Jeffrey Chiesa
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Jeffrey Chiesa

Republican

US politician

New Jersey, New Jersey
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Jeffrey Chiesa

US politician
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Jeffrey Scott Chiesa (kee-AY-zə; born June 22, 1965) is an American lawyer and politician who served as a United States Senator from New Jersey from June 10, 2013 to October 31, 2013. A member of the Republican Party, he previously served as the 59th Attorney General of New Jersey from January 10, 2012 until June 6, 2013. Prior to his tenure as New Jersey Attorney General, he served as Chief Counsel to New Jersey Governor Chris Christie. Christie announced on June 6, 2013 that he would appoint Chiesa to the United States Senate seat that was vacated by the death of Democratic Senator Frank Lautenberg and on June 10, 2013, Chiesa was sworn in. He declined to run for the remainder of the Senate term in the 2013 special election, which was subsequently won by Democrat Cory Booker, Mayor of Newark. He is the most recent member of the Republican Party to serve as a U.S. Senator from New Jersey.

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Experience

Education

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Columbus School of Law, Catholic University of America
JD
1990
University of Notre Dame
BA Accounting
1987

Past Positions

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Interim Senator
United States Senate
2013
Senator
United States Senate
2013
Former Attorney General
State of New Jersey
Attorney General
State of New Jersey
2012 - 2013
Chief Counsel
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie
2010 - 2011
Assistant United States Attorney
2002 - 2009
Experience
Attorney