United States House of Representatives elections in New Jersey, 2014

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2014 U.S. House Elections in New Jersey

Primary Date
June 3, 2014

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2014 U.S. Senate Elections

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The 2014 U.S. House of Representatives elections in New Jersey will take place on November 4, 2014. Voters will elect 12 candidates to serve in the U.S. House, one from each of the state's 12 congressional districts.
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.[1][2][3]

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).[4]

See also: New Jersey elections, 2014


Partisan breakdown

Heading into the November 4 election, Democrats and Republicans each hold 6 of the 12 congressional seats from New Jersey.

Members of the U.S. House from New Jersey -- Partisan Breakdown
Party As of October 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 6 Pending
     Republican Party 6 Pending
Total 12 12

Incumbents

Heading into the 2014 election, the incumbents for the 12 congressional districts are:

Name Party District
Rob Andrews Electiondot.png Democratic 1
Frank LoBiondo Ends.png Republican 2
Jon Runyan Ends.png Republican 3
Chris Smith Ends.png Republican 4
Scott Garrett Ends.png Republican 5
Frank Pallone Electiondot.png Democratic 6
Leonard Lance Ends.png Republican 7
Albio Sires Electiondot.png Democratic 8
Bill Pascrell Electiondot.png Democratic 9
Donald Payne Jr. Electiondot.png Democratic 10
Rodney Frelinghuysen Ends.png Republican 11
Rush D. Holt, Jr. Electiondot.png Democratic 12

Candidates

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1st Congressional District

General election candidates


June 3, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

2nd Congressional District

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See also: New Jersey's 2nd Congressional District elections, 2014

The 2nd Congressional District of New Jersey will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014. Incumbent Frank LoBiondo defeated Mike Assad in the Republican primary on June 3, 2014, while Bill Hughes, Jr. defeated Dave Cole for the Democratic nomination. LoBiondo and Hughes will face off in the general election, along with independent candidates Gary Stein, Bayode Olabisi, Costantino Rozzo and Alexander Spano.

New Jersey's 2nd is considered a battleground district in 2014. Although LoBiondo won re-election in 2012 by a safe 17.4 percent margin of victory, the 2012 presidential race went Democratic, with Barack Obama winning the district by an 8.1 percent margin of victory.

General election candidates


June 3, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary


3rd Congressional District

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See also: New Jersey's 3rd Congressional District elections, 2014

The 3rd Congressional District of New Jersey will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014. In the primary election on June 3, 2014, Tom MacArthur defeated Steve Lonegan for the Republican nomination, while Aimee Belgard defeated Howard Kleinhendler and Bruce Todd for the Democratic nomination. MacArthur and Belgard will face off in the general election, along with Democratic-Republican candidate Frederick John LaVergne.

With incumbent Jon Runyan (R) not running for re-election, New Jersey's 3rd is considered a battleground district in 2014. Although Runyan won re-election by an 8.9 percent margin of victory in 2012, the presidential election went Democratic, with President Barack Obama winning in the 3rd District by 4.6 percent.

General election candidates


June 3, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Disqualified


4th Congressional District

General election candidates


June 3, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

5th Congressional District

General election candidates


June 3, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

6th Congressional District

General election candidates


June 3, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Failed to file


7th Congressional District

General election candidates


June 3, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

8th Congressional District

General election candidates


June 3, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

9th Congressional District

General election candidates


June 3, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Failed to file


10th Congressional District

General election candidates


June 3, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

11th Congressional District

General election candidates


June 3, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

12th Congressional District

General election candidates


June 3, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary


See also

References

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