The 27th District encompasses 14 communities in Essex and Morris counties: Caldwell, Chatham Township, East Hanover, Essex Fells, Florham Park, Hanover, Harding, Livingston, Madison, Maplewood, Millburn, Roseland, South Orange, and West Orange.
The district swings “blue,” with 42 percent of voters registered as Democrats, 21 percent Republicans, and most of the rest unaffiliated.
Both Democratic Assembly members are seeking re-election. They are John McKeon of West Orange and Mila Jasey of South Orange.
The Republican ticket is also unopposed: Michael Dailey of Madison and Mauro G. Tucci Jr. of Caldwell.