Robert Brown (New Jersey)
|New Jersey Senate District 12|
|J.D.||Seton Hall University Law School|
|Place of birth||New York City|
Brown is an attorney and retired police officer. Since 1988, Brown has owned his own law practice, Robert C. Brown, Esq. Before becoming an attorney, he was a police officer with the Old Bridge Police Department from 1975-1988. Brown was shot in the line of duty in 1981, and now, under new legislation, is considered a "wounded" police officer.
Brown received his Bachelor of Science at Kean University in 1984, and then went on to graduate from Seton Hall University Law School in 1988.
- See also: New Jersey State Senate elections, 2011
Brown was defeated in the 2011 election for New Jersey Senate District 12. Brown ran unopposed in the primary on June 7, 2011. Republican incumbent Jennifer Beck (R) is not running for re-election. Brown was defeated by Samuel Thompson in the general election which took place on November 8, 2011.
|New Jersey State Senate District 12 General Election, 2011|
|Democratic||Robert "Bob" Brown||40.2%||12,317|
Brown received 20,302 votes (17%).
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Brown is married to Anne. Together they have 2 children, Sarah and Tyler. Sarah is a graduate of Rutgers University, and Tyler is a Brookdale Community College graduate and is currently attending Monmouth University.
District 12 covers 4 counties (Middlesex, Monmouth, Ocean and Burlington) and 14 Towns (Old Bridge, Allentown, Englishtown, Manalapan, Matawan, Millstone, Roosevelt, Upper Freehold, Jackson, Plumsted, Chesterfield, New Hanover, North Hanover, Wrightstown.
Brown's email address is: firstname.lastname@example.org
- NJSpotlight, "Candidates: Legislative District 12," November 3, 2011
- NJSpotlight, "Legislative District 12," October 24, 2011
- Project Vote Smart biography of Robert Brown
- Brown & Grenafege for Assembly - official 2009 campaign site
- Project Vote Smart profile
- 2009 Facebook campaign site
- Imagine Election profile