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Who are all of the "Democrats in Menendez’s chamber" and for that matter, what exactly is a "chamber" in this context?

CNN's September 23, 2023 Rep. Andy Kim announces he’ll run against NJ Sen. Bob Menendez in wake of his indictment includes the following passage: Many New Jersey Democrats swiftly called for the ...
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Why is Ocean County the most Republican county in New Jersey despite being a tourist destination and fairly densely populated?

In central/southern New Jersey, Ocean County is the most Republican county in the state of New Jersey. It is really interesting to me as someone who lives in New Jersey to see that Ocean County is the ...
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New Jersey governor data on Dave's Redistricting?

There is a tool called Dave's Redistricting which allows people to simulate drawing congressional districts far more easily than older software can. They have added the Virginia governor election ...
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Prior to 2021, when was the last New Jersey gubernatorial election where a Democrat did better in Somerset County than the state as a whole?

In the 2021 New Jersey governor election, Phil Murphy, a Democrat and the incumbent, won 51.5% of the vote statewide. However he won 51.7% of the vote in Somerset County a suburban county which has ...
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New Jersey early voting statistics 2021

I typed "2021 early vote New Jersey statistics" into my search engine. I could not find any relevant results. Are there publicly available statistics on early voting in the 2021 New Jersey ...
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Shut-out precincts for Republican governor in 2021 New Jersey primary?

In 2008 and 2012, and to a lesser extent 2016, there were some precincts where Republicans got no votes. Example of a shut-out precinct in Louisiana's 2nd district special election, 2021: I found ...
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"Reverse pivot" municipalities in New Jersey?

I am curious about reverse-pivot areas by municipality. A reverse pivot area is defined as an electoral jurisdiction that voted Republican in 2008 and 2012 but voted Democratic in 2016 for president. ...
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New Jersey 2014 senate votes by municipality?

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/b/bd/2014_NJ_US_Senate_results_by_muni.svg I was not able to find the vote total for this town. I live in New Jersey and I want to see the vote increase ...
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Can I vote for candidates from a different district in the New Jersey Democratic primaries?

New Jersey is having Democratic primary voting tomorrow. Can I only vote for the candidates that live in my district? For example, if I live in District 1, can I only vote for candidates in District ...
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Why can New Jersey discriminate against age but not race or gender?

This article says software profiling by race or gender is bad. https://www.yahoo.com/tech/one-state-apos-bail-reform-110000351.html By far the most controversial element of the state’s technological ...
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