8 incumbent New Jersey members of Congress score victories

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Eight members of Congress have won re-election in New Jersey so far.

Three-term Democratic incumbent Rep. Donald Norcross defeated Republican challenger Paul Dilks in southern New Jersey's 1st District.

Republican Chris Smith defeated Democratic Navy veteran Josh Welle to win a 20th term in central and coastal New Jersey's 4th District.

Democratic Rep. Josh Gottheimer defeated Republican John McCann to win a second term in District 5.

Democrat Frank Pallone was re-elected to a 16th term against Republican Richard Pezzullo in District 6.

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Democratic Rep. Albio Sires defeated Republican John Muniz in District 8.

Democratic Rep. Bill Pascrell defeated Republican Eric Fisher in District 9.

Democratic Rep. Donald Payne Jr. defeated Republican Agha Khan to win a fifth term in New Jersey's 10th District.

And Democratic Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman defeated Republican Daryl Kipnis in the 12th District.

In addition, Democrat Sen. Bob Menendez won a third term after defeating Republican Bob Hugin.

District 7 incumbent, Rep. Leonard Lance lost to challenger Democrat Tom Malinowski. Lance was a five-term congressman.

The race in District 3 has yet to be called as of 12 a.m. Wednesday. Democrat Andy Kim is taking on Republican incumbent Rep. Tom MacArthur.

All 12 of New Jersey’s House of Representative seats were up for grabs.

The Associated Press wire services contributed to this report.

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