New Jersey state legislative special elections, 2012

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Three special elections for the New Jersey State Legislature took place in 2012. These elections were called to fill vacancies in the New Jersey General Assembly, Districts 4, 16, 26. In New Jersey, interim members are appointed by local party officials to serve until a special election is held.

How vacancies are filled


For any vacancy that happens in session, a special election must be conducted within 51 days of the vacancy. All other vacancies must be filled by the county leadership of the political party that holds the seat.[1]

Partisan breakdown

The current partisan breakdown of the Senate is as follows:

Party As of July 2014
     Democratic Party 24
     Republican Party 16
Total 40

The current partisan breakdown of the House is as follows:

Party As of July 2014
     Democratic Party 48
     Republican Party 32
Total 80

Special elections

November 6, 2012







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