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24th Legislative District (New Jersey)

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16.9% Democratic
44.3% Unaffiliated

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2.2% Black/African American
0.2% Native American
2.9% Asian
0.0% Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
1.4% Other race
1.7% Two or more races
7.0% Hispanic

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New Jersey's 24th Legislative district

New Jersey's 24th Legislative District is one of 40 in the New Jersey Legislature. As of the 2011 apportionment, the district includes the Morris County municipality of Mount Olive Township; the Sussex County municipalities of Andover Borough, Andover Township, Branchville Borough, Byram Township, Frankford Township, Franklin Borough, Fredon Township, Green Township, Hamburg Borough, Hampton Township, Hardyston Township, Hopatcong Borough, Lafayette Township, Montague Township, Newton Town, Ogdensburg Borough, Sandyston Township, Sparta Township, Stanhope Borough, Stillwater Township, Sussex Borough, Vernon Township, Walpack Township and Wantage Township; and the Warren County municipalities of Allamuchy Township, Belvidere Town, Blairstown Township, Frelinghuysen Township, Hardwick Township, Hope Township, Independence Township, Knowlton Township, Liberty Township, Oxford Township and White Township.[1][2]

Demographic characteristics

As of the 2010 United States Census the district had a population of 215,703, of whom 161,998 (75.1%) were of voting age. The racial makeup of the district was 197,640 (91.6%) White, 4,826 (2.2%) African American, 324 (0.2%) Native American, 6,155 (2.9%) Asian, 51 (0.0%) Pacific Islander, 3,077 (1.4%) from some other race, and 3,630 (1.7%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 15,059 (7.0%) of the population.[3] The 24th District had 143,855 registered voters as of November 2013, of whom 63,704 (44.3%) were registered as Unaffiliated, 24,315 (16.9%) were registered as Democrats, 55,621 (38.7%) were registered as Republicans and 215 (0.1%) were registered to other parties.[4]

As of 2000, the district had the fourth-smallest population of any in the state and the third highest land area, making it one of the least densely populated districts in the state. The district has an extremely small minority population, with comparatively few African American (at 1.3%, the state's second lowest), Asian and Hispanic residents, and has the smallest percentage of residents age 65 and over (8.9%). Registered Republicans outnumber Democrats by a better than 3-1 margin and the district has the highest percentage of registered republicans and the lowest percentage of Democrats.[5][6]

Apportionment history

Changes made as part of the New Jersey Legislative apportionment in 2011 added Allamuchy Township, Belvidere Town, Blairstown Township, Frelinghuysen Township, Hardwick Township, Hope Township, Independence Township, Knowlton Township, Liberty Township, Oxford Township and White Township (all from District 23). Removed were Califon Borough and Tewksbury Township (to District 23); and Chester Borough, Chester Township, Netcong Borough and Washington Township (Morris) (all to District 25).[7]

Political representation

For the 2014-2015 Session, the district is represented in the State Senate by Steve Oroho (R, Franklin) and in the General Assembly by Alison Littell McHose (R, Franklin) and Parker Space (R, Wantage Township).[8][9]

Election history

First elected to the 24th District in 1975, State Senator James P. Vreeland and Assemblymember Dean Gallo were shifted to the 26th Legislative District in redistricting following the results of the 1980 United States Census, with both winning re-election in their new district.[10][11]

In the face of difficulties recovering from a stroke he had suffered in October 1988, Wayne Dumont had been in deteriorating health and stepped down from the Senate in July 1990.[12] Assemblyman Robert Littell was chosen by a special convention of Republican committee members from Sussex and Warren Counties to fill Dumont's vacancy in the Senate.[13] In turn, Scott Garrett was chosen to fill Littell's vacant seat in the Assembly.[14]

Robert Littell chose not to run for re-election in 2007 and by the time he had left office in 2008 had become the longest-serving legislator in New Jersey history, having served a total of 40 years in office. When his daughter Alison Littell McHose took office in the Assembly in 2004, they became the legislature's first father-daughter combination to serve simultaneously in the legislature.[15]

Parker Space took office in March 2013, filling the seat vacated by Gary R. Chiusano, who had been chosen to fill a vacancy as Sussex County Surrogate.[16]

Session State Senate[17] Assembly[18]
1976–1977 James P. Vreeland Barbara A. Curran Dean Gallo
1978–1979 James P. Vreeland Barbara A. Curran Dean Gallo
1980–1981 Barbara A. Curran Dean Gallo
1982–1983 Wayne Dumont Chuck Haytaian Robert Littell
1984–1985 Wayne Dumont Chuck Haytaian Robert Littell
1986–1987 Chuck Haytaian Robert Littell
1988–1989 Wayne Dumont Chuck Haytaian Robert Littell
1990-1991[19] Chuck Haytaian Robert Littell
1992–1993 Robert Littell Scott Garrett C. Richard Kamin
1994-1995[20] Robert Littell Scott Garrett C. Richard Kamin
1996–1997 Scott Garrett Guy R. Gregg
1998-1999[21] Robert Littell Scott Garrett Guy R. Gregg
2000-2001[22] Scott Garrett Guy R. Gregg
2002-2003[23] Robert Littell Scott Garrett Guy R. Gregg
2004-2005[24] Robert Littell Guy R. Gregg Alison Littell McHose
2006–2007 Guy R. Gregg Alison Littell McHose
2008–2009 Steve Oroho Gary R. Chiusano Alison Littell McHose
2010-2011[25] Gary R. Chiusano Alison Littell McHose
2012-2013 Steve Oroho Gary R. Chiusano
Parker Space (2013)[16]
Alison Littell McHose
2014-2015[26] Steve Oroho Parker Space Alison Littell McHose

References

  1. ^ Districts by Number, New Jersey Legislature. Accessed February 11, 2014.
  2. ^ Municipalities (sorted by 2011 legislative district), New Jersey Department of State. Accessed February 11, 2014.
  3. ^ DP-1: Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 - 2010 Demographic Profile Data for General Assembly District 23 (2010), New Jersey, United States Census Bureau. Accessed February 11, 2014.
  4. ^ Statewide Voter Registration Summary, New Jersey Department of State, November 28, 2013. Accessed February 11, 2014.
  5. ^ District 24 Profile, Rutgers University. Accessed August 4, 2010.
  6. ^ 2005 New Jersey Legislative District Data Book. Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy. p. 107. 
  7. ^ Districts by Number, New Jersey Legislature, backed up by the Internet Archive as of June 6, 2011. Accessed February 11, 2014.
  8. ^ Legislative Roster 2014-2015 Session, New Jersey Legislature. Accessed February 11, 2014.
  9. ^ District 24 Legislators, New Jersey Legislature. Accessed February 11, 2014.
  10. ^ Vreeland, James P., OurCampaigns.com. Accessed August 4, 2004.
  11. ^ Gallo, Dean A., OurCampaigns.com. Accessed August 4, 2010.
  12. ^ Fisher, Ian. "Wayne Dumont Jr., 77, Is Dead; Was Dean of New Jersey Senate", The New York Times, March 21, 1992. Accessed August 5, 2010.
  13. ^ Staff. "GOP SUCCESSOR FOR SENATOR CHOSEN", The Philadelphia Inquirer, July 12, 1990. Accessed August 5, 2010.
  14. ^ Staff. "SENATE PASSES TOXIC-PACKAGING BILL", The Philadelphia Inquirer, November 20, 1990. Accessed August 5, 2010. "The lower house also added E Scott Garrett a Republican appointed to take Littell's seat."
  15. ^ Diamant, Jeff. "Longest-serving legislator to end 40-year stint in Trenton", The Star-Ledger, January 7, 2008. Accessed August 5, 2010.
  16. ^ a b Miller, Jennifer Jean. "George Graham Chosen as Freeholder at Sussex County Republican Convention", TheAlternativePress.com, April 13, 2013. Accessed February 11, 2014. "Graham will fill the freeholder seat that New Jersey Assemblyman Parker Space left to take his new position. Space recently took the seat, which formerly belonged to Gary Chiusano, who in turn, was appointed to the spot of Sussex County Surrogate, following the retirement of Surrogate Nancy Fitzgibbons."
  17. ^ NJ Senate District 24 - History, OurCampaigns.com. Accessed August 4, 2010.
  18. ^ NJ Assembly 24 - History, OurCampaigns.com. Accessed August 4, 2010.
  19. ^ Staff. "Vote Totals for the Elections Held on Tuesday in New York and New Jersey", The New York Times, November 9, 1989. Accessed June 23, 2010.
  20. ^ Sullivan, Joseph F. "THE 1993 ELECTIONS: New Jersey Legislature; Cut Taxes 30 Percent? Whitman's Top Statehouse Allies Say Not So Fast", The New York Times, November 4, 1993. Accessed June 23, 2010.
  21. ^ Staff. "THE 1997 ELECTIONS: RESULTS; The Races for the New Jersey Assembly", The New York Times, November 5, 1997. Accessed August 4, 2010.
  22. ^ Kocieniewski, David. "THE 1999 ELECTIONS: NEW JERSEY ASSEMBLY; Democrats Win Seats in Three Districts, Narrowing Republicans' Majority", The New York Times, November 3, 1999. Accessed August 4, 2010.
  23. ^ Staff. "THE 2001 ELECTIONS; RESULTS -- The Races for New Jersey", The New York Times, November 8, 2001. Accessed August 4, 2010.
  24. ^ Kocieniewski, David. "THE 2003 ELECTION: THE STATEHOUSE; Democrats Seize Senate And Widen Assembly Gap", The New York Times, November 5, 2003. Accessed June 23, 2010.
  25. ^ Staff. "2009 Election Results", The New York Times, November 9, 2009. Accessed August 4, 2010.
  26. ^ Official List; Candidates for General Assembly For GENERAL ELECTION 11/05/2013 Election, New Jersey Department of State, December 4, 2013. Accessed February 11, 2014.