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 48 percent Democratic and 14 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, and Assemblyman Gordon Johnson, of Englewood, is a former Bergen County sheriff who now works as a consultant.
The Republican candidates both ran unsuccessfully in 2017. They are Gino P. Tessaro and Angela Henricks, both of Hackensack.