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New Jersey's 6th congressional district
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Current Representative Frank Pallone (D)
Population (2000) 647,258
Median income $55,681
Ethnicity 67.5% White, 16.8% Black, 8.4% Asian, 11.7% Hispanic, 0.2% Native American, 3.4% other
Cook PVI D+8

New Jersey's Sixth Congressional District is currently represented by Democrat Frank Pallone. In the 2006 election, Pallone defeated Republican Leigh Ann Bellew to win a tenth term.

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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 four counties and 40 municipalities.

Middlesex County:

Dunellen, Edison (part; also 7), Highland Park, Metuchen, Middlesex, New Brunswick, Old Bridge Township (part; also 12), Piscataway Township, Sayreville, South Amboy

Monmouth County:

Aberdeen Township, Allenhurst, Asbury Park, Atlantic Highlands, Avon-by-the-Sea, Belmar, Bradley Beach, Deal, Hazlet Township, Highlands, Interlaken, Keansburg, Keyport, Lake Como, Loch Arbour, Long Branch, Manalapan Township (part; also 12), Marlboro Township (part; also 12), Matawan, Middletown Township (part; also 12), Monmouth Beach, Neptune City, Neptune Township, Ocean Township, Red Bank, Sea Bright, Union Beach, West Long Branch

Somerset County:

Franklin Township (part near New Brunswick; also 12)

Union County:

Plainfield

Voting

Election results from presidential races
Year Office Results
2008 President Obama 60 - 39%
2004 President Kerry 57 - 43%
2000 President Gore 61 - 35%

Representatives

Representative Party Years District home Note
District created March 4, 1873
Marcus L. Ward Republican March 4, 1873 – March 3, 1875
Frederick H. Teese Democratic March 4, 1875 – March 3, 1877
Thomas B. Peddie Republican March 4, 1879 – March 3, 1881
John L. Blake Republican March 4, 1879 – March 3, 1881
Phineas Jones Republican March 4, 1881 – March 3, 1883
William H.F. Fiedler Democratic March 4, 1883 – March 3, 1885
Herman Lehlbach Republican March 4, 1885 – March 3, 1891
Thomas D. English Democratic March 4, 1891 – March 3, 1895
Richard W. Parker Republican March 4, 1895 – March 3, 1903 redistricted to the 7th district
William Hughes Democratic March 4, 1903 – March 3, 1905
Henry C. Allen Republican March 4, 1905 – March 3, 1907
William Hughes Democratic March 4, 1907 – September 27, 1912 resigned after appointment as judge of Court of Common Pleas of Passaic County
Vacant September 27, 1912 – November 5, 1912
Archibald C. Hart Democratic November 5, 1912 – March 3, 1917
Lewis J. Martin Democratic March 4, 1913 – May 5, 1913 died
Vacant May 5, 1913 – July 22, 1913
Archibald C. Hart Democratic July 22, 1913 – March 3, 1917
John R. Ramsey Republican March 4, 1917 – March 3, 1921
Randolph Perkins Republican March 4, 1921 – January 3, 1933 redistricted to the 7th district
Donald H. McLean Republican March 4, 1933 – January 3, 1945
Clifford P. Case Republican January 3, 1945 – August 16, 1953 resigned
Vacant August 16, 1953 – November 3, 1953
Harrison A. Williams, Jr. Democratic November 3, 1953 – January 3, 1957
Florence P. Dwyer Republican January 3, 1957 – January 3, 1967 redistricted to the 12th district
William T. Cahill Republican January 3, 1967 – January 19, 1970 redistricted from the 1st district, resigned after being elected Governor of New Jersey
Vacant January 19, 1970 – November 3, 1970
Edwin B. Forsythe Republican November 3, 1970 – January 3, 1983 redistricted to the 13th district
Bernard J. Dwyer Democratic January 3, 1983 – January 3, 1993 redistricted from the 15th district
Frank Pallone, Jr. Democratic January 3, 1993 – Present redistricted from the 3rd district, Incumbent

References

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