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New Jersey

2022 population: 9,261,699   ( 469,805 from 2010)
Land area: 7354.7 square miles
Population density: 1259.3 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:4,898,567 52.89% 6.1%
Black:1,204,71113.01% 7.0%
Indian:14,1620.15% 15.8%
Asian:960,99910.38% 33.1%
2+ races:154,7891.67% 14.8%
Hispanic:2,028,47121.90% 30.4%
Total non-White:4,363,13247.11% 22.0%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:225,069 12.1
Deaths:200,87110.8
Net Migration: -107,749-5.8
Net Immigration: 55,0373.0
Change in White population:-316,311 -3.6
Change in Non-White pop.:786,116 8.9



Historical Presidential Election Results for New Jersey



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YearTurnout WinnerRunner-Up OtherTotal Votes Diff
(US)
PUSVEV
2020 62% Joe Biden (D) 2,608,400 57.1% Donald Trump* (R) 1,883,310 41.3% 72,607 [+] 1.6% 4,564,317 -6 2.88% 14
2016 56% Hillary Clinton (D) 2,148,278 55.0% Donald Trump (R) 1,601,933 41.0% 156,512 [+] 4.0% 3,906,723 -5 2.85% 14
2012 54% Barack Obama* (D) 2,126,610 58.2% Mitt Romney (R) 1,478,749 40.5% 45,781 [+] 1.3% 3,651,140 -7 2.83% 14
2008 59% Barack Obama (D) 2,215,422 57.1% John McCain (R) 1,613,207 41.6% 48,778 [+] 1.3% 3,877,407 -4 2.95% 15
2004 56% John Kerry (D) 1,911,430 52.9% George W. Bush* (R) 1,670,003 46.2% 30,704 [+] 0.9% 3,612,137 -4 2.95% 15
2000 50% Albert Gore, Jr. (D) 1,788,850 56.1% George W. Bush (R) 1,284,173 40.3% 114,203 [+] 3.6% 3,187,226 -8 3.02% 15
1996 49% Bill Clinton* (D) 1,652,329 53.7% Robert Dole (R) 1,103,078 35.9% 320,400 [+] 10.4% 3,075,807 -5 3.19% 15
1992 55% Bill Clinton (D) 1,436,206 43.0% George Bush* (R) 1,356,865 40.6% 550,523 [+] 16.5% 3,343,594 3 3.20% 15
1988 55% George Bush (R) 1,743,192 56.2% Michael Dukakis (D) 1,320,352 42.6% 36,009 [+] 1.2% 3,099,553 3 3.38% 16
1984 58% Ronald Reagan* (R) 1,933,630 60.1% Walter Mondale (D) 1,261,323 39.2% 22,909 0.7% 3,217,862 1 3.47% 16
1980 55% Ronald Reagan (R) 1,546,557 52.0% Jimmy Carter* (D) 1,147,364 38.6% 281,763 [+] 9.5% 2,975,684 1 3.44% 17
1976 59% Gerald Ford* (R) 1,509,688 50.1% Jimmy Carter (D) 1,444,653 47.9% 60,131 [+] 2.0% 3,014,472 2 3.70% 17
1972 60% Richard Nixon* (R) 1,845,502 61.6% George McGovern (D) 1,102,211 36.8% 49,516 [+] 1.7% 2,997,229 1 3.86% 17
1968 64% Richard Nixon (R) 1,325,467 46.1% Hubert Humphrey (D) 1,264,206 44.0% 285,722 [+] 9.9% 2,875,395 3 3.93% 17
1964 68% Lyndon Johnson* (D) 1,868,231 65.6% Barry Goldwater (R) 964,174 33.9% 15,258 0.5% 2,847,663 -5 4.03% 17
1960 71% John Kennedy (D) 1,385,415 50.0% Richard Nixon (R) 1,363,324 49.2% 24,372 0.9% 2,773,111 0 4.03% 16
1956 65% Dwight Eisenhower* (R) 1,606,942 64.7% Adlai Stevenson (D) 850,337 34.2% 27,033 1.1% 2,484,312 7 4.01% 16
1952 69% Dwight Eisenhower (R) 1,373,613 56.8% Adlai Stevenson (D) 1,015,902 42.0% 29,039 1.2% 2,418,554 2 3.92% 16
1948 61% Thomas Dewey (R) 981,124 50.3% Harry Truman* (D) 895,455 45.9% 72,976 [+] 3.7% 1,949,555 5 4.00% 16
1944 65% Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 987,874 50.3% Thomas Dewey (R) 961,335 49.0% 14,552 0.7% 1,963,761 3 4.09% 16
1940 70% Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 1,016,808 51.5% Wendell Willkie (R) 945,475 47.9% 10,269 0.5% 1,972,552 3 3.95% 16
1936 71% Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 1,083,850 59.5% Alf Landon (R) 720,322 39.6% 16,265 [+] 0.9% 1,820,437 3 3.99% 16
1932 64% Franklin Roosevelt (D) 806,630 49.5% Herbert Hoover* (R) 775,684 47.6% 47,749 [+] 2.9% 1,630,063 8 4.10% 16
1928 66% Herbert Hoover (R) 926,050 59.8% Al Smith (D) 616,517 39.8% 6,814 [+] 0.4% 1,549,381 2 4.21% 14
1924 51% Calvin Coolidge (R) 676,277 62.2% John Davis (D) 298,043 27.4% 113,734 [+] 10.5% 1,088,054 8 3.74% 14
1920 48% Warren Harding (R) 615,333 67.6% James Cox (D) 258,761 28.4% 36,157 [+] 4.0% 910,251 7 3.40% 14
1916 28% Charles Evans Hughes (R) 268,982 54.4% Woodrow Wilson* (D) 211,018 42.7% 14,438 [+] 2.9% 494,438 8 2.67% 14
1912 27% Woodrow Wilson (D) 178,289 41.2% William Taft* (R) 145,410 33.6% 109,040 [+] 25.2% 432,739 10 2.88% 14
1908 33% William Taft (R) 265,298 56.8% William J. Bryan (D) 182,522 39.1% 19,291 [+] 4.1% 467,111 5 3.14% 12
1904 34% Theodore Roosevelt (R) 245,164 56.7% Alton Parker (D) 164,566 38.1% 22,517 [+] 5.2% 432,247 0 3.20% 12
1900 36% William McKinley* (R) 221,707 55.3% William J. Bryan (D) 164,808 41.1% 14,485 [+] 3.6% 401,000 4 2.87% 10
* incumbent         PUSV: percent of U.S. vote



2020 President, New Jersey
CandidateVotesPct
Joe Biden (D) 2,608,400 57.1%
Donald Trump* (R) 1,883,310 41.3%
Jo Jorgensen (Lbt) 31,677 0.7%
Other 40,930 0.9%
TOTAL 4,564,317
Turnout: 62% Diff (US): -6


2016 President, New Jersey
CandidateVotesPct
Hillary Clinton (D) 2,148,278 55.0%
Donald Trump (R) 1,601,933 41.0%
Gary Johnson (Lbt) 72,477 1.9%
Jill Stein (Grn) 37,772 1.0%
Other 46,263 1.2%
TOTAL 3,906,723
Turnout: 56% Diff (US): -5


2012 President, New Jersey
CandidateVotesPct
Barack Obama* (D) 2,126,610 58.2%
Mitt Romney (R) 1,478,749 40.5%
Gary Johnson (Lbt) 20,974 0.6%
Other 24,807 0.7%
TOTAL 3,651,140
Turnout: 54% Diff (US): -7


2008 President, New Jersey
CandidateVotesPct
Barack Obama (D) 2,215,422 57.1%
John McCain (R) 1,613,207 41.6%
Ralph Nader (I) 21,298 0.5%
Bob Barr (Lbt) 8,441 0.2%
Other 19,039 0.5%
TOTAL 3,877,407
Turnout: 59% Diff (US): -4


2004 President, New Jersey
CandidateVotesPct
George W. Bush* (R) 1,670,003 46.2%
John Kerry (D) 1,911,430 52.9%
Ralph Nader (I) 19,418 0.5%
Other 11,286 0.3%
TOTAL 3,612,137
Turnout: 56% Diff (US): -4


2000 President, New Jersey
CandidateVotesPct
George W. Bush (R) 1,284,173 40.3%
Albert Gore, Jr. (D) 1,788,850 56.1%
Ralph Nader (Grn) 94,554 3.0%
Pat Buchanan (Ref) 6,989 0.2%
Other 12,660 0.4%
TOTAL 3,187,226
Turnout: 50% Diff (US): -8


1996 President, New Jersey
CandidateVotesPct
Bill Clinton* (D) 1,652,329 53.7%
Robert Dole (R) 1,103,078 35.9%
Ross Perot (Ref) 262,134 8.5%
Ralph Nader (Grn) 32,465 1.1%
Harry Browne (Lbt) 14,763 0.5%
Other 11,038 0.4%
TOTAL 3,075,807
Turnout: 49% Diff (US): -5


1992 President, New Jersey
CandidateVotesPct
Bill Clinton (D) 1,436,206 43.0%
George Bush* (R) 1,356,865 40.6%
Ross Perot (I) 521,829 15.6%
Other 28,694 0.9%
TOTAL 3,343,594
Turnout: 55% Diff (US): 3


1988 President, New Jersey
CandidateVotesPct
George Bush (R) 1,743,192 56.2%
Michael Dukakis (D) 1,320,352 42.6%
Ron Paul (Lbt) 8,421 0.3%
Other 27,588 0.9%
TOTAL 3,099,553
Turnout: 55% Diff (US): 3


1984 President, New Jersey
CandidateVotesPct
Ronald Reagan* (R) 1,933,630 60.1%
Walter Mondale (D) 1,261,323 39.2%
Other 22,909 0.7%
TOTAL 3,217,862
Turnout: 58% Diff (US): 1


1980 President, New Jersey
CandidateVotesPct
Ronald Reagan (R) 1,546,557 52.0%
Jimmy Carter* (D) 1,147,364 38.6%
John Anderson (I) 234,632 7.9%
Edward Clark (Lbt) 20,652 0.7%
Other 26,479 0.9%
TOTAL 2,975,684
Turnout: 55% Diff (US): 1


1976 President, New Jersey
CandidateVotesPct
Jimmy Carter (D) 1,444,653 47.9%
Gerald Ford* (R) 1,509,688 50.1%
Eugene McCarthy (I) 32,717 1.1%
Other 27,414 0.9%
TOTAL 3,014,472
Turnout: 59% Diff (US): 2


1972 President, New Jersey
CandidateVotesPct
Richard Nixon* (R) 1,845,502 61.6%
George McGovern (D) 1,102,211 36.8%
John Schmitz (Amer) 34,378 1.1%
Other 15,138 0.5%
TOTAL 2,997,229
Turnout: 60% Diff (US): 1


1968 President, New Jersey
CandidateVotesPct
Richard Nixon (R) 1,325,467 46.1%
Hubert Humphrey (D) 1,264,206 44.0%
George Wallace (AIP) 262,187 9.1%
Other 23,535 0.8%
TOTAL 2,875,395
Turnout: 64% Diff (US): 3


1964 President, New Jersey
CandidateVotesPct
Lyndon Johnson* (D) 1,868,231 65.6%
Barry Goldwater (R) 964,174 33.9%
Other 15,258 0.5%
TOTAL 2,847,663
Turnout: 68% Diff (US): -5


1960 President, New Jersey
CandidateVotesPct
John Kennedy (D) 1,385,415 50.0%
Richard Nixon (R) 1,363,324 49.2%
Other 24,372 0.9%
TOTAL 2,773,111
Turnout: 71% Diff (US): 0


1956 President, New Jersey
CandidateVotesPct
Dwight Eisenhower* (R) 1,606,942 64.7%
Adlai Stevenson (D) 850,337 34.2%
Other 27,033 1.1%
TOTAL 2,484,312
Turnout: 65% Diff (US): 7


1952 President, New Jersey
CandidateVotesPct
Dwight Eisenhower (R) 1,373,613 56.8%
Adlai Stevenson (D) 1,015,902 42.0%
Other 29,039 1.2%
TOTAL 2,418,554
Turnout: 69% Diff (US): 2


1948 President, New Jersey
CandidateVotesPct
Harry Truman* (D) 895,455 45.9%
Thomas Dewey (R) 981,124 50.3%
Henry Wallace (Prog) 42,683 2.2%
Other 30,293 1.6%
TOTAL 1,949,555
Turnout: 61% Diff (US): 5


1944 President, New Jersey
CandidateVotesPct
Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 987,874 50.3%
Thomas Dewey (R) 961,335 49.0%
Other 14,552 0.7%
TOTAL 1,963,761
Turnout: 65% Diff (US): 3


1940 President, New Jersey
CandidateVotesPct
Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 1,016,808 51.5%
Wendell Willkie (R) 945,475 47.9%
Other 10,269 0.5%
TOTAL 1,972,552
Turnout: 70% Diff (US): 3


1936 President, New Jersey
CandidateVotesPct
Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 1,083,850 59.5%
Alf Landon (R) 720,322 39.6%
William Lemke (Union) 9,407 0.5%
Norman Thomas (Soc) 3,931 0.2%
Other 2,927 0.2%
TOTAL 1,820,437
Turnout: 71% Diff (US): 3


1932 President, New Jersey
CandidateVotesPct
Franklin Roosevelt (D) 806,630 49.5%
Herbert Hoover* (R) 775,684 47.6%
Norman Thomas (Soc) 42,998 2.6%
Other 4,751 0.3%
TOTAL 1,630,063
Turnout: 64% Diff (US): 8


1928 President, New Jersey
CandidateVotesPct
Herbert Hoover (R) 926,050 59.8%
Al Smith (D) 616,517 39.8%
Norman Thomas (Soc) 4,897 0.3%
Other 1,917 0.1%
TOTAL 1,549,381
Turnout: 66% Diff (US): 2


1924 President, New Jersey
CandidateVotesPct
Calvin Coolidge (R) 676,277 62.2%
John Davis (D) 298,043 27.4%
Robert LaFollette (Prog) 109,028 10.0%
Other 4,706 0.4%
TOTAL 1,088,054
Turnout: 51% Diff (US): 8


1920 President, New Jersey
CandidateVotesPct
Warren Harding (R) 615,333 67.6%
James Cox (D) 258,761 28.4%
Eugene Debs (Soc) 27,141 3.0%
Parley Christiansen (FL) 2,200 0.2%
Aaron Watkins (Proh) 4,734 0.5%
Other 2,082 0.2%
TOTAL 910,251
Turnout: 48% Diff (US): 7


1916 President, New Jersey
CandidateVotesPct
Woodrow Wilson* (D) 211,018 42.7%
Charles Evans Hughes (R) 268,982 54.4%
Allan Benson (Soc) 10,405 2.1%
James Hanly (Proh) 3,182 0.6%
Other 851 0.2%
TOTAL 494,438
Turnout: 28% Diff (US): 8


1912 President, New Jersey
CandidateVotesPct
Woodrow Wilson (D) 178,289 41.2%
Theodore Roosevelt (Prog) 88,835 20.5%
William Taft* (R) 145,410 33.6%
Eugene Debs (Soc) 15,948 3.7%
Eugene Chafin (Proh) 2,936 0.7%
Other 1,321 0.3%
TOTAL 432,739
Turnout: 27% Diff (US): 10


1908 President, New Jersey
CandidateVotesPct
William Taft (R) 265,298 56.8%
William J. Bryan (D) 182,522 39.1%
Eugene Debs (Soc) 10,253 2.2%
Eugene Chafin (Proh) 4,934 1.1%
Thomas Hisgen (I) 2,922 0.6%
Other 1,182 0.3%
TOTAL 467,111
Turnout: 33% Diff (US): 5


1904 President, New Jersey
CandidateVotesPct
Theodore Roosevelt (R) 245,164 56.7%
Alton Parker (D) 164,566 38.1%
Eugene Debs (Soc) 9,587 2.2%
Silas Swallow (Proh) 6,845 1.6%
Thomas Watson (Pop) 3,705 0.9%
Other 2,380 0.6%
TOTAL 432,247
Turnout: 34% Diff (US): 0


1900 President, New Jersey
CandidateVotesPct
William McKinley* (R) 221,707 55.3%
William J. Bryan (D) 164,808 41.1%
John Woolley (Proh) 7,190 1.8%
Eugene Debs (Soc) 4,611 1.1%
Other 2,684 0.7%
TOTAL 401,000
Turnout: 36% Diff (US): 4
* incumbent

Historical Statewide Election Results for New Jersey

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YearTypeTurnoutWinnerRunner-Up OtherTotal Votes
2021 G 36% Phil Murphy* (D) 1,339,471 51.2% Jack Ciattarelli (R) 1,255,185 48.0% 20,230 [+] 0.8% 2,614,886
2020 S2 61% Cory Booker* (D) 2,541,178 57.2% Rik Mehta (R) 1,817,052 40.9% 84,947 [+] 1.9% 4,443,177
2018 S1 45% Robert Menendez* (D) 1,711,654 54.0% Bob Hugin (R) 1,357,355 42.8% 102,408 [+] 3.2% 3,171,417
2017 G 31% Phil Murphy (D) 1,203,110 56.0% Kim Guadagno (R) 899,583 41.9% 46,332 [+] 2.2% 2,149,025
2014 S2 27% Cory Booker* (D) 1,043,866 55.8% Jeffrey Bell (R) 791,297 42.3% 34,372 [+] 1.8% 1,869,535
2013 G 31% Chris Christie* (R) 1,278,932 60.2% Barbara Buono (D) 809,978 38.2% 34,131 [+] 1.6% 2,123,041
2013 S2 20% Cory Booker (D) 740,742 54.8% Steve Lonegan (R) 593,684 44.0% 16,327 [+] 1.2% 1,350,753
2012 S1 50% Robert Menendez* (D) 1,985,783 58.8% Joe Kyrillos (R) 1,329,405 39.4% 61,461 [+] 1.8% 3,376,649
2009 G 37% Chris Christie (R) 1,174,445 48.4% Jon Corzine* (D) 1,087,731 44.8% 163,265 [+] 6.7% 2,425,441
2008 S2 53% Frank Lautenberg* (D) 1,951,218 56.0% Dick Zimmer (R) 1,461,025 42.0% 70,202 [+] 2.0% 3,482,445
2006 S1 35% Robert Menendez (D) 1,200,843 53.4% Tom Kean, Jr. (R) 997,775 44.3% 51,452 [+] 2.3% 2,250,070
2005 G 35% Jon Corzine (D) 1,224,551 53.5% Doug Forrester (R) 985,271 43.0% 80,277 [+] 3.5% 2,290,099
2002 S2 35% Frank Lautenberg (D) 1,138,193 51.0% Doug Forrester (R) 928,439 41.6% 164,367 [+] 7.4% 2,230,999
2001 G 35% Jim McGreevey (D) 1,256,853 56.4% Bret Schundler (R) 928,174 41.7% 42,138 [+] 1.9% 2,227,165
2000 S1 48% Jon Corzine (D) 1,511,237 50.1% Bob Franks (R) 1,420,267 47.1% 84,158 [+] 2.8% 3,015,662
1997 G 38% Christine Todd Whitman* (R) 1,133,394 46.9% Jim McGreevey (D) 1,107,968 45.8% 176,982 [+] 7.3% 2,418,344
1996 S2 46% Robert Torricelli (D) 1,519,328 52.7% Dick Zimmer (R) 1,227,817 42.6% 136,961 [+] 4.7% 2,884,106
1994 S1 33% Frank Lautenberg* (D) 1,033,487 50.3% Chuck Haytaian (R) 966,244 47.0% 55,156 [+] 2.7% 2,054,887
1993 G 41% Christine Todd Whitman (R) 1,236,124 49.3% Jim Florio* (D) 1,210,031 48.3% 59,809 [+] 2.4% 2,505,964
1990 S2 33% Bill Bradley* (D) 977,810 50.4% Christine Todd Whitman (R) 918,874 47.4% 41,770 [+] 2.2% 1,938,454
1989 G 40% Jim Florio (D) 1,379,937 61.2% Jim Courter (R) 838,553 37.2% 35,274 [+] 1.6% 2,253,764
1988 S1 53% Frank Lautenberg* (D) 1,599,905 53.6% Pete Dawkins (R) 1,349,937 45.2% 37,792 [+] 1.3% 2,987,634
1985 G 35% Tom Kean* (R) 1,372,631 69.6% Peter Shapiro (D) 578,402 29.3% 21,591 [+] 1.1% 1,972,624
1984 S2 56% Bill Bradley* (D) 1,986,644 64.2% Mary Mochary (R) 1,080,100 34.9% 29,712 [+] 1.0% 3,096,456
1982 S1 40% Frank Lautenberg (D) 1,117,549 50.9% Millicent Fenwick (R) 1,047,626 47.8% 28,770 [+] 1.3% 2,193,945
1981 G 43% Tom Kean (R) 1,146,004 49.5% Jim Florio (D) 1,144,205 49.4% 27,038 [+] 1.2% 2,317,247
1978 S2 40% Bill Bradley (D) 1,082,960 55.3% Jeffrey Bell (R) 844,200 43.1% 30,355 [+] 1.6% 1,957,515
1977 G 44% Brendan Byrne* (D) 1,184,564 55.7% Raymond Bateman (R) 888,880 41.8% 52,820 [+] 2.5% 2,126,264
1976 S1 54% Harrison Williams* (D) 1,681,140 60.7% David Norcross (R) 1,054,508 38.0% 35,742 [+] 1.3% 2,771,390
1973 G 45% Brendan Byrne (D) 1,414,613 66.7% Charles Sandman (R) 676,195 31.9% 31,162 [+] 1.5% 2,121,970
1972 S2 55% Clifford Case* (R) 1,743,854 62.5% Paul Krebs (D) 963,573 34.5% 84,480 [+] 3.0% 2,791,907
1970 S1 46% Harrison Williams* (D) 1,157,074 54.0% Nelson Gross (R) 903,026 42.2% 82,005 [+] 3.8% 2,142,105
1969 G 52% William Cahill (R) 1,411,905 59.7% Robert Meyner (D) 911,003 38.5% 43,698 [+] 1.8% 2,366,606
1966 S2 49% Clifford Case* (R) 1,279,343 60.0% Warren Wilentz (D) 788,021 37.0% 63,824 [+] 3.0% 2,131,188
1965 G 52% Richard Hughes* (D) 1,279,568 57.4% Wayne Dumont (R) 915,996 41.1% 34,019 [+] 1.5% 2,229,583
1964 S1 64% Harrison Williams* (D) 1,677,515 61.9% Bernard Stanley (R) 1,011,280 37.3% 20,780 [+] 0.8% 2,709,575
1961 G 54% Richard Hughes (D) 1,084,194 50.4% James Mitchell (R) 1,049,274 48.7% 19,194 [+] 0.9% 2,152,662
1960 S2 68% Clifford Case* (R) 1,483,832 55.7% Thorn Lord (D) 1,151,385 43.2% 29,339 [+] 1.1% 2,664,556
1958 S1 47% Harrison Williams (D) 966,832 51.4% Robert Kean (R) 882,287 46.9% 32,210 [+] 1.7% 1,881,329
1957 G 51% Robert Meyner* (D) 1,101,130 54.6% Malcolm Forbes (R) 897,321 44.5% 20,037 [+] 1.0% 2,018,488
1954 S2 48% Clifford Case (R) 861,528 48.7% Charles Howell (D) 858,158 48.5% 50,871 [+] 2.9% 1,770,557
1953 G 50% Robert Meyner (D) 962,710 53.2% Paul Troast (R) 809,068 44.7% 39,034 [+] 2.2% 1,810,812
1952 S1 66% Alexander Smith* (R) 1,286,782 55.5% Archibald Alexander (D) 1,011,187 43.6% 20,263 [+] 0.9% 2,318,232
1949 G 53% Alfred Driscoll* (R) 885,882 51.5% Elmer Wene (D) 810,022 47.1% 24,255 [+] 1.4% 1,720,159
1948 S2 58% Robert Hendrickson (R) 934,720 50.0% Archibald Alexander (D) 884,414 47.3% 50,748 [+] 2.7% 1,869,882
1946 G 45% Alfred Driscoll* (R) 807,378 57.1% Lewis Hansen (D) 585,960 41.4% 21,189 [+] 1.5% 1,414,527
1946 S1 44% Alexander Smith* (R) 799,808 58.5% George Brunner (D) 548,458 40.1% 18,889 [+] 1.4% 1,367,155
1944 S1 62% Alexander Smith (R) 939,987 50.4% Elmer Wene (D) 910,096 48.8% 13,463 [+] 0.7% 1,863,546
1943 G 39% Walter Edge (R) 634,364 55.2% Vincent Murphy (D) 506,604 44.1% 8,242 [+] 0.7% 1,149,210
1942 S2 42% Albert Hawkes (R) 648,855 53.1% William Smathers* (D) 559,851 45.8% 13,426 [+] 1.1% 1,222,132
1940 S1 66% Warren Barbour* (R) 1,029,331 55.1% James Cromwell (D) 823,893 44.1% 14,551 [+] 0.8% 1,867,775
1940 G 68% Charles Edison (D) 984,407 51.4% Robert Hendrickson (R) 920,512 48.0% 11,146 [+] 0.6% 1,916,065
1938 S1 60% Warren Barbour (R) 816,667 52.9% William Ely (D) 704,159 45.6% 21,708 [+] 1.4% 1,542,534
1937 G 57% Harry Moore (D) 746,033 50.8% Lester Clee (R) 700,767 47.8% 20,714 [+] 1.4% 1,467,514
1936 S2 65% William Smathers (D) 916,414 54.9% Warren Barbour (R) 740,088 44.3% 12,789 [+] 0.8% 1,669,291
*: incumbent               +: ran on additional party lines               Type: G: Governor; S1,S2,S3: Senate Class 1, 2 or 3
italics: special election

Other Statewide Election Results for New Jersey

YearTypeTurnoutWinnerRunner-Up OtherTotal Votes
*: incumbent               +: ran on additional party lines
Type:
italics: special election

Voter Registration Data for New Jersey

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YearTotalRepublicanDemocratOtherR/D EdgeR/D Edge %VAPOP %
2023 6,492,534 1,541,158 23.7% 2,504,294 38.6% 2,447,082 37.7% Dem +963,136 Dem +14.8% 90%
2022 6,505,751 1,526,226 23.5% 2,531,662 38.9% 2,447,863 37.6% Dem +1,005,436 Dem +15.5% 90%
2020 6,485,596 1,445,074 22.3% 2,524,164 38.9% 2,516,358 38.8% Dem +1,079,090 Dem +16.6% 90%
2018 5,937,432 1,283,563 21.6% 2,214,413 37.3% 2,439,456 41.1% Dem +930,850 Dem +15.7% 83%
2016 5,818,332 1,211,392 20.8% 2,073,739 35.6% 2,533,201 43.5% Dem +862,347 Dem +14.8% 83%
2014 4,763,503 1,090,908 22.9% 1,820,107 38.2% 1,852,488 38.9% Dem +729,199 Dem +15.3% 69%
2012 5,497,322 1,084,757 19.7% 1,787,480 32.5% 2,625,085 47.8% Dem +702,723 Dem +12.8% 81%
2010 5,274,093 1,074,364 20.4% 1,755,501 33.3% 2,444,228 46.3% Dem +681,137 Dem +12.9% 78%
2008 5,351,669 1,055,403 19.7% 1,782,556 33.3% 2,513,710 47.0% Dem +727,153 Dem +13.6% 81%
2006 4,861,279 890,118 18.3% 1,150,184 23.7% 2,820,977 58.0% Dem +260,066 Dem +5.3% 74%
2004 5,005,959 884,801 17.7% 1,163,224 23.2% 2,957,934 59.1% Dem +278,423 Dem +5.6% 77%
2002 4,655,852 900,969 19.4% 1,170,475 25.1% 2,584,408 55.5% Dem +269,506 Dem +5.8% 73%
2000 4,710,768 876,386 18.6% 1,179,577 25.0% 2,654,805 56.4% Dem +303,191 Dem +6.4% 74%
1998 4,538,944 872,349 19.2% 1,141,593 25.2% 2,525,002 55.6% Dem +269,244 Dem +5.9% 73%
1994 3,852,573 851,798 22.1% 1,109,565 28.8% 1,891,210 49.1% Dem +257,767 Dem +6.7% 63%
1986 3,773,266 768,785 20.4% 1,295,218 34.3% 1,709,263 45.3% Dem +526,433 Dem +14.0% 66%
VAPOP% is the estimated percentage of voting age population that is registered.
Registration data may include "inactive" voters.   Data for each year pertains to the November elections.

Partisan Legislative Composition for New Jersey

YearU.S. House
RepDemOther
2022 3 9 0
2020 2 10 0
2018 1 11 0
2016 5 7 0
2014 6 6 0
2012 6 6 0
2010 6 7 0
2008 5 8 0
2006 6 7 0
2004 6 7 0
2002 6 7 0
2000 6 7 0
1998 6 7 0
1996 7 6 0
1994 8 5 0
1992 6 7 0
1990 6 8 0
1988 6 8 0
1986 6 8 0
1984 6 8 0
1982 5 9 0
1980 7 8 0
1978 5 10 0
1976 4 11 0
1974 3 12 0
1972 7 8 0
1970 6 9 0
1968 6 9 0
1966 6 9 0
1964 4 11 0
1962 8 7 0
1960 8 6 0
1958 9 5 0
1956 10 4 0
1954 8 6 0
1952 9 5 0
1950 9 5 0
1948 9 5 0
1946 12 2 0
1944 12 2 0
1942 11 3 0
1940 10 4 0
1938 11 3 0
1936 7 7 0
YearState Senate
RepDemOther
2023 15 25 0
2021 [1] 16 24 0
2019 15 25 0
2017 [2] 15 25 0
2015 16 24 0
2013 16 24 0
2011 16 24 0
2009 17 23 0
2007 17 23 0
2005 18 22 0
2003 18 22 0
2001 [3] 20 20 0
1999 24 16 0
1997 24 16 0
1995 24 16 0
1993 24 16 0
1991 27 13 0
1989 17 23 0
1987 16 24 0
1985 17 23 0
1983 17 23 0
1981 13 22 0
1979 14 26 0
1977 13 27 0
1975 10 29 1
1973 10 29 1
1971 24 16 0
1969 31 9 0
1967 31 9 0
1965 10 19 0
1963 15 6 0
1961 11 10 0
1959 11 10 0
1957 13 8 0
1955 14 7 0
1953 17 4 0
1951 16 5 0
1949 14 7 0
YearState House
RepDemOther
2023 29 51 0
2021 34 46 0
2019 28 52 0
2017 26 54 0
2015 28 52 0
2013 32 48 0
2011 32 48 0
2009 33 47 0
2007 32 48 0
2005 31 49 0
2003 33 47 0
2001 36 44 0
1999 45 35 0
1997 48 32 0
1995 50 30 0
1993 53 27 0
1991 58 22 0
1989 38 42 0
1987 42 38 0
1985 50 30 0
1983 36 44 0
1981 37 43 0
1979 36 44 0
1977 26 54 0
1975 31 49 0
1973 14 66 0
1971 [4] 39 40 1
1969 59 21 0
1967 58 22 0
1965 19 41 0
1963 33 27 0
1961 22 38 0
1959 26 34 0
1957 18 42 0
1955 40 20 0
1953 40 20 0
1951 43 17 0
1949 38 22 0
The partisan breakdowns shown are ones which took effect following the general elections in the specified year.

[1] In February 2023, Samuel Thompson announced that he was leaving the Republican Party and seeking re-election as a Democrat (15 R, 25 D).
[2] Republican Senator Dawn Addiego switched to the Democratic Party (14 R, 26 D).
[3] A power-sharing agreement was negotiated, with John O. Bennett and Richard Codey running the chamber as co-Presidents. Each committee also had split party control.
[4] Although the Democrats were the largest party, four Democrats led by David Friedland cut a deal to elect Republican Thomas Kean Speaker in exchange for leading various House committees and becoming a party of their caucus.

Source for state legislature data and notations: Wikipedia