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Revision as of 17:39, 19 December 2013

2012

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New Jersey's 3rd Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
June 3, 2014

Incumbent prior to election:
Jon Runyan Republican Party
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New Jersey U.S. House Elections
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2014 U.S. Senate Elections

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The 3rd Congressional District of New Jersey will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.

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]

Incumbent Jon Runyan (R), who was first elected in 1990, is not running for re-election in 2014.[4]

New Jersey's 3rd Congressional District is located in the south-central portion of the state and includes most of Burlington County and portions of Ocean County.[5]

Candidates

Note: Prior to the signature filing deadline, candidates will be added when Ballotpedia writers come across declared candidates. If you see a name of a candidate who is missing, please email us and we will add that name. As the election draws closer, more information will be added to this page.

General election candidates


June 3, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Disqualified


Campaign contributions

Jon Runyan

Candidates for Congress are required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Runyan's reports before announcing that he would not seek re-election.[13]

Jon Runyan (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[14]April 14, 2013$85,515.36$93,012.35$(50,212.41)$128,315.30
July Quarterly[15]July 12, 2013$128,315.30$181,066.00$(55,700.85)$253,680.45
October Quarterly[16]December 14, 2013$253,680.45$122,810.37$(80,706.69)$295,784.13
Year-End Quarterly[17]December 31, 2013$295,784$-9,950$(51,597)$71,736
Running totals
$386,938.72$(238,216.95)

District history

2012

On November 6, 2012, Jon Runyan (R) won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Shelley Adler, Christopher Dennick, Jr., Frederick John Lavergne, Robert Shapiro, Robert Witterschein and Robert Edward Forchion in the general election.

U.S. House, New Jersey District 3 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Shelley Adler 44.9% 145,506
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJon Runyan Incumbent 53.7% 174,253
     No Slogan Christopher Dennick, Jr. 0.1% 280
     Legalize Marijuana Robert Edward Forchion 0.6% 1,965
     No Slogan Frederick John Lavergne 0.2% 770
     Bob's for Jobs Robert Shapiro 0.3% 1,104
     None of Them Robert Witterschein 0.2% 530
Total Votes 324,408
Source: New Jersey Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010

On November 2, 2010, Jon Runyan was elected to the United States House. He defeated incumbent John H. Adler (D), Peter DeStefano (New Jersey Tea Party), Russ Conger (Libertarian), and Lawrence J. Donahue (Your Country Again).[18]

United States House, New Jersey General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJon Runyan 50% 110,215
     Democratic John H. Adler Incumbent 47.3% 104,252
     New Jersey Tea Party Peter DeStefano 1.5% 3,284
     Libertarian Russ Conger 0.7% 1,445
     Your Country Again Lawrence J. Donahue 0.5% 1,113
Total Votes 220,309

See also

External links

References

  1. National Conference of State Legislatures Website, "State Primary Election Types," accessed January 6, 2014
  2. Fair Vote, "Congressional and Presidential Primaries: Open, Closed, Semi-Closed, and 'Top Two,'" accessed January 6, 2014
  3. Ballotpedia research conducted December 26, 2013 through January 3, 2014 researching and analyzing various state websites and codes.
  4. ABC News, "2-Term NJ Republican Rep. Runyan to Retire", accessed November 7, 2013
  5. New Jersey Redistricting Map "Map" accessed September 25, 2012
  6. Facebook, "Frederick John LaVergne for Congress," accessed April 14, 2014
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 New Jersey Department of State, "Candidates for House of Representatives," accessed April 22, 2014
  8. The Hill, "Lonegan jumps into N.J. House race", accessed January 4, 2014
  9. Roll Call, "Democrat to Announce Campaign for Runyan’s Seat", accessed December 12, 2013
  10. Campaign website, "Home", accessed February 18, 2014
  11. NJ.com, "N.J. Weedman files suit in attempt to make ballot for open congressional seat," accessed June 24, 2014
  12. NJ.com, "N.J. Weedman's ballot case moved to appellate court," accessed June 24, 2014
  13. Federal Election Commission, "Runyan 2014 Summary reports," accessed July 22, 2013
  14. FEC, "April Quarterly," accessed July 22, 2013
  15. FEC, "July Quarterly," accessed July 22, 2013
  16. FEC, "October Quarterly," accessed October 25, 2013
  17. FEC, "Year-End Quarterly," accessed February 12, 2014
  18. U.S. Congress House Clerk "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2010"