New Jersey's 6th Congressional District elections, 2014

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New Jersey's 6th Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
June 3, 2014

November 4 Election Winner:
Frank Pallone Democratic Party
Incumbent prior to election:
Frank Pallone Democratic Party
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Race Ratings
Cook Political Report: Solid D[1]

FairVote's Monopoly Politics: Safe D[2]
Sabato's Crystal Ball: Safe D[3]

New Jersey U.S. House Elections
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2014 U.S. Senate Elections

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The 6th Congressional District of New Jersey held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014. Incumbent Rep. Frank Pallone (D) defeated Anthony Wilkinson (R) and Dorit Goikhman (L) in the general election.
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.[4][5][6]

Voter registration: To vote in the primary, voters had to register by May 13, 2014. For the general election, the voter registration deadline was October 14, 2014 (21 days before election).[7]

See also: New Jersey elections, 2014

Incumbent: Heading into the election the incumbent was Frank Pallone (D), who was first elected in 1992.

New Jersey's 6th Congressional District is located in the eastern portion of the state and includes parts of Monmouth and Middlesex counties.[8]


General election candidates

June 3, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

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Election results

General election

U.S. House, New Jersey District 6 General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngFrank Pallone Incumbent 59.9% 72,190
     Republican Anthony Wilkinson 38.9% 46,891
     Libertarian Dorit Goikhman 1.1% 1,376
Total Votes 120,457
Source: New Jersey Division of Elections

Campaign contributions

Frank Pallone

Candidates for Congress were required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Pallone's reports.[12]

Frank Pallone (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[13]July 15, 2013$3,406,269.82$460,738.31$(144,538.64)$3,722,469.49
July Quarterly[14]July 15, 2013$3,722,469.49$268,778.46$(3,473,899.74)$517,348.21
October Quarterly[15]October 15, 2013$517,348.21$50,391.68$(88,426.62)$479,313.27
Year-End Quarterly[16]December 31, 2013$479,313$166,625$(108,060)$1,076,464
April Quarterly[17]April 15, 2014$1,076,464.87$200,458.35$(338,450.67)$938,472.55
Pre-Primary[18]May 22, 2014$938,472.55$38,100.96$(74,713.38)$901,860.13
July Quarterly[19]July 14, 2014$901,860.13$170,410.30$(156,008.70)$916,261.73
October Quarterly[20]October 15, 2014$916,261.73$238,223.68$(400,082.01)$754,403.40
Running totals

District history

Candidate ballot access
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On November 6, 2012, Frank Pallone (D) won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Anna Little, Len Flynn, Mac Dara Lyden, Herbert Tarbous, Karen Zaletel and John William Reitter in the general election.

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"


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.[21]

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

See also

External links


  1. Cook Political Report, "2014 House Race Ratings for August 8, 2014," accessed August 25, 2014
  2. FairVote's Monopoly Politics, "2014 House Projections," accessed August 25, 2014
  3. Sabato's Crystal Ball, "2014 House Races," accessed August 25, 2014
  4. National Conference of State Legislatures Website, "State Primary Election Types," accessed January 6, 2014
  5. Fair Vote, "Congressional and Presidential Primaries: Open, Closed, Semi-Closed, and 'Top Two,'" accessed January 6, 2014
  6. Ballotpedia research conducted December 26, 2013, through January 3, 2014, researching and analyzing various state websites and codes.
  7. New Jersey Department of State Website, "Voter Registration Information," accessed January 3, 2014
  8. New Jersey Redistricting Map, "Map," accessed September 25, 2012
  9. New Jersey Division of Elections, "General election candidates for U.S. House," accessed August 14, 2014
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 State of New Jersey Department of State, "Candidates for House of Representatives," accessed April 22, 2014
  11. Politicker NJ, "In CD6, Little gearing up for a third shot at Pallone," accessed November 5, 2013
  12. Federal Election Commission, "Pallone 2014 Summary reports," accessed July 23, 2013
  13. FEC, "April Quarterly," accessed July 23, 2013
  14. FEC, "July Quarterly," accessed July 23, 2013
  15. FEC, "October Quarterly," accessed October 25, 2013
  16. FEC, "Year-End Quarterly," accessed February 12, 2013
  17. FEC, "April Quarterly," accessed April 30, 2014
  18. FEC, "Pre-Primary," accessed October 23, 2014
  19. FEC, "July Quarterly," accessed October 23, 2014
  20. FEC, "October Quarterly," accessed October 23, 2014
  21. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2010," accessed March 28, 2013