New Jersey's 6th congressional district

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New Jersey's 6th congressional district
District map as of 2013
District map as of 2013
Current Representative Frank Pallone (DLong Branch)
Distribution 99.76% urban, 0.24% rural
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 represented by Democrat Frank Pallone.

The district from 2003 to 2013

Counties and municipalities in the district[edit]

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 of New Jersey.[1]

Middlesex County: (12)

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

Voting[edit]

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

Representatives[edit]

Representative Party Years District home Note
District created March 4, 1873
Marcus L. Ward.jpg Marcus L. Ward Republican March 4, 1873 – March 3, 1875
No image.svg Frederick H. Teese Democratic March 4, 1875 – March 3, 1877
Thomas Baldwin Peddie - Brady-Handy.jpg Thomas B. Peddie Republican March 4, 1877 – March 3, 1879
No image.svg John L. Blake Republican March 4, 1879 – March 3, 1881
No image.svg Phineas Jones Republican March 4, 1881 – March 3, 1883
William HF Fielder.jpg William H.F. Fiedler Democratic March 4, 1883 – March 3, 1885
No image.svg Herman Lehlbach Republican March 4, 1885 – March 3, 1891
TDEnglish.jpg Thomas D. English Democratic March 4, 1891 – March 3, 1895
No image.svg Richard W. Parker Republican March 4, 1895 – March 3, 1903 redistricted to the 7th district
WmHughes.jpg William Hughes Democratic March 4, 1903 – March 3, 1905
No image.svg Henry C. Allen Republican March 4, 1905 – March 3, 1907
WmHughes.jpg 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
No image.svg Archibald C. Hart Democratic November 5, 1912 – March 3, 1917
No image.svg Lewis J. Martin Democratic March 4, 1913 – May 5, 1913 died
Vacant May 5, 1913 – July 22, 1913
No image.svg Archibald C. Hart Democratic July 22, 1913 – March 3, 1917
No image.svg John R. Ramsey Republican March 4, 1917 – March 3, 1921
No image.svg Randolph Perkins Republican March 4, 1921 – January 3, 1933 redistricted to the 7th district
Donald Holman McLean.jpg Donald H. McLean Republican March 4, 1933 – January 3, 1945
Clifford P Case.jpg Clifford P. Case Republican January 3, 1945 – August 16, 1953 resigned
Vacant August 16, 1953 – November 3, 1953
Harrison Williams(D-NJ).jpg Harrison A. Williams, Jr. Democratic November 3, 1953 – January 3, 1957
Florence Dwyer.jpg Florence P. Dwyer Republican January 3, 1957 – January 3, 1967 redistricted to the 12th district
William Cahill.jpg 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.png Edwin B. Forsythe Republican November 3, 1970 – January 3, 1983 redistricted to the 13th district
Bernard J. Dwyer.jpg Bernard J. Dwyer Democratic January 3, 1983 – January 3, 1993 redistricted from the 15th district
Frank Pallone, Official Portrait, 113th Congress.jpg Frank Pallone, Jr. Democratic January 3, 1993 – Present redistricted from the 3rd district, Incumbent

References[edit]

  1. ^ Plan Components Report, New Jersey Redistricting Commission, December 23, 2011. Accessed December 12, 2013.

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