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.

In the 114th Congress, Democrats hold six seats and Republicans hold six seats, representing New Jersey in the United States House of Representatives. The 115th Congress will see Democrats holding seven seats and Republicans holding five, with seven-term Republican incumbent Scott Garrett of the 5th District replaced by Democrat Josh Gottheimer.

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 7 Democrats, and 5 Republicans.


District Representative Party CPVI Incumbency District map
1st Donald Norcross (Camden) Democratic D+13 November 4, 2014 – present New Jersey's 1st congressional district (2013).svg
2nd Frank LoBiondo (Bridgeton) Republican R+1 January 3, 1995 – present New Jersey's 2nd congressional district (2013).svg
3rd Tom MacArthur (Toms River) Republican R+2 January 3, 2015 – present New Jersey's 3rd congressional district (2013).svg
4th Chris Smith (Hamilton Township) Republican R+8 January 3, 1981 – present New Jersey's 4th congressional district (2013).svg
5th Josh Gottheimer (Wyckoff) Democratic R+3 January 3, 2017 – present New Jersey's 5th congressional district (2013).svg
6th Frank Pallone (New Brunswick) Democratic D+9 January 3, 1993 – present New Jersey's 6th congressional district (2013).svg
7th Leonard Lance (Clinton Township) Republican R+3 January 3, 2009 – present New Jersey's 7th congressional district (2013).svg
8th Albio Sires (West New York) Democratic D+27 January 3, 2013 – present New Jersey's 8th congressional district (2013).svg
9th William Pascrell (Paterson) Democratic D+16 January 3, 2013 – present New Jersey's 9th congressional district (2013).svg
10th Donald Payne, Jr. (Newark) Democratic D+36 November 6, 2012 - present New Jersey's 10th congressional district (2013).svg
11th Rodney Frelinghuysen (Frelinghuysen Township) Republican R+3 January 3, 1995 - present New Jersey's 11th congressional district (2013).svg
12th 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]

Gallery[edit]

New Jersey's current U.S. House of Representatives delegation[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The national atlas". nationalatlas.gov. Retrieved February 22, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Digital Boundary Definitions of United States Congressional Districts, 1789-2012.". Retrieved October 18, 2014.