Voter Guide 2015: District 37

NJ Spotlight | October 14, 2015 | Elections 2015, Politics

District 37 includes 13 communities in Bergen County: Alpine, Bogota, Cresskill, Englewood, Englewood Cliffs, Fort Lee, Hackensack, Leonia, Northvale, Palisades Park, Rockleigh, Teaneck and Tenafly.

Voter registration is 43 percent Democrat and 12 percent Republican, with most other district voters unaffiliated.

Both Democratic incumbents are seeking re-election. Assemblywoman Valerie Vainieri Huttle, of Englewood, is a funeral director finishing her fifth term in the Statehouse. Assemblyman Gordon Johnson, of Englewood, is a former Bergen County sheriff who now works as a consultant.

Their Republican opponents are Joseph M. Fiscella and Gino P. Tessaro, both of Hackensack.