New Jersey's 8th congressional district

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New Jersey's 8th congressional district
New Jersey's 8th congressional district (2013).svg
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
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 four counties and 15 municipalities.[1][2]

Bergen County:

Fairview

Essex County:

Belleville and Newark (part)

Hudson County:

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

Union County:

Elizabeth

2016 Election[edit]

The following candidates will be running for U.S. Representative:[3]

Candidate Party
Albio Sires (Incumbent) Democratic
Agha Khan Republican
Dan Delaney Libertarian
Pablo Olivera Independent

Recent election results in presidential races[edit]

Year Results
2016 Clinton 76 - 21.5%
2012 Obama 78 - 21%
2008 Obama 63 - 36%
2004 Kerry 59 - 41%
2000 Gore 60 - 37%

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!]
WalterIMcCoy.jpg 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
EdwardWGray.jpg 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
George N. Seger (New Jersey Congressman).jpg 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!]
Herbert Klein.jpg 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]

  1. ^ Our District, Albio Sires. Accessed November 6, 2016.
  2. ^ Plan Components Report, New Jersey Redistricting Commission, December 23, 2011. Accessed January 6, 2013.
  3. ^ "2016 New Jersey Elections, Primary, Candidates, Races and Voting". www.uselections.com. Retrieved 2016-07-28. 

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