New Jersey's 6th congressional district

New Jersey's 6th congressional district is represented by Democrat Frank Pallone, who has served the district in Congress since 1993. The district includes the northern and eastern portions of Middlesex County and the coastal areas of Monmouth County, including towns along the Raritan Bay.

New Jersey's 6th congressional district
New Jersey's 6th congressional district (2013).svg
District map as of 2013
Representative
  Frank Pallone
DLong Branch
Distribution
  • 100% urban
  • 0% rural
Population (2019)739,726
Median household
income
$91,654[1]
Ethnicity
Cook PVID+6[2]

On December 22nd, 2021, the New Jersey Redistricting Commission adopted a new congressional map that will take effect in January 2023 for the following decade. In this map, the 6th district will remain very similar to its current configuration. Notably, it will gain Neptune Township, Neptune City, and Red Bank, while losing Marlboro Township, among other minor changes.[3]

Counties and municipalities in the districtEdit

For the 113th and successive Congresses (based on redistricting following the 2010 Census), the congressional district contains all or portions of two counties and 32 municipalities.[4]

Middlesex County: (12)

Carteret, Edison Township, Highland Park, Metuchen, New Brunswick, Old Bridge Township (part; also 12th), Perth Amboy, Piscataway Township, Sayreville, South Amboy, South Plainfield and Woodbridge Township

Monmouth County: (20)

Aberdeen Township, Allenhurst, Asbury Park, Atlantic Highlands, Deal, Hazlet Township, Highlands, Interlaken, Keansburg, Keyport, Loch Arbour, Long Branch, Marlboro Township, Matawan, Middletown Township (part; also 4th), Monmouth Beach, Oceanport, Sea Bright, Union Beach and West Long Branch

Recent results in statewide electionsEdit

Year Office Results
2000 President Gore 61 - 35%
2004 President Kerry 57 - 43%
2008 President Obama 60 - 39%
2012 President Obama 61 - 37%
2016 President Clinton 56 - 41%
2020 President Biden 57 - 41%

List of members representing the districtEdit

Member
(District home)
Party Years Cong
ress
Electoral history Counties/Towns
District created March 4, 1873
 
Marcus L. Ward
(Newark)
Republican March 4, 1873 –
March 3, 1875
43rd Elected in 1872.
Lost re-election.
1873–1893
Essex
 
Frederick H. Teese
(Newark)
Democratic March 4, 1875 –
March 3, 1877
44th Elected in 1874.
Renominated but declined.
 
Thomas B. Peddie
(Newark)
Republican March 4, 1877 –
March 3, 1879
45th Elected in 1876.
Retired.
 
John L. Blake
(Orange)
Republican March 4, 1879 –
March 3, 1881
46th Elected in 1878.
Retired.
 
Phineas Jones
(Newark)
Republican March 4, 1881 –
March 3, 1883
47th Elected in 1880.
Retired.
 
William H.F. Fiedler
(Newark)
Democratic March 4, 1883 –
March 3, 1885
48th Elected in 1882.
Lost re-election.
 
Herman Lehlbach
(Newark)
Republican March 4, 1885 –
March 3, 1891
49th
50th
51st
Elected in 1884.
Re-elected in 1886.
Re-elected in 1888.
Retired.
 
Thomas D. English
(Newark)
Democratic March 4, 1891 –
March 3, 1895
52nd
53rd
Elected in 1890.
Re-elected in 1892.
Lost re-election.
1893–1895
City of Newark
 
Richard W. Parker
(Newark)
Republican March 4, 1895 –
March 3, 1903
54th
55th
56th
57th
Elected in 1894.
Re-elected in 1896.
Re-elected in 1898.
Re-elected in 1900.
Redistricted to the 7th district.
1895–1903
Newark and East Orange
 
William Hughes
(Paterson)
Democratic March 4, 1903 –
March 3, 1905
58th Elected in 1902.
Lost re-election.
1903–1913
Bergen, Passaic, and Sussex
 
Henry C. Allen
(Paterson)
Republican March 4, 1905 –
March 3, 1907
59th Elected in 1904.
Retired.
 
William Hughes
(Paterson)
Democratic March 4, 1907 –
September 27, 1912
60th
61st
62nd
Elected in 1906.
Re-elected in 1908.
Re-elected in 1910.
Resigned after appointment as judge of Court of Common Pleas of Passaic County.
Vacant September 27, 1912 –
November 5, 1912
62nd
 
Archibald C. Hart
(Hackensack)
Democratic November 5, 1912 –
March 3, 1913
Elected to finish Hughes's term.
Lost renomination.
 
Lewis J. Martin
(Branchville)
Democratic March 4, 1913 –
May 5, 1913
63rd Elected in 1912.
Died.
1913–1933
Bergen, Sussex, and Warren; northern Passaic (Bloomingdale, Ringwood, Wanaque, West Milford)
Vacant May 5, 1913 –
July 22, 1913
 
Archibald C. Hart
(Hackensack)
Democratic July 22, 1913 –
March 3, 1917
63rd
64th
Elected to finish Martin's term.
Re-elected in 1914.
Retired.
 
John R. Ramsey
(Hackensack)
Republican March 4, 1917 –
March 3, 1921
65th
66th
Elected in 1916.
Re-elected in 1918.
Lost renomination.
 
Randolph Perkins
(Woodcliff Lake)
Republican March 4, 1921 –
January 3, 1933
67th
68th
69th
70th
71st
72nd
Elected in 1920.
Re-elected in 1922.
Re-elected in 1924.
Re-elected in 1926.
Re-elected in 1928.
Re-elected in 1930.
Redistricted to the 7th district.
 
Donald H. McLean
(Elizabeth)
Republican March 4, 1933 –
January 3, 1945
73rd
74th
75th
76th
77th
78th
Elected in 1932.
Re-elected in 1934.
Re-elected in 1936.
Re-elected in 1938.
Re-elected in 1940.
Re-elected in 1942.
Retired.
1933–1969
Union County
 
Clifford P. Case
(Rahway)
Republican January 3, 1945 –
August 16, 1953
79th
80th
81st
82nd
83rd
Elected in 1944.
Re-elected in 1946.
Re-elected in 1948.
Re-elected in 1950.
Re-elected in 1952.
Resigned to become president of the Fund for the Republic.
Vacant August 16, 1953 –
November 3, 1953
83rd
 
Harrison A. Williams Jr.
(Westfield)
Democratic November 3, 1953 –
January 3, 1957
83rd
84th
Elected to finish Case's term.
Re-elected in 1954.
Lost re-election.
 
Florence P. Dwyer
(Elizabeth)
Republican January 3, 1957 –
January 3, 1967
85th
86th
87th
88th
89th
Elected in 1956.
Re-elected in 1958.
Re-elected in 1960.
Re-elected in 1962.
Re-elected in 1964.
Redistricted to the 12th district.
 
William T. Cahill
(Collingswood)
Republican January 3, 1967 –
January 19, 1970
90th
91st
Redistricted from the 1st district and re-elected in 1966.
Re-elected in 1968.
Resigned when elected governor.
1967–1969
[data unknown/missing]
1969–1973
Burlington, parts of Camden and Ocean
Vacant January 19, 1970 –
November 3, 1970
91st
 
Edwin B. Forsythe
(Moorestown)
Republican November 3, 1970 –
January 3, 1983
91st
92nd
93rd
94th
95th
96th
97th
Elected to finish Cahill's term.
Also elected to the next full term.
Re-elected in 1972.
Re-elected in 1974.
Re-elected in 1976.
Re-elected in 1978.
Re-elected in 1980.
Redistricted to the 13th district.
1973–1983
parts of Burlington, Camden, and Ocean
 
Bernard J. Dwyer
(Edison)
Democratic January 3, 1983 –
January 3, 1993
98th
99th
100th
101st
102nd
Redistricted from the 15th district and re-elected in 1982.
Re-elected in 1984.
Re-elected in 1986.
Re-elected in 1988.
Re-elected in 1990.
Retired.
1983–1985
parts of Middlesex and Union (Linden and Rahway)
1985–1993
parts of Middlesex, Monmouth (Aberdeen and Matawan), and Union (Linden, Rahway, and Roselle)
 
Frank Pallone
(Long Branch)
Democratic January 3, 1993 –
present
103rd
104th
105th
106th
107th
108th
109th
110th
111th
112th
113th
114th
115th
116th
117th
Redistricted from the 3rd district and re-elected in 1992.
Re-elected in 1994.
Re-elected in 1996.
Re-elected in 1998.
Re-elected in 2000.
Re-elected in 2002.
Re-elected in 2004.
Re-elected in 2006.
Re-elected in 2008.
Re-elected in 2010.
Re-elected in 2012.
Re-elected in 2014.
Re-elected in 2016.
Re-elected in 2018.
Re-elected in 2020.
1993–2003
parts of Middlesex and Monmouth
2003–2013
  parts of Middlesex, Monmouth, and Union (Plainfield)
2013–present
parts of Middlesex and Monmouth

Recent election resultsEdit

2012Edit

New Jersey's 6th congressional district, 2012[5]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Frank Pallone (incumbent) 151,782 63.3
Republican Anna Little 84,360 35.2
Libertarian Len Flynn 1,392 0.6
Independent Karen Zaletel 868 0.4
Independent Mac Dara Lyden 830 0.3
Reform Hebrert Tarbous 406 0.2
Total votes 239,638 100.0
Democratic hold

2014Edit

New Jersey's 6th congressional district, 2014[6]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Frank Pallone (incumbent) 72,190 59.9
Republican Anthony E. Wilkinson 46,891 38.9
Libertarian Dorit Goikhman 1,376 1.2
Total votes 120,457 100.0
Democratic hold

2016Edit

New Jersey's 6th congressional district, 2016 [7]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Frank Pallone (incumbent) 167,895 63.7
Republican Brent Sonnek-Schmelz 91,908 34.9
Green Rajit B. Malliah 1,912 0.7
Libertarian Judith Shamy 1,720 0.7
Total votes 263,435 100.0
Democratic hold

2018Edit

New Jersey's 6th congressional district, 2018[8]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Frank Pallone Jr. (incumbent) 140,752 63.6
Republican Richard J. Pezzullo 80,443 36.4
Total votes 221,195 100.0
Democratic hold

2020Edit

New Jersey's 6th congressional district, 2020[9]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Frank Pallone Jr. (incumbent) 199,648 61.2
Republican Christian Onuoha 126,760 38.8
Total votes 326,408 100.0
Democratic hold


ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "My Congressional District".
  2. ^ "Introducing the 2021 Cook Political Report Partisan Voter Index". The Cook Political Report. April 15, 2021. Retrieved April 15, 2021.
  3. ^ "New Jersey Congressional Districts: 2022-2031" (PDF). New Jersey Redistricting Commission. December 22, 2021. Retrieved December 29, 2021.
  4. ^ Plan Components Report, New Jersey Redistricting Commission, December 23, 2011. Accessed November 6, 2016.
  5. ^ "Election Information" (PDF). NJ Department of State. November 6, 2012. Retrieved March 9, 2018.
  6. ^ "Election Information" (PDF). NJ Department of State. December 2, 2014. Retrieved February 8, 2020.
  7. ^ "Election Information" (PDF). NJ Department of State. November 8, 2016. Retrieved December 8, 2016.
  8. ^ Johnson, Cheryl L. (February 28, 2019). "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 6, 2018". Clerk of the U.S. House of Representatives. Retrieved April 27, 2019.
  9. ^ "Official General Election Results: U.S. House of Representatives" (PDF). New Jersey Department of Elections. Retrieved December 7, 2020.

Coordinates: 40°27′04″N 74°14′42″W / 40.451127°N 74.244919°W / 40.451127; -74.244919