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Samuel D. Thompson

Republican — Senator — District 12
Available Terms:
  • 2008-2009
  • 2010-2011
  • 2012-2013
  • 2014-2015

Samuel D. Thompson represents Senate District 12 in the New Jersey Senate, is a member of three committees, and is the primary sponsor of 398 bills.

1998 17042.0
2000 88739.0
2002 127050.0
2004 88148.56
2006 122400.0
2008 83975.0
2010 59625.0
2012 66956.48

For detailed campaign finance information visit Influence Explorer. Figures via the National Institute on Money in State Politics.

  • District Office:

    2501 Highway 516, Suite 101
    Old Bridge, NJ 08857
    Phone: 732-607-7580



News and Blog Coverage

Kean attempted to slash O'Toole's funding following leadership shakeup attempt

Senate Minority Leader Tom Kean Jr. (R-21) sought to reward lawmakers who supported his effort to retain his leadership position and slap the legislator who attempted to oust him, according to his leadership allocation request. Kean proposed slashing Sen. Kevin O’Toole’s (R-40) 2014 legislative funding by $15,000, according to the ...

Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

  • SR 91

    Urges natural gas pipeline operators to adopt infrastructure, technology, and management practices to prevent methane gas leaks.

  • S 2424

    Requires municipal land use plan element of master plan to address smart growth and storm resiliency, and environmental sustainability issues.

  • S 2385

    Transfers New Jersey State Forestry Services and related entities to Department of Agriculture.

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  • S 2340

    Requires State to include distributed energy resource in certain new State buildings and consider retrofitting certain existing State buildings with distributed energy resource.*

  • S 2277

    Directs Governor to withdraw from compact establishing Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor; dissolves compact and commission; transfers commission's NJ operations to State Police.

  • S 2234

    Abolishes Landscape Irrigation Contractors Examining Board in the Department of Environmental Protection and transfers regulation of landscape irrigation contractors to Department of Community Affairs.

Recent Votes

S 2164


Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3690.0
•••No: 12.0
•••Other: 37.0
S 162


Legislator Vote: Other

•••Yes: 2972.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 1127.0
S 2264


Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3587.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 512.0
S 2264


Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3177.0
•••No: 12.0
•••Other: 820.0
S 1649


Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3895.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 25.0
S 241


Legislator Vote: Other

•••Yes: 3587.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 512.0
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