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New Jersey's 6th Congressional District

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New Jersey's 6th Congressional District
NJ 6th District Map.PNG
Current incumbentFrank Pallone Democratic Party
Population738,756
Gender48.2% Male, 51.8% Female
Race67.2% White, 9.5% Black, 17.3% Asian
Ethnicity20.8% Hispanic
Unemployment9.9%
Median household income70,878
High school graduation rate88.5%
College graduation rate35.4%
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
The 6th Congressional District of New Jersey is a congressional district in New Jersey.

New Jersey's 6th Congressional Districtis located in the eastern portion of the state and includes parts of Monmouth and Middlesex counties.[1]

The district previously contained all or portions of four counties, Middlesex, Monmouth, Somerset, Union counties, and 40 municipalities.

The current representative of the 6th Congressional District is Frank Pallone (D).

Elections

2014

See also: New Jersey's 6th Congressional District elections, 2014

New Jersey's 6th Congressional District will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.

2012

See also: New Jersey's 6th Congressional District elections, 2012

New Jersey's 6th Congressional District held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent Frank Pallone won re-election in the district.[2]

U.S. House, New Jersey District 6 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngFrank Pallone Incumbent 63.3% 151,782
     Republican Anna Little 35.2% 84,360
     Libertarian Len Flynn 0.6% 1,392
     Independent Mac Dara Lyden 0.3% 830
     Independent Herbert Tarbous 0.2% 406
     Independent Karen Zaletel 0.4% 868
Total Votes 239,638
Source: New Jersey Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010
On November 2, 2010, Frank Pallone won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Anna C. Little (R), Jack Freudenheim (Independent) and Karen Anne Zaletel (Green Tea Patriots) in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, New Jersey District 6 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngFrank Pallone incumbent 54.7% 81,933
     Republican Anna C. Little 43.7% 65,413
     Independent Jack Freudenheim 0.9% 1,299
     Green Tea Patriots Karen Anne Zaletel 0.7% 1,017
Total Votes 149,662

2008
On November 4, 2008, Frank Pallone won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Robert E. McLeod (R) and Herb Tarbous (Regular Independent) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, New Jersey District 6 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngFrank Pallone incumbent 66.9% 164,077
     Republican Robert E. McLeod 31.6% 77,469
     Regular Independent Herb Tarbous 1.4% 3,531
Total Votes 245,077

2006
On November 7, 2006, Frank Pallone won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Leigh Ann Bellew (R) and Herbert L. Tarbous (Diversity is Strength) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, New Jersey District 6 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngFrank Pallone incumbent 68.6% 98,615
     Republican Leigh Ann Bellew 30.3% 43,539
     Diversity is Strength Herbert L. Tarbous 1.1% 1,619
Total Votes 143,773

2004
On November 2, 2004, Frank Pallone won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Sylvester Fernandez (R), Virginia A. Flynn (Independent/Libertarian) and Mac Dara F.X. Lyden (Independent/Help Middlesex, Monmouth, Somerset, Union Residents) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, New Jersey District 6 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngFrank Pallone incumbent 66.9% 153,981
     Republican Sylvester Fernandez 30.8% 70,942
     Independent/Libertarian Virginia A.Flynn 1.2% 2,829
     Independent/Help Middlesex, Monmouth, Somerset, Union Residents Mac Dara F.X. Lyden 1% 2,399
Total Votes 230,151

2002
On November 5, 2002, Frank Pallone won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Anne Sumers (D) and Michael J. Cino (Independent/Lower Tax Independent) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, New Jersey District 6 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngFrank Pallone incumbent 59.5% 118,881
     Republican Anne Sumers 38.3% 76,504
     Independent/Lower Tax Independent Michael J. Cino 2.2% 4,466
Total Votes 199,851

2000
On November 7, 2000, Frank Pallone won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Brian T. Kennedy (R), Earl Gray (I), Karen Zaletel (I) and Sylvia Kuzmak (I) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, New Jersey District 6 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngFrank Pallone incumbent 67.5% 141,698
     Republican Brian T. Kennedy 29.8% 62,454
     Independent Earl Gray 2% 4,252
     Independent Karen Zaletel 0.5% 1,120
     Independent Sylvia Kuzmak 0.2% 328
Total Votes 209,852

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 6th 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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