New Jersey elections, 2010

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Elections were held in New Jersey on Tuesday, November 2, 2010. Primary elections were held on June 8, 2010.

Federal

United States Senate

Neither Senate seat was up for election in 2010.

United States House

All 13 New Jersey seats in the United States House of Representatives were up for election in 2010.

State

No state offices were up for election in 2010.

State Senate

New Jersey Senate had a special election for the 14th legislative district, representing Mercer County, New Jersey. Assemblywoman Linda Greenstein was the Democratic nominee, and Senator Tom Goodwin (New Jersey politician) was the Republican nominee. On February 19, 2010, Bill Baroni resigned his seat to be a member of the Port Authority Board. Tom Goodwin was replaced by the Republican state committee. Polls showed that this race was a tossup, due to political strains and a wealth gap in the county.

State General Assembly

In the New Jersey General Assembly, the 31st legislative district seat vacated by Anthony Chiappone. Chiappone resigned on July 20, 2010, after pressure from county, federal, and state Democratic leaders. The Hudson County Democratic Committee selected Jason O' Donnell, a former Democratic county leader, to replace him. He was sworn-in, and ran for the seat fully in November, with a tough challenge from a Tea Partier. Polls showed that this race was a tossup.

Judicial positions

There are no judicial elections in New Jersey.

Ballot measures

No measures have been certified for the 2010 statewide ballot, but at least three measures have been proposed by the New Jersey Legislature.

Local

Many elections for county offices were also held on November 2, 2010.

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