SENATOR RAJ MUKHERJI
32ND Legislative District
Mr. Mukherji was elected to the Senate to represent the 32nd District in November 2023. He previously served in the Assembly, representing the 33rd District from 2014-2024. He was Deputy Speaker and Deputy Parliamentarian from 2022-2024, Deputy Speaker Pro Tempore from 2020-2021, and Majority Whip from 2018-2019.
The son of Indian immigrants, the senator is a resident of Jersey City, where he served as Deputy Mayor from 2012-2013, and as the Housing Advisory Chairman since 2008.
He is a lawyer, former healthcare and information technology CEO, former municipal prosecutor, and political science professor. He is also a retired U.S. Marine Corps sergeant, having enlisted two weeks following the September 11th attacks.
He earned a bachelor’s degree from Thomas Edison State College, a master’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania, and a Juris Doctor from Seton Hall University School of Law.