Montclair State University, and from High Point Regional High School.

Born in Bergen County on July 9, 1959 Scott Garrett, 43, now resides in Wantage Township with his wife, Mary Ellen and their two young daughters, Jennifer and Brittany.

Unsuccessful candidate for the GOP nomination for the 5th District, 1998 and 2000.


JOB APPROVAL POLLS
FAVORABILITY POLLS
DateFirmFavorableUnfavorableDon't Know
08/25/2016-08/27/2016 GBA Strategies (D) 40.00% ( 0.0) 39.00% ( 0.0) 21.00% ( 0.0)
10/10/2014-10/14/2014 Monmouth University 40.00% ( 0.0) 29.00% ( 0.0) 31.00% ( 0.0)

BOOKS
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EVENTS
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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Feb 08, 2004 12:00am News Conservative consultant Rick Shaftan isn't too happy with Assemblyman John Rooney.  Article Mr. Techno 
Dec 29, 2003 12:00am Analysis GOP congressman (Garrett) takes firm stand D.C.  Article *crickets chirp* 

DISCUSSION
Importance? 7.00000 Average

FAMILY

INFORMATION LINKS
RACES
  11/08/2016 NJ District 05 Lost 46.70% (-4.41%)
  06/07/2016 NJ District 5 - R Primary Won 82.20% (+72.68%)
  11/04/2014 NJ - District 05 Won 55.41% (+12.11%)
  11/06/2012 NJ District 5 Won 55.03% (+12.29%)
  06/05/2012 NJ District 5 - R Primary Won 87.23% (+79.79%)
  11/02/2010 NJ - District 05 Won 64.94% (+32.15%)
  06/08/2010 NJ District 05 - R Primary Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/04/2008 NJ - District 05 Won 55.87% (+13.47%)
  06/03/2008 NJ District 05 - R Primary Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/07/2006 NJ - District 05 Won 54.91% (+11.08%)
  06/06/2006 NJ - District 05 - R Primary Won 86.38% (+72.76%)
  11/02/2004 NJ - District 05 Won 57.57% (+16.46%)
  06/08/2004 NJ - District 05 - R Primary Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/05/2002 NJ District 5 Won 59.48% (+21.20%)
  06/04/2002 NJ District 5 - R Primary Won 44.99% (+19.22%)
  11/06/2001 NJ General Assembly 24 Won 36.25% (+2.01%)
  06/26/2001 NJ General Assembly 24 - R Primary Won 51.12% (+2.25%)
  06/03/2000 NJ District 5 - R Primary Lost 47.74% (-4.52%)
  11/02/1999 NJ General Assembly 24 Won 42.31% (+1.82%)
  06/02/1998 NJ District 5 - R Primary Lost 47.20% (-5.59%)
  11/04/1997 NJ General Assembly 24 Won 39.73% (+2.67%)
  06/04/1997 NJ General Assembly 24 - R Primary Won 45.54% (+1.62%)
  11/07/1995 NJ General Assembly 24 Won 36.61% (+0.96%)
  11/02/1993 NJ General Assembly 24 Won 43.43% (+1.10%)
  11/05/1991 NJ General Assembly 24 Won 39.61% (+0.29%)
  06/04/1991 NJ General Assembly 24 - R Primary Won 33.93% (+0.56%)
ENTERED, DROPPED OUT
  05/08/2019 Export-Import Bank President Lost 0.00% (-82.29%)
SPECULATIVE, DID NOT RUN
  11/08/1994 NJ General Assembly 24 - Special Election Won 0.00% (-33.97%)
ENDORSEMENTS
US House Speaker - Jan 06, 2015 R Daniel Webster
NJ State Senate 24 - R Primary - Jun 05, 2007 R Guy R. Gregg
NJ Governor - R Primary - Jun 26, 2001 R Bret Schundler
FEC COMMITTEES
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