2014 New Jersey primary election results

1st Congressional District

State Sen. Donald Norcross has won the Democratic primary for southern New Jersey’s 1st District. It’s the district held by Democrat Congressman Rob Andrews who resigned in February.

Norcross defeated graduate student Frank Broomell and Logan Township Mayor Frank Minor in Tuesday’s primary.

On the Republican side, former Philadelphia Eagles player Garry Cobb defeated three rivals. He is expected to be an underdog in the November general election in the heavily Democratic district near Philadelphia. The district includes the city of Camden and its suburbs, as well as portions of Burlington and Gloucester counties.

100% precincts reporting

Democrats

Donald Norcross 72% (winner)Frank Broomell Jr. 15%Frank Minor 13%

Republicans

Garry Cobb 68% (winner)Claire Gustafson 14%Gerard McManus 9%Lee Lucas 8%

The seat attracted primary competition because it’s open for the first time in more than two decades.

Norcross is the brother of George Norcross, one of the state’s most influential Democratic powerbrokers.

3rd Congressional District

Former Randolph Mayor Tom MacArthur has won the hotly contested Republican primary in New Jersey’s 3rd Congressional District.

He will face Burlington County Freeholder Aimee Belgard, who easily won the Democratic nomination Tuesday.

This contest is expected to be New Jersey’s most competitive congressional race in November as Democrats hope to pick up a seat. The seat is open because Republican Rep. Jon Runyan decided not to seek re-election. The 3rd District stretches from the Philadelphia suburbs to the Jersey Shore.

MacArthur and Lonegan, also a former northern New Jersey mayor, moved to the district to run. Lonegan entered the race weeks after losing a special U.S. Senate election to Democrat Cory Booker and declaring his days of running for office were over.

99% of precincts reporting

Democrats

Aimee Belgard 84% (winner)Howard Kleinhendler 12%Bruce Todd 5%

Republicans

Steve Lonegan 40%Tom MacArthur 60% (winner)

12th Congressional District

Assemblywoman Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-Mercer) has won a four-way race to win the Democratic nomination in the district held by retiring Democratic Congressman Rush Holt. Coleman will face Republican Alieta Eck in the November election.

99% precincts reporting

Democrats

Upendra Chivukula 22%Bonnie Watson-Coleman 42% (winner)Linda Greenstein 28%Andrew Zwicker 7%

Republican

Alieta Eck 100% (winner)

Other races

2nd Congressional District

Incumbent Republican Frank LoBiondo (winner)

Democrat William Hughes (winner)

4th Congressional District

Incumbent Republican Christopher Smith (winner)

Democrat Ruben Scolavino (winner)

5th Congressional District

Incumbent Republican Scott Garrett (winner)

Democrat Roy Cho (winner)

6th Congressional District

Incumbent Democrat Frank Pallone (winner)

Republican Anthony Wilkinson (winner)

7th Congressional District

Incumbent Republican Leonard Lance (winner)

Democrat Janice Kovach (winner)

8th Congressional District

Incumbent Democrat Albio Sires (winner)

Republican Jude Anthony (winner)

9th Congressional District

Incumbent Democrat Bill Pascrell Jr. (winner)

Republican Deirdre Paul (winner)

10th Congressional District

Incumbent Democrat Donald Payne Jr. (winner)

Republican Yolanda Dentley (winner)

11th Congressional District

Incumbent Republican Rodney Frelinghuysen (winner)

Democrat Marc Dunec (winner)

U.S. Senate in New Jersey

99% precincts reporting

Democrat Cory Booker (winner)

Republicans

Jeff Bell                30%Brian Goldberg    25%Richard Pezzullo 26%Murray Sabrin     19%

 

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