New Jersey's 1st Congressional District

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New Jersey's 1st Congressional District
NJ 1st District Map.PNG
Current incumbentDonald Norcross (D)
Population727,496
Gender48.4% Male, 51.6% Female
Race69.8% White, 16% Black, 5% Asian
Ethnicity11.6% Hispanic
Unemployment13.2%
Median household income$61,225
High school graduation rate88.1%
College graduation rate28%
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.[1]

The current representative of the 1st Congressional District is Donald Norcross (D).

Elections

2014

See also: New Jersey's 1st Congressional District elections, 2014

The 1st Congressional District of New Jersey held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014. Donald Norcross (D), a New Jersey state senator, defeated Garry Cobb (R), Scot John Tomaszewski ("We Deserve Better"), Mike Berman ("Of the People"), Margaret Chapman ("Change Is Needed"), Donald Letton (Democratic-Republican) and Robert Shapiro ("Stop Boss Politics") in the general election.

U.S. House, New Jersey District 1 General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDonald Norcross 57.4% 93,315
     Republican Garry Cobb 39.4% 64,073
     We Deserve Better Scot John Tomaszewski 1.1% 1,784
     Of the People Mike Berman 0.4% 634
     Change Is Needed Margaret Chapman 0.7% 1,103
     Democratic-Republican Donald Letton 0.3% 449
     Stop Boss Politics Robert Shapiro 0.7% 1,134
Total Votes 162,492
Source: New Jersey Division of Elections

2014 special election

The 1st Congressional District of New Jersey held a special election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014, concurrent with the regular general election, to fill the vacancy left by former Rep. Rob Andrews (D), who resigned in February 2014.[2] Donald Norcross (D) defeated Garry Cobb (R), Scot John Tomaszewski ("We Deserve Better"), Donald Letton (Democratic-Republican) and Robert Shapiro ("Stop Boss Politics") in the special election.

U.S. House, New Jersey District 1 Special Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDonald Norcross 57.3% 85,923
     Republican Garry Cobb 39.8% 59,710
     We Deserve Better Scot John Tomaszewski 1.5% 2,201
     Democratic-Republican Donald Letton 0.4% 613
     Stop Boss Politics Robert Shapiro 1% 1,491
Total Votes 149,938
Source: New Jersey Division of Elections Vote totals above are unofficial and will be updated once official totals are made available.

2012

See also: New Jersey's 1st Congressional District elections, 2012

The 1st Congressional District of New Jersey held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent Rob Andrews won re-election in the district.[3]

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.[4]

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

2008
On November 4, 2008, Rob Andrews won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Dale Glading (R), Matthew Thieke (G), Margaret W. Chapman (Back to Basics), Everitt M. Williams III (Think Independently) and Alvin Lindsay, Jr. (Lindsay for Congress) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, New Jersey District 1 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRob Andrews incumbent 68.1% 206,453
     Republican Dale Glading 24.4% 74,001
     Green Matthew Thieke 0.6% 1,927
     Back to Basics Margaret W. Chapman 0.4% 1,258
     Think Independently Everitt M. Williams III 3% 9,187
     Lindsay for Congress Alvin Lindsay 3.4% 10,345
Total Votes 303,171

2006
Robert E. Andrews (D) ran unopposed for re-election in 2006.

2004
On November 2, 2004, Rob Andrews won re-election to the United States House. He defeated S. Daniel Hutchison (R) and Arturo Fulvio Croce (Independent) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, New Jersey District 1 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRob Andrews incumbent 75% 201,163
     Republican S. Daniel Hutchison 24.6% 66,109
     Independent Arturo Fulvio Croce 0.3% 931
Total Votes 268,203

2002
On November 5, 2002, Rob Andrews won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Timothy Haas (Independent) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, New Jersey District 1 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRob Andrews incumbent 92.7% 121,846
     Independent Timothy Haas 7.3% 9,543
Total Votes 131,389

2000
On November 7, 2000, Rob Andrews won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Charlene Cathcart (R), Catherine L. Parrish (I), Edward Forchion (I) and Joseph A. Patalivo (I) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, New Jersey District 1 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRob Andrews incumbent 76.2% 167,327
     Republican Charlene Cathcart 21.2% 46,455
     Independent Catherine L. Parrish 1.4% 3,090
     Independent Edward Forchion 0.9% 1,959
     Independent Joseph A. Patalivo 0.4% 781
Total Votes 219,612

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 1st Congressional District of New Jersey after the 2001 redistricting process.
See also: Redistricting in New Jersey

In 2011, the New Jersey State Legislature re-drew the congressional districts based on updated population information from the 2010 census.

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