District 12


Samuel D. Thompson
BORN: July 31, 1935
EDUCATION: B.S. University of Arkansas Little Rock (Chemistry and Mathematics), Ph.D. Louisiana State University (Physical Chemistry)
OCCUPATION: Legislator
PUBLIC/PARTY SERVICE: N.J. Mandated Health Benefits Advisory Commission 2012-present; N.J. Commission on Capitol Budget and Planning 2014-present; N.J. State Museum Board of Trustees 2014-present; Public Safety Communications Commission 2016-present; Pretrial Services Program Review Commission 2017-present; Fire Safety Commission 2018-present; Republican National Convention Delegate 2016, 2012, 2008, 2004, 2000, 1996, 1992, 1988; Task Force on Health Insurance Exchange Implementation Commission 2014-16; Continuing Care Advisory Council 1998-2002; State Council for Adult Literacy Services 2000-02; N.J. Advisory Council on Elder Care 1998-2000; N.J. Turnpike Authority 1994-97; Governorís Education Task Force 1994, Co-Chair; N.J. Department of Health 1972-94; U.S. Armed Forces Epidemiological Board 1983-90
MILITARY SERVICE: U.S. Army 1955-57, Specialist Third Class
LEGISLATIVE SERVICE: Senate 2012-present; General Assembly 1998-2011, Appropriations Officer 2010-11, Assistant Republican Leader 2004-05
COMMITTEES: Joint Committee on Housing Affordability; Joint Committee on the Public Schools; Budget and Appropriations; Education; State Government, Wagering, Tourism & Historic Preservation

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


Robert D. Clifton
BORN: December 31, 1968
EDUCATION: B.A. Rider College (Political Science), M.A. University of Richmond (Political Science)
OCCUPATION: Director of Local Government Affairs, Comcast Cable
PUBLIC/PARTY SERVICE: Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders 2005-11; Borough of Matawan Mayor 1996-2005
LEGISLATIVE SERVICE: General Assembly 2012-present
COMMITTEES: Budget; Housing; Special Committee on Infrastructure and Natural Resources; Transportation and Independent Authorities

935 Highway 34, Suite 3B, Matawan, NJ 07747
Phone: (732) 970-6386

Ronald S. Dancer
BORN: May 31, 1949
EDUCATION: Peddie School, Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers University (Elected Officials Certificate Program)
OCCUPATION: Legislator
PUBLIC/PARTY SERVICE: Plumsted Township, Mayor 1990-2011, Planning Board 1983-present, Municipal Utilities Authority 2012-present, Honorary Business Administrator 2012-2017; Ocean County, Board of Social Services Chair 1997-present, Natural Lands Trust Fund Advisory Committee 1998-present, Senior Citizens Advisory Board 2002-present, Human Services Advisory Council, 2012-17
LEGISLATIVE SERVICE: General Assembly 2002-present; Deputy Republican Leader 2018-present
COMMITTEES: Agriculture; Military and Veterans' Affairs; Oversight, Reform and Federal Relations; Tourism, Gaming and the Arts

405 Rt. 539, Cream Ridge, NJ 08514
Phone: (609) 758-0205