Kevin Lavan

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Kevin Lavan
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Candidate for
New Jersey General Assembly District 13
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Army
Years of service2
Date of birth07/16/1944
Place of birthNew Jersey
ProfessionHiring agent
Kevin Lavan was a 2011 Democratic candidate for District 13 of the New Jersey General Assembly.

Lavan previously served as Mayor of Hazlet Township.[1]

Lavan's professional experience includes working as a hiring agent at New York Shipping and warehouseman at Onyx Chemical. He served in the United States Army from 1962-1964. He earned his A.S. in business from Jersey City State University in 1976.



See also: New Jersey General Assembly elections, 2011

Lavan was a candidate for District 13 of the New Jersey General Assembly. He was defeated in the November 8 general election. Lavan and Patrick Short ran unopposed in the June 7 Democratic primary. Amy Handlin and Declan O'Scanlon, Jr. ran unopposed in the Republican primary. William Lawton and Frank Cottone are also running as Independents in the November 8 general election.[2]

New Jersey General Assembly District 13 General Election, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngAmy Handlin Incumbent 30.5% 24,073
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDeclan O'Scanlon Incumbent 28.8% 22,754
     Democratic Kevin Lavan 19.2% 15,165
     Democratic Patrick Short 19.4% 15,333
     Constitution Frank Cottone 1.1% 834
     Constitution William Lawton 1% 757
Total Votes 78,916



Lavan was endorsed by:


Lavan is widowed and has two children.

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