New Jersey General Assembly elections, 2013

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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


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