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New Jersey's 9th congressional district

New Jersey's Ninth Congressional District is a district that consists largely of Bergen County and Passaic County municipalities. Due to redistricting following the 2010 Census, parts of the old 9th District were shifted to the Fifth District and the new Eighth District, as part of a reduction in congressional districts from 13 to 12 in New Jersey.

New Jersey's 9th congressional district
New Jersey's 9th congressional district (2013).svg
District map as of 2013
Representative
  Bill Pascrell
DPaterson
Distribution
  • 100.00% urban
  • 0.00% rural
Population (2010[1])760,064
Median income$67,624[2]
Ethnicity
Cook PVID+16[3]

The Ninth District is represented by Democrat Bill Pascrell, who resides in Paterson. Congressman Pascrell was first elected to Congress in 1996 from the old Eighth District, defeating incumbent William J. Martini. The redistricting resulted in Pascrell's hometown of Paterson was added to the Ninth District, which had been represented by Steve Rothman, a fellow Democrat who like Pascrell entered Congress by winning a seat in the 1996 federal election. Both incumbents declared their intentions to run for their party's nomination for the seat, which Pascrell won. Pascrell defeated Rabbi Shmuley Boteach, the Republican nominee, in the general election.

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Counties and municipalities in the districtEdit

VotingEdit

Election results from presidential races
Year Office Results
2016 President Clinton 64 - 33%
2012 President Obama 68 - 31%
2008 President Obama 61 - 38%
2004 President Kerry 59 - 41%
2000 President Gore 63 - 34%

RepresentativesEdit

Representative Party Years District Home Note Counties/Towns
District created March 4, 1903
  Allan Benny Democratic March 4, 1903 – March 3, 1905 Hudson County (except parts of Jersey City)
  Marshall Van Winkle Republican March 4, 1905 – March 3, 1907
  Eugene W. Leake Democratic March 4, 1907 – March 3, 1909
  Eugene F. Kinkead Democratic March 4, 1909 – March 3, 1913 redistricted to the 8th district
  Walter I. McCoy Democratic March 4, 1913 – October 3, 1914 redistricted from the 8th district, resigned on appointment as Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the District of Columbia parts of Essex (East Orange, Orange, and parts of South Orange and Newark)
Vacant (October 3, 1914 – December 1, 1914)
  Richard W. Parker Republican December 1, 1914 – March 3, 1919
  Daniel F. Minahan Democratic March 4, 1919 – March 3, 1921
  Richard W. Parker Republican March 4, 1921 – March 3, 1923
  Daniel F. Minahan Democratic March 4, 1923 – March 3, 1925
  Franklin William Fort Republican March 4, 1925 – March 3, 1931
  Peter Angelo Cavicchia Republican March 4, 1931 – March 3, 1933 [Data unknown/missing.] redistricted to the 11th district
  Edward Aloysius Kenney Democratic March 4, 1933 – January 27, 1938 Cliffside Park died parts of Bergen and Hudson (North Bergen)
Vacant (January 27, 1938 – January 3, 1939)
  Frank C. Osmers, Jr. Republican January 3, 1939 – January 3, 1943 Haworth
  Harry Lancaster Towe Republican January 3, 1943 – September 7, 1951 [Data unknown/missing.] resigned to become Assistant Attorney General of New Jersey for Bergen County
Vacant (September 7, 1951 – November 6, 1951)
  Frank C. Osmers, Jr. Republican November 6, 1951 – January 3, 1965 Haworth
  Henry Helstoski Democratic January 3, 1965 – January 3, 1967 East Rutherford
January 3, 1967 – January 3, 1969 southern Bergen (Bogota, Carlstadt, Cliffside Park, East Rutherford, Fairview, Fort Lee, Garfield, Hackensack, Hasbrouck Heights, Leonia, Little Ferry, Lodi, Lyndhurst, Maywood, Moonachie, North Arlington, Palisades Park, Saddle Brook, South Hackensack, Ridgefield, Ridgefield Park, Rochelle Park, Rutherford, Teaneck, Teterboro, Wallington, Wood-Ridge)
January 3, 1969 –

January 3, 1971

eastern Bergen
January 3, 1971 –

January 3, 1973

[Data unknown/missing.]
January 3, 1973 –

January 3, 1977

eastern Bergen and parts of Hudson
  Harold C. Hollenbeck Republican January 3, 1977 – January 3, 1983 East Rutherford
  Robert Torricelli Democratic January 3, 1983 – January 3, 1985 New Milford retired to run for U.S. Senate eastern Bergen
January 3, 1985 –

January 3, 1993

parts of Bergen and Hudson
January 3, 1993 –

January 3, 1997

parts of Bergen and Hudson
  Steve Rothman Democratic January 3, 1997 – January 3, 2003 Englewood lost Primary Election
January 3, 2003 –

January 3, 2013

 

parts of Bergen, Hudson (parts of Jersey City, Kearney, North Bergen and Secaucus) and Passaic (Hawthorne)

  Bill Pascrell Democratic January 3, 2013 – Present Paterson Redistricted from the 8th district parts of Bergen, Hudson (Secaucus and parts of Kearny), and Passaic (Clifton, Haledon, Hawthorne, Passaic, Paterson and Prospect Park)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ My Congressional District: Congressional District 9, New Jersey , United States Census Bureau. Accessed February 21, 2015.
  2. ^ https://www.census.gov/mycd/?st=34&cd=09
  3. ^ "Partisan Voting Index – Districts of the 115th Congress" (PDF). The Cook Political Report. April 7, 2017. Retrieved April 7, 2017.
  4. ^ Plan Components Report, New Jersey Redistricting Commission, December 23, 2011. Accessed November 6, 2016.

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