Dick Zimmer

Richard Alan "Dick" Zimmer is an American Republican Party politician from New Jersey, who served in both houses of the New Jersey Legislature and in the United States House of Representatives. He was the Republican nominee for the U.S. Senate from New Jersey in 1996 and 2008. In March 2010, he was appointed by Governor Chris Christie to head the New Jersey Privatization Task Force. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Dick Zimmer has 150 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1991 House Proceeding. The year with the most videos was 1995 with 45 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2000 with an average of 4,164 views per program. Most appearances with Robert G. Torricelli (7), Henry J. Hyde (4), James Nussle (4). Most common tags: New Jersey, Commercials, Road to the Capital.

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U.S. Representative, R-NJ 12th January 3, 1991 - January 3, 1997 Videos: 150

Recent Appearances

  • New Jersey Senate Debate

    New Jersey Senate Debate

    New Jersey Senator Frank Lautenberg and challenger former New Jersey Representive Richard Zimmer participated in a televised…

  • Republican National Convention Day 1 Morning

    Republican National Convention Day 1 Morning

    In the opening session of the convention various candidates and officials pledged to support Governor Bush’s campaign and…

  • South Dakota Senate Campaign

    South Dakota Senate Campaign

    The race between incumbent Republican Senator Larry Pressler and Democratic Representative Tim Johnson was profiled through…

  • Carolina Senate Campaigns

    Carolina Senate Campaigns

    This week the Senate races in North Carolina and South Carolina were profiled. Both involved incumbent Senators.

  • New Jersey Senatorial Debate

    New Jersey Senatorial Debate

    Representative Bob Torricelli (D-New Jersey) and Representative Dick Zimmer (R-New Jersey) debated state and national issues…

  • New Jersey Senatorial Debate

    New Jersey Senatorial Debate

    Representative Robert Torricelli, Democrat from New Jersey, and Dick Zimmer, a state legislator from 1982 to 1991, debated…

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Former Ideology Rankings

Ideology data is based on DW-NOMINATE statistics developed by Keith Poole and Howard Rosenthal. More information can be found at Voteview .


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