New Jersey's 1st congressional district
|New Jersey's 1st congressional district|
District map as of 2013
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.
Counties and municipalities in the district
- 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
|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
|Seats had been elected at-large until 1799.|
(Orange: Bergen, Essex, and Middlesex Counties)
|Democratic-Republican||March 4, 1799 –
March 3, 1801
|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.
|Years||Seat A||Seat B|
|March 4, 1813 –
March 3, 1815
(Morristown: Bergen, Essex, Morris, and Sussex Counties)
|Democratic-Republican||[data unknown/missing]||Thomas Ward
All seats elected at-large starting in 1815.
1843–present: One seat
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- "Partisan Voting Index – Districts of the 115th Congress" (PDF). The Cook Political Report. April 7, 2017. Retrieved April 7, 2017.
- Plan Components Report, New Jersey Redistricting Commission, December 23, 2011. Accessed September 29, 2013.
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- 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