Rep. Donald Payne Jr. (D-New Jersey) biography

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Rep. Donald Payne Jr. (D-NJ 10th District)

5th term Democrat from New Jersey 10th District.


Residence: Newark

Marital Status: Married (Beatrice)

Prev. Occupation: School Transportation Director, Toll Collector

Prev. Political Exp.: Newark Municipal Council, 2006-12; Essex Co. Board of Freeholders, 2006-12

Education: Attended Kean College, 1976-78

Birthdate: 12/16/1958

Birthplace: Newark, NJ

Religion: Baptist

Percentage in Last Election: 86%

Major Opponent: David Pinckney


Current Elected Office Contact Information

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Washington, D.C. Office:

103 Cannon House Office Building,
District of Columbia 20515-3010
Phone: (202) 225-3436
Fax: (202) 225-4160

Newark Office: (more district offices)

60 Nelson Place, 14th Floor
Newark, New Jersey 07102
Phone: (973) 645-3213
Fax: (973) 645-5902


Current Elected Office Committees:


Current Elected Office Staff Members:

  • Chief of Staff: LaVerne Alexander
  • Scheduler: Shannon Casey
  • Legis. Dir.: Bridgette Dehart
  • Acting Comm. Dir.: LaVerne Alexander
  • Child/Family Issues LA: Jamiyl Peters
  • Education LA: Jamiyl Peters
  • Telecomm LA: Steven Schultz
  • Transportation LA: Steven Schultz
  • Trade LA: LaVerne Alexander
  • Commerce LA: Bridgette Dehart
  • Labor LA: Steven Schultz
  • Budget LA: Bridgette Dehart
  • Government Affairs LA: Bridgette Dehart
  • Space - NASA LA: Bridgette Dehart
  • Animal Welfare LA: Jamiyl Peters


Current Elected Office Bills:

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Bill Name Cosponsor? Send Message
H.R.3043 - Making appropriations for the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and... No Send Message to Rep. Donald Payne Jr.
H.R.609 - 'To amend and extend the Higher Education Act of 1965. No Send Message to Rep. Donald Payne Jr.
H.R.27 - 'To enhance the workforce investment system of the Nation by strengthening one-stop career center... No Send Message to Rep. Donald Payne Jr.
H.R.366 - 'To amend the Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Technical Education Act of 1998 to strengthen and im... No Send Message to Rep. Donald Payne Jr.
H.R.250 - 'To establish an interagency committee to coordinate Federal manufacturing research and developme... No Send Message to Rep. Donald Payne Jr.


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