In LD 39, Hermansen would consider going for Vandervalk’s seat if she retires

Assemblywoman Charlotte Vandervalk (R-39) isn’t the only one mulling her political future tonight.  

Freeholder Rob Hermansen said he is considering running in the event that Vandervalk doesn’t pursue re-election.  

“I would give careful consideration to putting myself in a position to run, yes,” Hermansen told PolitickerNJ.com. “It’s not expected, she’s a great legislator, and if I am lucky enough and I am able to, I would be honored to follow in her footsteps and serve the residents of the 39th District.”  

He added, “I am very content to see Charlotte stay.”  

Sources today told PolitickerNJ.com that the 74-year old veteran assemblywoman is mulling retirement but has not yet reached a final decision. 

Some other names in the mix besides Hermansen: Jamie Sheehan, Holly Schlepsi, Jeff Bader, and Ramsey Councilwoman Vanessa Jachzel.

In LD 39, Hermansen would consider going for Vandervalk’s seat if she retires