Robert (Rob) D. Clifton (R-12a)

State Assembly Member Robert Clifton

Robert (Rob) D. Clifton (R-12a)
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Capitol: 609.847.3115
FAX: 732.970.6389
District: 732.970.6386
State Assembly Member
State House 125 West State Street
Trenton, NJ 08625-1101
14 Cliffwood Avenue
Matawan, NJ 07747
Residence:Matawan, NJ

Committee Assignments


Robert Clifton has been an assemblyman since 2012, serving as assistant minority leader since January 2024. Clifton earned a bachelor's degree from Rider College in 1991 and a master's from the University of Richmond in 1998, both in political science. He has worked as the director of government and community affairs for Comcast Cable Corporation since 2001. Previously, he was director of industry relations for the N.J. Pavement and Asphalt Association and worked for the state Department of Labor. He was a Monmouth County freeholder from 2005 to 2011, serving as director in 2011, and mayor of Matawan from 1996 to 2005. A life-long resident of Matawan, Clifton and his wife have two sons.

Election / Personal Info

First Elected: 2011    Next Election: 2025
Spouse: Tracy   DOB: 12/31/1968
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