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NEW JERSEY

Your complete directory of New Jersey candidates for Governor, State Cabinet, United State Senator and Congress in the current election cycle ... state political parties ... the official state election office ... and state news sources.

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Christie Whitman - 1993

CANDIDATE DIRECTORY LEGEND:
Bold = Active Candidate
Italics = Potential Candidate
* = Incumbent
= Winner
(Incumbent Party Listed First)

Primary Filing Deadline: April 3, 2017
Third Party & Independent Filing Deadline: June 6, 2017
Primary: June 6, 2017

This page was last updated on April 25, 2017


GOVERNOR:
[ Chris Christie (R)* - Term-Limited in 2017. ]
Jack Ciattarelli (R) - State Assemblyman, Ex-Somerset County Freeholder & Ex-Raritan Borough Council Pres.
Kim Guadagno (R) - Lt. Governor, Secretary of State, Ex-Monmouth County Sheriff & Attorney

Steve Rogers (R) - Nutley Town Commissioner, Ex-School Board Member, Retired Police Officer & USAF Veteran
Joe Rullo (R) - Businessman, Actor & Ex-Volunteer Firefighter
Hirsch Singh (R) - Businessman & Aerospace Engineer
Bill Brennan (D) - Law School Graduate, Ex-Firefighter & Anti-Christie Activist
Jim Johnson (D) - Ex-US Treasury Under Secretary & Attorney
Ray Lesniak (D) - State Sen., Ex-State Assemblyman, Ex-State Democratic Chair, Attorney & Army Veteran
Phil Murphy (D) - Ex-US Ambassador to Germany & Ex-Wall Street Executive

John Wisniewski (D) - State Assemblyman & Attorney
Mark Zinna (D) - Tenafly City Councilman & Businessman
Seth Kaper-Dale (Green) - Pastor & Progressive Activist
Pete Rohrman (Libertarian) - Technology Professional USMC Veteran & '15 Bergen Freeholder Candidate
Jeff Boss (Indep) - 9/11 Conspiracy Theorist & Frequent Candidate
Gina Genovese (Indep) - Ex-Long Hill Mayor, Businesswoman, Tennis Pro & '07 State Sen. Candidate
Karese Laguerre (Indep) - Dental Hygenist
Jon Lancelot (Indep) - Computer Technician

Joe Piscopo (Indep) - Comedian, Actor & Singer

Vincent Ross (Indep)

Next State Constitutional Officer Elections in 2017.

Jim Florio - 1989

LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR (& SECRETARY OF STATE):
[ Kim Guadagno (R)* - Candidate for Governor in 2017. ]


STATE LEGISLATURE:

State Assembly - ( Democratic Caucus - Republican Caucus )

State Senate - ( Democratic Caucus - Republican Caucus )

Bill Bradley - 1978


U.S. SENATE:

Bob Menendez (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Lisa McCormick (D) - Businesswoman & Progressive Activist
Donald Norcross (D) - Congressman, Ex-State Sen. & Electrician

Jerry Watson (R)

Clifford Case - 1954

Cory Booker (D)* - (Campaign Site) - Next Election in 2020.


U.S. CONGRESS:

District 1:
Donald Norcross (D)* - (Campaign Site)

District 2:
Frank LoBiondo (R)* - (Campaign Site)

Dick Zimmer for Congress

District 3:
Tom MacArthur (R)* - (Campaign Site)

District 4:
Chris Smith (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Jim Keady (D) - Ex-Asbury Park Councilman, Bar Owner, '16 Candidate & '15 State Assembly Nominee

District 5:
Josh Gottheimer (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Bob Auth (R) - State Assemblyman, Insurance Broker & GOP Activist
Lou Dobbs (R) - TV Show Host
Mike Doherty (R) - State Sen., Ex-State Assemblyman, Ex-Warren County Freeholder, Attorney & Army Veteran
Scott Garrett (R) - Ex-Congressman, Ex-State Assemblyman & Attorney
Steve Oroho (R) - State Sen. & Financial Planner
Sam Raia (R) - State GOP Chair, Saddle River Mayor & Businessman

Jason Sarnoski (R) - Warren County Freeholder & Electrical Engineer

Parker Space (R) - State Assemblyman, Ex-Wantage Mayor, Farmer & Businessman
Chuck Shotmeyer (R) - Businessman
Hal Wirths (R) - Ex-State Labor Commissioner, Ex-Sussex County Freeholder & Businessman

Jules Levin - Socialist for Congress

District 6:
Frank Pallone (D)* - (Campaign Site)

District 7:
Leonard Lance (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Lindsay Brown (R) - Website Project Manager & Progressive Activist

Peter Jacob (D) - Community Organizer, Progressive Activist & '16 Nominee
Ed Potosnak (D) - Environmental Activist, Ex-Congressional Aide, Ex-Teacher & '10 Nominee

Scott Salmon (D) - Attorney
Linda Weber (D) - Bank Executive & '10 Berkeley Heights Town Council Candidate

District 8:
Albio Sires (D)*

Bob Torricelli for Congress - 1982

District 9:
Bill Pascrell (D)* - (Campaign Site)

District 10:
Donald Payne Jr. (D)* - (Campaign Site)

Congresswoman Marge Roukema

District 11:
Rodney Frelinghuysen (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Jack Gebbia (D)

John McKeon (D) - State Assemblyman, Ex-West Orange Mayor & Attorney

District 12:
Bonnie Watson-Coleman (D)* - (Campaign Site)


Liz Macron - Libertarian

STATE POLITICAL PARTIES:

Constitution Party of New Jersey
New Jersey Democratic Party
Democratic-Republican Party of New Jersey
Green Party of New Jersey
New Jersey Libertarian Party
New Jersey Republican Party


STATE ELECTION OFFICES:

State Division of Elections

State Election Law Enforcement Commission


Jim McGreevey for Governor

STATE NEWS SOURCES:

Asbury Park Press
The Press of Atlantic City
Bergen Record
Bridgeton Evening News
Bridgewater Courier-News
Burlington County Times
Business News New Jersey
Camden Courier-Post
East Brunswick Home News & Tribune
Gloucester County Times
Hudson County Jersey Journal
Hunterdon County Democrat

Charlie Sandman for Governor - 1973

InJersey.com - Gannett State Bureau Report
JerseyPolitics.com
Manahawkin Times Beacon
Morris County Daily Record
Newark Star-Ledger
New Jersey Herald (Sussex County)
New Jersey Online (Newark Star-Ledger & Trenton Times)
New Jersey Public Television & Radio (PBS)
New Jersey Reporter (Public Policy Center of New Jersey)
NJ.com News
- (Politics Section)
NJTV Public Television
NJ Voter Information (Rutgers University)
News-12 New Jersey (TV - Cablevision)
NorthJersey.com
North Jersey Herald News (Passaic County)
PolitickerNJ.com
Princeton Packet
Salem County Today's Sunbeam
Trenton Times
The Trentonian
Westfield Leader
WZBN TV-25 (Cablevision - Mercer)

Yes Casinos - Atlantic City - 1978

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