NJ-Senate Class I Seat

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2012 House report  · 2012 Senate report
House: 435 seats Senate: 33 seats
GOP Dems Total GOP Dems Total
Confirmed primary challenges 5 2 7 5 5 10
Possible primary challenges 0 0 0 0 0 0
Open seats* 16 21 41 3 6 102
1. Includes Joe Lieberman, who is retiring from his Conn. senate seat.
This profile of New Jersey's Class I U.S. Senate seat, currently filled by Robert Menendez, is part of the RaceTracker project.



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Next election: 2012

(Methodology)
Race status [edit race status]


Incumbent Robert Menendez
Incumbent running? Yes
Primary challenge? No primary challenge for incumbent.
Cook Political Report Partisan Voting Index Non-competitive seat
Cook Political Report Race Classification Solid Democratic

Candidates [edit candidate list]
Links to names in blue have existing profiles, red links need someone to start one.

Name Party Status Reference URL Reference date Reference note
Robert Menendez Democratic Confirmed candidate Source February 25, 2011
Jeff Boss Independent Confirmed candidate Source September 6, 2011
Joe Kyrillos Republican Confirmed candidate Source September 6, 2011 Current state senator.
Ian Linker Republican Out of race Source September 21, 2011
Tom Kean Republican Out of race Source April 10, 2012 Ran unsuccessfully against Bob Menendez in 2006.
John Crowley Republican Out of race Source June 25, 2011 Pharmaceutical executive.
Tim Smith Republican Out of race Source December 18, 2011
Mike Doherty Republican Out of race Source April 10, 2012 Current state senator.
Gwen Diakos Independent Confirmed candidate Source April 10, 2011
Woody Johnson Republican Out of race Source April 10, 2012 New York Jets owner
Anna Little Republican Out of race Source March 18, 2012 Running for NJ-06
Murray Sabrin Republican Out of race Media Story Source January 23, 2012 1997 Libertarian gubernatorial candidate, 2008 Senate Republican primary candidate
David Brown Republican Confirmed candidate Source April 10, 2012
Bader Qarmout Republican Confirmed candidate Source April 10, 2012
Joe “Rudy” Rullo Republican Confirmed candidate Source April 10, 2012

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Results [edit election results]

2012 primary winners 2012 general election winner
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Last election: 2006

Incumbent: Robert Menendez

Candidates

Name Party Status Reference URL Reference date Reference note
Robert Menendez Democratic Confirmed candidate (source needed)
Thomas Kean, Jr. Republican Confirmed candidate (source needed)

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Results

Primary winners: Robert Menendez, Thomas Kean, Jr.
General election winner: Robert Menendez

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See also

External articles

Elections.DailyKos posts tagged "NJ-Sen" (link)

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