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  Gill, Nia H.
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AffiliationDemocratic  
<-  2010-01-01  
 
NameNia H. Gill
Address266 Orange Rd.
Montclair, New Jersey 07042, United States
EmailNone
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Born March 15, 1948 (71 years)
ContributorUser 13
Last Modifedbmarotta
Aug 31, 2019 04:38pm
Tags Black - Liberal - Pro-Choice - Pro-Gun control - Pro-Labor -
InfoMs. Gill was serving her fourth term in the Assembly when she was elected to the Senate in November, 2001. She was re-elected five times.

Senator Gill sponsored the law criminalizing the practice of racial profiling. She also sponsored laws making human trafficking a crime, expanding health insurance coverage for persons age 18 to 30, and requiring a voter-verified paper record for electronic voting machines.

She has also secured significant funding for community-based organizations that provide services for women and children infected and affected by HIV and AIDS. She sponsored the 2006 law allowing municipalities to establish needle exchange programs as part of the effort to prevent disease transmission associated with sharing needles. She has also written legislation that would ensure counseling and prenatal care information to pregnant women who test positive for HIV. She also sponsored a law providing loans and training to women small business owners.

In response to the crisis in Darfur, Senator Gill sponsored a law prohibiting the state pension fund from investing in companies that conduct business in Sudan.

Ms. Gill was born March 15, 1948, in Glen Ridge and is a graduate of Upsala College and Rutgers University School of Law. She was admitted to the bar in 1976. She was a law clerk for Superior Court Judge Harry Hazelwood, Jr., then served five years as a public defender in Essex and Passaic counties. She is a member of the New Jersey and federal bars, and is admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court. Ms. Gill is a practicing attorney, a mother and grandmother.

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  01/09/2018 NJ State Senate Legislative Oversight Committee Won 12.50% (+0.00%)
  01/09/2018 NJ State Senate Transportation Committee Won 14.29% (+0.00%)
  01/09/2018 NJ State Senate Law and Public Safety Committee Won 16.67% (+0.00%)
  11/07/2017 NJ State Senate 34 Won 84.92% (+69.85%)
  11/06/2015 NJ Senate President Pro Tempore Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/08/2013 NJ Senate President Pro Tempore Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/05/2013 NJ State Senate 34 Won 73.12% (+46.25%)
  06/05/2013 NJ State Senate 34 - D Primary Won 65.25% (+38.29%)
  06/05/2012 NJ District 10- D Primary Lost 16.64% (-42.98%)
  11/10/2011 NJ Senate President Pro Tempore Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/08/2011 NJ State Senate 34 Won 79.60% (+59.21%)
  11/08/2009 NJ Senate President Pro Tempore Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/06/2007 NJ State Senate 34 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  06/05/2007 NJ State Senate 34 - D Primary Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/04/2003 NJ State Senate 34 Won 69.71% (+39.42%)
  06/03/2003 NJ State Senate 34 - D Primary Won 54.21% (+8.42%)
  11/06/2001 NJ State Senate 34 Won 64.85% (+30.49%)
  06/26/2001 NJ State Senate 34 - D Primary Won 77.81% (+60.21%)
  01/11/2000 NJ Assembly Minority Whip Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/02/1999 NJ General Assembly 27 Won 39.29% (+0.00%)
  11/04/1997 NJ General Assembly 27 Won 48.68% (+0.00%)
  06/03/1997 NJ General Assembly 27 - D Primary Won 44.36% (+0.00%)
  11/07/1995 NJ General Assembly 27 Won 35.61% (+1.11%)
  06/06/1995 NJ General Assembly 27 - D Primary Won 32.84% (+0.00%)
  11/02/1993 NJ General Assembly 27 Won 34.51% (+0.00%)
  06/08/1993 NJ General Assembly 27 - D Primary Won 31.77% (+0.00%)
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  01/28/2019 NJ State Senate Select Economic Growth Stratagies Committee Won 0.00% (-100.00%)
ENDORSEMENTS
NJ US President - D Primary - Jun 07, 2016 D Hillary Clinton
NJ Commissioner of Education - Mar 11, 2010 NPA Reject
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