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.

Each state elects two senators for staggered 6-year terms. Senators represent the entire state. New Jersey’s senators are:

Senior Senator

Robert “Bob” Menéndez

Democrat
Took Office: Jan 18, 2006
Next Election: 2018
Junior Senator

Cory Booker

Democrat
Took Office: Oct 31, 2013
Next Election: 2020

The United States is divided into 435 congressional districts, 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.

New Jersey’s representatives are:

1st District

Donald Norcross

Democrat
Took Office: Nov 12, 2014
Camden, Glassboro, Williamstown
2nd District

Frank LoBiondo

Republican
Took Office: Jan 4, 1995
Cumberland County, Atlantic County, Cape ...
3rd District

Tom MacArthur

Republican
Took Office: Jan 6, 2015
Toms River
4th District

Christopher “Chris” Smith

Republican
Took Office: Jan 5, 1981
Tinton Falls and parts of ...
5th District

Scott Garrett

Republican
Took Office: Jan 7, 2003
Ringwood and parts of Sussex ...
6th District

Frank Pallone Jr.

Democrat
Took Office: Jan 5, 1993
Sayreville, Keansburg, South Plainfield
7th District

Leonard Lance

Republican
Took Office: Jan 6, 2009
Hunterdon County and parts of ...
8th District

Albio Sires

Democrat
Took Office: Jan 3, 2013
Elizabeth, Hoboken, Liberty Park, The ...
9th District

Bill Pascrell Jr.

Democrat
Took Office: Jan 3, 2013
Clifton, Paterson, Secaucus, Tenafly, Englewood, ...
10th District

Donald Payne Jr.

Democrat
Took Office: Nov 15, 2012
Linden, Rahway, East Orange, Roselle ...
11th District

Rodney Frelinghuysen

Republican
Took Office: Jan 4, 1995
Kinnelon, Hopatcong and parts of ...
12th District

Bonnie Watson Coleman

Democrat
Took Office: Jan 6, 2015
Parts of Mercer County, Middlesex ...