New Jersey

New Jersey

During the 1980s, New Jersey was generally considered to be a Republican-leaning state. George H.W. Bush carried the Garden State by nearly 14 points in 1988. New Jersey has now voted Democratic in seven straight presidential elections. See 2020 primary results

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PAST RESULTS

2016 New Jersey president
Candidate%Votes
Clinton
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55.5%
2,148,278
Trump
41.4%
1,601,933
Johnson
1.9%
72,477
Stein
1.0%
37,772
2018 New Jersey senate
Candidate%Votes
Menendez
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54.0%
1,711,654
Hugin
42.8%
1,357,355
2018 New Jersey house
11democrats1republican

DEMOGRAPHICS

New Jersey population estimate (2019): 8.9 M
US population estimate (2019): 328.2 M

RACE

New Jersey
US
White
68% NJ
73% US
Hispanic or Latino
20% NJ
18% US
Black or African American
13% NJ
13% US
Asian
9% NJ
5% US
Other
6% NJ
5% US
Native American
<1% NJ
<1% US
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander
<1% NJ
<1% US

INCOME

New Jersey
US
Household median income
$79,363 NJ
$60,293 US
Unemployment rate (10/2020)
8.2% NJ
7.9% US
Population under federal poverty level
10% NJ
14% US

EDUCATION

New Jersey
US
Bachelor's degree or higher (Adults 25+)
39% NJ
32% US

Notes

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  • Not all candidates are listed.
  • CNN will broadcast a projected winner only after an extensive review of data from a number of sources.
  • "Flipped seat" denotes a race where the 2020 projected winner is from a different party than the previous winner or incumbent.
  • Both Maine and Nebraska allow electoral votes to be split. In Maine, two of four electoral votes go to the statewide winner and one electoral vote goes to the winner in each of the two congressional districts. In Nebraska, two of five electoral votes go to the winner of the statewide vote. One electoral vote goes to the winner in each of Nebraska's three congressional districts.