2015 Voter Guide: District 3

NJ Spotlight | May 26, 2015 | Elections 2015

The 3rd District encompasses 33 communities in Cumberland, Gloucester and Salem counties: Alloway, Bridgeton, Carneys Point, Clayton, Deerfield, East Greenwich, Elk, Elmer, Elsinboro, Franklin (Gloucester), Glassboro, Greenwich (Gloucester), Logan, Lower Alloways Creek, Mannington, National Park, Newfield, Oldmans, Paulsboro, Penns Grove, Pennsville, Pilesgrove, Pittsgrove, Quinton, Salem, South Harrison, Swedesboro, Upper Deerfield, Upper Pittsgrove, West Deptford, Woodbury Heights, Woodstown, and Woolwich. Voter registration is 33 percent Democratic, 18 percent Republican, with most of the rest unaffiliated.

Running for re-election are Democratic Assemblymen John Burzichelli, serving since 2002, and Adam Taliaferro, appointed to a seat earlier this year.

The Republicans unopposed for their party’s nomination are Samuel J. Maccarone Jr. of Woolwich and Leroy P. Pierce III of Pennsville