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Voter Guide 2012

Interactive Map: NJ's Incumbents Win Easy Reelection to Congress
Colleen O'Dea | November 9, 2012 | More Issues, Politics, Maps, Map of the Week
Redrawn districts result in easy wins for NJ incumbents from both parties
Late Balloting Impacts Close Assembly Race, Turnout Tally
Colleen O'Dea | November 8, 2012 | More Issues
Late votes by hurricane victims, first-responders won't be counted until tomorrow.
Storm Turns Voting Topsy-Turvy But Outcome Upholds Status Quo
Colleen O'Dea | November 7, 2012 | More Issues, Sandy
Incumbent U.S. senator and 11 congressmen win reelection despite uncertainty over ballots.
Menendez Wins Handily Over Kyrillos
Joe Tyrrell | November 7, 2012 | More Issues
Displaced NJ Voters Get Help Finding Where to Cast Ballots
Colleen O'Dea | November 6, 2012 | More Issues, Sandy
Interest groups, interactive map, hot line, blog site keep track of polling places.
Longtime Congressman, Flamboyant Rabbi Offer Clear Choice in 9th
Joe Malinconico | November 5, 2012 | More Issues
Economy, Role of Government Key Issues in 5th Congressional District
Mary Barr Mann | November 5, 2012 | More Issues
Clear-Cut Ban on Campaign Work Remains Murky Area
Mary Barr Mann | November 5, 2012 | More Issues
Chivukula questions role of Lance’s chief of staff, but allegations are strongly refuted.
Voters Will Rule on Whether Judges Should Pay More for Benefits
Linda Federico-O'Murchu | November 2, 2012 | More Issues
Proponents portray increase as issue of fairness; opponents cite constitutional protections.
Hurricane wreaks havoc on Senate race ad campaigns
Joe Tyrrell | November 2, 2012 | More Issues, Politics, Sandy
$750 Million Boost to State’s Colleges, Universities on Ballot
Joe Hernandez | November 1, 2012 | Education
Funds would finance higher-ed facility upgrades to try to get NJ students to stay home.
Incumbent Rep. Frank Pallone, GOP’s Anna Little Offer Clear Choice
Hank Kalet | November 1, 2012 | More Issues
Sixth District candidates stick to party lines on economy, taxes, health care, entitlements.
District 26 Assembly Candidates Address “Deluge” of Issues
Matthew Kassel | October 31, 2012 | More Issues
Both tout flood-control bills; incumbent also cites health care and civil-service reform; challenger targets waste and taxes.
LoBiondo Touts Successful Efforts to Address Needs of 2nd District
Tara Nurin | October 30, 2012 | More Issues
Underfunded, underdog challengers assert long-time GOP congressman neglects his constituents.
Assembly District 16 Hopefuls Both Stress Education, Economic Issues
Matthew Kassel | October 29, 2012 | More Issues
Incumbent GOP assemblywoman appointed last year faces teacher who clashed with Christie.
Incumbent Holt: GOP Policies Turning American Dream into a ‘Mirage’
Hank Kalet | October 26, 2012 | More Issues
But 12th District challenger insists less government, spending cuts will foster prosperity.
Incumbent 4th District Assemblywoman Rates Tax Reform as Top Goal
Matthew Kassel | October 26, 2012 | More Issues
Democrat faces off again with GOP rival who questioned length of residency.
Incumbent, Challenger in 3rd District Agree on Key Problems, Differ on Solutions
Annie Knox | October 25, 2012 | More Issues
Adler seeks to oust GOP’s Runyan, who defeated late husband for seat in Congress.
Incumbent Congressman Backs Obama on Jobs, Economy, Health Care
Joe Malinconico | October 25, 2012 | More Issues
Sires and rivals in NJ’s 8th District offer clearly divergent approaches to pressing issues.
Longtime GOP Lawmaker, Democratic Challenger Echo Party Platforms
Linda Federico-O'Murchu | October 25, 2012 |
Freylinghuysen, Arvanites differ sharply on health care, women’s issues, military spending.
Clear Differences Mark Race for Seat in 7th Congressional District
Mary Barr Mann | October 24, 2012 | More Issues
Lance opposes ‘Obamacare,’ backs Ryan budget; Chivukula contends rival has drifted too far to the right.
Incumbent Touts Record While GOP Foe Links Him to Unpopular Governor
Joe Tyrrell | October 24, 2012 | More Issues
First Congressional District Candidates Focus on Big-Picture Issues
Tara Nurin | October 22, 2012 | More Issues
Andrews, challengers address national economic issues including jobless rate, health care, taxes.
Democrat Looks to Continue Legacy of Late Father in 10th District
Joe Tyrrell | October 22, 2012 | More Issues
Redrawn Map Unlikely to Hurt Congressman's Reelection Chances
Joe Malinconico | October 19, 2012 | More Issues
His 13th District eliminated, Rep. Albio Sires shifts to just-as-heavily Democratic 8th District.
GOP Congressman Seeks 10th Term in District Where Democrats Outnumber Republicans
Tara Nurin | October 18, 2012 | More Issues
Frustrated and underfunded challengers call popular Rep. Frank LoBiondo out-of-touch and afraid to debate.
Will Voters in 12th Congressional District See ‘Red’ or Still Feel ‘Blue?'
Hank Kalet | October 17, 2012 | More Issues
Longtime incumbent Rush Holt, a liberal Democrat, challenged by GOP flat-tax conservative.
GOP Leader’s Widow Seeks to Keep 26th Assembly District Seat
Matthew Kassel | October 16, 2012 | More Issues
Betty Lou DeCroce, appointed to fill vacancy, vies with Democrat defeated by her husband last November.
GOP Appointee Challenged by Teacher Who Jousted With Christie in YouTube Video
Matthew Kassel | October 15, 2012 | More Issues
Two seek to fill remainder of 16th District term of late Assemblyman Peter Biondi.
Democratic Newcomer Pins Hopes on 11th District’s New Boundaries
Linda Federico-O'Murchu | October 15, 2012 | More Issues
Longtime GOP congressman asserts redrawn map won’t derail bid for 10th term.
Race in New-Look 6th Congressional District Features Familiar Foes
Hank Kalet | October 12, 2012 | More Issues
Late Congressman’s Wife Seeks to Reclaim 3rd District Seat for Democrats
Annie Knox | October 11, 2012 | More Issues
Shelley Adler tackles GOP incumbent Jon Runyan, a former NFL player, in hard-fought contest
Foes Face Formidable Task in 4th Congressional District
Rob Jennings | October 11, 2012 | More Issues
Incumbent Democrat Chris Smith has served in Congress for more than three decades.
Son of Late Congressman Seeks His Seat in 10th District
Joe Tyrrell | October 10, 2012 | More Issues
Donald Payne Jr. faces scant opposition in election after winning fiercely-fought Democratic primary.
Democratic Challenger Harbors High Hopes in 5th District
Mary Barr Mann | October 10, 2012 | More Issues
Incumbent GOP congressman says issues transcend redrawn 5th District lines
Andrews Appears Certain to Win Election to 12th Term in Congress
Tara Nurin | October 9, 2012 | More Issues
In heavily Democratic 1st District, ethics questions deemed unlikely to dampen enthusiasm for longtime incumbent.
Senate Candidates Face Off in First of Three Debates
Joe Tyrrell | October 5, 2012 | More Issues
Incumbent Democrat Faces Familiar Foe in Assembly District 4
Matthew Kassel | October 4, 2012 | More Issues
Questions of residency put outcome of last year’s contest in hands of courts.
Veteran Politico from Monmouth County Seeks to Unseat Incumbent U.S. Senator
Joe Tyrrell | October 2, 2012 | More Issues
GOP’s Kyrillos faces tough task in bid to oust Democrat Menendez.
Super PAC Money Enlivens Congressional Race in 9th District
Joe Malinconico | October 1, 2012 | More Issues
Colorful, media-savvy rabbi still deemed longshot in contest with incumbent Democrat.
In Jersey's 3rd District, Campaigning Is a Full-Contact Sport
Annie Knox | September 27, 2012 | More Issues
Democratic challenger Adler airs TV ad, Republican Runyan releases results of internal poll
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