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New Jersey's 2nd congressional district
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Current Representative Frank LoBiondo (R)
Population (2000) 647,258
Median income $44,173
Ethnicity 75.4% White, 14.7% Black, 2.4% Asian, 10.3% Hispanic, 0.4% Native American, 1.4% other
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New Jersey's Second Congressional District is currently represented by Republican Frank LoBiondo.

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 7 counties and 82 municipalities.

Atlantic County:

all 23 municipalities

Burlington County:

Shamong Township (part, also 3)
Washington Township

Camden County:

Waterford Township

Cape May County:

all 16 municipalities

Cumberland County:

all 14 municipalities

Gloucester County:

Clayton, Elk Township, Franklin Township, Glassboro, Harrison Township, Mantua Township (part, also 1), Newfield, Pitman, South Harrison Township, Swedesboro, Woolwich Township

Salem County:

all 15 municipalities

Voting

Election results from presidential races
Year Office Results
2008 President Obama 54 - 45%
2004 President Bush 50 - 49%
2000 President Gore 54 - 43%

Representatives

Representative Party Years District home Note
District organized from New Jersey's At-large congressional district in 1799
Aaron Kitchell Democratic-Republican March 4, 1799 – March 3, 1801 Hanover Morris and Sussex 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
James Schureman Federalist March 4, 1813 – March 3, 1815 New Brunswick Hunterdon, Middlesex, Monmouth, and Somerset Counties

Seat B

Representative Party Years District home Note
Richard Stockton Federalist March 4, 1813 – March 3, 1815 Princeton

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
George Sykes Democratic March 4, 1843 – March 3, 1845 Mount Holly Burlington, Mercer, and Monmouth Counties
Samuel G. Wright Whig March 4, 1845 – July 30, 1845 Imlaystown died Mercer County removed to the 3rd District 1844-46
Vacant July 30, 1845 – November 4, 1845
George Sykes Democratic November 4, 1845 – March 3, 1847 Mount Holly
William A. Newell Whig March 4, 1847 – March 3, 1851 Allentown
Charles Skelton Democratic March 4, 1851 – March 3, 1855 Trenton Ocean County created from Monmouth (1850)
George R. Robbins Opposition March 4, 1855 – March 3, 1857 Hamilton Square
Republican March 4, 1857 – March 3, 1859
John L.N. Stratton Republican March 4, 1859 – March 3, 1863 Mount Holly
George Middleton Democratic March 4, 1863 – March 3, 1865 Allentown
William A. Newell Republican March 4, 1865 – March 3, 1867 Allentown
Charles Haight Democratic March 4, 1867 – March 3, 1871
Samuel C. Forker Democratic March 4, 1871 – March 3, 1873
Samuel A. Dobbins Republican March 4, 1873 – March 3, 1877 Mount Holly Atlantic, Burlington, Mercer, and Ocean Counties
John H. Pugh Republican March 4, 1877 – March 3, 1879
Hezekiah B. Smith Democratic March 4, 1879 – March 3, 1881
J. Hart Brewer Republican March 4, 1881 – March 3, 1885
James Buchanan Republican March 4, 1885 – March 3, 1893
John J. Gardner Republican March 4, 1893 – March 3, 1913 Atlantic, Burlington, Cape May, and Cumberland Counties from 1902
J. Thompson Baker Democratic March 4, 1913 – March 3, 1915
Isaac Bacharach Republican March 4, 1915 – January 3, 1937 Burlington County removed to 4th District from 1932.
Elmer H. Wene Democratic January 3, 1937 – January 3, 1939
Walter S. Jeffries Republican January 3, 1939 – January 3, 1941
Elmer H. Wene Democratic January 3, 1941 – January 3, 1945
T. Millet Hand Republican January 3, 1945 – December 26, 1956 died
Vacant December 26, 1956 – November 5, 1957
Milton W. Glenn Republican November 5, 1957 – January 3, 1965
Thomas C. McGrath, Jr. Democratic January 3, 1965 – January 3, 1967
Charles W. Sandman, Jr. Republican January 3, 1967 – January 3, 1975 Salem County added 1966, District redrawn not following County lines 1970.
William J. Hughes Democratic January 3, 1975 – January 3, 1995
Frank A. LoBiondo Republican January 3, 1995 – Present Incumbent

Electoral history

New Jersey's 2nd congressional district: Results 1970–2006[1][2][3]
Year Democrat Votes Pct Republican Votes Pct 3rd Party Party Votes Pct 3rd Party Party Votes Pct 3rd Party Party Votes Pct 3rd Party Party Votes Pct
1970 William J. Hughes 64,882 48% Charles W. Sandman, Jr. 69,392 52%
1972 John D. Rose 69,374 34% Charles W. Sandman, Jr. 133,096 66%
1974 William J. Hughes 109,763 57% Charles W. Sandman, Jr. 79,064 41% Andrew Wenger Independent 2,693 1%
1976 William J. Hughes 141,753 62% James R. Hurley 87,915 38%
1978 William J. Hughes 112,768 66% James H. Biggs 56,997 34%
1980 William J. Hughes 135,437 57% Beech N. Fox 97,072 41% Robert C. Rothhouse Libertarian 2,262 1% Adele Frisch Socialist Labor 939 <1%
1982 William J. Hughes 102,826 68% John J. Mahoney 47,069 31% Bruce Powers Libertarian 1,233 1%
1984 William J. Hughes 132,841 63% Raymond G. Massie 77,231 37%
1986 William J. Hughes 83,821 68% Alfred J. Bennington, Jr. 35,167 29% Len Smith Pro Life, Anti-Abortion 3,812 3%
1988 William J. Hughes 134,505 66% Kirk W. Conover 67,759 33% Richard A. Schindewolf, Jr. Pro-Life Conservative 2,372 1%
1990 William J. Hughes 97,698 88% (no candidate) William A. Kanengiser Populist 13,120 12%
1992 William J. Hughes 132,465 56% Frank A. LoBiondo 98,315 41% Roger W. Bacon Libertarian 2,575 1% Joseph Ponczek Anti-Tax 2,067 1% Andrea Lippi Freedom, Equality, Prosperity 1,605 1%
1994 Louis N. Magazzu 56,151 35% Frank A. LoBiondo 102,566 65%
1996 Ruth Katz 83,890 38% Frank A. LoBiondo 133,131 60% David Rodger Headrick Independent 1,439 1% Judith Lee Azaren Independent 1,174 1% Andrea Lippi Independent 1,084 <1%
1998 Derek Hunsberger 43,563 31% Frank A. LoBiondo 93,248 66% Glenn Campbell Independent 2,955 2% Mary A. Whittam Independent 1,748 1%
2000 Edward G. Janosik 74,632 32% Frank A. LoBiondo 155,187 66% Robert Gabrielsky Independent 3,252 1% Constantino Rozzo Independent 788 <1%
2002 Steven A. Farkas 47,735 28% Frank A. LoBiondo 116,834 69% Roger Merle Green 1,739 1% Michael J. Matthews, Jr. Libertarian 1,720 1% Costantino Rozzo Socialist 771 <1%
2004 Timothy J. Robb 86,792 33% Frank A. LoBiondo 172,779 65% Willie Norwood Jobs Equality Business 1,993 1% Michael J. Matthews, Jr. Libertarian 1,767 1% Jose David Alcantara Green 1,516 1% Costantino Rozzo Socialist Party USA 595 <1%
2006 Viola Thomas-Hughes 62,364 35% Frank A. LoBiondo 109,040 62% Robert E. Mullock Preserve Green Space 1,993 2% Lynn Merle A New Direction 957 1% Thomas Fanslau We The People 587 <1% Willie Norwood Socialist Party USA 368 <1%
2008 David C. Kurkowski 110,990 39% Frank A. LoBiondo 167,701 59% Jason M. Grover Green 1,763 1% Peter Frank Boyce Constitution 1,551 1% Gary Stein Rock the Boat 1,312 <1% Costantino Rozzo Socialist Party USA 648 <1%

References

  1. ^ "Election Statistics". Office of the Clerk of the House of Representatives. http://clerk.house.gov/member_info/electionInfo/index.html. Retrieved 2007-08-08.  
  2. ^ The Green Papers, for 2006 results
  3. ^ The Green Papers, for 2008 results

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