New Jersey 11
Latest on the race: June 21, 2018
After receiving the endorsement of the New York Times, Mikie Sherrill has won the June 5th Democratic Primary and will face Republican Jay Webber in November. Voter turnout was stellar, and Sherrill won more votes than Webber in this historically GOP district.
January 29, 2018
Frelinghuysen Retires, NJ-11 Stays in Toss Up
New Jersey’s 11th congressional district stretches from Montclair, NJ west through suburbs like Morristown and Livingston and into Sussex County with more rural towns like Sparta.
The average income is $93,000, one of the highest in the nation. The population is over 80% white, and approximately 7% each Latino and Asian and 4% African-American.
Jay Webber: webberforcongress.com
Mikie Sherrill: www.mikiesherrill.com
REGISTERING AND VOTING
Learn about eligibility and registration at the NJ State Division of Elections.
Their voter information line is 1-877-NJ-VOTER (1-877-658-6837)
New Jersey offers both absentee and early, in person voting.
Primary Day is Tuesday, June 5, 2018.
The deadline to register to vote in the primary is 21 days prior, or Tuesday, May 15th.
In New Jersey, independent or unaffiliated voters may choose to vote either in the Democratic or in the Republican primary when they check in at the polls.
Election Day for the general election is Tuesday, November 6th, 2018
RECENT ELECTORAL HISTORY
Frelinghuysen won re-election by 19% points in 2016. That was his narrowest margin in years.
President Trump won the district by 1%. Mitt Romney won the district in 2012 by 5%. John McCain won it by 9% in 2008. More at Ballotpedia.
The Cook Political Report rates it as a Republican +3, and rates the race “Lean Republican”
Morristown National Historic Park