Dawn Zimmer

Mayor of Hoboken + New Jjersey
Born 1968

'Dawn Zimmer is the 38th mayor of Hoboken, New Jersey. She was sworn in on November 6, 2009 after winning a special election to fill the remainder of Peter Cammarano's term. She had been serving as Acting Mayor since Cammarano's resignation on July 31, 2009 following his arrest on corruption charges. Zimmer is the first female mayor of Hoboken.… Read More

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  • Hoboken Residents Are Urged To Boil Water After Water Main Break
    NYTimes - Nov 23, 2015
  • Three Years After Sandy, Are Coastal Communities Safer?
    NYTimes - Oct 28, 2015
  • Carepoint Health Opens Only Comprehensive Women's And Children's Centers In Hudson County
    Yahoo News - May 07, 2015
  • 3 New Jersey Officials Are Cleared Of Coercion Against Hoboken Mayor
    NYTimes - May 02, 2015


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Dawn Zimmer.


1968 Birth Born in 1968.


1990 22 Years Old 1 More Event
Zimmer was born in Maryland and raised in Laconia, New Hampshire. She attended public schools and graduated cum laude in 1990 from the University of New Hampshire with a degree in history.


2002 34 Years Old Zimmer moved to Hoboken with her family, in September 2002, from New York City. … Read More
2007 39 Years Old In 2007, Zimmer ran for Hoboken City Council in the 4th Ward against incumbent Christopher Campos. … Read More


Zimmer ran for Mayor of Hoboken in 2009. … Read More
2012 44 Years Old 1 More Event
Zimmer drew criticism in January 2012 after the organizers for the annual St. Patrick's Day Parade in Hoboken announced they would cancel the 2012 parade, a decision made in response to Mayor Zimmer's request that it be moved from the traditional date of the first Saturday in March to a Wednesday.
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