New Jersey

New Jersey is a U.S. state with two senators in the United States Senate and 12 representatives in the United States House of Representatives.

Scroll down for a map of the districts.


Each state elects two senators for staggered 6-year terms. Senators represent the entire state.

Senior Senator
Robert “Bob” Menéndez
Took Office: Jan 18, 2006
Next Election: 2018
Party: Democrat
Junior Senator
Cory Booker
Took Office: Oct 31, 2013
Next Election: 2020
Party: Democrat


The United States is divided into 435 congressional districts — 12 in New Jersey — each with a population of about 710,000 individuals. Each district elects a representative to the House for a two-year term. Representatives are also called congressmen/congresswomen.

1st District
Donald Norcross
Took Office: Nov 12, 2014
Party: Democrat
Camden, Glassboro, Williamstown
2nd District
Frank LoBiondo
Took Office: Jan 4, 1995
Party: Republican
Cumberland County, Atlantic County, Cape ...
3rd District
Tom MacArthur
Took Office: Jan 6, 2015
Party: Republican
Toms River
4th District
Christopher “Chris” Smith
Took Office: Jan 5, 1981
Party: Republican
Tinton Falls and parts of ...
5th District
Scott Garrett
Took Office: Jan 7, 2003
Party: Republican
Ringwood and parts of Sussex ...
6th District
Frank Pallone Jr.
Took Office: Jan 5, 1993
Party: Democrat
Sayreville, Keansburg, South Plainfield
7th District
Leonard Lance
Took Office: Jan 6, 2009
Party: Republican
Hunterdon County and parts of ...
8th District
Albio Sires
Took Office: Jan 3, 2013
Party: Democrat
Elizabeth, Hoboken, Liberty Park, The ...
9th District
Bill Pascrell Jr.
Took Office: Jan 3, 2013
Party: Democrat
Clifton, Paterson, Secaucus, Tenafly, Englewood, ...
10th District
Donald Payne Jr.
Took Office: Nov 15, 2012
Party: Democrat
Linden, Rahway, East Orange, Roselle ...
11th District
Rodney Frelinghuysen
Took Office: Jan 4, 1995
Party: Republican
Kinnelon, Hopatcong and parts of ...
12th District
Bonnie Watson Coleman
Took Office: Jan 6, 2015
Party: Democrat
Parts of Mercer County, Middlesex ...