The 35th District encompasses six communities in Bergen and Passaic counties: Elmwood Park, Garfield, Haledon, North Haledon, Paterson, and Prospect Park.
Voter registration is 47 percent Democratic and 10 percent Republican, with most of the rest of voters unaffiliated.
The district is represented by Democrats. Both Assembly members are on the ballot. They are Shavonda Sumter, a healthcare administrator from Paterson, and Benjie Wimberly, recreation director for the City of Paterson and the Paterson School District.
The Republican team features Tamer Mamkej of Haledon and Robert Cartalemi of Elmwood Park.