New Jersey's congressional districts

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New Jersey's congressional districts since 2013[1]

There were 12 United States congressional districts in New Jersey based on results from the 2010 Census. There were once as many as 15. The fifteenth district was lost after the 1980 Census, the fourteenth district was lost after the 1990 Census, and the thirteenth district was lost after the 2010 Census.

During the 114th Congress, Democrats held six seats and Republicans held six seats in New Jersey's delegation to the United States House of Representatives. The 115th Congress saw Democrats holding seven seats and Republicans holding five, with Democrat Josh Gottheimer replacing seven-term Republican incumbent Scott Garrett in New Jersey's 5th congressional district. During the 2018 federal midterm elections, New Jersey Democrats won an additional four seats in the chamber. Consequently, Democrats Tom Malinowski, Mikie Sherrill, Jeff Van Drew, and Andy Kim are all freshman U.S. Representatives during the 116th Congress. Only the 4th District is held by a Republican, Congressman Chris Smith, during the 116th Congress.

Current districts and representatives[edit]

List of members of the New Jersey United States House delegation, their terms, their district boundaries, and the districts' political ratings according to the CPVI. The delegation has a total of 12 members, including 11 Democrats, and 1 Republican.

NOTE that the district maps that pop up when hovering over the left column do NOT match the district maps in the right column. One column or the other evidently dates from before the re-districting based on the 2010 census.

District Representative Party CPVI Incumbency District map
1st Donald Norcross official portrait.jpg Donald Norcross (Camden) Democratic D+13 November 4, 2014 – present New Jersey's 1st congressional district (2013).svg
2nd Jeff Van Drew Official Portrait 116th Congress.jpg Jeff Van Drew (Dennis Township) Democratic R+1 January 3, 2019 – present New Jersey's 2nd congressional district (2013).svg
3rd Andy Kim, official portrait, 116th Congress.jpg Andy Kim (Bordentown) Democratic R+2 January 3, 2019 – present New Jersey's 3rd congressional district (2013).svg
4th Chris Smith official photo.jpg Chris Smith (Hamilton Township) Republican R+8 January 3, 1981 – present New Jersey's 4th congressional district (2013).svg
5th Josh Gottheimer Photo.jpg Josh Gottheimer (Wyckoff) Democratic R+3 January 3, 2017 – present New Jersey's 5th congressional district (2013).svg
6th Frank Pallone, Official Portrait, 113th Congress.jpg Frank Pallone (New Brunswick) Democratic D+9 January 3, 1993 – present New Jersey's 6th congressional district (2013).svg
7th Tom Malinowski, official portrait, 116th congress.jpg Tom Malinowski (Rocky Hill) Democratic R+3 January 3, 2019 – present New Jersey's 7th congressional district (2013).svg
8th Albio sires.jpg Albio Sires (West New York) Democratic D+27 January 3, 2013 – present New Jersey's 8th congressional district (2013).svg
9th Bill pascrell 375.jpg Bill Pascrell (Paterson) Democratic D+16 January 3, 2013 – present New Jersey's 9th congressional district (2013).svg
10th Donald Payne Jr Official Portrait 113th Congress.png Donald Payne Jr. (Newark) Democratic D+36 November 6, 2012 – present New Jersey's 10th congressional district (2013).svg
11th Mikie Sherrill, official portrait, 116th Congress.jpg Mikie Sherrill (Montclair) Democratic R+3 January 3, 2019 – present New Jersey's 11th congressional district (2013).svg
12th Bonnie Watson Coleman.jpg Bonnie Watson Coleman (Ewing Township) Democratic D+16 January 3, 2015 – present New Jersey's 12th congressional district (2013).svg

Historical district boundaries[edit]

Below is a table of United States congressional district boundary maps for the State of New Jersey, presented chronologically.[2] All redistricting events that took place in New Jersey in the decades between 1973 and 2013 are shown.

Year Statewide map
1973–1982 United States Congressional Districts in New Jersey, 1973 – 1982.tif
1983–1984 United States Congressional Districts in New Jersey, 1983 – 1984.tif
1985–1992 United States Congressional Districts in New Jersey, 1985 – 1992.tif
1993–2002 United States Congressional Districts in New Jersey, 1993 – 2002.tif
2003–2013 United States Congressional Districts in New Jersey, 2003 – 2013.tif
Since 2013 United States Congressional Districts in New Jersey, since 2013.tif

Obsolete districts[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "The national atlas". Archived from the original on February 22, 2014. Retrieved February 22, 2014.
  2. ^ "Digital Boundary Definitions of United States Congressional Districts, 1789–2012". Retrieved October 18, 2014.