New Jersey House District 5

Previous Election Results

1996 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Marge Roukema Republican 181,323 71.3%
Bill Auer Democratic 62,956 24.8%
Lorraine LaNeve Independent 4,093 1.6%
Dan Karlan Independent 2,118 0.8%
Helen Hamilton Independent 1,678 0.7%
Barry Childers Independent 1,266 0.5%
E. Gregory Kresge Independent 899 0.4%
1996 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Marge Roukema Republican 20,682 75.0%
George Matreyek Republican 5,076 18.4%
Roger Bacon Republican 1,820 6.6%
1998 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Marge Roukema Republican 106,304 63.7%
Mike Schneider Democratic 55,487 33.3%
Thomas Wright Independent 2,395 1.4%
William Weightman Independent 1,628 1.0%
Helen Hamilton Independent 1,004 0.6%
1998 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Marge Roukema Republican 16,215 52.8%
Scott Garrett Republican 14,498 47.2%
2000 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Marge Roukema Republican 175,546 65.4%
Linda Mercurio Democratic 81,715 30.4%
Michael King Independent 5,329 2.0%
Robert McCafferty Independent 4,095 1.5%
Ira Goodman Independent 1,358 0.5%
Helen Hamilton Independent 481 0.2%
2000 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Marge Roukema Republican 23,043 52.3%
E. Scott Garrett Republican 21,051 47.7%
2002 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Scott Garrett Republican 118,881 59.5%
Anne Sumers Democratic 76,504 38.3%
Michael Cino Independent 4,466 2.2%
2002 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Scott Garrett Republican 16,234 45.0%
David Russo Republican 9,299 25.8%
Gerald Cardinale Republican 9,109 25.2%
Akram Abdelrahman Republican 773 2.1%
Brian Fox Republican 665 1.8%
2004 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Scott Garrett Republican 171,220 57.6%
Anne Wolfe Democratic 122,259 41.1%
Victor Kaplan Independent 1,857 0.6%
Thomas Phelan Independent 1,515 0.5%
Gregory Pason Independent 574 0.2%
2004 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Frank Fracasso Democratic 6,152 69.3%
Dorothea Wolfe Democratic 2,724 30.7%
2006 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Scott Garrett Republican 112,142 54.9%
Paul Aronsohn Democratic 89,503 43.8%
Matthew Fretz All others 2,597 1.3%
2006 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Paul Aronsohn Democratic 6,857 66.3%
Camille Abate Democratic 3,484 33.7%
2006 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Scott Garrett Republican 23,760 86.4%
Michael Cino Republican 3,747 13.6%
2008 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Scott Garrett Republican 172,653 55.9%
Dennis Shulman Democratic 131,033 42.4%
Ed Fanning Independent 5,321 1.7%
2008 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Dennis Shulman Democratic 9,390 61.1%
Camille Abate Democratic 4,861 31.6%
Roger Bacon Democratic 1,114 7.3%
2008 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Scott Garrett Republican 19,914 100.0%
2010 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Scott Garrett Republican 124,030 64.9%
Tod Theise Democratic 62,634 32.8%
Ed Fanning Green 2,347 1.2%
Mark Quick Independent 1,646 0.9%
James Radigan Independent 336 0.2%
2010 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Tod Theise Democratic 5,711 79.4%
Anthony Iannarelli Democratic 1,478 20.6%
2010 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Scott Garrett Republican 29,523 100.0%
2012 House
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Scott Garrett Republican 167,503 55.0%
Adam Gussen Democratic 130,102 42.7%
Patricia Alessandrini Independent 6,770 2.2%
2012 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Adam Gussen Democratic 10,208 54.9%
Jason Castle Democratic 6,448 34.7%
Diane Sare Democratic 1,925 10.4%
2012 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Scott Garrett Republican 24,709 87.2%
Michael Cino Republican 2,107 7.4%
Bonnie Somer Republican 1,511 5.3%

Demographic Data

Population 742,297
Percentage White 78.8%
Percentage Black 4.9%
Percentage American Indian / Alaska Native 0.2%
Percentage Asian 9.7%
Percentage Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0.0%
Percentage Mixed Race 2.1%
Percentage Other Race 4.4%
 
Percentage Hispanic 12.7%
Percentage Non Hispanic White 71.6%
Percentage Non Hispanic Black 4.6%
 
Percentage Households All Speak Language Other than English 1.6%
 
Median Household Income $90,536
Percentage Married Couple Both Work 49.1%
Percentage Income in Poverty in 2011 5.9%
Percentage Lived in different household in 2009 6.1%
 
Percentage Homes heated by Electricity 7.6%
Percentage Homes heated by Gas 74.3%
Percentage Homes heated by Coal 0.0%
Percentage Homes heated by Fuel Oil 16.1%
Percentage of Population Age 65 and Up 15.0%
Percentage Employed Civilians 16-years-old and up 50.2%
Percentage with a College Degree 45.8%
Percentage Management or Professional Workers 45.6%
Percentage Sales or Office Workers 27.0%
Percentage Production or Transportation Workers 7.7%
 
Percentage Married Couples 61.2%
Percentage Married Couples with Children 27.6%
Percentage Unmarried Partner Households, Male living with Male 0.1%
Percentage Unmarried Partner Households, Female living with Female 0.1%

Last updated 6:17pm September 19, 2014