New Jersey's 3rd congressional district
New Jersey's 3rd congressional district (2013).svg
District map as of 2013
Representative
  Andy Kim
DBordentown
Distribution
  • 95.73% urban
  • 4.27% rural
Population (2017)746,035
Median income$82,301[1]
Ethnicity
Cook PVIR+2[2]

New Jersey's Third Congressional District is represented by Democrat Andy Kim.

Counties and municipalities in the district

For the 113th and successive Congresses (based on redistricting following the 2010 Census), this congressional district contains all or portions of two counties and 53 municipalities:[3]

Burlington County: (36)

Beverly, Bordentown City, Bordentown Township, Burlington City, Burlington Township, Chesterfield Township, Cinnaminson Township, Delanco Township, Delran Township, Eastampton Township, Edgewater Park Township, Evesham Township, Fieldsboro, Florence Township, Hainesport Township, Lumberton Township, Mansfield Township, Medford Lakes, Medford Township, Moorestown Township, Mount Holly Township, Mount Laurel Township, New Hanover Township, North Hanover Township, Pemberton Borough, Pemberton Township, Riverside Township, Riverton Borough, Shamong Township, Southampton Township, Springfield Township, Tabernacle Township, Westampton Township, Willingboro Township, Woodland Township and Wrightstown

Ocean County: (17)

Barnegat Township, Beachwood, Berkeley Township, Brick Township, Island Heights, Lacey Township, Lavallette, Mantoloking, Ocean Gate, Ocean Township, Pine Beach, Point Pleasant (part), Seaside Heights, Seaside Park, South Toms River, Stafford Township (part) and Toms River Township

Recent election results in statewide races

Year Office Results
2000 President Gore 54 – 43%
2004 President Bush 51 – 49%
2008 President Obama 52 – 47%
2012 President Obama 52 – 47%
2016 President Trump 51 – 45%

List of members representing the district

Representative Party Years Cong
ress
District home Electoral history Counties/Towns
District organized from New Jersey's At-large congressional district in 1799
James Linn Democratic-Republican March 4, 1799 –
March 3, 1801
6th Trenton Elected in 1798.

Retired.
Hunterdon and Somerset Counties
District organized to New Jersey's At-large congressional district in 1801

1813–1815: Two seats

From 1813 to 1815, two seats were apportioned, elected at-large on a general ticket. This district was organized from New Jersey's At-large congressional district.

Years Cong
ress
Seat A Seat B District geography
Representative Party District home Electoral history Representative Party District home Electoral history
March 4, 1813 –
May 20, 1814
13th William Coxe Jr. Federalist Burlington Elected in 1813.

Retired.
Jacob Hufty Federalist Salem Redistricted from the at-large district and re-elected in 1813.

Died.
Burlington, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester, and Salem Counties
May 20, 1814 –
November 2, 1814
Vacant
November 2, 1814 –
March 3, 1815
6th Thomas Bines Democratic-Republican Pennsville Elected to finish Hufty's term.

Retired.

District organized to New Jersey's At-large congressional district in 1815

1843–present: One seat

Representative Party Years Cong
ress
District home Note Counties/Towns
District organized from New Jersey's At-large congressional district.
Isaac G. Farlee Democratic March 4, 1843 –

March 3, 1845

28th Flemington [Data unknown/missing.] Hunterdon, Sussex, and Warren
John Runk Whig March 4, 1845 –

March 3, 1847

29th Kingwood [Data unknown/missing.] Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, and Somerset
Joseph E. Edsall Democratic March 4, 1847 –

March 3, 1849

30th Hamburg Redistricted from the 4th congressional district (return to 1843 alignment) Hunterdon, Sussex, and Warren
Isaac Wildrick Democratic March 4, 1849 –

March 3, 1853

31st
32nd
Blairstown [Data unknown/missing.]
Samuel Lilly Democratic March 4, 1853 –
March 3, 1855
33rd Lambertville [Data unknown/missing.] Hunterdon, Middlesex, Somerset, and Warren
James Bishop Opposition March 4, 1855 –
March 3, 1857
34th New Brunswick [Data unknown/missing.]
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Garnett Adrain
Democratic March 4, 1857 –
March 3, 1859
35th
36th
New Brunswick [Data unknown/missing.]
Lecompton Democrat March 4, 1859 –
March 3, 1861
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William G. Steele
Democratic March 4, 1861 –

March 3, 1863

37th
38th
Somerville [Data unknown/missing.]
March 4, 1863 –
March 3, 1865
Hunterdon, Middlesex, Somerset, Union, and Warren
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Charles Sitgreaves
Democratic March 4, 1865 –
March 3, 1869
39th
40th
Phillipsburg [Data unknown/missing.]
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John T. Bird
Democratic March 4, 1869 –
March 3, 1873
41st
42nd
Flemington [Data unknown/missing.]
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Amos Clark Jr.
Republican March 4, 1873 –
March 3, 1875
43rd Elizabeth [Data unknown/missing.] Middlesex, Monmouth, and Union
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Miles Ross
Democratic March 4, 1875 –
March 3, 1883
44th
45th
46th
47th
New Brunswick [Data unknown/missing.]
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John Kean
Republican March 4, 1883 –
March 3, 1885
48th Elizabeth [Data unknown/missing.]
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Robert S. Green
Democratic March 4, 1885 –
January 17, 1887
49th Elizabeth resigned after being elected Governor of New Jersey
Vacant January 17, 1887 –
March 3, 1887
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John Kean
Republican March 4, 1887 –
March 3, 1889
50th [Data unknown/missing.] [Data unknown/missing.]
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Jacob A. Geissenhainer
Democratic March 4, 1889 –
March 3, 1893
51st
52nd
53rd
[Data unknown/missing.] [Data unknown/missing.]
March 4, 1893 –
March 3, 1895
Middlesex, Monmouth, and Somerset
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Benjamin F. Howell
Republican March 4, 1895 –
March 3, 1903
54th
55th
56th
57th
58th
59th
60th
61st
[Data unknown/missing.] [Data unknown/missing.]
March 4, 1903 –
March 3, 1911
Middlesex, Monmouth, and Ocean
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Thomas J. Scully
Democratic March 4, 1911 –
March 3, 1921
62nd
63rd
64th
65th
66th
[Data unknown/missing.] [Data unknown/missing.]
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T. Frank Appleby
Republican March 4, 1921 –
March 3, 1923
67th [Data unknown/missing.] [Data unknown/missing.]
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Elmer H. Geran
Democratic March 4, 1923 –
March 3, 1925
68th [Data unknown/missing.] [Data unknown/missing.]
Vacant March 3, 1925 –
November 3, 1925
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Stewart H. Appleby
Republican November 3, 1925 –
March 3, 1927
69th [Data unknown/missing.] Elected to finish the term of Representative-elect T. Frank Appleby, who died December 15, 1924.
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Harold G. Hoffman
Republican March 4, 1927 –
March 3, 1931
70th
71st
[Data unknown/missing.] [Data unknown/missing.]
William H. Sutphin Democratic March 4, 1931 –
January 3, 1933
72nd
73rd
74th
75th
76th
77th
[Data unknown/missing.] [Data unknown/missing.]
March 3, 1933 –
January 3, 1943
Monmouth, Ocean, and parts of Middlesex (south of Raritan River)
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James C. Auchincloss
Republican January 3, 1943 –
January 3, 1963
78th
79th
80th
81st
82nd
83rd
84th
85th
86th
87th
88th
[Data unknown/missing.] [Data unknown/missing.]
January 3, 1963 –
January 3, 1965
remainder of Middlesex County to the new 15th District in 1962 Monmouth and Ocean
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James J. Howard
Democratic January 3, 1965 –
January 3, 1967
89th
90th
91st
92nd
93rd
94th
95th
96th
97th
98th
99th
100th
Spring Lake Heights Died.
January 3, 1967 –
January 3, 1969
Monmouth, parts of Middlesex (Sayreville, South Amboy, and Old Bridge), and parts of Ocean (Jackson, Lakewood, and Plumsted)
January 3, 1969 –
January 3, 1973
Monmouth, parts of Middlesex (Old Bridge), and parts of Ocean (Jackson, Lakewood, and Plumsted)
January 3, 1973 –
January 3, 1975
[Data unknown/missing.]
January 3, 1975 –
January 3, 1983
Monmouth (excluding Aberdeen, Allentown, Roosevelt, and Upper Freehold) and parts of Ocean (Lakewood, Point Pleasant, and Point Pleasant Beach)
January 3, 1983–January 3, 1985 parts of Middlesex, Monmouth, and Ocean
January 3, 1985–March 25, 1988 coastal areas of Monmouth and Ocean
Vacant March 25, 1988 –
November 8, 1988
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Frank Pallone
Democratic November 8, 1988 –
January 3, 1993
100th
101st
102nd
Long Branch Redistricted to the 6th congressional district.
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Jim Saxton
Republican January 3, 1993 –
January 3, 2003
103rd
104th
105th
106th
107th
108th
109th
110th
Mount Holly Redistricted from the 13th congressional district. parts of Camden, Burlington, and Ocean
January 3, 2003–January 3, 2009 NJ03congressdistrict
parts of Camden, Burlington, and Ocean
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John Adler
Democratic January 3, 2009 –
January 3, 2011
111th Cherry Hill Lost re-election.
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Jon Runyan
Republican January 3, 2011 –
January 3, 2013
112th
113th
Mount Laurel Township Retired.
January 3, 2013–January 3, 2015 parts of Burlington and Ocean
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Tom MacArthur
Republican January 3, 2015 –
January 3, 2019
114th
115th
Toms River Lost re-election.
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Andy Kim
Democratic January 3, 2019 –
Present
116th Bordentown Incumbent.

Living former members of the House

As of January 2019, there are four living former members. The most recent representative to die was John Adler (served 2009–2011) on April 4, 2011.

Representative Term of office Date of birth (and age)
Frank Pallone 1988–1993 (1951-10-30) October 30, 1951 (age 67)
Jim Saxton 1993–2009 (1943-01-22) January 22, 1943 (age 76)
Jon Runyan 2011–2015 (1973-11-27) November 27, 1973 (age 45)
Tom MacArthur 2015–2019 (1960-10-16) October 16, 1960 (age 59)

References

  1. ^ https://www.census.gov/mycd/?st=34&cd=03
  2. ^ "Partisan Voting Index – Districts of the 115th Congress" (PDF). The Cook Political Report. April 7, 2017. Retrieved April 7, 2017.
  3. ^ Plan Components Report, New Jersey Redistricting Commission, December 23, 2011. Accessed November 6, 2016.
  • Martis, Kenneth C. (1989). The Historical Atlas of Political Parties in the United States Congress. New York: Macmillan Publishing Company.
  • Martis, Kenneth C. (1982). The Historical Atlas of United States Congressional Districts. New York: Macmillan Publishing Company.
  • Congressional Biographical Directory of the United States 1774–present

External links

  • Ballotpedia - New Jersey's 3rd Congressional District

Coordinates: 39°51′48″N 74°50′59″W / 39.8633°N 74.8498°W / 39.8633; -74.8498