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}}{{tnr}}'''Raj Mukherji''' {{2013is}} a [[State legislative elections, 2013|2013]] [[Democratic]] candidate for [[New Jersey General Assembly elections, 2013#District 33|District 33]] of the [[New Jersey General Assembly]].<ref>[http://nj.gov/state/elections/2013-results/2013-official-primary-candidates-general-assembly.pdf ''New Jersey Department of State'', "Official 2013 Primary Candidates", Accessed April 15, 2013]</ref>
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}}{{tnr}}'''Raj Mukherji''' is a [[Democratic Party|Democratic]] member of the [[New Jersey General Assembly]], representing District 33.  He was first elected to the chamber in 2013.<ref>[http://nj.gov/state/elections/2013-results/2013-official-primary-candidates-general-assembly.pdf ''New Jersey Department of State'', "Official 2013 Primary Candidates", Accessed April 15, 2013]</ref>
  
 
==Biography==
 
==Biography==
Mukherji earned his Bachelor’s degree from Thomas Edison State College, his Master of Liberal Arts focused on national security from the University of Pennsylvania, and his J.D. from Seton Hall Law School. His professional experience includes working as an entrepreneur co-founding a public affairs firm, and serving as Deputy Mayor of Jersey City.<ref>[http://www.electraj.com/ "Raj Mukherji Official Campaign website", Accessed May 18, 2013]</ref>
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Mukherji earned his B.A. from Thomas Edison State College, his Master of Liberal Arts focused on national security from the University of Pennsylvania and his J.D. from Seton Hall Law School. His professional experience includes working as an entrepreneur co-founding a public affairs firm and serving as Deputy Mayor of Jersey City.  Mukherji served in Military Intelligence for the United States Marine Corps Reserve from 2001 to 2009.<ref>[http://www.electraj.com/ "Raj Mukherji Official Campaign website", Accessed May 18, 2013]</ref>
  
 
==Elections==
 
==Elections==
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:: ''See also: [[New Jersey General Assembly elections, 2013]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[New Jersey General Assembly elections, 2013]]''
  
Mukherji {{2013isrunning}} in the [[State legislative elections, 2013|2013 election]] for [[New Jersey General Assembly elections, 2013|New Jersey General Assembly]] District 33. Mukherji is bracketed with [[Carmelo G. Garcia]] and defeated [[John Hilt IV]], [[Anthony Mills]], and [[Peter Basso]] in the June 4 Democratic primary. He is challenged by [[Jude Anthony Tiscornia]] (R) and [[Armando Hernandez]] (R) in the general election which takes place on November 5, 2013.<ref>[http://nj.gov/state/elections/2013-results/2013-official-primary-results-general-assembly.pdf ''New Jersey Department of Elections'', "Official Primary Election Results," Accessed July 26, 2013]</ref>
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Mukherji won election in the [[State legislative elections, 2013|2013 election]] for [[New Jersey General Assembly elections, 2013|New Jersey General Assembly]] District 33. Mukherji was bracketed with [[Carmelo G. Garcia]] and defeated [[John Hilt IV]], [[Anthony Mills]], and [[Peter Basso]] in the June 4 Democratic primary. He and [[Carmelo G. Garcia]] (D) defeated [[Jude Anthony Tiscornia]] (R) and [[Armando Hernandez]] (R) in the general election which took place on November 5, 2013.<ref>[http://nj.gov/state/elections/2013-results/2013-official-primary-results-general-assembly.pdf ''New Jersey Department of Elections'', "Official Primary Election Results," Accessed July 26, 2013]</ref> <ref name=gencand>[http://www.state.nj.us/state/elections/2013-results/2013-official-general-candidates-general-assembly-0828.pdf ''New Jersey Department of State'', "Official general election candidates," August 28, 2013]</ref><ref>[http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/files/elections/2013/by_state/NJ_Page_1105.html?SITE=AP&SECTION=POLITICS ''Associated Press,'' "New Jersey - Summary Vote Results," November 6, 2013]</ref><ref>[http://nj.gov/state/elections/2013-results/2013-official-general-election-results-general-assembly.pdf ''New Jersey Department of State,'' "2013 Official General Election results," accessed December 9, 2013]</ref>
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==Endorsements==
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In 2013, Mukherji's endorsements included the following: <ref>[http://hudsonreporter.com/view/full_story/22771525/article-Who-will-you-vote-for-this-Tuesday---Assembly-candidates-offer-views-ahead-of-primaries-?instance=menu ''Hudson Reporter,'' "Who will you vote for this Tuesday?," accessed September 13, 2013]</ref>
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:*the Hudson County Democratic Organization (HCDO)
  
 
==Recent news==
 
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==External links==
 
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* [http://www.njleg.state.nj.us/members/BIO.asp?Leg=364 Rep. Raj Mukherji]
 
* [http://www.electraj.com/ Raj Mukherji Official Campaign website]
 
* [http://www.electraj.com/ Raj Mukherji Official Campaign website]
 
* [http://www.linkedin.com/in/rajmukherji Raj Mukherji on LinkIn]
 
* [http://www.linkedin.com/in/rajmukherji Raj Mukherji on LinkIn]
 
* [https://www.facebook.com/mukherji Raf Mukherji on Facebook]
 
* [https://www.facebook.com/mukherji Raf Mukherji on Facebook]
 
* [http://votesmart.org/candidate/biography/144606/raj-mukherji#.UZU1OsrSkuc Project Vote Smart - Raj Mukherji]
 
* [http://votesmart.org/candidate/biography/144606/raj-mukherji#.UZU1OsrSkuc Project Vote Smart - Raj Mukherji]
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* [https://twitter.com/RajMukherji Raj Mukherji on Twitter]
 
*[http://nj.gov/state/elections/2013-results/2013-official-primary-results-general-assembly.pdf ''New Jersey Department of State'', Official Primary Results]
 
*[http://nj.gov/state/elections/2013-results/2013-official-primary-results-general-assembly.pdf ''New Jersey Department of State'', Official Primary Results]
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* [http://nj.gov/state/elections/2013-results/2013-unofficial-general-candidates-general-assembly-0715.pdf ''New Jersey Department of State'', Unofficial general election candidates]
  
 
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Raj Mukherji
Rajmukherji.jpg
New Jersey General Assembly, District 33
Incumbent
In office
2014-present
Term ends
January 12, 2016
Years in position 0
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$49,000/year
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 5, 2013
Next generalNovember 3, 2015
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Deputy Mayor of Jersey City
2012-2013
Education
Bachelor'sThomas Edison State College
Master'sUniversity of Pennsylvania
J.D.Seton Hall Law School
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Marine Corps Reserve
Years of service2001-2009
Personal
ProfessionFormer Deputy Mayor of Jersey City
Websites
Office website
Personal website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Raj Mukherji is a Democratic member of the New Jersey General Assembly, representing District 33. He was first elected to the chamber in 2013.[1]

Biography

Mukherji earned his B.A. from Thomas Edison State College, his Master of Liberal Arts focused on national security from the University of Pennsylvania and his J.D. from Seton Hall Law School. His professional experience includes working as an entrepreneur co-founding a public affairs firm and serving as Deputy Mayor of Jersey City. Mukherji served in Military Intelligence for the United States Marine Corps Reserve from 2001 to 2009.[2]

Elections

2013

See also: New Jersey General Assembly elections, 2013

Mukherji won election in the 2013 election for New Jersey General Assembly District 33. Mukherji was bracketed with Carmelo G. Garcia and defeated John Hilt IV, Anthony Mills, and Peter Basso in the June 4 Democratic primary. He and Carmelo G. Garcia (D) defeated Jude Anthony Tiscornia (R) and Armando Hernandez (R) in the general election which took place on November 5, 2013.[3] [4][5][6]

New Jersey General Assembly, District 33 General Election, 2013
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngCarmelo Garcia 37.5% 20,681
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRaj Mukherji 34.5% 19,029
     Republican Armando Hernandez 14% 7,737
     Republican Jude Anthony Tiscornia 13.9% 7,691
Total Votes 55,138

Endorsements

In 2013, Mukherji's endorsements included the following: [7]

  • the Hudson County Democratic Organization (HCDO)

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