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|U.S. House, New Jersey, District 1|
|Elections and appointments|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
Shapiro holds a Ph.D. in American History from Harvard University. He also received a J.D. from Stanford University. Shapiro has worked as a district attorney in Kings County, New York and is a practicing attorney.
Shapiro's campaign website explained his reason for running for New Jersey Senate:
- "Robert Shapiro’s candidacy is based upon the belief that even though the highest priority should be given to getting the American economy back on track, the rights and benefits of senior citizens, veterans, public servants, and students should not be jeopardized."
- See also: New Jersey State Senate elections, 2013
Shapiro ran in the 2013 election for New Jersey State Senate District 6. Shapiro was defeated by Sudhir Deshmukh in the June 4 Republican primary. The general election took place on November 5, 2013.
|New Jersey State Senate District 6 Republican Primary, 2013|
Shapiro ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent New Jersey's 3rd District. Shapiro ran as an Independent. He faced Shelley Adler, Jon Runyan, Robert Edward Forchion, Frederick John Lavergne, Christopher Dennick, Jr. and Robert Witterschein in the general election on November 6.
|U.S. House, New Jersey District 3 General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Jon Runyan Incumbent||53.7%||174,253|
|No Slogan||Christopher Dennick, Jr.||0.1%||280|
|Legalize Marijuana||Robert Edward Forchion||0.6%||1,965|
|No Slogan||Frederick John Lavergne||0.2%||770|
|Bob's for Jobs||Robert Shapiro||0.3%||1,104|
|None of Them||Robert Witterschein||0.2%||530|
|Source: New Jersey Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"|
Shapiro currently resides in Cherry Hill, New Jersey.
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- New Jersey's 1st Congressional District elections, 2014
- New Jersey's 1st Congressional District
- New Jersey Division of Elections, "General election candidates for U.S. House," accessed August 13, 2014
- New Jersey Department of State, "Official 2013 Primary Candidates," accessed April 15, 2013
- Shapiro for New Jersey Legislature, "Home," accessed May 10, 2013
- New Jersey Department of State, "Official Primary Election Results," accessed July 26, 2013