New Jersey

New Jersey

  Voting Population

Eligibility (68.3% eligible to vote)
New Jersey, one of the 13 original colonies, joined the Union in December 1787 and has participated in all 58 presidential elections. Thanks to the density of its population, New Jersey has more electoral votes per square mile than any state except Rhode Island. Its 14 electoral votes make it a rich prize, although that number has dropped from 17 in the 1970s as the state's population growth, like much of the Northeast, has not kept pace with the rest of the country. New Jersey has gone Democratic in the last seven elections, after voting Republican in the previous six. Hillary Clinton won the state over Donald Trump by a margin of 55% to 41% in 2016.

New Jersey has 14 Electoral College votes to cast in Presidential elections.

State Capital: Trenton, NJ   •   2020 Population: 8,936,574   •   US Representatives: 12

  Recent Election Results

2016 Presidential (26.3% voted Republican)
2012 Presidential (34.9% voted Democratic)
2016 US Senate
2016 US House
2014 Gubernatorial

 Current Elected Officials

This is the list of elected officials for New Jersey. This includes roles such as Governor and Lieutenant Governor, US and state senators and house representatives.

Cory A. Booker Profile Picture
 Cory A. Booker
U.S. Senator
717 Hart Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510
 (202) 224-3224
Robert Menendez Profile Picture
 Robert Menendez
U.S. Senator
528 Hart Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510
 (202) 224-4744
Phil Murphy Profile Picture
 Phil Murphy
Governor of New Jersey  (609) 292-6000
Tahesha Way Profile Picture
 Tahesha Way
Lieutenant Governor of New Jersey

While the President and Vice President are the only elected officials at the National level, there are hundreds of other positions appointed by the President himself.

New Jersey will cast 14 Electoral College votes in the upcoming 2020 Presidential elections.

Joseph R. Biden Profile Picture
 Joseph R. Biden
President of the United States
1600 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest
Washington, DC 20500
 (202) 456-1111
Kamala D. Harris Profile Picture
 Kamala D. Harris
Vice President of the United States
1600 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest
Washington, DC 20500
 (202) 456-1111

 Elected Role Descriptions

Lieutenant Governor:

In most cases, the lieutenant governor is the highest officer of state after the governor, standing in for that officer when they are absent from the state or temporarily incapacitated. In the event a governor dies, resigns or is removed from office, the lieutenant governor typically becomes governor.

Available Zip Codes in New Jersey

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