8th DISTRICT - PARTS OF ATLANTIC, BURLINGTON & CAMDEN COUNTIES
Jean Stanfield became an assemblywoman in January 2020.
A resident of Westampton, Stanfield became the first female sheriff of Burlington County in 2001. She was successfully re-elected to the post for six terms stepping down in 2019 to run for the New Jersey Assembly.
She joined the sheriff’s department in 1996 as an undersheriff and also briefly served as an assistant prosecutor in the Burlington County Prosecutor’s Office.
Stanfield received a law degree from Rutgers University.