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New Jersey General Assembly elections, 2015

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Elections for the office of New Jersey General Assembly will take place in 2015. A primary election will be held on June 2, 2015. The general election will take place on November 3, 2015. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election is March 30, 2015.[1]

Majority control

See also: Partisan composition of state senates

Heading into the November 3 election, the Democratic Party holds the majority in the New Jersey General Assembly:

New Jersey General Assembly
Party As of February 2015 After November 3, 2015
     Democratic Party 47 Pending
     Republican Party 32 Pending
     Vacancy 1 Pending
Total 80 80
Candidate ballot access
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Qualifications

In order to be a candidate to run for the New Jersey General Assembly, a candidate must:[2]

  • Be a citizen of the United States
  • Reside for no less than two years in the district the candidate plans to represent.
  • Be 21 years of age or older.
  • Obtain 100 signatures via petition and submit the signatures to the New Jersey Secretary of State.
  • Disclose any criminal convictions.

List of candidates

Pending once the filing deadline occurs in 2015.

See also

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