New Jersey's 6th Congressional District
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New Jersey's 6th Congressional District
New Jersey's 6th congressional district
New Jersey's 6th congressional district (2013).svg
District map as of 2013
Representative
Distribution
  • 100% urban
  • 0% rural
Population (2017)742,483
Median income$82,451[1]
Ethnicity
Cook PVID+9[2]

New Jersey's 6th congressional district is represented by Democrat Frank Pallone, who has served in Congress since 1993. The district includes the northern and eastern portions of Middlesex County and the coastal areas of Monmouth County, including towns along the Raritan Bay.

Counties and municipalities in the district

For the 113th and successive Congresses (based on redistricting following the 2010 Census), the congressional district contains all or portions of two counties and 32 municipalities.[3]

Middlesex County: (12)

Carteret, Edison Township, Highland Park, Metuchen, New Brunswick, Old Bridge Township (part; also 12th), Perth Amboy, Piscataway Township, Sayreville, South Amboy, South Plainfield and Woodbridge Township

Monmouth County: (20)

Aberdeen Township, Allenhurst, Asbury Park, Atlantic Highlands, Deal, Hazlet Township, Highlands, Interlaken, Keansburg, Keyport, Loch Arbour, Long Branch, Marlboro Township, Matawan, Middletown Township (part; also 4th), Monmouth Beach, Oceanport, Sea Bright, Union Beach and West Long Branch

Recent results in statewide elections

Year Office Results
2000 President Gore 61 - 35%
2004 President Kerry 57 - 43%
2008 President Obama 60 - 39%
2012 President Obama 61 - 37%
2016 President Clinton 56 - 41%

List of members representing the district

Member
(District home)
Party Years Cong
ress
Electoral history Counties/Towns
District created March 4, 1873
Marcus Lawrence Ward (1812-1884) circa 1860.jpg
Marcus L. Ward
([data unknown/missing]
Republican March 4, 1873 -
March 3, 1875
43rd [data unknown/missing] 1873-1893
Essex
Frederick H. Teese.jpg
Frederick H. Teese
([data unknown/missing]
Democratic March 4, 1875 -
March 3, 1877
44th [data unknown/missing]
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Thomas B. Peddie
([data unknown/missing]
Republican March 4, 1877 -
March 3, 1879
45th [data unknown/missing]
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John L. Blake
([data unknown/missing]
Republican March 4, 1879 -
March 3, 1881
46th [data unknown/missing]
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Phineas Jones
([data unknown/missing]
Republican March 4, 1881 -
March 3, 1883
47th [data unknown/missing]
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William H.F. Fiedler
([data unknown/missing]
Democratic March 4, 1883 -
March 3, 1885
48th [data unknown/missing]
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Herman Lehlbach
([data unknown/missing]
Republican March 4, 1885 -
March 3, 1891
49th
50th
51st
[data unknown/missing]
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Thomas D. English
([data unknown/missing]
Democratic March 4, 1891 -
March 3, 1895
52nd
53rd
[data unknown/missing]
1893-1895
city of Newark
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Richard W. Parker
([data unknown/missing]
Republican March 4, 1895 -
March 3, 1903
54th
55th
56th
57th
[data unknown/missing]
Redistricted to the 7th district.
1895-1903
Newark and East Orange
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William Hughes
([data unknown/missing]
Democratic March 4, 1903 -
March 3, 1905
58th [data unknown/missing] 1903-1913
Bergen, Passaic, and Sussex
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Henry C. Allen
([data unknown/missing]
Republican March 4, 1905 -
March 3, 1907
59th [data unknown/missing]
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William Hughes
([data unknown/missing]
Democratic March 4, 1907 -
September 27, 1912
60th
61st
62nd
[data unknown/missing]
Resigned after appointment as judge of Court of Common Pleas of Passaic County.
Vacant September 27, 1912 -
November 5, 1912
62nd
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Archibald C. Hart
([data unknown/missing]
Democratic November 5, 1912 -
March 3, 1913
[data unknown/missing]
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Lewis J. Martin
([data unknown/missing]
Democratic March 4, 1913 -
May 5, 1913
63rd [data unknown/missing]
Died.
1913-1933
Bergen, Sussex, and Warren; northern Passaic (Bloomingdale, Ringwood, Wanaque, West Milford)
Vacant May 5, 1913 -
July 22, 1913
Archibald C. Hart (New Jersey Congressman).jpg
Archibald C. Hart
([data unknown/missing]
Democratic July 22, 1913 -
March 3, 1917
63rd
64th
[data unknown/missing]
John R. Ramsey (New Jersey Congressman).jpg
John R. Ramsey
([data unknown/missing]
Republican March 4, 1917 -
March 3, 1921
65th
66th
[data unknown/missing]
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Randolph Perkins
(Woodcliff Lake)
Republican March 4, 1921 -
January 3, 1933
67th
68th
69th
70th
71st
72nd
[data unknown/missing]
Redistricted to the 7th district.
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Donald H. McLean
(Elizabeth)
Republican March 4, 1933 -
January 3, 1945
73rd
74th
75th
76th
77th
78th
[data unknown/missing] 1933-1969
Union County
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Clifford P. Case
(Rahway)
Republican January 3, 1945 -
August 16, 1953
79th
80th
81st
82nd
83rd
[data unknown/missing]
Resigned.
Vacant August 16, 1953 -
November 3, 1953
83rd
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Harrison A. Williams Jr.
(Westfield)
Democratic November 3, 1953 -
January 3, 1957
83rd
84th
[data unknown/missing]
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Florence P. Dwyer
(Elizabeth)
Republican January 3, 1957 -
January 3, 1967
85th
86th
87th
88th
89th
[data unknown/missing]
Redistricted to the 12th district.
William Cahill.jpg
William T. Cahill
(Collingswood)
Republican January 3, 1967 -
January 19, 1970
90th
91st
Redistricted from the 1st district and re-elected in 1966.
Resigned when elected Governor of New Jersey.
1967-1969
[data unknown/missing]
1969-1973
Burlington, parts of Camden and Ocean
Vacant January 19, 1970 -
November 3, 1970
91st
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Edwin B. Forsythe
(Moorestown)
Republican November 3, 1970 -
January 3, 1983
91st
92nd
93rd
94th
95th
96th
97th
[data unknown/missing]
Redistricted to the 13th district.
1973-1983
parts of Burlington, Camden, and Ocean
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Bernard J. Dwyer
(Edison)
Democratic January 3, 1983 -
January 3, 1993
98th
99th
100th
101st
102nd
Redistricted from the 15th district and re-elected in 1982.
Re-elected in 1984.
Re-elected in 1986.
Re-elected in 1988.
Re-elected in 1990.
Retired.
1983-1985
parts of Middlesex and Union (Linden and Rahway)
1985-1993
parts of Middlesex, Monmouth (Aberdeen and Matawan), and Union (Linden, Rahway, and Roselle)
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Frank Pallone
(Long Branch)
Democratic January 3, 1993 -
present
103rd
104th
105th
106th
107th
108th
109th
110th
111th
112th
113th
114th
115th
116th
Redistricted from the 3rd district and re-elected in 1992.
Re-elected in 1994.
Re-elected in 1996.
Re-elected in 1998.
Re-elected in 2000.
Re-elected in 2002.
Re-elected in 2004.
Re-elected in 2006.
Re-elected in 2008.
Re-elected in 2010.
Re-elected in 2012.
Re-elected in 2014.
Re-elected in 2016.
Re-elected in 2018.
1993-2003
parts of Middlesex and Monmouth
2003-2013
NJ06congressdistrict parts of Middlesex, Monmouth, and Union (Plainfield)
2013-present
parts of Middlesex and Monmouth

References

  1. ^ https://www.census.gov/mycd/?st=34&cd=06
  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 November 6, 2016.
  • Martis, Kenneth C. (1989). The Historical Atlas of Political Parties in the United States Congress. New York: Macmillan Publishing Company. Cite has empty unknown parameter: |coauthors= (help)
  • Martis, Kenneth C. (1982). The Historical Atlas of United States Congressional Districts. New York: Macmillan Publishing Company. Cite has empty unknown parameter: |coauthors= (help)
  • Congressional Biographical Directory of the United States 1774-present

Coordinates: 40°27?04?N 74°14?42?W / 40.451127°N 74.244919°W / 40.451127; -74.244919


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