Tom MacArthur Victorious in CD3

Republican Tom MacArthur defeated Democrat Aimee Belgard for the Third Congressional District seat.

Watson Coleman to be First African-American Woman in Congress from NJ

Democrat Bonnie Watson Coleman defeated Republican Alieta Eck for the 12th Congressional District seat.

GOP Bergen County executive concedes to Democrat

HACKENSACK, N.J. (AP) — A northern New Jersey Republican leader has conceded defeat in the race for Bergen County executive. The Record reported Tuesday (http://bit.ly/1pjd4k9 ) that incumbent Kathleen Donovan called Democrat James Tedesco on ...

Cory Booker Celebrates Senate Win

Incumbent Democrat U.S. Sen. Cory Booker defeated Republican Jeff Bell for the U.S. Senate seat.

New Jersey voters approve money for open space

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey voters have approved dedicating some tax revenue to buying and preserving open space despite opposition from Gov. Chris Christie. The constitutional amendment approved Tuesday focuses on the state's corporate ...

Democrat Pascrell keeps New Jersey US House seat

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Democratic U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell has been elected to his ninth term representing northern New Jersey in the U.S. House. The former mayor of Paterson and member of the state Assembly easily defeated Republican Dierdre Paul in ...

GOP Rep. Lance defeats Kovach in US House race

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Republican Rep. Leonard Lance has won re-election to the U.S. House representing northern New Jersey. Lance on Tuesday beat Democrat Janice Kovach in the 7th District, which includes Hunterdon County and parts of Morris, ...

GOP’s LoBiondo tops Hughes for 11th US House term

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Republican U.S. Rep. Frank LoBiondo has defeated the son of his predecessor in Congress to win an 11th term representing a southern New Jersey district. LoBiondo defeated Bill Hughes Jr. on Tuesday to keep his seat in the 2nd ...

GOP’s Smith re-elected to US House, tops Scolavino

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Republican U.S. Rep. Chris Smith has easily won his 18th term representing central New Jersey in the U.S. House. Smith defeated Democrat Ruben Scolavino for the 4th District seat he has held since 1981. Scolavino is a criminal ...

New Jersey Democrat Sires re-elected to US House

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Democratic U.S. Rep Albio Sires has been re-elected to Congress to represent northern New Jersey. Sires won a virtually uncontested campaign against Jude-Anthony Tiscornia, a Jersey City attorney. Sires returns for his fourth ...