Situated along the Delaware River, the 6th District encompasses 15 communities straddling Burlington and Camden counties: Berlin Township, Cherry Hill, Collingswood, Gibbsboro, Haddon, Haddonfield, Hi-Nella, Maple Shade, Merchantville, Oaklyn, Pennsauken, Somerdale, Stratford, Tavistock, and Voorhees.
This has been a solidly Democratic district, with 45 percent registering with the blue party and 17 percent registering as Republicans. Most of the rest are not affiliated with any party.
The incumbent Democrats are facing a full ticket of challengers. Assembly members Louis D. Greenwald, the majority leader who lives in Voorhees, and Pamela Lampitt of Cherry Hill are being challenged by Danie Moss-Velasco of Collingswood and E. Julian Jordan III of Voorhees.
On the Republican side, the candidates are John Papeika of Cherry Hill and Cynthia Plucinski of Haddonfield.
To learn more about the candidates in the contested Democratic primary, read Carly Sitrin’s report