Robert McGowan

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Robert McGowan
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Candidate for
New Jersey General Assembly, District 8
Military service
Service/branchU.S. Air Force
Service branchNew Jersey Air National Guard
Campaign website
Robert McGowan was a 2013 Democratic candidate for District 8 of the New Jersey General Assembly.[1]


McGowan's professional experience includes working as an administrator at Buttonwood Hospital. Additionally, he served in the U.S. Air Force, attaining the rank of Major.[2]


Campaign themes


McGowan's campaign website highlighted the following campaign themes:[3]

  • Increase jobs
    • Excerpt: "Create more career jobs that people can depend on to raise a family and plan for retirement."
  • Property tax reform
    • Excerpt: "Especially for seniors and others on fixed income."
  • Providing critical funding for women's healthcare
  • Education
    • Excerpt: "I will support programs that are working and those trying to expand, such as BCC's partnership with manufacturing to train skilled labor; and Gateway to College at Camden County College."
  • Honoring Vietnam and all Veterans



See also: New Jersey General Assembly elections, 2013

McGowan ran in the 2013 election for New Jersey General Assembly District 8. McGowan was bracketed with Ava Markey. He was unopposed in the June 4 Democratic primary. He was defeated by incumbent Chris Brown (R) and Maria Rodriguez-Gregg (R) in the general election which took place on November 5, 2013.[4] [5][6][7]

New Jersey General Assembly, District 8 General Election, 2013
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngChristopher Brown Incumbent 31% 34,293
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMaria Rodriguez-Gregg 29.2% 32,360
     Democratic Robert McGowan 20.3% 22,461
     Democratic Ava Markey 19.6% 21,665
Total Votes 110,779



In 2013, McGowan's endorsements included the following:[8]

  • New Jersey AFL-CIO


McGowan is married to Sharon.

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