Donald Trump received 80% of the vote, walking away with NJ’s 51 Republican Delgates
Hillary Clinton defeated Bernie Sanders. Clinton received 63.3% of the votes (542,708 votes) to Sanders’ 36.7% (315,218 votes). Clinton is now the presumptive Democratic nominee.
US Congress- Contested Races
District 1: US Congressman Donald Norcross defeated challenger Alex Law with 69.7% of the vote in the Democratic Primary. Congressman Norcross will face Republican challenger Bob Patterson in the November General Election
District 2: David Cole defeated Tino Rozzo to receive the Democratic party’s nomination for Congress. Cole will faceCongressman Frank LoBiondo in the November General Election.
District 3: Frederick LaVergne defeated Jim Keady with 62.7% of the vote to receive the Democratic Party’s nomination for Congress. LaVergne will face Congressman Tom MacAuthur in the general election.
District 5: Congressman Scott Garrett retained the Republican Party’s nomination for Congress with 82.3% of the vote defeating Michael Cino and Peter Vallorosi. Congressman Garrett will face Joshua Gottheimer in the fall.
District 7: Congressman Leonard Lance retained the Republican Party’s nomination for Congress with 53.9% of the vote, defeating challengers David Larsen and Craig Heard. Congressman Lance will face Peter Jacob in the November general election.
District 8: Congressman Albio Sires received 87% of the vote against young upstart Eloy Delgado for the Democratic Party’s nomination for Congress. Congressman Sires will face Agha Khan in the general.
District 11: Congressman Rodney Frelinghuysen retained the Republican Party’s nomination for Congress, defeating Rick Van Glahn with 76.2% of the vote. Congressman Frelinghuysen will face Democrat Joseph Wenzel in November. Wenzel defeated Richard McFarlane and Lee Anne Brogowski with 71% of the vote.
District 12: Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman retained the Democratic Party’s nomination for Congress, defeating Alexander Kucsma with 93.7% of the vote. Congresswoman Watson Coleman will face Steven Uccio in the general.