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  NJ District 12
RACE DETAILS
Parents > United States > New Jersey > NJ - District 12
OfficeHouse of Representatives
Type General Election
Filing Deadline April 01, 1996 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open November 05, 1996 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close November 05, 1996 - 11:00pm Central
Term Start January 20, 1997 - 12:00pm
Term End January 20, 1999 - 12:00pm
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Last Modifiednystate63 June 01, 2004 08:34pm
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Description Race to succeed Dick Zimmer, who declined re-election to his house seat to seek election to the US Senate.

Conservative Mike Pappas narrowly won the Republican primary with 38% of the vote over two more moderate candidates (State Senators Leonard Lance and John Bennett), while Lambertville Mayor David DelVecchio beat Carl Mayer and future Rep. Rush Holt for the Democratic nomination.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/08/1994
NameRichard "Dick" Zimmer Votes125,939 (68.34%)
Term01/03/1995 - 01/03/1997 Margin69,962 (+37.97%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/03/1998
NameRush Holt Votes92,528 (50.12%)
Term01/20/1999 - 01/20/2001 Margin5,307 (+2.87%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Jun 04, 1996 NJ District 12 - D Primary
David M. Del Vecchio
D 20,301
Jun 04, 1996 NJ District 12 - R Primary
Michael Pappas
R 29,074
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Name Michael Pappas David M. Del Vecchio Virginia A. Flynn Joseph M. Mercurio Philip G. Cenicola  
PartyRepublican Democratic Libertarian NJ Conservative Natural Law  
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Uncertified Votes 135,811 (50.45%) 125,594 (46.65%) 3,955 (1.47%) 2,650 (0.98%) 1,211 (0.45%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -10,217 (-3.80%) -131,856 (-48.98%) -133,161 (-49.46%) -134,600 (-50.00%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
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Entry Date 05/01/2003 05/01/2003 -- -- --  
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