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New Jersey's 10th congressional district special election, 2012
2012 special election in New Jersey's 10th congressional district was a special election that took place in New Jersey on November 6, 2012, following the death of Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives Donald M. Payne. Payne's son, Donald Payne Jr., won the Democratic Party primary that was held on June 5, 2012. He also won the Democratic primary (held the same day) for the full term beginning in January 2013.
Schedule [ edit ]
As a matter of convenience and cost saving, this special election was be held in conjunction with the regularly scheduled general election on November 6, 2012. Voters were asked to select two candidates: one to serve the remainder of Payne's term in the
112th Congress, and the other to serve the full 2-year term in the 113th Congress beginning in January 2013.
Candidates [ edit ]
Democratic [ edit ]
The following Democratic candidates ran in the special election primary on June 5, 2012:
Democratic Special Election Primary results
Donald Payne Jr.
Ronald C. Rice
Republican [ edit ]
No Republicans declared their intent to run in the special election for the unexpired term. Brian Kelemen ran as the Republican candidate for the full term.
Independent [ edit ]
Joanne Miller, a teacher from Newark and candidate for this seat in 2010 
General election [ edit ]
Results [ edit ]
New Jersey's 10th Congressional District special election, 2012
Donald Payne Jr.
References [ edit ]
Livingston, Abby (March 30, 2012). "New Jersey: Special Election Dates For Payne Seat Set". Roll Call . Retrieved . March 31, 2012
"Donald Payne Jr. to seek father's Congressional seat". . March 17, 2012 The Star-Ledger . Retrieved . March 17, 2012
Delli Santi, Angela (March 16, 2012). "Newark Councilman Rice to run for Congress". . NorthJersey.com Associated Press . Retrieved . March 16, 2012
Pizarro, Max (March 27, 2012). "Irvington's Mayor Smith gets in CD 10 race". Politicker NJ . Retrieved . March 27, 2012
O'Dea, Colleen (April 4, 2012). "Primary Battles Expose Rift Among NJ Democrats". Teaneck Patch . Retrieved . April 12, 2012
"Unofficial Primary Election Results: Special Election - US House of Representatives" (PDF). New Jersey Division of Elections . Retrieved . March 24, 2018
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