A 31-year-old Indian-American entrepreneur has entered the governor`s race in New Jersey, the elections for which are scheduled for later in 2017. Harsh Vardhan Singh, a Republican, entered the race with a promise to cut property taxes and make New Jersey a national technology leader.If elected in the November gubernatorial elections, Singh would succeed outgoing Governor Chris Christie. However, he faces a tough Republican primary on June 6, 2017. Born in Atlantic City, Singh earned engineering degree from the New Jersey Institute of Technology. If elected, Singh would be the third Indian-American ever elected as a Governor of a State.Bobby Jindal was the first Indian American elected as the Governor of Louisiana followed by Nikki Haley of South Carolina. In his speech, to announce his gubernatorial run, Singh said the problems faced by New Jersey are a result of a flawed philosophy of government held by State leaders.He asserted that the solution has always been right in front in the state motto: Liberty and Prosperity.