Nancy Pinkin

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Nancy Pinkin
Member of the New Jersey General Assembly from the 18th District
Assumed office
January 14, 2014
Serving with Robert Karabinchak
Preceded byPeter J. Barnes III
Chair of the New Jersey General Assembly Committee on Environment and Solid Waste
Assumed office
January 9, 2018
Preceded byTim Eustace [1]
Personal details
BornJersey City, New Jersey, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)James Salwitz
Children2
WebsiteLegislative Website

Nancy J. Pinkin is an American Democratic Party politician, who has served in the New Jersey General Assembly since 2014, where she represents the 18th Legislative District.

Early Life[edit]

Pinkin served on the East Brunswick Township Council 2005 to 2014, including a two-year term as Council President, she also served three years on the East Brunswick Planning Board.[2] Pinkin runs her own healthcare and association management consulting firm, Pinkin Associates, Inc., and has an extensive background in healthcare administration, with an expertise in ambulatory care and medical practice management. She is also the Executive Director of the Middlesex and Mercer County Medical Societies,[3][4] she received an associates degree from Middlesex County College in Applied Science, a Bachelor of Science degree from Rutgers University, and holds a Master of Public Administration with a specialization in health administration from New York University.[3] She completed a postgraduate fellowship in Health Policy and Research at UMDNJ where she also served as health policy advisor to then-State Senator Jack Sinagra.[4]

New Jersey Assembly[edit]

Pinkin was elected to the Assembly in 2013, and then again in 2015 alongside Patrick J. Diegnan. She was re-elected to the Assembly in 2017 alongside Robert Karabinchak, she has served as Deputy Speaker Pro-Tempore since 2018.

Committees[edit]

  • Environment and Solid Waste
  • Health and Senior Services
  • Law and Public Safety
  • New Jersey Legislative Select Oversight

District 18[edit]

Each of the forty districts in the New Jersey Legislature has one representative in the New Jersey Senate and two members in the New Jersey General Assembly; the other representatives from the 18th District for the 2014-2015 Legislative Session are:[5]

Electoral History[edit]

New Jersey Assembly[edit]

New Jersey General Assembly elections, 2017[6]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Nancy Pinkin (incumbent) 25,526 32.0
Democratic Robert Karabinchak (incumbent) 24,786 31.0
Republican April Bengivenga 15,344 19.0
Republican Jimmy Hu 14,255 18.0
New Jersey General Assembly elections, 2015[7]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Patrick J. Diegnan (incumbent) 16,174 32.0
Democratic Nancy J. Pinkin (incumbent) 16,008 32.0
Republican Teresa Rose Hutchison 9,378 19.0
Republican Synnove Bakke 9,071 18.0
New Jersey General Assembly elections, 2013[8]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Patrick J. Diegnan (incumbent) 24,996 27.4
Democratic Nancy J. Pinkin 24,186 26.5
Republican Rob Bengivenga 21,517 23.6
Republican Lisa Goldhamer 20,559 22.5
Independent Sheila Angalet 1,068 1.2


New Jersey General Assembly elections, 2017[6]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Nancy J. Pinkin (incumbent) 25,526 32.0
Democratic Robert Karabinchak (incumbent) 24,786 31.0
Republican April Bengivenga 15,344 19.0
Republican Jimmy Hu 14,255 18.0

References[edit]

  1. ^ "New Jersey Legislature Committees and Membership". Wayback Machine. Retrieved 20 April 2019.
  2. ^ Castles, Peter. "Pinkin exits East Brunswick council for Assembly seat". Greater Media News. Retrieved September 5, 2015.[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ a b "Nancy J. Pinkin (D)". New Jersey Legislature. Retrieved September 5, 2015.
  4. ^ a b "Assemblyman Nancy J. Pinkin Bio Page". NJ Assembly Majority Office. Retrieved September 5, 2015.
  5. ^ Legislative Roster 2014-2015 Session, New Jersey Legislature. Accessed January 17, 2014.
  6. ^ a b [1], NJ.com, Accessed November 8, 2017.
  7. ^ Official List Candidate Returns for General Assembly For November 2015 General Election Archived 2015-11-18 at the Wayback Machine, Middlesex County Clerk's Office, Accessed November 17, 2015.
  8. ^ Official List Candidate Returns for General Assembly For November 2013 General Election, New Jersey Department of State, Accessed September 5, 2015.

External links[edit]

New Jersey General Assembly
Preceded by
Peter J. Barnes III
Member of the New Jersey General Assembly for the 18th District
January 14, 2014 – present
With: Patrick J. Diegnan, Robert Karabinchak
Succeeded by
Incumbent