New Jersey's 8th Congressional District elections, 2014

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2012

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New Jersey's 8th Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
June 3, 2014

Incumbent prior to election:
Albio Sires 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 8th 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.[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 is Albio Sires (D), who was first elected in 2006.

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.[8]

Candidates

General election candidates


June 3, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary


Election results

General election

U.S. House, New Jersey District 8 General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Albio Sires Incumbent 0% 0
     Republican Jude Anthony Tiscornia 0% 0
     Wake Up USA Pablo Olivera 0% 0
     Politicians Are Crooks Herbert Shaw 0% 0
     911 Truth Needed Robert Thorne 0% 0
Total Votes 0

Campaign contributions

Albio Sires

Candidates for Congress are required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Sires' reports.[11]

Albio Sires (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[12]April 7, 2013$160,021.88$20,000.00$(95,122.38)$84,899.50
July Quarterly[13]July 9, 2013$84,899.50$126,700.00$(95,189.750)$116,409.75
October Quarterly[14]October 7, 2013$116,409.75$39,710.50$(49,498.39)$106,621.86
Year-End Quarterly[15]December 31, 2013$106,621$34,846$(95,426)$46,541
April Quarterly[16]April 6, 2014$46,541.64$108,885.03$(56,517.84)$98,908.83
Pre-Primary (amended)[17]September 12, 2014$98,908.83$30,004.39$(23,566.25)$105,346.97
July Quarterly (amended)[18]October 15, 2014$105,346.97$47,712.50$(57,574.60)$95,484.87
October Quarterly (amended)[19]October 15, 2014$95,484.87$83,238.16$(51,266.88)$127,456.15
Pre-General[20]October 16, 2014$127,456.15$37,161.27$(14,759.24)$149,858.18
Running totals
$528,257.85$(538,921.33)

District history

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2012

On November 6, 2012, Albio Sires (D) won re-election to the United States House. He ran in the 8th District due to redistricting. He defeated Maria Karczewski, Stephen Deluca, Pablo Olivera and Herbert Shaw in the general election.

U.S. House, New Jersey District 8 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngAlbio Sires Incumbent 78% 130,853
     Republican Maria Karczewski 18.9% 31,763
     Independent Stephen Deluca 1% 1,710
     Independent Pablo Olivera 1% 1,625
     Independent Herbert Shaw 1.1% 1,839
Total Votes 167,790
Source: New Jersey Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010

On November 2, 2010, Bill Pascrell won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Roland Straten (R) and Raymond Giangrasso (Independent) in the general election.[21]

U.S. House, New Jersey District 8 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBill Pascrell incumbent 62.7% 88,478
     Republican Roland Straten 36.1% 51,023
     Independent Raymond Giangrasso 1.2% 1,707
Total Votes 141,208

See also

External links

References

  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. 9.0 9.1 9.2 New Jersey Division of Elections, "General election candidates for U.S. House," accessed August 14, 2014
  10. 10.0 10.1 New Jersey Department of State, "Candidates for House of Representatives," accessed April 1, 2014
  11. Federal Election Commission, "Sires 2014 Summary reports," accessed July 23, 2013
  12. FEC, "April Quarterly," accessed July 23, 2013
  13. FEC, July Quarterly," accessed July 23, 2013
  14. FEC, October Quarterly," accessed October 25, 2013
  15. FEC, Year-End Quarterly," accessed February 12, 2014
  16. FEC, April Quarterly," accessed April 30, 2014
  17. FEC, "Pre-Primary," accessed October 23, 2014
  18. FEC, "July Quarterly," accessed October 23, 2014
  19. FEC, "October Quarterly," accessed October 23, 2014
  20. FEC, "Pre-General," accessed October 23, 2014
  21. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2010," accessed March 28, 2013