The 37th District 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 47 percent Democrat and 14 percent Republican, with most other district voters unaffiliated.
The Democratic incumbents are seeking re-election. Sen. Loretta Weinberg, the majority leader, is from Teaneck. Assemblywoman Valerie Vainieri Huttle, of Englewood, is a funeral director, and Assemblyman Gordon Johnson, of Englewood, is a former Bergen County sheriff who now works as a consultant.
The Republican challengers are Modesto Romero of Hackensack for Senate, and Gino P. Tessaro — making a second bid — and Angela Henricks, both of Hackensack, for Assembly.
Libertarian Claudio Belusic of Palisades Park is also seeking an Assembly seat.