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::''See also: [[New Jersey state executive official elections, 2013]]''
 
::''See also: [[New Jersey state executive official elections, 2013]]''
 
The '''New Jersey gubernatorial and lieutenant gubernatorial election''' will be held on '''November 5, 2013''', following a statewide primary on '''June 4, 2013'''. Incumbent [[Governor of New Jersey|Governor]] [[Chris Christie]] (R) is running for a second term. Incumbent [[Lieutenant Governor of New Jersey|Lt. Governor]] [[Kim Guadagno]] is also running for re-election. The 2013 election will mark the second lieutenant gubernatorial election in New Jersey history and the second time Christie and Guadagno will share the Republican ticket.  
 
The '''New Jersey gubernatorial and lieutenant gubernatorial election''' will be held on '''November 5, 2013''', following a statewide primary on '''June 4, 2013'''. Incumbent [[Governor of New Jersey|Governor]] [[Chris Christie]] (R) is running for a second term. Incumbent [[Lieutenant Governor of New Jersey|Lt. Governor]] [[Kim Guadagno]] is also running for re-election. The 2013 election will mark the second lieutenant gubernatorial election in New Jersey history and the second time Christie and Guadagno will share the Republican ticket.  
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[[Chris Christie]] won the Republican primary election and [[Barbara Buono]] won the Democratic primary election on June 4, 2013. Christie and Buono will square off in November.<ref>[http://www.njtvonline.org/njtoday/2013/06/04/nj-decides-2013-new-jersey-primary-results/ ''NJToday,'' "NJ Decides 2013 Primary Election Results," accessed June 5, 2013]</ref>
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=State Senate=
 
=State Senate=
 
::''See also: [[New Jersey State Senate elections, 2013]]''
 
::''See also: [[New Jersey State Senate elections, 2013]]''
Elections for the office of [[New Jersey State Senate]] 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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Elections for the office of [[New Jersey State Senate]] will consist of a primary election on '''June 4, 2013''', and a general election on [[State legislative elections, 2013|'''November 5, 2013''']]. [[New Jersey State Senate elections, 2013|'''Click here''']] to see the results from the June 4, 2013 primary election.  
  
 
The signature filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was April 1, 2013.  The deadline for objections to nomination petitions for primary election candidates was 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>
 
The signature filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was April 1, 2013.  The deadline for objections to nomination petitions for primary election candidates was 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>
 
=General Assembly=
 
=General Assembly=
 
::''See also: [[New Jersey General Assembly elections, 2013]]''
 
::''See also: [[New Jersey General Assembly elections, 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 [[State legislative elections, 2013|'''November 5, 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 [[State legislative elections, 2013|'''November 5, 2013''']]. [[New Jersey General Assembly elections, 2013|'''Click here''']] to see the results from the June 4, 2013 primary election.  
  
 
The signature filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was April 1, 2013.  The deadline for objections to nomination petitions for primary election candidates was 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>
 
The signature filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was April 1, 2013.  The deadline for objections to nomination petitions for primary election candidates was 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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Contents
1 2013 Elections
1.1 Elections by type
2 Voting in New Jersey
2.1 Important voting information
2.2 Voting absentee
2.3 Voting early
3 Elections Performance Index
4 See also
5 References



New Jersey

The state of New Jersey will hold elections in 2013. Below are the dates of note:

On the 2013 ballot
U.S. Senate Defeatedd
U.S. House Defeatedd
State Executives Approveda
State Senate Approveda
State House Approveda
Ballot measures Approveda
Click here for all
November 5, 2013
Election Results

2013 elections

Elections by type

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See also: United States Senate special election in New Jersey, 2013

New Jersey will hold a special election for the U.S. Senate in 2013. The general election is scheduled for October 16, 2013, following a primary election on August 13, 2013.[3]

The special election will be held to fill the vacancy left by the death of Senator Frank Lautenberg (D) on June 3, 2013.[4] His seat will be filled with a temporary replacement appointed by Governor Chris Christie until the special election elects a permanent successor.[5]

See also: New Jersey state executive official elections, 2013

The New Jersey gubernatorial and lieutenant gubernatorial election will be held on November 5, 2013, following a statewide primary on June 4, 2013. Incumbent Governor Chris Christie (R) is running for a second term. Incumbent Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno is also running for re-election. The 2013 election will mark the second lieutenant gubernatorial election in New Jersey history and the second time Christie and Guadagno will share the Republican ticket.

Chris Christie won the Republican primary election and Barbara Buono won the Democratic primary election on June 4, 2013. Christie and Buono will square off in November.[6]

See also: New Jersey State Senate elections, 2013

Elections for the office of New Jersey State Senate will consist of a primary election on June 4, 2013, and a general election on November 5, 2013. Click here to see the results from the June 4, 2013 primary election.

The signature filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was April 1, 2013. The deadline for objections to nomination petitions for primary election candidates was 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.[7][8]

See also: New Jersey General Assembly elections, 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. Click here to see the results from the June 4, 2013 primary election.

The signature filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was April 1, 2013. The deadline for objections to nomination petitions for primary election candidates was 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.[9][10]

See also: New Jersey 2013 ballot measures

One statewide ballot question is certified for the 2013 statewide ballot in New Jersey. The measure is a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment. It will appear on the November 5, 2013 general election ballot. New Jersey's state legislative session began January 10, 2013 and is expected to conclude January 13, 2014. New Jersey has a full-time legislature therefore it meets throughout the year.

The following measure will appear on the 2013 statewide ballot:


Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Public Question 1 Veterans Allows veterans' organizations to use money collected from existing games of chance to support their organizations Approveda
LRCA Public Question 2 Minimum wage Increases the state minimum wage Approveda

Voting in New Jersey

See also: Voting in New Jersey
Voting Absentee Early Map.jpg

Important voting information

  • Registered Democrats and Republicans can only vote for their own party in the primary.
  • Any voter who has never on a previous occasion voted in a New Jersey primary election may declare a party affiliation at the poll.
  • Independents may also decide which party to vote for.
  • To register in New Jersey one must be a resident of New Jersey and the county at least 30 days prior to the election. If voters do not present an ID when registering or if identification cannot be verified, an ID is required to vote. Same day registration is not permitted.[2][11]

For more information about voting in the 2013 primary election in New Jersey on June 4, 2013, click here.

For more information about voting in the 2013 general election in New Jersey on November 5, 2013, click here.

Voting absentee

See also: Absentee voting by state

For information about eligibility, deadlines, military and overseas voting and updates to the voting laws in New Jersey, please visit our absentee voting by state page.

Voting early

See also: Early voting

New Jersey does not have a state-wide early voting system in place.[12]

Elections Performance Index

See also: Pew Charitable Trusts' Elections Performance Index

New Jersey ranked 40th out of the 50 states and District of Columbia in the Pew Charitable Trusts' Elections Performance Index (EPI), based on the 2012 elections. The EPI examines election administration performance and assigns an average percentage score based on 17 indicators of election performance. These indicators were chosen to in order to determine both the convenience and integrity of these three phases of an election: registration, voting and counting. New Jersey received an overall score of 58%.[13]

See also

References