July 22, 2014
Will retire at end of current term (announced Nov. 6, 2013)

Rep. Jon Runyan (R-N.J.)

  • District: 3rd District, South central -- Toms River
  • Residence: Mt. Laurel
  • Born: November 27, 1973; Flint, Mich.
  • Religion: Roman Catholic
  • Family: Wife, Loretta Runyan; three children
  • Education: U. of Michigan, attended 1992-95 (movement science)
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: No previous office; U.S. House, 2011-present
  • Elected: Elected: 2010 (2nd term)
  • Committee Assignments: Armed Services (Seapower & Projection Forces; Tactical Air & Land Forces); Natural Resources (Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans & Insular Affairs); Veterans' Affairs (Disability Assistance & Memorial Affairs - Chairman; Economic Opportunity)
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State Information: 3rd District, South central -- Toms River

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general Jon Runyan (R) 174,253 53.7%
Shelley Adler (D) 145,506 44.8%
Edward Forchion (LMP) 1,956 0.6%
Robert Shapiro (BFJ) 1,104 0.3%
Frederick Lavergne (NPA) 770 0.2%
Robert Witterschein (NPA) 530 0.2%
Christopher Dennick (NPA) 280 0.1%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 52% Mitt Romney: 47%
2008 Barack Obama: 51% John McCain: 48%