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New Jersey's 1st Congressional District

New Jersey's 1st congressional district
New Jersey's 1st congressional district (2013).svg
District map as of 2013
Representative
Distribution
  • 98.2% urban
  • 1.8% rural
Population (2018)731,297[1]
Median household
income
$71,299[1]
Ethnicity
Cook PVID+13[2]

New Jersey's 1st congressional district is a congressional district in the U.S. state of New Jersey. The district, which includes the city of Camden and the suburbs of Philadelphia, has been represented by Democrat Donald Norcross since November 2014. It is among the most reliably Democratic districts in New Jersey, as it is mainly made up of Democratic-dominated Camden County.

The district from 2003 to 2013

Counties and municipalities in the district

For the 113th and successive Congresses (based on redistricting following the 2010 United States Census), the district contains all or portions of three counties and 52 municipalities:[3]

Burlington County (2 municipalities)
Maple Shade Township, Palmyra
Camden County (36 municipalities)
Audubon, Audubon Park, Barrington, Bellmawr, Berlin, Berlin Township, Brooklawn, Camden, Cherry Hill Township, Chesilhurst, Clementon, Collingswood, Gibbsboro, Gloucester City, Gloucester Township, Haddon Heights, Haddon Township, Haddonfield, Hi-Nella, Laurel Springs, Lawnside, Lindenwold, Magnolia, Merchantville, Mount Ephraim, Oaklyn, Pennsauken Township, Pine Hill, Pine Valley, Runnemede, Somerdale, Stratford, Tavistock, Voorhees Township, Winslow Township, Woodlynne
Gloucester County (14 municipalities)
Deptford Township, East Greenwich Township (part, remainder in 2nd district), Glassboro, Greenwich Township, Logan Township, Monroe Township, National Park, Paulsboro, Washington Township, Wenonah, West Deptford Township, Westville, Woodbury Heights, Woodbury

Recent election results in statewide races

Year Office Results
2000 President Gore 63 - 34%
2004 President Kerry 61 - 39%
2008 President Obama 65 - 34%
2012 President Obama 65 - 34%
2016 President Clinton 61 - 36%

List of members representing the district

1789-1813: One seat

Member
(Residence)
Party Years Cong
ress
Electoral history
Seats had been elected at-large until 1799.
Johncondit.jpg
John Condit
(Orange: Bergen, Essex, and Middlesex Counties)
Democratic-Republican March 4, 1799 -
March 3, 1801
6th [data unknown/missing]
All seats elected at-large after 1801.

1813-1815: Two seats

From 1813 to 1815, two seats were apportioned, elected at-large on a general ticket.

Cong
ress
Years Seat A Seat B
Member
(Residence)
Party Electoral history Member
(Residence)
Party Electoral history
March 4, 1813 -
March 3, 1815
13th Lewis Condict
(Morristown: Bergen, Essex, Morris, and Sussex Counties)
Democratic-Republican [data unknown/missing] Thomas Ward
(Newark)
Democratic-Republican [data unknown/missing]

All seats elected at-large starting in 1815.

1843-present: One seat

Member
(Residence)
Party Years Cong
ress
Electoral history Counties/Towns
Seats had been elected at-large until 1843.
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Lucius Q.C. Elmer
(Bridgeton)
Democratic March 4, 1843 -
March 3, 1845
28th [data unknown/missing] Atlantic, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester, and Salem
James G. Hampton
(Bridgeton)
Whig March 4, 1845 -
March 3, 1849
29th
30th
[data unknown/missing] Atlantic, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester, and Salem
Andrew K. Hay
(Winslow)
Whig March 4, 1849 -
March 3, 1851
31st [data unknown/missing]
Nathan T. Stratton
(Mulica Hill)
Democratic March 4, 1851 -
March 3, 1855
32nd
33rd
[data unknown/missing]
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Isaiah D. Clawson
(Woodstown)
Opposition March 4, 1855 -
March 3, 1857
34th
35th
[data unknown/missing]
Republican March 4, 1857 -
March 3, 1859
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John T. Nixon
(Bridgeton)
Republican March 4, 1859 -
March 3, 1863
36th
37th
[data unknown/missing]
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John F. Starr
(Camden)
Republican March 4, 1863 -
March 3, 1867
38th
39th
[data unknown/missing]
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William Moore
([data unknown/missing])
Republican March 4, 1867 -
March 3, 1871
40th
41st
[data unknown/missing]
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John W. Hazelton
([data unknown/missing])
Republican March 4, 1871 -
March 3, 1875
42nd
43rd
[data unknown/missing]
1873-1893:
Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester, and Salem
Clement Hall Sinnickson (New Jersey Congressman).jpg
Clement H. Sinnickson
([data unknown/missing])
Republican March 4, 1875 -
March 3, 1879
44th
45th
[data unknown/missing]
George Robeson 1865 1880.jpg
George M. Robeson
([data unknown/missing])
Republican March 4, 1879 -
March 3, 1883
46th
47th
[data unknown/missing]
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Thomas M. Ferrell
([data unknown/missing])
Democratic March 4, 1883 -
March 3, 1885
48th [data unknown/missing]
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George Hires
([data unknown/missing])
Republican March 4, 1885 -
March 3, 1889
49th
50th
[data unknown/missing]
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Christopher A. Bergen
([data unknown/missing])
Republican March 4, 1889 -
March 3, 1893
51st
52nd
[data unknown/missing]
Henry C Loudenslager.jpg
Henry C. Loudenslager
([data unknown/missing])
Republican March 4, 1893 -
August 12, 1911
53rd
54th
55th
56th
57th
58th
59th
60th
61st
62nd
[data unknown/missing]
Died.
Camden, Gloucester, and Salem
Vacant August 12, 1911 -
November 7, 1911
62nd
William John Browning.jpg
William J. Browning
([data unknown/missing])
Republican November 7, 1911 -
March 24, 1920
62nd
63rd
64th
65th
66th
Elected to finish Loudenslager's term.
Died.
Vacant March 24, 1920 -
November 2, 1920
66th
Francis F. Patterson.jpg
Francis F. Patterson
([data unknown/missing])
Republican November 2, 1920 -
March 3, 1927
66th
67th
68th
69th
Elected to finish Browning's term.
[data unknown/missing]
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Charles A. Wolverton
([data unknown/missing])
Republican March 4, 1927 -
January 3, 1959
70th
71st
72nd
73rd
74th
75th
76th
77th
78th
79th
80th
81st
82nd
83rd
84th
85th
[data unknown/missing]
William Cahill.jpg
William T. Cahill
([data unknown/missing])
Republican January 3, 1959 -
January 3, 1967
86th
87th
88th
89th
[data unknown/missing]
Redistricted to the 6th district.
John E. Hunt 93rd Congress 1973.jpg
John E. Hunt
([data unknown/missing])
Republican January 3, 1967 -
January 3, 1975
90th
91st
92nd
93rd
[data unknown/missing] 1967-1973
Gloucester and parts of Camden County
1973-1985
Gloucester and parts of Camden County
James Florio headshot 1983.jpg
James Florio
([data unknown/missing])
Democratic January 3, 1975 -
January 16, 1990
94th
95th
96th
97th
98th
99th
100th
101st
[data unknown/missing]
Resigned to become Governor of New Jersey.
1985-1993
Parts of Burlington, Camden, and Gloucester
Vacant January 16, 1990 -
November 6, 1990
101st
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Rob Andrews
([data unknown/missing])
Democratic November 6, 1990 -
February 18, 2014
101st
102nd
103rd
104th
105th
106th
107th
108th
109th
110th
111th
112th
113th
Elected to finish Florio's term.
Resigned.
1993-2003
Parts of Burlington, Camden, and Gloucester
2003-2013
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Parts of Burlington (Maple Shade and Palmyra), Camden, and Gloucester
2013-present
Parts of Burlington (Maple Shade and Palmyra), Camden, and Gloucester
Vacant February 18, 2014 -
November 12, 2014
113th
Donald Norcross official portrait (cropped).jpg
Donald Norcross
(Camden)
Democratic November 12, 2014 -
present
113th
114th
115th
116th
Elected to finish Andrews's term.

References

  1. ^ a b Center for New Media & Promotion (CNMP), US Census Bureau. "My Congressional District". www.census.gov.
  2. ^ "Partisan Voting Index - Districts of the 115th Congress" (PDF). The Cook Political Report. April 7, 2017. Retrieved 2017.
  3. ^ Plan Components Report, New Jersey Redistricting Commission, December 23, 2011. Accessed September 29, 2013.

Sources

Coordinates: 39°53?17?N 75°03?45?W / 39.8881°N 75.0625°W / 39.8881; -75.0625


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