New Jersey's 11th Congressional District elections, 2014

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New Jersey's 11th Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
June 3, 2014

November 4 Election Winner:
Rodney Frelinghuysen Republican Party
Incumbent prior to election:
Rodney Frelinghuysen Republican Party
Rodney Frelinghuysen.jpg

Race Ratings
Cook Political Report: Solid R[1]

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


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

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The 11th Congressional District of New Jersey held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014. Incumbent Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen (R) defeated Mark Dunec (D) 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 Rodney Frelinghuysen (R), who was first elected in 1994.

New Jersey's 11th Congressional District is located in the northern portion of the state and includes portions of Morris, Pasaic, Essex and Sussex counties.[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 11 General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRodney Frelinghuysen Incumbent 62.6% 105,572
     Democratic Mark Dunec 37.4% 63,103
Total Votes 168,675
Source: New Jersey Division of Elections Vote totals above are unofficial and will be updated once official totals are made available.

Primary election

U.S. House, New Jersey District 11 Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngRodney Frelinghuysen Incumbent 66.7% 15,697
Rick Van Glahn 33.3% 7,828
Total Votes 23,525
Source: New Jersey Division of Elections - Official Election Results
U.S. House, New Jersey District 11 Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngMark Dunec 76% 6,949
Brian Murphy 12.3% 1,122
Lee Anne Brogowski 11.8% 1,078
Total Votes 9,149
Source: New Jersey Division of Elections - Official Election Results

Key votes

Government affairs

HR 676

See also: Boehner's lawsuit against the Obama administration

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Campaign contributions

Rodney Frelinghuysen

Candidates for Congress were required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Frelinghuysen's reports.[13]

Rodney Frelinghuysen (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[14]April 12, 2013$241,919.76$35,292.42$(39,624.16)$237,588.02
July Quarterly[15]July 11, 2013$237,588.02$148,253.52$(98,964.88)$286,876.66
October Quarterly[16]October 10, 2013$286,876.66$99,373.68$(75,864.57)$310,385.77
Year-End Quarterly[17]December 31, 2013$310,385$140,837$(62,111)$329,627
April Quarterly[18]April 15, 2014$329,627.68$179,595.41$(94,609.50)$414,613.59
Pre-Primary[19]May 21, 2014$414,613.59$201,318.56$(81,084.55)$534,847.60
July Quarterly[20]July 15, 2014$534,847.60$198,972.03$(191,408.88)$542,410.75
October Quarterly[21]October 14, 2014$542,410.75$209,427.75$(307,911.21)$443,927.29
Pre-General[22]October 22, 2014$443,927.29$19,060.00$(137,747.64)$325,239.65
Running totals
$1,232,130.37$(1,089,326.39)

Mark Dunec

Candidates for Congress were required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Dunec's reports.[23]

Mark Dunec (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[24]April 3, 2013$0.00$37,452.00$(852.80)$36,599.20
July Quarterly[25]July 3, 2013$36,599.20$2,356.00$(3,905.78)$35,049.42
October Quarterly[26]September 29, 2013$35,049.42$19,424.00$(10,830.67)$43,642.75
Year-End[27]January 4, 2014$43,642.75$6,959.00$(8,642.57)$41,959.18
April Quarterly[28]April 7, 2014$41,959.18$42,756.00$(20,520.38)$64,194.80
Running totals
$108,947$(44,752.2)

Rick Van Glahn

Candidates for Congress were required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Van Glahn's reports.[29]

Rick Van Glahn (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[30]April 14, 2014$4,225.00$23,576.00$(2,462.00)$25,339.00
Running totals
$23,576$(2,462)

District history

Candidate ballot accecss
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2012

On November 6, 2012, Rodney Frelinghuysen (R) won re-election to the United States House. He defeated John Arvanites and Barry Berlin in the general election.

U.S. House, New Jersey District 11 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic John Arvanites 40% 123,897
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRodney Frelinghuysen Incumbent 58.8% 182,237
     Independent Barry Berlin 1.2% 3,725
Total Votes 309,859
Source: New Jersey Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010

On November 2, 2010, Rodney Frelinghuysen won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Douglas Herbert (D) and Jim Gawron (Libertarian) in the general election.[31]

U.S. House, New Jersey District 11 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRodney Frelinghuysen incumbent 67.2% 122,149
     Democratic Douglas Herbert 30.5% 55,472
     Libertarian Jim Gawron 2.3% 4,179
Total Votes 181,800

See also

External links

References

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  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 9.3 9.4 New Jersey Department of State, "Candidates for House of Representatives," accessed March 31, 2014
  10. U.S. House, "House Resolution 676," accessed July 30, 2014
  11. Yahoo News, "Suing Obama: GOP-led House gives the go-ahead," accessed July 30, 2014
  12. Washington Post, "House clears way for lawsuit against Obama," accessed July 30, 2014
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  14. FEC, "April Quarterly," accessed July 23, 2013
  15. FEC, "July Quarterly," accessed July 23, 2013
  16. FEC, "October Quarterly," accessed October 25, 2013
  17. FEC, "Year-End Quarterly," accessed February 12, 2014
  18. FEC, "April Quarterly," accessed April 30, 2014
  19. FEC, "Pre-Primary," accessed October 23, 2014
  20. FEC, "July Quarterly," accessed October 23, 2014
  21. FEC, "October Quarterly," accessed October 23, 2014
  22. FEC, "Pre-General," accessed October 23, 2014
  23. Federal Election Commission, "Mark Dunec Summary Report," accessed April 30, 2014
  24. Federal Election Commission, "Mark Dunec April Quarterly," accessed April 30, 2014
  25. Federal Election Commission, "Mark Dunec July Quarterly," accessed April 30, 2014
  26. Federal Election Commission, "Mark Dunec October Quarterly," accessed April 30, 2014
  27. Federal Election Commission, "Mark Dunec Year-End," accessed April 30, 2014
  28. Federal Election Commission, "Mark Dunec April Quarterly," accessed April 30, 2014
  29. Federal Election Commission, "Rick Van Glahn Summary Report," accessed April 30, 2014
  30. Federal Election Commission, "Rick Van Glahn April Quarterly," accessed April 30, 2014
  31. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2010," accessed March 28, 2013