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New Jersey's 1st congressional district
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Current Representative Rob Andrews (D)
Population (2000) 647,258
Median income $47,473
Ethnicity 74% White, 17% Black, 2.7% Asian, 8.2% Hispanic, .2% Native American, 1.2% other
Cook PVI D+12

New Jersey's 1st congressional district is a congressional district in the U.S. state of New Jersey.

The current U.S. Representative from the 1st district is Democrat Rob Andrews. NJ-01 is one of the most reliable Democratic districts in New Jersey, as it is mainly made up of Democratic dominated Camden County, New Jersey.

Contents

Counties and municipalities in the district

For the 108th and successive Congresses (based on redistricting following the 2000 Census), the district contains all or portions of three counties and 51 municipalities.

Burlington County:

Maple Shade Township, Palmyra, Riverton

Camden County:

Audubon, Audubon Park, Barrington, Bellmawr, Berlin, Berlin Township, Brooklawn, Camden, Chesilhurst, Clementon, Collingswood, Gibbsboro, Gloucester City, Gloucester Township, Haddon Heights, Haddon Township(part), Haddonfield, Hi-Nella, Laurel Springs, Lawnside, Lindenwold, Magnolia, Mount Ephraim, Oaklyn, Pennsauken Township, Pine Hill, Pine Valley, Runnemede, Somerdale, Stratford, Tavistock, Voorhees Township, Winslow Township, Woodlynne

Gloucester County:

Deptford Township, East Greenwich Township, Greenwich Township, Logan Township, Mantua Township(part), Monroe Township, National Park, Paulsboro, Washington Township, Wenonah, West Deptford Township, Westville, Woodbury Heights, Woodbury

Voting

Election results from presidential races
Year Office Results
2008 President Obama 65 - 34%
2004 President Kerry 61 - 39%
2000 President Gore 63 - 34%

Representatives

Representative Party Years District home Note
District organized from New Jersey's At-large congressional district in 1799
John Condit Democratic-Republican March 4, 1799 – March 3, 1801 Orange Bergen, Essex, and Middlesex Counties
District organized to New Jersey's At-large congressional district in 1801
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1813 - 1815: Two seats

From 1813 to 1815, two seats were apportioned, elected at-large on a general ticket. This district was organized from New Jersey's At-large congressional district.

Seat A

Representative Party Years District home Note
Lewis Condict Democratic-Republican March 4, 1813 – March 3, 1815 Morristown Bergen, Essex, Morris, and Sussex Counties

Seat B

Representative Party Years District home Note
Thomas Ward Democratic-Republican March 4, 1813 – March 3, 1815 Newark

District organized to New Jersey's At-large congressional district in 1815

1843 - present: One seat

Representative Party Years District home Note
District organized from New Jersey's At-large congressional district
Lucius Q.C. Elmer Democratic March 4, 1843 – March 3, 1845 Bridgeton Atlantic, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester, and Salem Counties
James G. Hampton Whig March 4, 1845 – March 3, 1849 Bridgeton Camden County created out of Gloucester (1844)
Andrew K. Hay Whig March 4, 1849 – March 3, 1851 Winslow
Nathan T. Stratton Democratic March 4, 1851 – March 3, 1855 Mulica Hill
Isaiah D. Clawson Opposition March 4, 1855 – March 3, 1857 Woodstown
Republican March 4, 1857 – March 3, 1859
John T. Nixon Republican March 4, 1859 – March 3, 1863 Bridgeton
John F. Starr Republican March 4, 1863 – March 3, 1867 Camden
William Moore Republican March 4, 1867 – March 3, 1871
John W. Hazelton Republican March 4, 1871 – March 3, 1875 Atlantic County removed to 2nd District from 1872 election
Clement H. Sinnickson Republican March 4, 1875 – March 3, 1879
George M. Robeson Republican March 4, 1879 – March 3, 1883
Thomas M. Ferrell Democratic March 4, 1883 – March 3, 1885
George Hires Republican March 4, 1885 – March 3, 1889
Christopher A. Bergen Republican March 4, 1889 – March 3, 1893
Henry C. Loudenslager Republican March 4, 1893 – August 12, 1911 died Camden, Gloucester, and Salem Counties only from 1902
Vacant August 12, 1911 – November 7, 1911
William J. Browning Republican November 7, 1911 – March 24, 1920 died
Vacant March 24, 1920 – November 2, 1920
Francis F. Patterson Republican November 2, 1920 – March 3, 1927
Charles A. Wolverton Republican March 4, 1927 – January 3, 1959
William T. Cahill Republican January 3, 1959 – January 3, 1967 Redistricted to the 6th district
John E. Hunt Republican January 3, 1967 – January 3, 1975 New Jersey Congressional Districts no longer follow County lines.
James J. Florio Democratic January 3, 1975 – January 16, 1990 resigned after being elected Governor of New Jersey
Vacant January 16, 1990 – November 6, 1990
Robert E. Andrews Democratic November 6, 1990 – Present Incumbent

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