Leonard Lance (R) has held this U.S. congressional seat since 2008, he won in 2016 against Peter Jacob (54% - 43%)
In the Primary Election of June 5th, 2018, the Democract candidates combined received almost 6,000 votes more than the Republican combined.
NJ 07 District has elected a Republican Representative since 1914 with the only exception of A. Maguire between 1975 and 1981
NJ 07 District has a total population of about 732K people and an estimated voting age population of 568K people (as of 2017)
51.3% with bachelor degree or higher; 71% White, 13% Hispanic, 9% Asian, 5% African American, 19% of foreign born; Median household income of $106,896
2016 Presidential Results
Clinton: 181K (49%) - Trump: 176K (48%) [Hillary won by 4K votes)
2016 House Results
Jacob (D): 148K (43%) - Lance (R): 186K (54%) - Other: 10K (3%)
Lance won by 38K votes, 32K people voted for Hillary but not for Peter Jacob
In 2014 (last midterm election) Lance obtained 104K votes
Counties and Municipalities in New Jersey’s 7th Congressional District
For the 113th and successive Congresses (based on redistricting following the 2010 United States Census), the congressional district contains portions of six counties and 74 municipalities.
- Millburn (which includes the Short Hills neighborhood)
East Amwell Township,
Glen Gardner Borough,
High Bridge Borough,
Union Township and
West Amwell Township
- Chester Borough, Chester Township, Dover, Long Hill Township, Mine Hill Township, Mount Arlington, Mount Olive Township, Netcong, Roxbury Township, Washington Township and Wharton
Green Brook Township,
Warren Township and
- Alpha, Franklin Township, Greenwich Township, Harmony Township, Lopatcong Township, Phillipsburg and Pohatcong Township
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Additional Information and Statistics about New Jersey’s 7th Congressional District
Charts above based on 2017 data
Census with many demographic and socio-economic details
The turnout for the 2018 midterm primaries was the highest in years, with Democrats showing up at the polls in greater numbers that
Republicans in most congressional districts
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