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New Jersey

Guide to Information about the State.

Reapportionment Process

New Jersey is among the few states that use independent commissions, composed of Republican and Democratic representatives, to produce a new redistricting map.  There are two commissions--one for the state legislative districts and one for the U.S. Congressional districts.

Apportionment & Redistricting Commissions

New Jersey Apportionment Commission

"charged with redrawing the lines of the State's 40 legislative districts, from which the 40 Senators and 80 members of the General Assembly are elected."

New Jersey Redestricting Commission

"charged with redrawing the lines of the State’s congressional districts, from which candidates for office are elected to serve in the United States House of Representatives."


NJ State Data Center Census Data

Redistricting Profiles

The National Conference of State Legislatures has an interactive map and table by state for apportionment, resident population (2000 and 2010), percentage growth, and percentage by race.

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