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Bill Bradley - 1978

ELECTION CALENDAR:
Primary Filing Deadline: March 25, 2024
Third Party & Indep Filing Deadline: June 4, 2024
Primary: June 4, 2024
CANDIDATE DIRECTORY LEGEND:
Bold = Active Candidate
Italics = Potential Candidate
* = Incumbent
won = Winner
(Incumbent Party Listed First)

This page was last updated on March 1, 2024


GOVERNOR:
[ Phil Murphy (D)* - Term-Limited in 2025. ]
Ras Baraka (D) - Newark Mayor, Ex-City Councilman & Ex-High School Principal
Steve Fulop (D) - Jersey City Mayor, Investment Banker & Iraq War Veteran

Josh Gottheimer (D) - Congressman, Attorney & Ex-Clinton White House Aide
Mikie Sherrill (D) - Congresswoman, Attorney & Navy Veteran
Sean Spiller (D) - Montclair Mayor, State Teachers Assoc President & Teacher

Steve Sweeney (D) - Ex-State Senate President
Jon Bramnick (R) - State Sen., Ex-Plainfield City Councilman & Attorney
Jack Ciattarelli (R) - Ex-State Assemblyman, Ex-Somerset County Freeholder & '17/'21 Candidate

Ed Durr (R) - Ex-State Sen., Truck Driver & MAGA Activist
Bill Spadea (R) - Radio Show Host, Real Estate Broker, GOP Activist & '04 US Rep Nominee

Next State Constitutional Officer Elections in 2025.

Christie Whitman - 1993

LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR:
[ Tahesha Way (D)* - Not a Candidate in 2025. ]


STATE LEGISLATURE:

State Assembly - (Democratic Caucus - Republican Caucus)

State Senate - (Democratic Caucus - Republican Caucus)

Jim Florio - 1989


U.S. SENATE:

Bob Menendez (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Patricia Campos-Medina (D) - Labor Union Think Tank Exec Director & Progressive Activist
Kevin Cupples (D) - City Planning Director
Larry Hamm (D) - Civil Rights Activist, Community Organizer & '20 Candidate
Andy Kim (D) - Congressman, Ex-National Security Council Official & Ex-US Diplomat

Patrick Merrill (D)
Tammy Murphy (D) - First Lady, Soccer Team Co-Owner & Ex-Financial Executive
Curtis Bashaw (R) - Real Estate Developer & Hotel Corporation CEO
Steve Boston (R)
Christine Serrano Glassner (R) - Mendham Borough Mayor & Ex-Borough Councilwoman 
Albert Harshaw (R) - Businessman, Iraq War Veteran & '24 Pres Candidates
Brian Jackson (R)
Justin Murphy (R) - Ex-Tabernacle Mayor, Attorney, Navy Veteran & '08/'10 US Rep Candidate
Fred Schneiderman (R) - Investment Executive & '22 US Rep Candidate
Alex Zdan (R) - Ex-TV News Reporter
Christina Khalil (G) - Substance Abuse Counselor
Nick Carducci (I) - Software Engineer & Podcaster
Michael Estrada (I) - Technology Professional, Ex-Republican & '17 Assembly Candidate
Patrick Merrill (I)
Victor Scazzola (I)

Clifford Case - 1954

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


U.S. CONGRESS:

District 1:
Donald Norcross (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Damon Galdo (R) - Construction Superintendant, Carpenter & '22 Candidate
Claire Gustafson (R) - Ex-School Board Member, Businesswoman & Frequent Candidate
Teddy Liddell (R) - Attorney, Army Veteran & Frequent Candidate
Nick Whitelock (R) - Real Estate Investor & Podcast Host
Joseph Spataro (I)

District 2:
Jeff Van Drew (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Tim Alexander (D) - Attorney, Ex-Police Officer & '22 Nominee
Carolyn Rush (D) - Engineer & '22 Candidate
Brandon Saffold (D) - Coast Guard Veteran & College Student
Joe Salerno (D) - Technology Executive

Dick Zimmer for Congress

District 3:
[ Andy Kim (D)* - Candidate for US Senate in 2024. ]
Joe Cohn (D) - Attorney & Free Speech Activist
Herb Conaway (D) - State Assembly Deputy Speaker, Physician & Attorney

Curtis Green (D) - Teacher, Minister & Army Veteran

Carol Murphy (D) - State Assembly Majority Whip
Sarah Schoengood (D) - Sustainability Officer & Ex-Congressional Aide

Sean Earlen (R) - Burlington County GOP Chair, Ex-Lumberton Mayor & Real Estate Executive
Vicky Flynn (R) - State Assemblywoman, Ex-Holmdel School Board Member & Attorney

Shirley Maia-Cusick (R) - Immigration Consulting Firm Owner & GOP Activist

Rajesh Mohan (R) - Physician & Hospital CMO
Greg Sobocinski (R) - Financial Advisor & '22 Candidate

Brandon Umba (R) - State Assemblyman & Township Administrator

District 4:
Chris Smith (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Pam Daniels (D) - Ex-Radio Producer, Ex-Gubernatorial Aide, LGBT Activist& '22 Candidate
Matt Jenkins (D) - General Contractor & Biochemist

District 5:
Josh Gottheimer (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Chandiha "Sandy" Gajapathy (R)
Mary Jo Guinchard (R) - Ex-Tuxedo Park (NY) Mayor, Actress & '23 County Comm Candidate
Dierdre Paul (R) - College Professor & Frequent Candidate
George Song (R) - Paramus School Board Member & Businessman

Jules Levin - Socialist for Congress

District 6:
Frank Pallone (D)* - (Campaign Site)
John Hsu (D) - Software Engineer, Progressive Activist & '20 Candidate
Scott Fegler (R) - Business Development Executive
Brian Largey (R) - Attorney
Greg Mele (R) - Attorney & Frequent Candidate

Justin Maldonado (I) - '20 Mayor Candidate & '21 Gov Candidate

District 7:
Tom Kean Jr. (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Sue Altman (D) - Progressive Political Organizer

District 8:
Rob Menendez (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Ravi Bhalla (D) - Hoboken Mayor, Ex-Hoboken City Councilman & Attorney
Kyle Jasey (D) - Real Estate Financing Company Owner
Dario Duffe (R) - Consignment Shop Owner

Bob Torricelli for Congress - 1982

District 9:
Bill Pascrell (D)* - (Campaign Site)
William O. Henry (D) - Pastor, Social Worker & '18 Candidate

Hector Castillo (R) - Physician & Frequent Candidate
Billy Prempeh (R) - Sales Consultant, USAF Veteran & '20 Nominee
Lea Sherman (SWP) - Communist Political Organizer & Frequent Candidate

District 10:
Donald Payne Jr. (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Carmen Bucco (R) - Businessman & '23 St Sen Nominee

Congresswoman Marge Roukema

District 11:
Mikie Sherrill (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Raafat Barsoom (R) - Physician & Frequent Candidate
Joe Belnome (R) - Building Inspector, Ex-Bricklayer & '23 St Sen Nominee
John Sauers (R) - Accountant

District 12:
Bonnie Watson-Coleman (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Daniel Dart (D) - Ex-Princeton School Board Member & Retired Investment Executive
Shola Coker (R) - Realtor
Darius Mayfield (R) - Talent Manager, Podcast Host, MAGA Activist & '22 Nominee



Liz Macron - Libertarian

STATE POLITICAL PARTIES:

Constitution Party of New Jersey (C)
New Jersey Democratic Party (D)
Green Party of New Jersey (G)
NJ Legalize Marijuana Party (LMP)
New Jersey Libertarian Party (L)
New Jersey Moderate Party (M)
New Jersey Republican Party (R)
Socialist Workers Party (SWP)
Independent (I)
Write-In (WI)


STATE ELECTION OFFICES:

State Division of Elections

State Election Law Enforcement Commission


Jim McGreevey for Governor

STATE NEWS SOURCES:

Ahora News (Spanish)
Americano Newspaper (Spanish)
Asbury Park Press
The Press of Atlantic City
Bergen Record / NorthJersey.com
Bridgewater Courier-News / MyCentralJersey.com
Burlington County Times
Business News New Jersey
Camden Courier-Post
CentralJersey.com
Chalkbeat: Newark
Daily Princetonian
Echo Press (African-American)
Hudson County View
InsiderNJ.com (Politics)
Latinos Unidos de Nueva Jersey (Spanish)
Morris County Daily Record

Charlie Sandman for Governor - 1973

Chalkbeat: Newark
NJ.com / Newark Star-Ledger / Trenton Times
New Jersey Globe
New Jersey Herald (Passaic County)
New Jersey Hills Newspapers
New Jersey Monitor (Politics)
NJ Spotlight News
NJ Urban News (African-American)
NJ Spotlight News
Observer: New Jersey Politics
Out in Jersey (LGBT)
The Trentonian
Westfield Leader

New Jersey Public Television (PBS)
New Jersey Public Radio - WYNC / NJPR - (NPR)
News-12 New Jersey
WABC TV-7 (ABC - NYC)
WCBS TV-2 (CBS - NYC)
WNJU TV-47 (Telemundo - NYC)
WNYW TV-5 (FOX - NYC)
WNBC TV-4 (NBC - NYC)
WNET TV-13 New York Public Media (PBS - NYC)
WXTV TV-41 (Univision - NYC)

Yes Casinos - Atlantic City - 1978

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