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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 May 9, 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
Damon Galdo (R) - Construction Superintendent
Claire Gustafson (R) - Ex-School Board Member, Businesswoman & Frequent Candidate
Isaiah Fletcher (L)
Patricia Kline (I) - Marketing Consultant & College Professor
Chuck Park (I) - Network Administrator

District 2:
Jeff Van Drew (R)* - (Campaign Site)
John Barker (R) - Businessman & Army Veteran
Sean Pignatelli (R) - Carpentry Contractor
Tim Alexander (D) - Attorney & Ex-Police Officer
Carolyn Rush (D) - Engineer
Mike Gallo (L)

Dick Zimmer for Congress

District 3:
Andy Kim (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Reuven Hendler (D) - Engineering Project Manager
Nicholas Ferrara (R) - Realtor & Attorney
Bob Healey (R) - Yacht Manufacturer, Yoga Instructor & Ex-Punk Rock Musician
Ian Smith (R) - Gym Owner, Anti-Lockdown Activist & Felon
Christopher Russomanno (L)

District 4:
Chris Smith (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Mike Blasi (R) - Realtor, Retired Police Officer & Army Veteran
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
Steve Gray (R) - Retired FBI Agent
Matt Jenkins (D) - General Contractor, Ex-Biochemical Researcher
Jason Cullen (L)

District 5:
Josh Gottheimer (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Nick DeGregorio (R) - Financial Trader & Iraq/Afghan War Veteran
Frank Pallotta (R) - Investment Banker & '20 Nominee
Fred Schneiderman (R) - Investment Executive
Sab Skenderi (R) - College Student, Libertarian Activist & '16 Surrogate Candidate
Jeremy Marcus (L)

Jules Levin - Socialist for Congress

District 6:
Frank Pallone (D)* - (Campaign Site)
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
Tom Toomey (R) - Businessman & Ex-RNC Staffer
Tara Fisher (L)

District 7:
Tom Malinowski (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Roger Bacon (D) - Businessman, Veteran & Frequent Candidate
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
Clayton Pajunas (L)
Veronica Fernandez (I) - Electrical Contractor & Ex-Insurance Underwriter

District 8:
[ Albio Sires (D)* - Retiring in 2022. ]
Eugene Mazo (D) - Law Professor, Attorney & '20 Candidate
Rob Menendez (D) - NJ/NYC Port Authority Commissioner, Attorney & Son of US Sen Bob Menendez
David Ocampo Grajales (D) - Businessman & Progressive Activist
Ane Roseborough-Eberhard (D) - Teacher
Brian Varela (D) - Digital Marketing Executive & Ex-Governor Office Intern
Marcos Arroyo (R) - City Housing Inspector
Dan Delaney (L) - Website Developer & Frequent Candidate

Bob Torricelli for Congress - 1982

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

District 10:
Donald Payne Jr. (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Akil Khalfani (D) - College Professor, Sociologist & '20 Candidate
Imani Oakley (D) - Attorney, Political Organizer & Progressive Activist
David Pinckney (R) - Teacher & Frequent Candidate
Garth Stewart (R)
Kendal Ludden (L)

Congresswoman Marge Roukema

District 11:
Mikie Sherrill (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Toby Anderson (R) - Businessman & Iraq War Veteran
Paul DeGroot (R) - Attorney & Ex-Congressional Intern
Alex Halter (R) - Real Estate Consultant & MAGA Activist
Ruth McAndrew (R) - Farmer & Nurse
Tayfun Selen (R) - Morris County Commissioner, Ex-Chatham Mayor & Businessman
Joe Biasco (L) - Police Officer

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

Liz Macron - Libertarian


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