New Jersey's 6th congressional district

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New Jersey's 6th congressional district
New Jersey's 6th congressional district (2013).svg
District map as of 2013
U.S. RepresentativeFrank Pallone (DLong Branch)
Distribution
  • 99.76% urban
  • 0.24% rural
Population (2000)647,258
Median income55,681
Ethnicity
Cook PVID+9[1]

New Jersey's Sixth Congressional District is represented by Democrat Frank Pallone (1993 - present).

Counties and municipalities in the district[edit]

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.[2]

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

Voting[edit]

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

Representatives[edit]

Representative Party Years District Home Note Counties/Towns
District created March 4, 1873
Marcus L. Ward.jpg Marcus L. Ward Republican March 4, 1873 – March 3, 1875 Essex
Frederick H. Teese.jpg Frederick H. Teese Democratic March 4, 1875 – March 3, 1877
Thomas Baldwin Peddie - Brady-Handy.jpg Thomas B. Peddie Republican March 4, 1877 – March 3, 1879
John Lauris Blake (New Jersey Congressman).jpg John L. Blake Republican March 4, 1879 – March 3, 1881
PhineasJones.jpg Phineas Jones Republican March 4, 1881 – March 3, 1883
William HF Fielder.jpg William H.F. Fiedler Democratic March 4, 1883 – March 3, 1885
Herman Lehlbach (New Jersey Congressman).png Herman Lehlbach Republican March 4, 1885 – March 3, 1891
TDEnglish.jpg Thomas D. English Democratic March 4, 1891 – March 3, 1893
March 4, 1893 – March 3, 1895 city of Newark
Richard W. Parker (New Jersey).jpg Richard W. Parker Republican March 4, 1895 – March 3, 1903 redistricted to the 7th district Newark and East Orange
WmHughes.jpg William Hughes Democratic March 4, 1903 – March 3, 1905 Bergen, Passaic, and Sussex
Henry C. Allen (New Jersey Congressman).jpg Henry C. Allen Republican March 4, 1905 – March 3, 1907
WmHughes.jpg 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 (New Jersey Congressman).jpg Archibald C. Hart Democratic November 5, 1912 – March 3, 1913
Lewis J. Martin (New Jersey).jpg Lewis J. Martin Democratic March 4, 1913 – May 5, 1913 died 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 Democratic July 22, 1913 – March 3, 1917
John R. Ramsey (New Jersey Congressman).jpg John R. Ramsey Republican March 4, 1917 – March 3, 1921
RandolphPerkins.jpg Randolph Perkins Republican March 4, 1921 – January 3, 1933 Woodcliff Lake redistricted to the 7th district
Donald Holman McLean.jpg Donald H. McLean Republican March 4, 1933 – January 3, 1945 Elizabeth Union County
Clifford P Case.jpg Clifford P. Case Republican January 3, 1945 – August 16, 1953 Rahway resigned
Vacant (August 16, 1953 – November 3, 1953)
Harrison Williams(D-NJ).jpg Harrison A. Williams, Jr. Democratic November 3, 1953 – January 3, 1957 Westfield
Florence Dwyer.jpg Florence P. Dwyer Republican January 3, 1957 – January 3, 1967 Elizabeth redistricted to the 12th district
William Cahill.jpg William T. Cahill Republican January 3, 1967 – January 3, 1969 Collingswood redistricted from the 1st district; resigned after being elected Governor of New Jersey [Data unknown/missing.]
January 3, 1969 – January 19, 1970 Burlington, parts of Camden and Ocean
Vacant (January 19, 1970 – November 3, 1970)
Edwin B. Forsythe.png Edwin B. Forsythe Republican November 3, 1970 – January 3, 1973 Moorestown redistricted to the 13th district
January 3, 1973 –

January 3, 1983

parts of Burlington, Camden, and Ocean
Bernard J. Dwyer.jpg Bernard J. Dwyer Democratic January 3, 1983 – January 3, 1985 Edison redistricted from the 15th district parts of Middlesex and Union (Linden and Rahway)
January 3, 1985 – January 3, 1993 parts of Middlesex,

Monmouth (Aberdeen and Matawan), and Union (Linden, Rahway, and Roselle)

Frank Pallone, Official Portrait, 113th Congress.jpg Frank Pallone, Jr. Democratic January 3, 1993 – January 3, 2003 Long Branch redistricted from the 3rd district

Incumbent

parts of Middlesex and Monmouth
January 3, 2003 – January 3, 2013 NJ06congressdistrictparts of Middlesex, Monmouth, and Union (Plainfield)
January 3, 2013 – Present parts of Middlesex and Monmouth

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Partisan Voting Index – Districts of the 115th Congress" (PDF). The Cook Political Report. April 7, 2017. Retrieved April 7, 2017.
  2. ^ Plan Components Report, New Jersey Redistricting Commission, December 23, 2011. Accessed November 6, 2016.

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