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{{tnr}}Elections for the '''office of [[New Jersey General Assembly|New Jersey's General Assembly]]''' will be held in [[New Jersey]] on [[State legislative elections, 2013|November 5, 2013]].  
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{{tnr}}Elections for the office of [[New Jersey General Assembly]] will consist of a primary election on June 4, 2013, and a general election on [[State legislative elections, 2013|November 5, 2013]].  
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The signature filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election is April 1, 2013.  The deadline for objections to nomination petitions for primary election candidates is April 5, 2013.  Independent candidates wishing to run in the general election are required to submit their nomination petitions by June 4, 2013.  The deadline for objections to nomination petitions for independent general election candidates is June 10, 2013.<ref>[http://nj.gov/state/elections/2013-results/2013-0102-chron-guide-primary-election.pdf ''New Jersey Department of State,'' "2013 Primary Election Timeline," Accessed January 14, 2013]</ref><ref>[http://nj.gov/state/elections/2013-results/2013-0102-chron-guide-general-election.pdf ''New Jersey Department of State,'' "2013 General Election Timeline," Accessed January 14, 2013]</ref>
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==Majority control==
 
==Majority control==
 
Heading into the November 5 election, the Democratic Party holds the majority in the New Jersey General Assembly:
 
Heading into the November 5 election, the Democratic Party holds the majority in the New Jersey General Assembly:

Revision as of 12:29, 14 January 2013

Elections for the office of New Jersey General Assembly will consist of a primary election on June 4, 2013, and a general election on November 5, 2013.

The signature filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election is April 1, 2013. The deadline for objections to nomination petitions for primary election candidates is April 5, 2013. Independent candidates wishing to run in the general election are required to submit their nomination petitions by June 4, 2013. The deadline for objections to nomination petitions for independent general election candidates is June 10, 2013.[1][2]

Majority control

Heading into the November 5 election, the Democratic Party holds the majority in the New Jersey General Assembly:


New Jersey General Assembly
Party As of November 4, 2013 After the 2013 Election
     Democratic Party 48 48
     Republican Party 32 32
Total 80 80

Qualifications

In order to be a candidate to run for the New Jersey General Assembly, a candidate must:

  • Be a citizen of the United States
  • Reside for no less than two years in the district the candidate plans to represent.
  • Be 21 years of age or older.
  • Obtain 100 signatures via petition and submit the signatures to the New Jersey Secretary of State[3].
  • Disclose any criminal convictions[4].

List of candidates

Pending once the filing deadline occurs in 2013.

See also

References