Cleopatra G. Tucker (D-Newark)

Democrat Cleopatra G. Tucker, of Newark, was first elected to the New Jersey General Assembly on November 6, 2007.

Born April 9, 1943, Mrs. Tucker studied sociology at Tennessee State University’s Miles College. She is the executive director of The Centre, Inc., a non-profit that organizes activities and programs for Newark’s youth.

Mrs. Tucker and her late husband, Donald, have two children.

Mrs. Tucker represents the 28th Legislative District, which includes the Essex County municipalities of Belleville, Bloomfield, Irvington, and a portion of the City of Newark.





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Legislative Staff:


Chief of Staff: Syesha Enbow

Legislative Aides: Jessie Badley, Jamilleh Beasley, Kevin Butler, Laurie Williams, Lisa P. Scott, Yakima Johnson, Pete Stromolo, Ruth Jackson


District Office:

400 Lyons Avenue
Newark, NJ 07112


Phone: (973) 926-4320

Fax: (973) 926-5736



Cleopatra G. Tucker (D-Newark)