New Jersey's congressional districts
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
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.
|1st||Donald Norcross (Camden)||Democratic||D+13||November 4, 2014 – present|
|2nd||Frank LoBiondo (Bridgeton)||Republican||R+1||January 3, 1995 – present|
|3rd||Tom MacArthur (Toms River)||Republican||R+2||January 3, 2015 – present|
|4th||Chris Smith (Hamilton Township)||Republican||R+8||January 3, 1981 – present|
|5th||Josh Gottheimer (Wyckoff)||Democratic||R+3||January 3, 2017 – present|
|6th||Frank Pallone (New Brunswick)||Democratic||D+9||January 3, 1993 – present|
|7th||Leonard Lance (Clinton Township)||Republican||R+3||January 3, 2009 – present|
|8th||Albio Sires (West New York)||Democratic||D+27||January 3, 2013 – present|
|9th||William Pascrell (Paterson)||Democratic||D+16||January 3, 2013 – present|
|10th||Donald Payne, Jr. (Newark)||Democratic||D+36||November 6, 2012 - present|
|11th||Rodney Frelinghuysen (Frelinghuysen Township)||Republican||R+3||January 3, 1995 - present|
|12th||Bonnie Watson Coleman (Ewing Township)||Democratic||D+16||January 3, 2015 - present|
Historical district boundaries
Below is a table of United States congressional district boundary maps for the State of New Jersey, presented chronologically. All redistricting events that took place in New Jersey in the decades between 1973 and 2013 are shown.
|1973 – 1982|
|1983 – 1984|
|1985 – 1992|
|1993 – 2002|
|2003 – 2013|
- 13th District, obsolete since 2010 census
- 14th District, obsolete since 1990 census
- 15th District, obsolete since 1980 census
- At-large District, obsolete since 1843
New Jersey's current U.S. House of Representatives delegation
- United States congressional delegations from New Jersey
- List of United States congressional districts
- "The national atlas". nationalatlas.gov. Retrieved February 22, 2014.
- "Digital Boundary Definitions of United States Congressional Districts, 1789-2012.". Retrieved October 18, 2014.