Mikie Sherrill

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MIKIE SHERRILL

CANDIDATE FOR D-NEW JERSEY DISTRICT 11

RACE SUMMARY: Sherrill is running for the seat held by long-time GOP incumbent Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen, who has announced he will not seek reelection. 

VOTING RECORD: 

 

BIOGRAPHY POLITICAL CAREER

PARTY: Democrat

BORN

EDUCATION: U.S. Naval Academy, BS; London School of Economics & Political Science, MS; Georgetwon University, JD

OCCUPATION: U.S. Assistant Attorney

FAMILY: Married, 4 Children

 

CAREER:

  • Candidate for U.S. House of Representatives - 2018

 

 

 

ISRAEL


  • Supports a strong U.S.-Israel relationship; strengthening the relationship is and should continue to be a national imperative
  • Believes our partnership with Israel since 1948 has been instrumental to global security and help pioneer incredible discoveries that have changed the fact of technology, cyber security, homeland security, military defense systems, medicine, disaster response, clean energy, and agriculture
  • Supports the continued U.S. support of the Iron Dome Missile Defense system, as well as the development of Arrow-3 and David's Sling
  • Support the Iran Nuclear Treaty (JCPOA)
  • Supports a two-state solution between Israel and the Palestinians

CHOICE


  • Supports Roe v. Wade
  • Believes a woman's health decisions are between her and her doctor
  • Opposes defunding of Planned Parenthood 
  • Opposes restrictions on contraception access

 

In Her Own Words


“I am pro-choice. A woman’s health decisions should be between her and her doctor. The federal government should have no say on when, how, and with whom women decide to start or grow a family..”  1

"I have spent my adult life serving our country and I can't sit by and watch Donald Trump threaten all the progress we've made." 2

SOURCES: 1 www.mikiesherrill.com  2 www.mikiesherrill.com

 

Interesting Facts


Sherrill spent 10 years on active duty in the Navy, flying missions throughout Europe and the Middle East. She serves as a Flag Aide to the Deputy Commander for the U.S. Atlantic Fleet

Sherrill coaches her daughter's lacrosse team and manages her son's soccer team.