South Brunswick man helps to make sense of all the legislative numbers

July 19, 2012

Ernest Reock is a professor emeritus at the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy and Rutgers University’s Center for Government Services

Somebody had to make some sense of it all.

Between 1966 and 1973, the state’s legislative districts became a jumbled puzzle of ever-changing lines after the Supreme Court of New Jersey ruled the districts were not representative of the state’s people.

Ernie Reock of South Brunswick was not a young man then. He was a man in his early 40s, a Navy veteran of World War II and Korea who “deviated” from the path of naval engineering to earn multiple degrees in history at Rutgers, only to deviate again and take a teaching assistantship in political science.

“There were no opportunities in history,” said Reock.

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