New Jersey’s congressional incumbents fare well in 2020 races

It was a victorious Election Day for New Jersey’s incumbents in Congress.

News 12 Staff

Nov 4, 2020, 8:02 AM

Updated 1,349 days ago

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New Jersey’s congressional incumbents fare well in 2020 races
It was a victorious Election Day for New Jersey’s incumbents in Congress.
The Associated Press declared Sen. Cory Booker the winner for his Senate seat, defeating Republican Rik Mehta for a second term in the U.S. Senate.
As for the House of Representatives, the AP reported Democratic Rep. Donald Norcross defeated Republican Claire Gustafson in District 1. Democratic Rep. Andy Kim defeated Republican David Richter in District 3. Republican Rep. Chris Smith defeated Democrat Stephani Schmid in District 4. Democratic Rep. Josh Gottheimer defeated Republican Frank Pallotta in District 5. Democratic Rep. Frank Pallone defeated Republican Christian Onuoha in Distract 6. Democratic Rep. Tom Malinowski defeated Republican Tom Kean Jr. in District 7.
Democratic Rep. Albio Sires defeated Republican Jason Mushnick in District 8. Democratic Rep. Bill Pascrell defeated Republican Billy Prempeh in District 9. Democratic Rep. Donald Payne Jr. defeated Republican Jennifer Zinone in District 10. Democratic Rep. Mikie Sherrill defeated Republican Rosemary Becchi in District 11. Democratic Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman defeated Republican Mark Razzoli in District 12.
The only congressional race that has not yet been called officially by the Associated Press is the District 2 race. Incumbent Republican Rep. Jeff Van Drew declared victory earlier in the evening against Democrat Amy Kennedy. Van Drew won his first term in Congress in 2018 as a Democrat. He switched parties in December 2019.


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