The Green Papers: New Jersey 2022 General Election
 
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Elections for Statewide offices and Congress
✓ Primary: Tuesday 7 June 2022
General Election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
Monday 4 April 2022 - Filing Deadline - Primary.
Tuesday 7 June 2022 - Primary. Polling hours 6:00a-8:00p EDT (1000-0000 UTC).
Tuesday 7 June 2022 - Filing Deadline - Independent/Third/Minor.
Tuesday 8 November 2022 - General Election. Polling hours 6:00a-8:00p EST (1100-0100 UTC).
 
Senators:2(Electoral Classes 1 and 2)
Governor:1 
2020 Census:9,294,493 (3.00% of 309,785,186)
2024, 2028 Electoral Votes:14(2.60% of 538)
2022-2030 Representatives:12(2.76% of 435)
2010 Census:8,807,501 (2.84% of 309,785,186)
2012, 2016, 2020 Electoral Votes:14(2.60% of 538)
2012-2020 Representatives:12(2.76% of 435)
Capital:Trenton
 

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New Jersey State and Local Government


Chronological Election Timelines from the New Jersey Division of Elections.

Upcoming Important Dates from the New Jersey Division of Elections.

Candidate Information from the New Jersey Division of Elections.

Primary Election Candidates from the New Jersey Division of Elections.

7 June 2022 Primary results from a media source, results from a media source.

 
           

U.S. Senate  6 year term. No Term Limit. 117th Senate  Senate Electoral Classes

Class 1 Democratic Senator  Robert "Bob" Menendez
Appointed by Governor Jon S. Corzine to fill the vacancy caused by Corzine having resigned this seat 17 January 2006 upon taking the Oath of Office as Governor of the State; first elected: 2006; re-elected: 2012, 2018
[Previously served in the U.S. House to which he was first elected in 1992: subsequently re-elected in 1994, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2002 and 2004]
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
 Candidate list (3)
  Candidate Democratic     Senator  Robert "Bob" Menendez
FEC S6NJ00289
  Candidate Republican     Dan Cruz
FEC S4NJ00334
  Candidate Independent     Nicholas Matthew Carducci
FEC S4NJ00342

Class 2 Democratic Senator  Cory A. Booker
First elected: 16 October 2013 in a Special Election re: passing of Senator Frank R. Lautenberg (Democratic). Re-elected: 2014, 2020.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2026

Governor  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2021, 2025. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms, All Governors

  Democratic Governor  Philip "Phil" Murphy
First elected: 2017, re-elected: 2021
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 4 November 2025
The current Governor is unaffected by the State's term limit.
22 February 2020: Governor Phil Murphy stated that he will have surgery to remove a kidney tumor.
 Candidate list (2)
  Candidate Democratic     former state Senator Steve Sweeney
  Candidate Republican     former state Assembly Member Jack Ciattarelli

Lieutenant Governor  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2021, 2025. Office created effective with the Gubernatorial Election of 2009. Elected on same ticket with GOVERNOR; following his/her nomination, the Gubernatorial candidate has 30 days to select a running mate.

  Democratic Lieutenant Governor Sheila Y. Oliver
First elected: 2017, re-elected: 2021
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 4 November 2025

117th U.S. House of Representatives  2-year term. Election Cycle 2022, 2024. No Term Limit. 117th House
Partisan Composition (primary disposition):
10 Democratic (9 Renominated, 1 Open);
2 Republican (2 Renominated)

Incumbent - 117th Congress
CD 1
Seat up for regular election
Democratic Member of Congress  Donald W. Norcross
First elected in concurrent general and special elections [re: to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Member of Congress Robert Ernest "Rob" Andrews (Democratic)]: 4 November 2014
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
Renominated
 Candidate list (5) - 118th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  Donald W. Norcross
FEC H4NJ01084; 18 May 22; Tot $1,398,889; Dsb $630,856
  Candidate Republican     former Collingswood School Board Member Claire H. Gustafson
FEC H4NJ01118; 31 Mar 22; Tot $13,221; Dsb $1,515
  Candidate Libertarian     Isaiah Fletcher
FEC H2NJ01161 or H2NJ01179

FEC H2NJ01161
  Candidate Not affiliated with a recognized     former Hopewell Township Deputy Mayor Allen J. Cannon
CANNON FIRE
  Candidate Not affiliated with a recognized     Patricia "Pat" Kline
FOR THE PEOPLE

FEC H2NJ01153

Incumbent - 117th Congress
CD 2
Seat up for regular election
Republican Member of Congress  Jeff Van Drew
First elected: 2018 as a Democrat. 20 December 2019: Changed registration to Republican.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
Renominated
 Candidate list (4) - 118th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Timothy C. "Tim" Alexander
FEC H2NJ02193; 18 May 22; Tot $291,103; Dsb $264,738
  Candidate Republican     Member of Congress  Jeff Van Drew
FEC H8NJ02166; 18 May 22; Tot $2,319,321; Dsb $1,534,936
  Candidate Libertarian     Michael "Mike" Gallo
FEC H2NJ02243
  Candidate Not affiliated with a recognized     Anthony Parisi Sanchez
NOT FOR SALE

Incumbent - 117th Congress
CD 3
Seat up for regular election
Democratic Member of Congress  Andrew "Andy" Kim
First elected: 2018
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
Renominated
 Candidate list (5) - 118th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  Andrew "Andy" Kim
FEC H8NJ03206; 18 May 22; Tot $4,421,741; Dsb $1,024,392
  Candidate Republican     Robert "Bob" Healey, Jr.
FEC H2NJ03258; 18 May 22; Tot $1,156,797; Dsb $719,376
  Candidate Libertarian     Christopher "Chris" Russomanno
FEC H2NJ03308
  Candidate Not affiliated with a recognized     Lawrence Hatez
RETURNING YOUR RIGHTS!
  Candidate Not affiliated with a recognized     Gregory M. Sobocinski
GOD SAVE AMERICA.

FEC H2NJ03316

Incumbent - 117th Congress
CD 4
Seat up for regular election
Republican Member of Congress  Christopher Henry "Chris" Smith
First elected: 1980
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
Renominated
 Candidate list (6) - 118th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Matthew "Matt" Jenkins
FEC H2NJ04215
  Candidate Republican     Member of Congress  Christopher Henry "Chris" Smith
FEC H8NJ04014; 18 May 22; Tot $1,089,745; Dsb $531,224
  Candidate Libertarian     Jason Cullen
FEC H2NJ04231
  Candidate We The People     David Schmidt
  Candidate Not affiliated with a recognized     Pamela "Pam" Daniels
PROGRESS WITH PAM
  Candidate Not affiliated with a recognized     Hank Schroeder
NO SLOGAN FILED

Incumbent - 117th Congress
CD 5
Seat up for regular election
Democratic Member of Congress  Joshua S. "Josh" Gottheimer
First elected: 2016
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
Renominated
 Candidate list (6) - 118th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  Joshua S. "Josh" Gottheimer
FEC H6NJ05171 or H0NJ05174

FEC H6NJ05171; 18 May 22; Tot $5,978,351; Dsb $898,274
  Candidate Republican     Frank T. Pallotta
FEC H0NJ05174; 18 May 22; Tot $309,601; Dsb $297,775
  Candidate Libertarian     Jeremy Marcus
  Candidate Not affiliated with a recognized     David Abrams
STOP ISRAEL BOYCOTTS
  Candidate Not affiliated with a recognized     Trevor James Ferrigno
TOGETHER WE STAND
  Candidate Not affiliated with a recognized     Louis Vellucci
AMERICAN VALUES

Incumbent - 117th Congress
CD 6
Seat up for regular election
Democratic Member of Congress  Frank Pallone, Jr.
First elected in a special election for the 100th Congress-- but never sworn in because Congress had adjourned-- (re: to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Member of Congress James J. Howard) and concurrently elected to the 101st Congress: 1988.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
Renominated
 Candidate list (5) - 118th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  Frank Pallone, Jr.
FEC H8NJ03073; 18 May 22; Tot $1,847,835; Dsb $1,078,742
  Candidate Republican     Monmouth County Commissioner  Susan M. "Sue" Kiley
FEC H2NJ06228; 18 May 22; Tot $234,922; Dsb $45,769
  Candidate Libertarian     Tara Lynn Fisher
FEC H2NJ06236
  Candidate Not affiliated with a recognized     Eric Antisell
MOVE EVERYONE FORWARD
  Candidate Not affiliated with a recognized     Inder Jit Soni
NEW JERSEY FIRST

Incumbent - 117th Congress
CD 7
Seat up for regular election
Democratic Member of Congress  Tom Malinowski
First elected: 2018
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
Renominated
 Candidate list (3) - 118th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  Tom Malinowski
FEC H8NJ07223; 18 May 22; Tot $5,117,107; Dsb $1,525,486
  Candidate Republican     former state Senator Thomas H. "Tom" Kean, Jr.
FEC H0NJ07261; 18 May 22; Tot $2,243,624; Dsb $1,130,707
  Candidate Of, By, For!     Veronica Fernandez
FEC H2NJ07267

Incumbent - 117th Congress
CD 8
Seat up for regular election
Open
Democratic Member of Congress  Albio Sires
First elected: 2006 (in a special election to fill a vacant seat of Member of Congress Robert "Bob" Menendez [who was appointed to fill a vacancy in the United States Senate] and to a full term)
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
Open Seat - 20 December 2021: Media reports indicate he will announce his his retirement at the end of his term.
 ** Open Seat (no incumbent) **
 Candidate list (7) - 118th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Commissioner of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey  Robert J. "Rob" Menendez
Son of U.S. Senator Robert "Bob" Menendez (Democratic) .

FEC H2NJ08232; 18 May 22; Tot $1,064,061; Dsb $639,996
  Candidate Republican     Marcos Arroyo
FEC H2NJ08299
  Candidate Libertarian     Dan Delaney
FEC H2NJ08281
  Candidate Socialist Workers Party     Joanne Kuniansky
  Candidate Not affiliated with a recognized     Pablo Olivera
LABOUR PARTY
  Candidate Not affiliated with a recognized     John V. Salierno
TRUTH AND MERIT
  Candidate Other     David W. Cook

Incumbent - 117th Congress
CD 9
Seat up for regular election
Democratic Member of Congress  William J. "Bill" Pascrell, Jr.
First elected: 1996
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
Renominated
 Candidate list (4) - 118th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  William J. "Bill" Pascrell, Jr.
FEC H6NJ08118; 18 May 22; Tot $1,127,599; Dsb $800,072
  Candidate Republican     William Sreboe "Billy" Prempeh
FEC H0NJ09200; 18 May 22; Tot $208,364; Dsb $214,914
  Candidate Libertarian     Sean Armstrong
FEC H2NJ09149
  Candidate Socialist Workers Party     Lea Sherman

Incumbent - 117th Congress
CD 10
Seat up for regular election
Democratic Member of Congress  Donald M. Payne, Jr.
First elected in a special election for the 112th Congress (re: to fill the seat of his late father, Member of Congress Donald M. Payne) and concurrently to a full term in the 113th Congress: 6 Novemebr 2012
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
Renominated
 Candidate list (6) - 118th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  Donald M. Payne, Jr.
FEC H2NJ10154; 18 May 22; Tot $960,168; Dsb $931,096
  Candidate Republican     David H. Pinckney
FEC H0NJ10133
  Candidate Libertarian     Kendal Ludden
FEC H2NJ10246 or H2NJ10253

FEC H2NJ10246
  Candidate Not affiliated with a recognized     Clenard Howard Childress, Jr.
THE MAHALI PARTY
  Candidate Not affiliated with a recognized     Dorothy Jane Humphries
TOGETHER WE CAN
  Candidate Not affiliated with a recognized     Cynthia A. Johnson
JOBS AND JUSTICE

Incumbent - 117th Congress
CD 11
Seat up for regular election
Democratic Member of Congress  Rebecca Michelle "Mikie" Sherrill
First elected: 2018
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
Renominated
 Candidate list (3) - 118th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  Rebecca Michelle "Mikie" Sherrill
FEC H8NJ11142; 18 May 22; Tot $4,120,723; Dsb $1,604,959
  Candidate Republican     Paul DeGroot
FEC H2NJ11186; 18 May 22; Tot $243,598; Dsb $103,194
  Candidate Libertarian     Joseph Nicholas Biasco
FEC H2NJ11244

Incumbent - 117th Congress
CD 12
Seat up for regular election
Democratic Member of Congress  Bonnie Watson Coleman
First elected: 2014
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
Renominated
 Candidate list (3) - 118th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  Bonnie Watson Coleman
FEC H4NJ12149; 18 May 22; Tot $595,570; Dsb $458,396
  Candidate Republican     Darius Mayfield
FEC H2NJ12127; 18 May 22; Tot $185,783; Dsb $164,630
  Candidate Libertarian     C. Lynn Genrich
 

Political Parties    Parties appear in parenthesis and italics when a candidate receives the endorsement of a given Party and/or official sources indicate a candidate's association with a particular Party but only where the Party in question does not appear on the actual ballot as such.

Major Parties   Those parties which received electoral votes through winning a plurality of a state's [or the District of Columbia's] popular vote in any presidential election between 1984 and 2016. See Classification of Political parties.
  Democratic (affiliates): 14 incumbents, 14 candidates
  Republican: 2 incumbents, 14 candidates
Major Third Parties   Any Party, other than a Major Party, receiving a minimum of 15/100ths of 1 percent of the nationwide popular vote in any presidential election between 1984 and 2016. See Classification of Political parties.
  Constitution (affiliates)
  Green (affiliates)
  Libertarian: 11 candidates
Other Third Parties
  AMERICANINDEPENDENTS.ORG
  Conservative USA
  Natural Law (affiliates)
  Socialist Party USA
  Socialist Workers Party: 2 candidates
  Unity
  We The People: 1 candidate
Independents
  Independent: 1 candidate
  Not affiliated with a recognized: 17 candidates
  Of, By, For!: 1 candidate
  Other: 1 candidate
Write-in/Scattered/otherwise not readily classifiable
  Not readily classifiable
 
Candidates running under the banner of more than one party are counted towards each party's total. A candidate who has lost a primary or is apparently no longer a candidate is not counted.

Notes

Candidates for office appear on this page in italics where 'The Green Papers' does not yet have independent confirmation from a legal election authority that the person has been officially certified to appear on the ballot.

Primary dates marked "presumably" and polling times marked "reportedly" are based on unofficial or estimated data (especially as regards local variations from a jurisdictionwide statutory and/or regulatory standard) and are, thereby, subject to change.

"FEC" indicates the Federal Election Commission (FEC) Campaign Finance Summary.

When available, we post each candidate's FEC identification number, the date of their most recently filed Report of Receipts and Disbursements, their "Tot" [Total Receipts (contributions received or what came in: FEC Form 3, Line 16, Column B)] and their "Dsb" [Total Disbursements (expenditures or what was spent: FEC Form 3, Line 23, Column B)]. A link is provided to the Federal Election Commission's Summary Report for those who might wish to explore the details.

If a candidate raises or spends $5,000 or less, he or she is not subject to FEC reporting requirements.


Links Links to other web sites

Election Authority
  New Jersey Division of Elections
  New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission
Democratic
  New Jersey Assembly Democratic Majority
  New Jersey Senate Democrats
  The New Jersey Democratic State Committee
Republican
  New Jersey Assembly Republicans
  New Jersey Republican State Committee
  New Jersey Senate Republican Caucus
Third Party
  American Independents
  Conservative Party USA New Jersey
  Natural Law Party of New Jersey
  New Jersey Conservative Party
  New Jersey Independents
  New Jersey Libertarian Party
  Socialist Party of New Jersey
  The Constitution Party of New Jersey
  The Green Party of New Jersey
  The Unity Party of New Jersey
Media & others
  Asbury Park Press
  centraljersey.com - Packet Publications - Princeton
  Courier-Post - Camden
  Daily Record - Morris County
  myCentralJersey - Courier News - Bridgewater, Home News Tribune - East Brunswick
  New Jersey Globe
  NJ.com- Everything Jersey Star-Ledger, Trenton Times, Jersey Journal and other NJ newspapers
  NJBiz.com
  NJTV - New Jersey Public Television - Englewood
  NorthJersey.com
  phillyBurbs.com
  PolitickerNJ.com
  Politics1.com - New Jersey
  Press of Atlantic City
  The New Jersey Herald - Sussex County
  the Trentonian
  The Westfield Leader

 


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