New Jersey's 8th congressional district

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New Jersey's 8th congressional district
New Jersey's 8th congressional district (2013).svg
District map as of 2013
Representative
  Albio Sires
DWest New York
Distribution
  • 100.00% urban
  • 0.00% rural
Population (2000)647,258
Median income$59,257[1]
Ethnicity
Cook PVID+27[2]

New Jersey's Eighth Congressional District is a United States congressional district currently represented by Democrat Albio Sires.

The Paterson-based district from 2003 to 2013

Counties and municipalities in the district[edit]

For the 108th and successive Congresses (based on redistricting following the 2010 Census), the congressional district contains portions of four counties and 15 municipalities.[3][4]

Bergen County:

Fairview

Essex County:

Belleville and Newark (part)

Hudson County:

Bayonne (part), East Newark, Guttenberg, Harrison, Hoboken, Jersey City (part), Kearny (part), North Bergen, Union City, Weehawken and West New York

Union County:

Elizabeth

2016 Election[edit]

The following candidates will be running for U.S. Representative:[5]

Candidate Party
Albio Sires (Incumbent) Democratic
Agha Khan Republican
Dan Delaney Libertarian
Pablo Olivera Independent

Recent election results in presidential races[edit]

Year Results
2000 Gore 60 - 37%
2004 Kerry 59 - 41%
2008 Obama 63 - 36%
2012 Obama 78 - 21%
2016 Clinton 76 - 21.5%

List of members representing the district[edit]

Member Party Years District Home Electoral history Counties/Towns
District created March 4, 1893
John T. Dunn Democratic March 4, 1893 –
March 3, 1895
[Data unknown/missing.] [Data unknown/missing.] Union and parts of Essex (East Orange, Irvington, Maplewood, Millburn, South Orange, and parts of Newark) and Hudson (Bayonne)
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Charles N. Fowler
Republican March 4, 1895 –
March 3, 1903
[Data unknown/missing.] [Data unknown/missing.]
Redistricted to the 5th district.
Union, Essex (except East Orange and parts of Newark), and parts of Hudson (Bayonne)
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William H. Wiley
Republican March 4, 1903 –
March 3, 1907
[Data unknown/missing.] [Data unknown/missing.] parts of Essex (East Orange, Irvington, Maplewood, Millburn, Newark and South Orange)
Le Gage Pratt Democratic March 4, 1907 –
March 3, 1909
[Data unknown/missing.] [Data unknown/missing.]
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William H. Wiley
Republican March 4, 1909 –
March 3, 1911
[Data unknown/missing.] [Data unknown/missing.]
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Walter I. McCoy
Democratic March 4, 1911 –
March 3, 1913
[Data unknown/missing.] [Data unknown/missing.]
Redistricted to the 9th district.
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Eugene F. Kinkead
Democratic March 4, 1913 –
February 4, 1915
[Data unknown/missing.] Redistricted from the 9th district.
Resigned to become Sheriff of Hudson County
parts of Essex and Hudson (Bayonne, East Newark, Harrison, Kearney)
Vacant February 4, 1915 –
March 3, 1915
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Edward W. Gray
Republican March 4, 1915 –
March 3, 1919
[Data unknown/missing.] [Data unknown/missing.]
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Cornelius A. McGlennon
Democratic March 4, 1919 –
March 3, 1921
[Data unknown/missing.] [Data unknown/missing.]
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Herbert W. Taylor
Republican March 4, 1921 –
March 3, 1923
[Data unknown/missing.] [Data unknown/missing.]
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Frank J. McNulty
Democratic March 4, 1923 –
March 3, 1925
[Data unknown/missing.] [Data unknown/missing.]
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Herbert W. Taylor
Republican March 4, 1925 –
March 3, 1927
[Data unknown/missing.] [Data unknown/missing.]
Paul J. Moore Democratic March 4, 1927 –
March 3, 1929
[Data unknown/missing.] [Data unknown/missing.]
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Fred A. Hartley Jr.
Republican March 4, 1929 –
March 3, 1933
[Data unknown/missing.] [Data unknown/missing.]
Redistricted to the 10th district.
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George N. Seger
Republican March 4, 1933 –
August 26, 1940
[Data unknown/missing.] Redistricted from the 7th district.
Died.
Passaic (except Ringwood and West Milford)
Vacant August 26, 1940 –
January 3, 1941
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Gordon Canfield
Republican January 3, 1941 –
January 3, 1961
Paterson [Data unknown/missing.]
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Charles S. Joelson
Democratic January 3, 1961 –
January 3, 1967
Paterson [Data unknown/missing.]
Resigned to become judge of Superior Court of New Jersey.
January 3, 1967 –
September 4, 1969
Passaic.
Vacant September 4, 1969 –
November 4, 1969
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Robert A. Roe
Democratic November 4, 1969 –
January 3, 1973
Wayne [Data unknown/missing.]
January 3, 1973 —

January 3, 1983

Passaic (except Little Falls and West Paterson)
January 3, 1983 –

January 3, 1985

parts of Bergen, Morris, and Passaic.
January 3, 1985 –

January 3, 1993

southern Passaic and parts of Bergen, Essex, and Morris
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Herb Klein
Democratic January 3, 1993 –
January 3, 1995
Clifton [Data unknown/missing.] southern Passaic and parts of Essex
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William J. Martini
Republican January 3, 1995 –
January 3, 1997
Clifton [Data unknown/missing.]
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Bill Pascrell
Democratic January 3, 1997 –
January 3, 2003
Paterson [Data unknown/missing.]
Redistricted to the 9th district.
January 3, 2003 –

January 3, 2013

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southern Passaic and parts of Essex

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Albio Sires
Democratic January 3, 2013 –
Present
West New York Redistricted from the 13th district.
[Data unknown/missing.]
parts of Bergen (Fairview), Essex (Belleville and part of Newark), Hudson, and Union (Elizabeth)

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://www.census.gov/mycd/?st=34&cd=08
  2. ^ "Partisan Voting Index – Districts of the 115th Congress" (PDF). The Cook Political Report. April 7, 2017. Retrieved April 7, 2017.
  3. ^ Our District, Albio Sires. Accessed November 6, 2016.
  4. ^ Plan Components Report, New Jersey Redistricting Commission, December 23, 2011. Accessed January 6, 2013.
  5. ^ "2016 New Jersey Elections, Primary, Candidates, Races and Voting". www.uselections.com. Retrieved 2016-07-28.

Coordinates: 40°53′N 74°15′W / 40.88°N 74.25°W / 40.88; -74.25