Robert Sherwin

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Robert Sherwin
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Candidate for
Ohio House of Representatives, District 57
PartyLibertarian
Elections and appointments
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Associate'sLorain County Community College
Personal
ProfessionEngineering Mechanic
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Robert Sherwin is a 2014 Libertarian candidate for District 57 of the Ohio House of Representatives.

He was a 2012 Libertarian candidate for District 57 of the Ohio House of Representatives.[1]

Sherwin served on both the executive and central committees of the Lorain County Libertarian Party.

Biography

Sherwin's professional experience includes working as an engineering mechanic. He earned an Associates degree in applied science/automation engineering from Lorain County Community College, graduating with honors.

Issues

Campaign themes

2014

Sherwin's website highlights the following campaign themes:[2]

Jobs

  • Excerpt: "We MUST make Ohio attractive to new businesses by lower taxes, eliminating unnecessary regulations, and repealing some of our laws that prevent free markets and competition."

Education

  • Excerpt: "Our education system is upside-down. The responsibility for educating our children begins with the parents, then the local communities and school districts. Simply put, it is not the job of the federal and state governments to educate our children. If we, the taxpayers, were not giving a huge slice of our hard-earned money to support bureaucracies we would have more money in our paychecks to support our local schools."

Nullification and Sovereignty

  • Excerpt: "We should work to nullify all unconstitutional federal laws, forbid federal officials from enforcing these laws in Ohio, and to sequester those federal taxes that don’t fund constitutional purposes."

Note: Sherwin's campaign themes did not change from 2012.

Elections

2014

See also: Ohio House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Ohio House of Representatives will take place in 2014. A primary election took place May 6, 2014. The general election will be held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was February 5, 2014. Matt Lark was unopposed in the Democratic primary, while incumbent Terry Boose was unopposed in the Republican primary. Robert Sherwin is running as a Libertarian candidate. Boose, Lark and Sherwin will face off in the general election.[3]

2012

See also: Ohio House of Representatives elections, 2012

Sherwin ran in the 2012 election for Ohio House, District 58. Sherwin was unopposed in the March 6 Libertarian primary election and was defeated Matthew T. Lark (D) and District 58 incumbent Terry Boose (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[4][5][6][7]

Ohio House of Representatives, District 57, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngTerry Boose Incumbent 53.9% 28,390
     Democratic Matthew T. Lark 40.5% 21,342
     Libertarian Robert Sherwin 5.5% 2,917
Total Votes 52,649

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