Herb Robinson, Democratic Candidate for U.S. Congress in Mass. Fourth District
A Newton native, Herb Robinson is running in the Democratic primary for the Fourth District seat, which will be held this Thurs., Sept. 6. Prior to this race, Robinson had an unsuccessful bid for U.S. Senate.
As we gear up for Thursday's primary, Patch wants readers to stay informed as they head to the voting booths. We recently sent out questionnaires to all the Fourth Congressional District candidates. Below are responses from Democratic candidate Herb Robinson:
Name : Herb Robinson
Also known as : Herb
Age : 60
Place of residence : Newton, Mass.
Attended college : Yes
College : Cornell
Degree : BSEE with Distinction
Year of graduation : 1974
Job titles held : Software Engineer/Architect
Employers : Stratus, Self, Honeywell, Incoterm, Transitron
Party affiliation : Democrat
Running for a: Federal office
Running for position: US Representative, 4th District
Previous elective offices : N/A
Unsuccessful bids for elective offices: N/A [Editor's Note: Robinson previously ran for U.S. Senate and dropped out of that race to run for Congress.]
Address 116 Carver Rd
Name : Jon Chalk
Title : Campaign Manager
Herb grew up in a small farming town in upstate New York and has worked as a farm laborer, masons helper and dish washer before becoming an electrical engineer and embarking on a career doing creative problem solving for private industry.
Dover-Sherborn Patch will be running profiles on all six Fourth District candidates running in this Thursday's primary: