Will Seek Republican Party Endorsement at

Nominating Convention


SHREWSBURY — Erik Anderson, mayor of Shrewsbury Borough, today announced his intention to seek the nomination for County Commissioner by the Monmouth County Republican Committee.


“As a candidate for County Commissioner, I will focus on important issues like keeping taxes low, ensuring our neighborhoods are safe, and supporting small businesses,” said Anderson. “The County leadership team does a tremendous job in upholding a high quality-of-life for our taxpayers. As a life-long Monmouth resident, I would be honored to work with our Commissioner Board to keep Monmouth the very best place to live, work, and raise a family.  I welcome the opportunity to run as a team with Commissioner Ross Licitra.”


Anderson has been mayor of Shrewsbury since 2019 and served on the Council for two years prior. As mayor, his priorities include maintaining exceptional municipal services while keeping borough spending low; combatting the region’s ongoing car theft epidemic; and preserving the outstanding quality-of-life in Shrewsbury while putting taxpayers first.


Born and raised in Monmouth County, Erik is an owner and partner of the law firm Reardon Anderson, LLC. The firm helps grow small, local businesses, and fights for the rights of clients in state and federal court. Prior to forming Reardon Anderson, LLC , he was a partner in a regional law firm dedicated to representing clients in contested civil matters. Erik has tried a number of cases before various courts in New Jersey and has argued before the Appellate Division. He has been recognized by the New Jersey Supreme Court as a Certified Civil Trial Attorney.


Erik received his JD from Rutgers University School of Law – Newark. Additionally, he received his Master’s Degree in Environmental Law, cum laude, from Vermont Law School. Erik graduated from The Catholic University of America with a B.A. in politics and an Honors Degree in Environmental Studies.


Erik and his wife Melissa live in Shrewsbury with their three sons. Erik is a Shrewsbury Recreation soccer coach, as well as a youth ski race coach. He is Chairman of the Shrewsbury Republican Club, active with the Eastern Monmouth Area Chamber of Commerce and serves as a Trustee for the Monmouth County Bar Association.



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