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Robert Sherr
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Candidate for
New Jersey State Senate, District 22
Prior offices
Mayor, Middlesex
Member, Middlesex Board of Education
Councilman, Middlesex Borough Council
Bachelor'sRichard Stockton College of New Jersey
Master'sNew Jersey City University
Robert Sherr was a 2013 Republican candidate for District 22 of the New Jersey State Senate.[1]


Sherr received a B.A. in Sociology from Richard Stockton College of New Jersey in 1973. He later received a M.A. in Health Administration from New Jersey City University in 1976. Sherr's professional experience includes working as a pharmacy manager, the executive officer for the Fanwood Board of Health and the director of Public Health for the Westfield Regional Health Department.[2] He has served as councilman, school board member and mayor of Middlesex, New Jersey.



See also: New Jersey State Senate elections, 2013

Sherr ran in the 2013 election for New Jersey State Senate District 22. Sherr was unopposed in the June 4 Republican primary. He was defeated by incumbent Nicholas Scutari (D) in the general election, which took place on November 5, 2013.[3][4][5]

New Jersey State Senate, District 22 General Election, 2013
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngNicholas Scutari Incumbent 59.5% 24,899
     Republican Robert Sherr 40.5% 16,933
Total Votes 41,832


Sherr currently resides with his wife, Amelia, in Middlesex, New Jersey. The have three children and four grandchildren.

Robert is a current member and former president of the NJ State Health Officers Association and the Union County Health Officers Association. He is also a past president of the NJ Public Health Administrators Association and former chairman of the Union County Regional Environmental Health Commission and the Union County Governance and Public Health Partnership Committee. He also served as a member of the Union County Freeholder Weapons of Mass Destruction Advisory Board.[6]

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