Herb Robinson, Democratic Candidate for U.S. Congress in Mass. Fourth District

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. This year, Easton has been redistricted to the 4th Congressional. Below are responses from Democratic candidate Herb Robinson:

General Information

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

Employment Information

Job titles held : Software Engineer/Architect
Employers : Stratus, Self, Honeywell, Incoterm, Transitron

Political Information

Party affiliation : Democrat
Running for a: Federal office
Running for position: US Representative, 4th District
Chamber/district: 4th
Incumbent: No
Previous elective offices : N/A
Unsuccessful bids for elective offices: N/A [Editor's Note: .]

Party HQ

Address 116 Carver Rd
Newton, MA

Campaign Manager

Name : Jon Chalk
Title : Campaign Manager


Website : http://herbrobinson.us
Twitter : @HerbforCongress
Facebook : http://www.facebook.com/herbie.robinson

Other facts

Herb grew up in a small farming town in Update 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.

Newton Patch will be running profiles on all six Fourth District candidates running in this Thursday's primary:

  • Elizabeth Childs (coming Wednesday, Sept. 5)
  • Rachel Brown (coming Wednesday, Sept. 5)
  • David Steinhof (coming Wednesday, Sept. 5)


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