Chris Christie

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Christopher James Christie (born September 6, 1962) is an American politician, former federal prosecutor, and political commentator who served as the 55th Governor of New Jersey from 2010 to 2018.wikipedia
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2009 New Jersey gubernatorial election

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Christie won the 2009 Republican primary for Governor of New Jersey and defeated Democratic incumbent Jon Corzine in the general election.
Incumbent Democratic Governor Jon Corzine ran for a second term against Republican Chris Christie, Independent Christopher Daggett and nine others, in addition to several write-in candidates.

Chris Christie 2016 presidential campaign

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On June 30, 2015, he announced his candidacy for the Republican nomination in the 2016 presidential election.
The 2016 presidential campaign of Chris Christie, the 55th Governor of New Jersey, began on June 30, 2015, at an event in his hometown of Livingston, New Jersey.

Presidential transition of Donald Trump

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Later, he endorsed eventual winner Donald Trump and was named head of Trump's transition planning team.
The transition was formerly led by Chris Christie until he and a number of his supporters were replaced or demoted on November 11.

2016 United States presidential election

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On June 30, 2015, he announced his candidacy for the Republican nomination in the 2016 presidential election.
On the same day, Politico released an article predicting that the 2016 general election would be between Clinton and former Florida Governor Jeb Bush, while a New York Times article named New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and Senator Cory Booker from New Jersey as potential candidates.

Newark, New Jersey

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Christie was born in Newark, New Jersey and raised in Livingston, New Jersey.
The UEZ program in Newark and four other original UEZ cities had been allowed to lapse as of January 1, 2017, after Governor Chris Christie, who called the program an "abject failure", vetoed a compromise bill that would have extended the status for two years.

Livingston, New Jersey

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Christie was born in Newark, New Jersey and raised in Livingston, New Jersey. Christie's family moved to Livingston, New Jersey, after the 1967 Newark riots, and Christie lived there until he graduated from Livingston High School in 1980.
In the 2013 gubernatorial election, Republican Chris Christie received 62.7% of the vote (4,860 cast), ahead of Democrat Barbara Buono with 36.1% (2,799 votes), and other candidates with 1.1% (89 votes), among the 7,905 ballots cast by the township's 21,260 registered voters (157 ballots were spoiled), for a turnout of 37.2%.

Rutgers University

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He was awarded honorary doctorate degrees by Rutgers University and Monmouth University in 2010.
Rutgers also has close ties to figures who grew up or continue to live in New Jersey with notable figures such as Chris Christie, justices Antonin Scalia and Samuel Alito, and Alice Waters each having a parent who attended the institution.

Jon Corzine

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Christie won the 2009 Republican primary for Governor of New Jersey and defeated Democratic incumbent Jon Corzine in the general election.
In January 2009, Rasmussen Reports indicated that recently announced Republican challenger Chris Christie led Corzine 42% to 40%.

2016 Republican Party presidential primaries

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On June 30, 2015, he announced his candidacy for the Republican nomination in the 2016 presidential election.

Morris County, New Jersey

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A Republican, Christie was elected county freeholder (legislator) for Morris County, New Jersey, serving from 1995 to 1998.
The county prosecutor is Fredric M. Knapp of Randolph, who was sworn into the position in June 2014 after being nominated by Governor Chris Christie in June 2012.

Bill Palatucci

Christie volunteered for President George H. W. Bush's 1992 re-election campaign in New Jersey, and became close to Bush's state director, Bill Palatucci.
He retains a close personal and professional association with Governor Chris Christie, serving as the Chairman of Christie's 2013 re-election campaign and Co-Chair of his Inaugural Committee in 2014 and 2010.

Trenton, New Jersey

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Alongside fellow partner and later, gubernatorial campaign fundraiser Bill Palatucci, Christie's firm opened an office in the state capital, Trenton, devoted mainly to lobbying.
The UEZ program in Trenton and four other original UEZ cities had been allowed to lapse as of January 1, 2017, after Governor Chris Christie, who called the program an "abject failure", vetoed a compromise bill that would have extended the status for two years.

Seton Hall University School of Law

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After graduating in 1984 from the University of Delaware, he earned a J.D. at Seton Hall University School of Law.

Cranford, New Jersey

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In 1987, Christie joined the law firm of Dughi, Hewit & Palatucci of Cranford, New Jersey.
In the 2013 gubernatorial election, Republican Chris Christie received 62.5% of the vote (4,926 cast), ahead of Democrat Barbara Buono with 35.9% (2,834 votes), and other candidates with 1.6% (124 votes), among the 8,017 ballots cast by the township's 16,108 registered voters (133 ballots were spoiled), for a turnout of 49.8%.

Governor of New Jersey

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Christie won the 2009 Republican primary for Governor of New Jersey and defeated Democratic incumbent Jon Corzine in the general election. Christopher James Christie (born September 6, 1962) is an American politician, former federal prosecutor, and political commentator who served as the 55th Governor of New Jersey from 2010 to 2018.
Previous governor Jim McGreevey received an annual salary of $157,000, a reduction of 10% of the maximum allowed, while Chris Christie, Murphy's immediate predecessor, accepted the full gubernatorial salary.

Thomas Kean Jr.

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Christie had issued a subpoena regarding Menendez 65 days before the 2006 Senate election, in which Menendez defeated Republican Thomas Kean Jr. to become New Jersey's junior Senator.
After Governor Chris Christie was reelected in 2013, Christie attempted to remove Kean as Minority Leader, but ultimately failed.

2013 United States Senate special election in New Jersey

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He also ordered a $25 million special election to fill the seat of the deceased Senator Frank Lautenberg.
New Jersey governor Chris Christie appointed Republican Jeffrey Chiesa as a placeholder; Chiesa announced at the time of his appointment that he would not be a candidate in the special election.

Livingston High School (New Jersey)

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Christie's family moved to Livingston, New Jersey, after the 1967 Newark riots, and Christie lived there until he graduated from Livingston High School in 1980.

United States Senate Youth Program

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In high school, Christie was also selected as a New Jersey Representative to the United States Senate Youth Program.

Mendham Township, New Jersey

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Following the campaign, Christie decided to run for office, and moved to Mendham Township.
In the 2013 gubernatorial election, Republican Chris Christie received 80.9% of the vote (1,795 cast), ahead of Democrat Barbara Buono with 18.0% (400 votes), and other candidates with 1.1% (25 votes), among the 2,242 ballots cast by the township's 4,624 registered voters (22 ballots were spoiled), for a turnout of 48.5%.

Monmouth County, New Jersey

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He then chose Kimberly Guadagno, Monmouth County sheriff, to complete his campaign ticket as a candidate for lieutenant governor.
Christopher J. Gramiccioni of Wall Township is the county's prosecutor, having been formally nominated to the position by Governor of New Jersey Chris Christie in May 2016.

Bret Schundler

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However, information later came to light that the issue had already been raised with Christie's Education Commissioner Bret Schundler, and in response Christie had asked for Schundler's resignation; Schundler initially agreed to resign, but the following morning asked to be fired instead, citing his need to claim unemployment benefits.
He served in the Cabinet of Governor Chris Christie as New Jersey Commissioner of Education until he was dismissed on August 27, 2010.

Barbara Buono

Christie was reelected by a large margin on November 5, 2013, defeating Democratic nominee Barbara Buono.
She is a member of the Democratic Party and was the Democratic nominee for Governor of New Jersey in the 2013 general election, which she lost to Republican incumbent Chris Christie.

Bob Menendez

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Christie's opponents claimed that he had gotten off the Bush administration's hit list by going after Congressman Robert Menendez; for example, New York Times columnist Paul Krugman wrote, "Menendez's claims of persecution now seem quite plausible."
In September 2006, just a few weeks before the 2006 senate elections, the office of the US District Attorney, Republican Chris Christie, began investigating the rental deal with NHCAC, subpoenaing records from them.

Michael Patrick Carroll

In 1995, Christie announced a bid for a seat in the New Jersey General Assembly; he and attorney Rick Merkt ran as a ticket against incumbent Assemblyman Anthony Bucco and attorney Michael Patrick Carroll in the Republican primary.
When Albohn retired in 1995, Carroll and Anthony Bucco, who was appointed to the Assembly after Frelinghuysen's election to Congress, prevailed in a Republican primary against Rick Merkt, Chris Christie, and two others, going onto victory in the fall.