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New Jersey's 6th congressional district

 

New Jersey's 6th congressional district

New Jersey's 6th congressional district
District map as of 2013
District map as of 2013
Current Representative Frank Pallone (DLong Branch)
Distribution 99.76% urban, 0.24% rural
Population (2000) 647,258
Median income $55,681
Ethnicity 67.5% White, 16.8% Black, 8.4% Asian, 11.7% Hispanic, 0.2% Native American, 3.4% other
Cook PVI D+8

New Jersey's Sixth Congressional District is represented by Democrat Frank Pallone.

The district from 2003 to 2013

Contents

  • Counties and municipalities in the district 1
  • Voting 2
  • Representatives 3
  • References 4

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 of New Jersey.[1]

Middlesex County: (12)

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

Voting

Election results from presidential races
Year Office Results
2008 President Obama 60 - 39%
2004 President Kerry 57 - 43%
2000 President Gore 61 - 35%

Representatives

Representative Party Years District home Note
District created March 4, 1873
Marcus L. Ward Republican March 4, 1873 – March 3, 1875
Frederick H. Teese Democratic March 4, 1875 – March 3, 1877
Thomas B. Peddie Republican March 4, 1877 – March 3, 1879
John L. Blake Republican March 4, 1879 – March 3, 1881
Phineas Jones Republican March 4, 1881 – March 3, 1883
William H.F. Fiedler Democratic March 4, 1883 – March 3, 1885
Herman Lehlbach Republican March 4, 1885 – March 3, 1891
Thomas D. English Democratic March 4, 1891 – March 3, 1895
Richard W. Parker Republican March 4, 1895 – March 3, 1903 redistricted to the 7th district
William Hughes Democratic March 4, 1903 – March 3, 1905
Henry C. Allen Republican March 4, 1905 – March 3, 1907
William Hughes Democratic March 4, 1907 – September 27, 1912 resigned after appointment as judge of Court of Common Pleas of Passaic County
Vacant September 27, 1912 – November 5, 1912
Archibald C. Hart Democratic November 5, 1912 – March 3, 1917
Lewis J. Martin Democratic March 4, 1913 – May 5, 1913 died
Vacant May 5, 1913 – July 22, 1913
Archibald C. Hart Democratic July 22, 1913 – March 3, 1917
John R. Ramsey Republican March 4, 1917 – March 3, 1921
Randolph Perkins Republican March 4, 1921 – January 3, 1933 redistricted to the 7th district
Donald H. McLean Republican March 4, 1933 – January 3, 1945
Clifford P. Case Republican January 3, 1945 – August 16, 1953 resigned
Vacant August 16, 1953 – November 3, 1953
Harrison A. Williams, Jr. Democratic November 3, 1953 – January 3, 1957
Florence P. Dwyer Republican January 3, 1957 – January 3, 1967 redistricted to the 12th district
William T. Cahill Republican January 3, 1967 – January 19, 1970 redistricted from the 1st district, resigned after being elected Governor of New Jersey
Vacant January 19, 1970 – November 3, 1970
Edwin B. Forsythe Republican November 3, 1970 – January 3, 1983 redistricted to the 13th district
Bernard J. Dwyer Democratic January 3, 1983 – January 3, 1993 redistricted from the 15th district
Frank Pallone, Jr. Democratic January 3, 1993 – Present redistricted from the 3rd district, Incumbent

References

  1. ^ Plan Components Report, New Jersey Redistricting Commission, December 23, 2011. Accessed December 12, 2013.
  • Martis, Kenneth C. (1989). The Historical Atlas of Political Parties in the United States Congress. New York: Macmillan Publishing Company. 
  • Martis, Kenneth C. (1982). The Historical Atlas of United States Congressional Districts. New York: Macmillan Publishing Company. 
  • Congressional Biographical Directory of the United States 1774–present


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