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Primary Filing Deadline: April 4, 2022
Third Party & Indep Filing Deadline: June 7, 2022
Primary: June 7, 2022
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This page was last updated on January 20, 2022

[ Phil Murphy (D)* - Term-Limited in 2025. ]
Sheila Oliver (D) - Lt Governor, Ex-State Assembly Speaker & Ex-Essex County Freeholder

Steve Sweeney (D) - Ex-State Senate President
Jack Ciattarelli (R) - Ex-State Assemblyman, Ex-Somerset County Freeholder & '17/'21 Candidate

Next State Constitutional Officer Elections in 2025.

Christie Whitman - 1993

Sheila Oliver (D)*


State Assembly- ( Democratic Caucus - Republican Caucus )

State Senate - ( Democratic Caucus - Republican Caucus )

Jim Florio - 1989


Bob Menendez (D)* - (Campaign Site) - Next Election in 2024.
Steve Fulop (D) - Jersey City Mayor, Investment Banker & Iraq War Veteran

Clifford Case - 1954

Cory Booker (D)* - (Campaign Site) - Next Election in 2026.


District 1:
Donald Norcross (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Mario DeSantis (D) - Teacher, Musician & Progressive Activist
Claire Gustafson (R) - Ex-Collingswood School Board Member, Businesswoman & Frequent Candidate
Nick Magner (R) - Blue Collar Worker, Gun Rights Activist & '21 Assembly Candidate

District 2:
Jeff Van Drew (R)* - (Campaign Site)
John Barker (R) - Businessman & Army Veteran
Scott Hitchner Jr. (R) - USAF Veteran & Gun Rights Activist
Tim Alexander (D) - Attorney & Ex-Police Officer

Joe Derella (D) - Cumberland County Commissioner & Ex-Millville School Board Member

Curtis Green (D) - Pastor, College Professor & Army Veteran

Brigid Callahan Harrison (D) - College Professor, '20 Candidate & '93 Freeholder Nominee
Amy Kennedy (D) - Teacher, Mental Health Advocate & '20 Nominee

Carolyn Rush (D) - Engineer

Brendan Sciarra (D) - Businessman, Democratic Activist & '20 Freeholder Nominee

Hector Tavarez (D) - Ex-Egg Harbor School Board Member & Retired Police Captain

Rich Tolson (D) - CRDA Chair, Retired Bricklayers Union Director & Ex-State AFL-CIO VP

Dick Zimmer for Congress

District 3:
Andy Kim (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Reuven Hendler (D) - Engineering Project Manager
Bob Healey (R) - Yacht Manufacturer, Yoga Instructor & Ex-Punk Rock Musician

District 4:
Chris Smith (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Mike Blasi (R) - Realtor, Retired Police Officer & Army Veteran
David Burg (R) - Attorney
Mike Crispi (R) - Businessman, Podcast Host & '17 County Freeholder Candidate
Tricia Flanagan (R) - Business Consultant, Biochemist & '18/'20 US Sen Candidate
Daniel Francisco (R) - Englishtown Borough Councilman & Conservative Activist

District 5:
Josh Gottheimer (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Nick D'Agostino (R) - Sussex-Wantage School Board President & Motivational Speaker
Nick DeGregorio (R) - Financial Trader & Iraq/Afghan War Veteran
Frank Pallotta (R) - Investment Banker & '20 Nominee
Fred Schneiderman (R) - Businessman

Jules Levin - Socialist for Congress

District 6:
Frank Pallone (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Sherry Euvin (D) - Social Worker

Rob Clifton (R) - State Assemblyman, Ex-Monmouth County Freeholder & Ex-Matawan Mayor

Sue Kiley (R) - Monmouth County Commissioner, Ex-Hazlet Mayor & Nurse
Rik Mehta (R) - Pharmaceutical Executive, Attorney & '20 US Sen Nominee
Gregg Mele (R) - Attorney & Frequent Candidate

Christian Onuoha (R) - Clinical Research Project Manager & '20 Nominee

Tom Toomey (R) - Businessman & Ex-RNC Staffer

District 7:
Tom Malinowski (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Kevin Dorlon (R) - Public Works Contractor
John Flora (R) - Fredon Mayor & Businessman
John Isemann (R) - Businessman
Tom Kean Jr. (R) - State Senate Minority Leader, Ex-State Assemblyman & '20 Nominee
Erik Peterson (R) - State Assemblyman, Ex-Hunterdon County Freeholder & Attorney
Phil Rizzo (R) - Pastor, Ex-Real Estate Developer, Conservative Activist & '21 Gov Candidate
Sterling Schwab (R) - Logistics Executive & Retired Navy Officer
Rob Trugman (R) - Salon Owner & '80/'20 Candidate

District 8:
[ Albio Sires (D)* - Retiring in 2022. ]
Rob Menendez (D) - NJ/NYC Port Authority Commissioner, Attorney & Son of US Sen Bob Menendez
David Ocampo (D) - Businessman & Progressive Activist
Ricardo Rojas (D) - Electrical Engineer & Progressive Activist
Ana Rivera (R) - Plumber's Apprentice & '20 Candidate
David Winkler (R) - Army/USMC Veteran, '20 Candidate & 21 Gov Candidate

Bob Torricelli for Congress - 1982

District 9:
Bill Pascrell (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Billy Prempeh (R) - Sales Consultant, USAF Veteran & '20 Nominee
Patrick Quinn (R) - Realtor

District 10:
Donald Payne Jr. (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Akil Khalfani (D) - College Professor, Sociologist & '20 Candidate
Imani Raine Oakley (D) - Attorney, Political Organizer & Progressive Activist

Congresswoman Marge Roukema

District 11:
Mikie Sherrill (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Toby Anderson (R) - Businessman & Iraq War Veteran
Hillery Brotschol (R) - Screenwriter & Film Producer
Larry Casha (R) - Ex-Kinnelon Borough Councilman, Attorney & GOP Activist
Paul DeGroot (R) - Attorney & Ex-Congressional Intern
Aura Dunn (R) - State Assemblywoman & Ex-Congressional Aide
Larry Friscia (R) - Attorney
Robert Kovic (R) - Ex-Ridgefield Borough Councilman & Attorney

Christine Myers (R) - Ex-Monmouth County Freeholder & Ex-SBA Official

Tayfun Selen (R) - Morris County Commissioner, Ex-Chatham Mayor & Businessman

District 12:
Bonnie Watson-Coleman (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Darius Mayfield (R) - Talent Manager, Podcast Host & MAGA Activist

Liz Macron - Libertarian


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