New Jersey's 1st congressional district

New Jersey's 1st congressional district
New Jersey's 1st congressional district (2013).svg
District map as of 2013
Representative
  Donald Norcross
DCamden
Distribution
  • 98.2% urban
  • 1.8% rural
Population (2017)729,675[1]
Median income$69,804[2]
Ethnicity
Cook PVID+13[3]

New Jersey's 1st congressional district is a congressional district in the U.S. state of New Jersey.

NJ-01 is one of the most reliably Democratic districts in New Jersey, as it is mainly made up of Democratic-dominated Camden County, New Jersey.

The district from 2003 to 2013

The district has been represented by Democrat Donald Norcross since 2014.

Counties and municipalities in the district[edit]

For the 113th and successive Congresses (based on redistricting following the 2010 United States Census), the district contains all or portions of three counties and 52 municipalities:[4]

Burlington County (2 municipalities)
Maple Shade Township, Palmyra
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

Voting[edit]

Election results from presidential races
Year Office Results
2016 President Clinton 61 – 36%
2012 President Obama 65 – 34%
2008 President Obama 65 – 34%
2004 President Kerry 61 – 39%
2000 President Gore 63 – 34%

List of representatives[edit]

Representative Party Years Cong
ress
District home Electoral history
District organized from New Jersey's At-large congressional district in 1799
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John Condit
Democratic-Republican March 4, 1799 –
March 3, 1801
6th Orange (Bergen, Essex, and Middlesex Counties) [Data unknown/missing.]
District organized to New Jersey's At-large congressional district in 1801

1813 – 1815: Two seats[edit]

From 1813 to 1815, two seats were apportioned, elected at-large on a general ticket. This district was organized from New Jersey's At-large congressional district.

Seat A[edit]

Representative Party Years Cong
ress
District home Electoral history
Lewis Condict Democratic-Republican March 4, 1813 –
March 3, 1815
13th Morristown (Bergen, Essex, Morris, and Sussex Counties) [Data unknown/missing.]

Seat B[edit]

Representative Party Years Cong
ress
District home Electoral history
Thomas Ward Democratic-Republican March 4, 1813 –
March 3, 1815
13th Newark [Data unknown/missing.]

District organized to New Jersey's At-large congressional district in 1815

1843 – present: One seat[edit]

Representative Party Years Cong
ress
District home Electoral history Counties/Towns
District organized from New Jersey's At-large congressional district
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Lucius Q.C. Elmer
Democratic March 4, 1843 –
March 3, 1845
28th Bridgeton [Data unknown/missing.] Atlantic, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester, and Salem
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James G. Hampton
Whig March 4, 1845 –
March 3, 1849
29th
30th
Bridgeton [Data unknown/missing.] Atlantic, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester, and Salem
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Andrew K. Hay
Whig March 4, 1849 –
March 3, 1851
31st Winslow [Data unknown/missing.]
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Nathan T. Stratton
Democratic March 4, 1851 –
March 3, 1855
32nd
33rd
Mulica Hill [Data unknown/missing.]
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Isaiah D. Clawson
Opposition March 4, 1855 –
March 3, 1857
34th
35th
Woodstown [Data unknown/missing.]
Republican March 4, 1857 –
March 3, 1859
[Data unknown/missing.]
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John T. Nixon
Republican March 4, 1859 –
March 3, 1863
36th
37th
Bridgeton [Data unknown/missing.]
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John F. Starr
Republican March 4, 1863 –
March 3, 1867
38th
39th
Camden [Data unknown/missing.]
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William Moore
Republican March 4, 1867 –
March 3, 1871
40th
41st
[Data unknown/missing.] [Data unknown/missing.]
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John W. Hazelton
Republican March 4, 1871 –
March 3, 1873
42nd
43rd
[Data unknown/missing.] [Data unknown/missing.]
March 4, 1873 –
March 3, 1875
Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester, and Salem
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Clement H. Sinnickson
Republican March 4, 1875 –
March 3, 1879
44th
45th
[Data unknown/missing.] [Data unknown/missing.]
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George M. Robeson
Republican March 4, 1879 –
March 3, 1883
46th
47th
[Data unknown/missing.] [Data unknown/missing.]
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Thomas M. Ferrell
Democratic March 4, 1883 –
March 3, 1885
48th [Data unknown/missing.] [Data unknown/missing.]
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George Hires
Republican March 4, 1885 –
March 3, 1889
49th
50th
[Data unknown/missing.] [Data unknown/missing.]
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Christopher A. Bergen
Republican March 4, 1889 –
March 3, 1893
51st
52nd
[Data unknown/missing.] [Data unknown/missing.]
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Henry C. Loudenslager
Republican March 4, 1893 –
August 12, 1911
53rd
54th
55th
56th
57th
58th
59th
60th
61st
62nd
[Data unknown/missing.] Died. Camden, Gloucester, and Salem
Vacant August 12, 1911 –
November 7, 1911
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William J. Browning
Republican November 7, 1911 –
March 24, 1920
62nd
63rd
64th
65th
66th
[Data unknown/missing.] Died.
Vacant March 24, 1920 –
November 2, 1920
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Francis F. Patterson
Republican November 2, 1920 –
March 3, 1927
66th
67th
68th
69th
[Data unknown/missing.] [Data unknown/missing.]
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Charles A. Wolverton
Republican March 4, 1927 –
January 3, 1959
70th
71st
72nd
73rd
74th
75th
76th
77th
78th
79th
80th
81st
82nd
83rd
84th
85th
[Data unknown/missing.] [Data unknown/missing.]
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William T. Cahill
Republican January 3, 1959 –
January 3, 1967
86th
87th
88th
89th
[Data unknown/missing.] Redistricted to the 6th district
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John E. Hunt
Republican January 3, 1967 –
January 3, 1973
90th
91st
92nd
93rd
[Data unknown/missing.] [Data unknown/missing.] Gloucester and parts of Camden County
January 3, 1973 –
January 3, 1975
Gloucester and parts of Camden County
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James Florio
Democratic January 3, 1975 –
January 3, 1985
94th
95th
96th
97th
98th
99th
100th
101st
[Data unknown/missing.] Resigned to become Governor of New Jersey.
January 3, 1985 –
January 16, 1990
Parts of Burlington, Camden, and Gloucester
Vacant January 16, 1990 –
November 6, 1990
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Rob Andrews
Democratic November 6, 1990 –
January 3, 1993
101st
102nd
103rd
104th
105th
106th
107th
108th
109th
110th
111th
112th
113th
[Data unknown/missing.] Resigned.
January 3, 1993 –
January 3, 2003
Parts of Burlington, Camden, and Gloucester
January 3, 1993 –
January 3, 2013
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Parts of Burlington (Maple Shade and Palmyra), Camden, and Gloucester
January 3, 2013 –
February 18, 2014
Parts of Burlington (Maple Shade and Palmyra), Camden, and Gloucester
Vacant February 18, 2014 –
November 12, 2014
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Donald Norcross
Democratic November 12, 2014 –
Present
113th
114th
115th
116th
Camden Incumbent

Living former members of the House[edit]

As of January 2019, there are two living former members. The most recent to die was William T. Cahill (served 1959–1967) on July 1, 1996. The most recently serving representative to die was John E. Hunt (served 1967–1975) on September 22, 1989.

Representative Term of office Date of birth (and age)
James Florio 1975–1990 (1937-08-29) August 29, 1937 (age 82)
Rob Andrews 1990–2014 (1957-08-04) August 4, 1957 (age 62)

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://www.census.gov/mycd/?st=34&cd=01
  2. ^ https://www.census.gov/mycd/?st=34&cd=01
  3. ^ "Partisan Voting Index – Districts of the 115th Congress" (PDF). The Cook Political Report. April 7, 2017. Retrieved April 7, 2017.
  4. ^ Plan Components Report, New Jersey Redistricting Commission, December 23, 2011. Accessed September 29, 2013.

Sources[edit]

Coordinates: 39°53′17″N 75°03′45″W / 39.8881°N 75.0625°W / 39.8881; -75.0625