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New Jersey

14 electoral votes

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Biden (D) has won. We estimate around all votes cast have been counted.

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Biden
57.1%
2,608,335
Trump
41.3%
1,883,274
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U.S. Senate

Sen. Cory Booker (D) is projected to defeat Rikin Mehta (R) and leads by 724,126 votes.

VotesPct.
BookerDEM
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2,541,178
57.2%
MehtaGOP1,817,052
40.9

U.S. House District 2

Jeff Van Drew (R) is projected to defeat Amy Kennedy (D) and leads by 21,677 votes.

VotesPct.
Van DrewGOP
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195,526
51.9%
KennedyDEM173,849
46.2

New Jersey has 12 U.S. House races. Jump to results

How much of the vote has been counted?

The Post estimates around all votes were counted here within 3 months.

100%

Polls closed

Final results

Note: Maps on this page won’t indicate a leading candidate in each county until an estimated 35 percent of the vote has been reported there.

Updated Dec 8, 2020 at 10:20 a.m. ET

Presidential results

In 2016, Hillary Clinton (D) won New Jersey by a margin of 14 points, adding 14 electoral college votes to her total.

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Paterson

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Trump

Biden

CandidateVotes Pct.
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Joe Biden Biden DEM
2,608,33557.1%
Donald Trump *Trump *GOP
1,883,27441.3
Jo Jorgensen Jorgensen LIB
31,6770.7
Write-ins Write-ins WRI
14,8810.3
Howie Hawkins Hawkins GRN
14,2020.3
Bill Hammons Hammons UTY
3,2550.1
Don Blankenship Blankenship CST
2,9540.1
Gloria La Riva La Riva PSL
2,9280.1
Rocky De La Fuente De La Fuente ALI
2,7280.1
We estimate around all votes cast have been counted.
* Incumbent

U.S. Senate results

In the New Jersey U.S. Senate race, the incumbent Cory Booker (D) is running against Rikin Mehta (R). Booker has represented New Jersey in the Senate since 2013. The state's other Senate seat is held by Robert Menendez (D).

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Paterson

LEAD/WON

Booker

Mehta

CandidateVotes Pct.
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Cory Booker *Booker *DEM
2,541,17857.2%
Rikin Mehta Mehta GOP
1,817,05240.9
Madelyn Hoffman Hoffman GRN
38,2880.9
Veronica Fernandez Fernandez IND
32,2900.7
Daniel Burke Burke IND
11,6320.3
Write-ins Write-ins WRI
3,2440.1
An estimated 97% of votes have been counted.
* Incumbent

U.S. House results

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Republican

Seat

Current leader

* Incumbent

Statewide ballot measures

Amendment 1

Legalize marijuana

ResponseVotes Pct.
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Yes Yes
2,737,68267.1%
No No
1,343,61032.9
An estimated 89% of votes have been counted.

Question 2

Allow veterans a deduction for property taxes

ResponseVotes Pct.
Yes Yes
3,064,75476.5%
No No
942,58023.5
4,007,334 votes reported from 100% of precincts.

Question 3

Postpone state legislative redistricting schedule

ResponseVotes Pct.
Yes Yes
2,225,08957.8%
No No
1,625,34842.2
3,850,437 votes reported from 100% of precincts.

Results by state

By Peter Andringa, Jason Bernert, Lenny Bronner, Madison Dong, Jess Eng, Simon Glenn-Gregg, Shana Hadi, Daniel Hoerauf, Jason Holt, Aditya Jain, Isabelle Lavandero, Emily Liu, Anthony Pesce, Erik Reyna, Ashlyn Still and Susan Tyler

Sources: Edison Research, Associated Press, ProPublica, U.S. Census Bureau, National Center for Health Statistics, Dave Leip's Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections, Cook Political Report. Illustrations by Ben Kirchner for The Washington Post.