New Jersey's 1st Congressional District elections, 2014

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New Jersey's 1st Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
June 3, 2014

Incumbent prior to election:
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The 1st Congressional District of New Jersey will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.
Candidate Filing Deadline Primary Election General Election
March 31, 2014
June 3, 2014
November 4, 2014

Primary: New Jersey is one of 12 states to use a strictly closed primary process, in which the selection of a party's candidates in an election is limited to registered party members.[1][2][3]

Voter registration: To vote in the primary, voters had to register by May 13, 2014. For the general election, the voter registration deadline is October 14, 2014 (21 days before election).[4]

See also: New Jersey elections, 2014

Incumbent: Rob Andrews (D), who was first elected in 1990, resigned from Congress in February 2014 to take a job with a prominent Philadelphia law firm.[5][6] His resignation will leave the seat vacant until the November elections.[6]

New Jersey's 1st Congressional District is located in the southwestern portion of the state and includes most of Camden County and parts of Gloucester County.[7]

Candidates

General election candidates


June 3, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary


Primary results

U.S. House, New Jersey District 1 Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngGarry Cobb 69.4% 6,062
Claire Gustafson 14.2% 1,243
Gerard McManus 8.4% 732
Lee Lucas 7.9% 694
Total Votes 8,731
Source: 92% reporting, Results via Associated Press Vote totals above are unofficial and will be updated once official totals are made available.
U.S. House, New Jersey District 1 Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngDonald Norcross 72.1% 18,308
Frank Broomell, Jr. 15.1% 3,835
Frank Minor 12.9% 3,266
Total Votes 25,409
Source: 98% reporting, Results via Associated Press Vote totals above are unofficial and will be updated once official totals are made available.

Campaign contributions

Rob Andrews

Candidates for Congress are required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below were Andrews' reports before he announced his resignation.[10]

Rob Andrews (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[11]April 15, 2013$491,519.32$76,647.97$(230,008.34)$338,158.95
July Quarterly[12]July 15, 2013$338,158.95$288,842.01$(135,749.10)$491,251.86
October Quarterly[13]October 15, 2013$491,251.86$187,782.51$(168,613.17)$510,421.20
Year-End Quarterly[14]December 31, 2013$510,421$213,235$(91,188)$567,375
Running totals
$766,507.49$(625,558.61)

Donald Norcross

Candidates for Congress are required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Norcross' reports.[15]

Donald Norcross (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[16]April 15, 2014$0.00$378,539.81$(25,254.11)$353,285.70
Running totals
$378,539.81$(25,254.11)

Garry Cobb

Candidates for Congress are required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Cobb's reports.[17]

Garry Cobb (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[18]April 15, 2014$0.00$0.00$(0.00)$0.00
Running totals
$0$(0)

District history

Candidate Ballot Access
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2012

On November 6, 2012, Rob Andrews (R) won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Greg Horton, Margaret Chapman, and John William Reitter in the general election.

U.S. House, New Jersey District 1 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRob Andrews Incumbent 68.2% 210,470
     Republican Greg Horton 30% 92,459
     Green John William Reitter 1.4% 4,413
     Independent Margaret Chapman 0.4% 1,177
Total Votes 308,519
Source: New Jersey Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010

On November 2, 2010, Rob Andrews won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Dale Glading (R), Mark Heacock (Green), Margaret M. Chapman (Time for Change) and Nicky I. Petrutz (Defend American Constitution) in the general election.[19]

U.S. House, New Jersey District 1 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRob Andrews incumbent 63.2% 106,334
     Republican Dale Glading 34.8% 58,562
     Green Mark Heacock 0.9% 1,593
     Time for Change Margaret M. Chapman 0.7% 1,257
     Defend American Constitution Nicky I. Petrutz 0.3% 521
Total Votes 168,267

See also

External links

References

  1. National Conference of State Legislatures Website, "State Primary Election Types," accessed January 6, 2014
  2. Fair Vote, "Congressional and Presidential Primaries: Open, Closed, Semi-Closed, and 'Top Two,'" accessed January 6, 2014
  3. Ballotpedia research conducted December 26, 2013 through January 3, 2014 researching and analyzing various state websites and codes.
  4. New Jersey Department of State Website, "Voter Registration Information," accessed January 3, 2014
  5. Philly.com, "Source: Rob Andrews to leave Congress," accessed February 4, 2014
  6. 6.0 6.1 Roll Call, "New Jersey’s Rob Andrews to Resign From Congress (Updated)," accessed February 4, 2014
  7. New Jersey Redistricting Map "Map" accessed September 25, 2012
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 8.3 8.4 8.5 8.6 New Jersey Department of State, "Candidates for House of Representatives," accessed April 22, 2014
  9. In the Capital, "GW Grad Announces Bid For Seat in Congress," accessed April 14, 2014
  10. Federal Election Commission, "Andrews 2014 Summary reports," accessed July 22, 2014
  11. FEC, "Rob Andrews," accessed July 22, 2012
  12. FEC, "July Quarterly," accessed July 22, 2012
  13. FEC, "October Quarterly," accessed October 25, 2012
  14. FEC, "Year-End Quarterly," accessed February 12, 2014
  15. Federal Election Commission, "Donald Norcross Summary Report," accessed April 24, 2014
  16. Federal Election Commission, "Donald Norcross April Quarterly," accessed April 24, 2014
  17. Federal Election Commission, "Garry Cobb Summary Report," accessed April 24, 2014
  18. Federal Election Commission, "Garry Cobb April Quarterly," accessed April 24, 2014
  19. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2010," accessed March 28, 2013