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New Jersey's 8th Congressional District elections, 2014

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New Jersey's 8th Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
June 3, 2014

November 4 Election Winner:
Albio Sires Democratic Party
Incumbent prior to election:
Albio Sires Democratic Party
Albio Sires.jpg

Race Ratings
Cook Political Report: Solid D[1]

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

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2014 U.S. Senate Elections

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The 8th Congressional District of New Jersey will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.
Candidate Filing Deadline Primary Election General Election
March 31, 2014
June 3, 2014
November 4, 2014

Primary: New Jersey has a mostly closed primary system, in which registered Republicans and Democrats can only vote in their own party's primary, but voters who have never voted in a primary before can choose either party.

Voter registration: Pending

See also: New Jersey elections, 2014

Incumbent: Heading into the election the incumbent is Albio Sires (D), who was first elected in 2006.

New Jersey's 1st Congressional District is located in the southwestern portion of the state and includes most of Camden County and parts of Gloucester County.[4]


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June 3, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Campaign contributions

Albio Sires

Candidates for Congress were required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Sires' reports.[7]

District history


On November 6, 2012, Albio Sires (D) won re-election to the United States House. He ran in the 8th District due to redistricting. He defeated Maria Karczewski, Stephen Deluca, Pablo Olivera and Herbert Shaw in the general election.

U.S. House, New Jersey District 8 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngAlbio Sires Incumbent 78% 130,853
     Republican Maria Karczewski 18.9% 31,763
     Independent Stephen Deluca 1% 1,710
     Independent Pablo Olivera 1% 1,625
     Independent Herbert Shaw 1.1% 1,839
Total Votes 167,790
Source: New Jersey Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"


On November 2, 2010, Bill Pascrell won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Roland Straten (R) and Raymond Giangrasso (Independent) in the general election.[17]

U.S. House, New Jersey District 8 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBill Pascrell incumbent 62.7% 88,478
     Republican Roland Straten 36.1% 51,023
     Independent Raymond Giangrasso 1.2% 1,707
Total Votes 141,208

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