New Jersey's 8th Congressional District

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The 8th Congressional District of New Jersey is a congressional district in New Jersey.

New Jersey's 8th Congressional District is located in the northeastern portion of the state and includes parts of Hudson and Union counties.[1]

The district previously contained all, or portions of 2 counties, Essex and Passaic counties, and 21 municipalities.

The current representative of the 8th congressional district is Albio Sires (D).

Elections

2012

See also: New Jersey's 8th congressional district elections, 2012

The 8th congressional district of New Jersey held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent from the 13th district, Albio Sires won the election in the district.[2]

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"

2010
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.[3]

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

2008
On November 4, 2008, Bill Pascrell won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Roland Sstraten (R) and Derek DeMarco (L) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, New Jersey District 8 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBill Pascrell incumbent 71.1% 159,279
     Republican Roland Straten 28.2% 63,107
     Libertarian Derek DeMarco 0.7% 1,600
Total Votes 223,986

2006
On November 7, 2006, Bill Pascrell won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Jose M. Sandoval (R) and Lou Jasikoff (L) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, New Jersey District 8 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBill Pascrell incumbent 70.9% 97,568
     Republican Jose M. Sandoval 28.4% 39,053
     Libertarian Lou Jasikoff 0.7% 1,018
Total Votes 137,639

2004
On November 2, 2004, Bill Pascrell won re-election to the United States House. He defeated George Ajjan (R) and Joseph A. Fortunato (Independent/Green) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, New Jersey District 8 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBill Pascrell incumbent 69.5% 152,001
     Republican George Ajjan 28.7% 62,747
     Independent/Green Joseph A. Fortunato 1.9% 4,072
Total Votes 218,820

2002
On November 5, 2002, Bill Pascrell won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Jared Silverman (R) and Joseph A. Fortunato (Independent/Green) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, New Jersey District 8 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBill Pascrell incumbent 66.8% 88,101
     Republican Jared Silverman 30.6% 40,318
     Independent/Green Joseph A. Fortunato 2.6% 3,400
Total Votes 131,819

2000
On November 7, 2000, Bill Pascrell won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Anthony Fusco, Jr. (R), Joseph A. Fortunato (I) and Viji Sargis (I) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, New Jersey District 8 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBill Pascrell incumbent 67% 134,074
     Republican Anthony Fusco, Jr. 30.3% 60,606
     Independent Joseph A. Fortunato 2.2% 4,469
     Independent Viji Sargis 0.5% 983
Total Votes 200,132

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 8th 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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