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}}{{tnr}}'''Robert W. Singer''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[New Jersey Senate]], representing District 30. He was first elected to the chamber in 1993.  He currently serves as the [[State Senate Minority Caucus Leader|Minority Caucus Leader]].  Bills that have been sponsored by Senator Singer include Senate Bill 18 and Senate Bill 95.<ref> [http://www.njleg.state.nj.us/bills/BillsBySponsor.asp ''New Jersey State Legislature,'' "Bills Sponsored by Senators and Representatives," accessed April 10, 2014]</ref>
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}}{{tnr}}'''Robert W. Singer''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[New Jersey Senate]], representing [[New Jersey State Senate District 30|District 30]]. He was first elected to the chamber in 1993.  He currently serves as the [[State Senate Minority Caucus Leader|Minority Caucus Leader]].  Bills that have been sponsored by Senator Singer include Senate Bill 18 and Senate Bill 95.<ref> [http://www.njleg.state.nj.us/bills/BillsBySponsor.asp ''New Jersey State Legislature,'' "Bills Sponsored by Senators and Representatives," accessed April 10, 2014]</ref>
  
 
==Biography==
 
==Biography==
Singer's professional experience includes working as vice president of Corporate Relations for the Community/Kimball Medical Center.<ref>[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=4471 Robert Singer at Project Vote Smart]</ref> He was a member of the Lakewood Township Committee before election to the Senate. Singer served in the United States Coast Guard from 1966 to 1972.<ref>[http://www.njleg.state.nj.us/members/BIO.asp?Leg=93 Official website of Robert Singer]</ref>
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Singer's professional experience includes working as vice president of Corporate Relations for the Community/Kimball Medical Center.<ref>[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=4471 ''Project Vote Smart,'' "Biography," accessed April 10, 2014]</ref> He was a member of the Lakewood Township Committee before election to the Senate. Singer served in the United States Coast Guard from 1966 to 1972.<ref>[http://www.njleg.state.nj.us/members/BIO.asp?Leg=93 ''New Jersey State Legislature,'' "Biography of Robert Singer," accessed April 10, 2014]</ref>
 
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Singer and his wife have four children. They currently reside in Lakewood, New Jersey.  
 
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Robert Singer
Robert Singer.jpg
New Jersey State Senate District 30
Incumbent
In office
1994-Present
Term ends
January 9, 2018
Years in position 20
PartyRepublican
Leadership
Assistant Majority Leader, New Jersey State Senate
1997-2001
Majority Whip, New Jersey General Assembly
1992-1993
Compensation
Base salary$49,000/year
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 5, 2013
First elected1993
Next generalNovember 7, 2017
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
New Jersey General Assembly
1986-1989, 1992-1993
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Coast Guard Reserves
Years of service1966-1972
Personal
BirthdayOctober 29, 1947
Place of birthNew York, NY
ProfessionBusinessman
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Robert W. Singer is a Republican member of the New Jersey Senate, representing District 30. He was first elected to the chamber in 1993. He currently serves as the Minority Caucus Leader. Bills that have been sponsored by Senator Singer include Senate Bill 18 and Senate Bill 95.[1]

Biography

Singer's professional experience includes working as vice president of Corporate Relations for the Community/Kimball Medical Center.[2] He was a member of the Lakewood Township Committee before election to the Senate. Singer served in the United States Coast Guard from 1966 to 1972.[3]

Committee assignments

2014-2015

At the beginning of the 2014 legislative session, Singer served on the following committees:

New Jersey Committee Assignments, 2014
Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens
Higher Education

2010-2011

In the 2010-2011 legislative session, Singer served on the following committees:

Issues

Pensions

Double dipping is a term used to describe the practice of allowing government employees to “retire,” start collecting a pension and then return to work for the state while continuing to receive pension benefits. It is currently permitted in New Jersey. Banning or limiting double dipping is among the proposals in New Jersey to reduce the state pension obligation. Two companion bills, S601 and A860, were introduced in the 2012-2013 legislative session. As of October 2014 neither has reached the floor for a vote. In July 2013 New Jersey Watchdog published an article focusing on double dipping by New Jersey state legislators. The report identified 18 state lawmakers who receive retirement checks totaling $782,000 a year in addition to their legislative salaries. The roster includes leaders of each party in both the Senate and Assembly.[4]
Singer was included on the list of legislators currently receiving pension benefits and a legislative salary. According to the 2013 report, Singer receives a $34,404 pension per year. The employer at retirement was Multiple.[4]

Elections

2013

See also: New Jersey State Senate elections, 2013

Singer won re-election in the 2013 election for New Jersey State Senate District 30. Singer defeated Harold Herskowitz in the June 4 Republican primary and William Field (D) in the general election on November 5, 2013.[5][6][7][8]

New Jersey State Senate, District 30 General Election, 2013
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRobert Singer Incumbent 70.2% 36,563
     Democratic William Field 29.8% 15,535
Total Votes 52,098

2011

See also: New Jersey State Senate elections, 2011

Singer won re-election to the District 30 State Senate seat in 2011. He ran unopposed in the Republican primary on June 7. Singer defeated Steve Morlino (D) in the general election which took place on November 8, 2011.[9]

New Jersey State Senate District 30 General Election, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRobert Singer Incumbent 65.9% 21,990
     Democratic Steve Morlino 34.1% 11,376
Total Votes 33,366

2007

See also: New Jersey State Senate elections, 2007

In 2007, Singer was re-elected to the New Jersey State Senate District 30. Singer (R) finished with 23,072 votes and was followed by Steven Morlino (D) with 14,365 votes. Singer raised $259,490 for his campaign fund.[10]

New Jersey Senate 2007 General Election, District 30 (2007)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Robert Singer (R) 23,072
Steven Morlino (D) 14,365

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Singer is available dating back to 1997. Based on available campaign finance records, Singer raised a total of $2,294,043 during that time period. This information was last updated on August 14 2013.[11]

Robert Singer's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2011 New Jersey State Senate, District 30 Won $329,326
2009 New Jersey State Senate, District 30 Not up for election $225,927
2007 New Jersey State Senate, District 30 Won $259,490
2005 New Jersey State Senate, District 30 Not up for election $300,215
2003 New Jersey State Senate, District 30 Won $490,001
2001 New Jersey State Senate, District 30 Won $522,562
1997 New Jersey State Senate, District 30 Won $166,522
Grand Total Raised $2,294,043

2011

Singer won re-election to the New Jersey State Senate in 2011. During that election cycle, Singer raised a total of $329,326.

2009

Singer won re-election to the New Jersey State Senate in 2009. During that election cycle, Singer raised a total of $225,927.

2007

Singer won re-election to the New Jersey State Senate in 2007. During that election cycle, Singer raised a total of $259,490.

2005

Singer won re-election to the New Jersey State Senate in 2005. During that election cycle, Singer raised a total of $300,215.

2003

Singer won re-election to the New Jersey State Senate in 2003. During that election cycle, Singer raised a total of $490,001.

2001

Singer won re-election to the New Jersey State Senate in 2001. During that election cycle, Singer raised a total of $522,562.

1997

Singer won re-election to the New Jersey State Senate in 1997. During that election cycle, Singer raised a total of $166,522.

Endorsements

Presidential preference

2012

See also: Endorsements by state officials of presidential candidates in the 2012 election

Robert Singer endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. [12]

Personal

Singer and his wife have four children. They currently reside in Lakewood, New Jersey.

Additional reading

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