New Jersey's 1st congressional district

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New Jersey's 1st congressional district
District map as of 2013
District map as of 2013
Current Representative Donald Norcross (DCamden City)
Population (2010) 732,658[1]
Ethnicity 70.0% White, 17.2% Black, 4.5% Asian, 11.6% Hispanic, 0.3% Native American, 8.0% other
Cook PVI D+13

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

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.

The district from 2003 to 2013

Since November 12, 2014, the 1st congressional district has been represented by Donald Norcross.

Counties and municipalities in the district[edit]

For the 113th and successive Congresses (based on redistricting following the 2010 United States Census), the district contains all or portions of three counties and 52 municipalities:[2]

Burlington County (2 municipalities)
Maple Shade Township, Palmyra
Camden County (36 municipalities)
Audubon, Audubon Park, Barrington, Bellmawr, Berlin, Berlin Township, Brooklawn, Camden, Cherry Hill Township, Chesilhurst, Clementon, Collingswood, Gibbsboro, Gloucester City, Gloucester Township, Haddon Heights, Haddon Township, Haddonfield, Hi-Nella, Laurel Springs, Lawnside, Lindenwold, Magnolia, Merchantville, Mount Ephraim, Oaklyn, Pennsauken Township, Pine Hill, Pine Valley, Runnemede, Somerdale, Stratford, Tavistock, Voorhees Township, Winslow Township, Woodlynne
Gloucester County (14 municipalities)
Deptford Township, East Greenwich Township (part, remainder in 2nd district), Glassboro, Greenwich Township, Logan Township, Monroe Township, National Park, Paulsboro, Washington Township, Wenonah, West Deptford Township, Westville, Woodbury Heights, Woodbury

Voting[edit]

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

List of representatives[edit]

Representative Party Years District home Electoral history
District organized from New Jersey's At-large congressional district in 1799
Johncondit.jpg John Condit Democratic-Republican March 4, 1799 –
March 3, 1801
Orange (Bergen, Essex, and Middlesex Counties) [Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
District organized to New Jersey's At-large congressional district in 1801

1813 - 1815: Two seats[edit]

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[edit]

Representative Party Years District home Electoral history
No image.svg Lewis Condict Democratic-Republican March 4, 1813 –
March 3, 1815
Morristown (Bergen, Essex, Morris, and Sussex Counties) [Data unknown/missing. You can help!]

Seat B[edit]

Representative Party Years District home Electoral history
No image.svg Thomas Ward Democratic-Republican March 4, 1813 –
March 3, 1815
Newark [Data unknown/missing. You can help!]

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

1843 - present: One seat[edit]

Representative Party Years District home Electoral history
District organized from New Jersey's At-large congressional district
No image.svg Lucius Q.C. Elmer Democratic March 4, 1843 –
March 3, 1845
Bridgeton (Atlantic, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester, and Salem Counties) [Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
No image.svg James G. Hampton Whig March 4, 1845 –
March 3, 1849
Bridgeton
(Camden County created out of Gloucester in 1844)
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
No image.svg Andrew K. Hay Whig March 4, 1849 –
March 3, 1851
Winslow [Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
No image.svg Nathan T. Stratton Democratic March 4, 1851 –
March 3, 1855
Mulica Hill [Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
No image.svg Isaiah D. Clawson Opposition March 4, 1855 –
March 3, 1857
Woodstown [Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
Republican March 4, 1857 –
March 3, 1859
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
JohnTNixon.jpg John T. Nixon Republican March 4, 1859 –
March 3, 1863
Bridgeton [Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
No image.svg John F. Starr Republican March 4, 1863 –
March 3, 1867
Camden [Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
No image.svg William Moore Republican March 4, 1867 –
March 3, 1871
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!] [Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
No image.svg John W. Hazelton Republican March 4, 1871 –
March 3, 1875
(Atlantic County removed to 2nd District from 1872 election) [Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
No image.svg Clement H. Sinnickson Republican March 4, 1875 –
March 3, 1879
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!] [Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
George Robeson 1865 1880.jpg George M. Robeson Republican March 4, 1879 –
March 3, 1883
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!] [Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
No image.svg Thomas M. Ferrell Democratic March 4, 1883 –
March 3, 1885
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!] [Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
No image.svg George Hires Republican March 4, 1885 –
March 3, 1889
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!] [Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
No image.svg Christopher A. Bergen Republican March 4, 1889 –
March 3, 1893
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!] [Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
Henry C Loudenslager.jpg Henry C. Loudenslager Republican March 4, 1893 –
August 12, 1911
(Camden, Gloucester, and Salem Counties only from 1902) Died
Vacant August 12, 1911 –
November 7, 1911
William John Browning.jpg William J. Browning Republican November 7, 1911 –
March 24, 1920
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!] Died
Vacant March 24, 1920 –
November 2, 1920
No image.svg Francis F. Patterson Republican November 2, 1920 –
March 3, 1927
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!] [Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
CharlesAWolverton.jpg Charles A. Wolverton Republican March 4, 1927 –
January 3, 1959
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!] [Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
William Cahill.jpg William T. Cahill Republican January 3, 1959 –
January 3, 1967
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!] Redistricted to the 6th district
John E. Hunt 93rd Congress 1973.jpg John E. Hunt Republican January 3, 1967 –
January 3, 1975
(New Jersey Congressional Districts no longer follow County lines.) [Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
Jamesflorio.jpg James J. Florio Democratic January 3, 1975 –
January 16, 1990
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!] Resigned to become Governor of New Jersey
Vacant January 16, 1990 –
November 6, 1990
Robbieandrews.jpeg Rob Andrews Democratic November 6, 1990 –
February 18, 2014
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!] Resigned
Vacant February 18, 2014 –
November 12, 2014
No image.svg Donald Norcross Democratic November 12, 2014 –
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]

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Coordinates: 39°53′17″N 75°03′45″W / 39.8881°N 75.0625°W / 39.8881; -75.0625