New Jersey's 8th congressional district

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New Jersey's 8th congressional district
District map as of 2013
District map as of 2013
Current Representative Albio Sires (DWest New York)
Distribution 100.00% urban, 0.00% rural
Population (2000) 647,258
Median income $51,954
Ethnicity 56.4% White, 9.8% Black, 7.8% Asian, 54.4% Hispanic, 0.3% Native American, 3.9% other
Cook PVI D+24

New Jersey's Eighth Congressional District is represented by Democrat Albio Sires.

The Paterson-based district from 2003 to 2013

Counties and municipalities in the district[edit]

For the 108th and successive Congresses (based on redistricting following the 2010 Census), the congressional district contains portions of 4 counties and 15 municipalities.

Hudson County:

Jersey City (part), Hoboken, West New York, Guttenberg, Weehawken, Harrison, East Newark, Bayonne, North Bergen, Kearny

Essex County:

Belleville, Newark (part)

Bergen County:

Fairview

Union County:

Elizabeth

Recent election results in presidential races[edit]

Year Results
2000 Gore 60 - 37%
2004 Kerry 59 - 41%
2008 Obama 63 - 36%

List of representatives[edit]

Representative Party Years Electoral history
District created March 4, 1893
No image.svg John T. Dunn Democratic March 4, 1893 –
March 3, 1895
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
Charles N. Fowler 001.jpg Charles N. Fowler Republican March 4, 1895 –
March 3, 1903
Redistricted to the 5th district
No image.svg William H. Wiley Republican March 4, 1903 –
March 3, 1907
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
No image.svg Le Gage Pratt Democratic March 4, 1907 –
March 3, 1909
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
No image.svg William H. Wiley Republican March 4, 1909 –
March 3, 1911
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
No image.svg Walter I. McCoy Democratic March 4, 1911 –
March 3, 1913
Redistricted to the 9th district
Eugene Francis Kinkead.jpg Eugene F. Kinkead Democratic March 4, 1913 –
February 4, 1915
Redistricted from the 9th district
Resigned to become Sheriff of Hudson County
Vacant February 4, 1915 –
March 3, 1915
No image.svg Edward W. Gray Republican March 4, 1915 –
March 3, 1919
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
No image.svg Cornelius A. McGlennon Democratic March 4, 1919 –
March 3, 1921
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
No image.svg Herbert W. Taylor Republican March 4, 1921 –
March 3, 1923
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
Frank J. McNulty.jpg Frank J. McNulty Democratic March 4, 1923 –
March 3, 1925
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
No image.svg Herbert W. Taylor Republican March 4, 1925 –
March 3, 1927
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
No image.svg Paul J. Moore Democratic March 4, 1927 –
March 3, 1929
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
Fred A. Hartley, Jr..jpeg Fred A. Hartley, Jr. Republican March 4, 1929 –
March 3, 1933
Redistricted to the 10th district
No image.svg George N. Seger Republican March 4, 1933 –
August 26, 1940
Redistricted from the 7th district
Died
Vacant August 26, 1940 –
January 3, 1941
GordonCanfieldCropped.jpg Gordon Canfield Republican January 3, 1941 –
January 3, 1961
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
C Joelson.png Charles S. Joelson Democratic January 3, 1961 –
September 4, 1969
Resigned to become judge of Superior Court of New Jersey
Vacant September 4, 1969 –
November 4, 1969
Robert A. Roe.jpg Robert A. Roe Democratic November 4, 1969 –
January 3, 1993
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
No image.svg Herb Klein Democratic January 3, 1993 –
January 3, 1995
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
WJMartini.jpg William J. Martini Republican January 3, 1995 –
January 3, 1997
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
Bill pascrell 375.jpg William J. Pascrell, Jr. Democratic January 3, 1997 –
January 3, 2013
Redistricted to the 9th district
Albio sires.jpg Albio Sires Democratic January 3, 2013 –
Present
Redistricted from the 13th district

References[edit]

Coordinates: 40°53′N 74°15′W / 40.88°N 74.25°W / 40.88; -74.25