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  NJ State Senate
INCUMBENT
  PartyDemocratic
Name Democratic Party Control
Won08/27/2022
Votes23 (57.50%)
Margin7 (+17.50%)
Term08/31/2022 - 11/21/2022
Leadership
  Senate President  Nicholas Scutari 0 22 +83.33%
  President Pro Tempore  Sandra Bolden-Cunningham 0 21 +100.00%
  Vice President Pro Tempore  Richard J. Codey 1 22 +100.00%
Popular Vote
  Popular Vote  Democratic Party Control 0 21 +3.91%
Committees
 Committees    
Party Leadership
 Party Leadership    
State Senate
  NJ State Senate 01  Mike Testa 2 21 +29.17%
  NJ State Senate 02  Vince Polistina 1 21 +3.75%
  NJ State Senate 03  Edward R. Durr 1 21 +3.37%
  NJ State Senate 04  Frederick Madden 6 21 +8.84%
  NJ State Senate 05  Nilsa Cruz-Perez 2 21 +15.41%
  NJ State Senate 06  James Beach 5 21 +29.70%
  NJ State Senate 07  Troy Singleton 2 21 +24.57%
  NJ State Senate 08  Jean E. Stanfield 1 21 +2.22%
  NJ State Senate 09  Christopher J. Connors 5 21 +39.57%
  NJ State Senate 10  James W. Holzapfel 4 21 +37.97%
  NJ State Senate 11  Vin Gopal 2 21 +3.76%
  NJ State Senate 12  Samuel D. Thompson 4 21 +29.88%
  NJ State Senate 13  Declan O'Scanlon 2 21 +22.90%
  NJ State Senate 14  Linda R. Greenstein 4 21 +10.32%
  NJ State Senate 15  Shirley Turner 10 21 +44.36%
  NJ State Senate 16  Andrew Zwicker 1 21 +6.63%
  NJ State Senate 17  Robert G. Smith 7 21 +38.22%
  NJ State Senate 18  Patrick Diegnan, Jr. 2 21 +21.25%
  NJ State Senate 19  Joseph Vitale 13 21 +19.81%
  NJ State Senate 20  Joseph "Joe" Cryan 3 21 +100.00%
  NJ State Senate 21  Jon Bramnick 1 21 +7.29%
  NJ State Senate 22  Nicholas Scutari 6 21 +22.91%
 NJ State Senate 23      
  NJ State Senate 24  Steven V. "Steve" Oroho 5 21 +38.74%
  NJ State Senate 25  Anthony M. Bucco 2 21 +14.94%
  NJ State Senate 26  Joseph Pennacchio 5 21 +17.88%
  NJ State Senate 27  Richard J. Codey 15 21 +29.73%
  NJ State Senate 28  Renee Burgess 0 22 A +100.00%
  NJ State Senate 29  Teresa Ruiz 9 21 +100.00%
  NJ State Senate 30  Robert W. Singer 12 21 +42.37%
  NJ State Senate 31  Sandra Bolden-Cunningham 9 21 +50.55%
  NJ State Senate 32  Nicholas J. Sacco 9 21 +42.33%
  NJ State Senate 33  Brian P. Stack 7 21 +70.29%
  NJ State Senate 34  Nia H. Gill 7 21 +57.46%
  NJ State Senate 35  Nellie Pou 7 21 +37.18%
  NJ State Senate 36  Paul Sarlo 6 21 +13.72%
  NJ State Senate 37  Gordon M. Johnson 3 21 +35.57%
  NJ State Senate 38  Joseph Lagana 2 21 +5.80%
  NJ State Senate 39  Holly Schepisi 1 21 +14.82%
  NJ State Senate 40  Kristin M. Corrado 2 21 +21.94%
Summation
 PartySeatsVotesSeat %Vote %
 Democratic28164178263%78%
 Republican1544512534%21%
 Vacant102%0%


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Websitehttp://www.njleg.state.nj.us
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Description 40 Member Legislative Body. Non-staggered four year terms.

Historical Information:
The 1947 Constitution established a 21 member Senate comprised of one member
from each county.

On June 15, 1964, the United States Supreme Court ruled, in Reynolds vs. Sims,
that representation in state legislatures must be based on population only.

On the following Nov. 16, the New Jersey Senate, by a change in its rules, adopted a
weighted voting system. The senator from Cape May County would have one vote
and the senator from Essex, 19; the others would range in between.

The weighted voting action of the Senate was challenged in State Supreme Court on
Dec. 14, 1964, and declared a nullity not in compliance with the State Constitution.
On Dec. 17, 1964, the Senate unanimously recinded the plan.

In 1965, the Senate was reapportioned into 14 districts represented by 29 Senators.

Under Chapter 43, Laws of 1965, a Constitutional Convention was authorized to draft
a permanent apportionment plan.

The Constitutional Convention, fifth in New Jersey history, was held in New Brunswick
from March 21 to June 14, 1966. The convention proposed that the State Senate have
40 members and the General Assembly 80 members (increased from 60), all elected
by districts.

An Apportionment Commission was to draw the lines.

The voters approved the proposal in a referendum on November 8, 1966.

(Abridged from Fitzgerald's Legislative Manual, 2002)

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