1792 United States House of Representatives election in New Jersey

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New Jersey increased from 3 seats to 4 seats after the 1790 census.

Following the 1790 census, New Jersey's apportionment increased from 4 to 5 seats.

District Incumbent Party First
Result Candidates[1]
New Jersey at-large
5 seats on a general ticket
Elias Boudinot Pro-Administration 1789 Incumbent re-elected. John Beatty (Pro-Admin) 16.4%
Jonathan Dayton (Pro-Admin) 13.4%
Abraham Clark (Pro-Admin) 11.8%
Elias Boudinot (Pro-Admin) 10.8%
Lambert Cadwalader (Pro-Admin) 10.1%
Thomas Sinnickson (Pro-Admin) 48.7%
Aaron Kitchell (Pro-Admin) 8.6%
James Linn 5.2%
Jonathan Elmer (Pro-Admin) 4.4%
Samuel Dick 4.1%
Thomas Henderson 2.9%
Abraham Clark Pro-Administration 1791 Incumbent re-elected.
Jonathan Dayton Pro-Administration 1791 Incumbent re-elected.
Aaron Kitchell Pro-Administration 1791 Incumbent lost re-election.
New member elected.
Pro-Administration hold.
None (Seat created) New seat.
New member elected.
Pro-Administration gain.

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  1. ^ Only candidates with at least 1% of the vote listed