New Jersey's 2nd Congressional District

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New Jersey's 2nd congressional district
Current incumbentFrank LoBiondo Republican Party
Population736,397
Gender49.1% Male, 50.9% Female
Race74.2% White, 13.8% Black, 3.6% Asian
Ethnicity15% Hispanic
Unemployment13.2%
Median household income$55,032
High school graduation rate84.9%
College graduation rate23.6%
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
The 2nd Congressional District of New Jersey is a congressional district in New Jersey.

New Jersey's 2nd Congressional District is located in the southern portion of the state and includes the counties of Salem, Cumberland, Cape May and Atlantic and portions of Gloucester, Camden, Burlington and Ocean counties.[1]

The district previously contained all or portions of 7 counties and 82 municipalities.

The current representative of the 2nd congressional district is Frank LoBiondo (R).

Elections

2012

See also: New Jersey's 2nd congressional district elections, 2012

The 2nd congressional district of New Jersey held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent Frank LoBiondo won re-election in the district.[2]

U.S. House, New Jersey District 2 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Cassandra Shober 40.3% 116,462
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngFrank LoBiondo Incumbent 57.7% 166,677
     Libertarian John Ordille 0.9% 2,699
     Independent David Bowen Sr. 0.3% 1,010
     Independent Charles Lukens 0.5% 1,329
     Independent Frank Faralli Jr. 0.3% 892
Total Votes 289,069
Source: New Jersey Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010
On November 2, 2010, Frank LoBiondo won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Gary Stein (D), Peter F. Boyce (Constitution), Mark Lovett (marklovett.us) and Vitov Valdes-Munoz (American Labor) in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, New Jersey District 2 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngFrank LoBiondo incumbent 65.5% 109,460
     Democratic Gary Stein 30.9% 51,690
     Constitution Peter F. Boyce 2.5% 4,120
     marklovett.us Mark Lovett 0.7% 1,123
     American Labor Vitov Valdes-Munoz 0.4% 727
Total Votes 167,120

2008
On November 4, 2008, Frank LoBiondo won re-election to the United States House. He defeated David Kurkowski (D), Jason M. Grover (G), Peter F. Boyce (Constitution), Gary Stein (Rock the Boat) and Costantino Rozzo (Socialist Party USA) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, New Jersey District 2 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngFrank LoBiondo incumbent 59.1% 167,701
     Democratic David Kurkowski 39.1% 110,990
     Green Jason M. Grover 0.6% 1,763
     Constitution Peter F. Boyce 0.5% 1,551
     Rock the Boat Gary Stein 0.5% 1,312
     Socialist Party USA Costantino Rozzo 0.2% 648
Total Votes 283,965

2006
On November 7, 2006, Frank LoBiondo won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Viola Thomas-Hughes (D), Robert E. Mullock (Preserve Green Space), Lynn Merle (A New Direction), Thomas Fanslau (We the People) and Willie Norwood (Socialist Party USA) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, New Jersey District 2 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngFrank LoBiondo incumbent 61.6% 111,245
     Democratic Viola Thomas-Hughes 35.6% 64,277
     Preserve Green Space Robert E. Mullock 1.7% 3,071
     A New Direction Lynn Merle 0.5% 992
     We the People Thomas Fanslau 0.3% 603
     Socialist Party USA Willie Norwood 0.2% 385
Total Votes 180,573

2004
On November 2, 2004, Frank LoBiondo won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Timothy J. Robb (D), Michael J. Matthews, Jr. (Independent/Libertarian), Jose David Alcantara (Independent/Green), Willie Norwood (Independent/Jobs Equality Business) and Costantino Rozzo (Independent-Socialist Party USA) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, New Jersey District 2 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngFrank LoBiondo incumbent 65.1% 172,779
     Democratic Timothy J. Robb 32.7% 86,792
     Independent/Libertarian Michael J. Matthews, Jr. 0.7% 1,767
     Independent/Green Jose David Alcantara 0.6% 1,516
     Independent/Jobs Equality Business Willie Norwood 0.8% 1,992
     Socialist Party USA Constantino Rozzo 0.2% 595
Total Votes 265,441

2002
On November 5, 2002, Frank LoBiondo won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Steven A. Farkas (D), Roger Merle (Independent/Green), Michael J. Matthews, Jr. (Independent/Libertarian) and Constantino Rozzo (Independent/Socialist) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, New Jersey District 2 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngFrank LoBiondo incumbent 69.2% 116,834
     Democratic Steven A. Farkas 28.3% 47,735
     Independent/Green Roger Merle 1% 1,739
     Independent/Libertarian Micahel J. Matthews, Jr. 1% 1,720
     Independent/Socialist Constantino Rozzo 0.5% 771
Total Votes 168,799

2000
On November 7, 2000, Frank LoBiondo won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Edward G. Janosik (D), Robert Gabrielsky (I) and Constantino Rozzo (I) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, New Jersey District 2 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngFrank LoBiondo incumbent 66.4% 155,187
     Democratic Edward G. Janosik 31.9% 74,632
     Independent Robert Gabrielsky 1.4% 3,252
     Independent Constantino Rozzo 0.3% 788
Total Votes 233,859

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 2nd congressional district of New Jersey after the 2001 redistricting process.
See also: Redistricting in New Jersey

In 2011, the New Jersey State Legislature re-drew the congressional districts based on updated population information from the 2010 census.

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