Aug. 22, 2014

Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen (R-N.J.)

  • District: 11th District, North central -- eastern Morris County, Wayne
  • Residence: Harding
  • Born: April 29, 1946; Manhattan, N.Y.
  • Religion: Episcopalian
  • Family: Wife, Virginia Robinson; two children
  • Education: Hobart College, B.A. 1969; Trinity College (Conn.), attended 1971 (American history)
  • Military Service: Army 1969-71
  • Political Highlights: Morris County Board of Freeholders, 1974-83 (director, 1980); sought Republican nomination for U.S. House, 1982; N.J. Assembly, 1983-94; sought Republican nomination for U.S. House, 1990; U.S. House, 1995-present
  • Elected: Elected: 1994 (10th term)
  • Committee Assignments: Appropriations (Defense - Chairman; Energy-Water; Homeland Security)
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State Information: 11th District, North central -- eastern Morris County, Wayne

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general (NJ-11 representative) Rodney Frelinghuysen (R) 182,237 58.8%
John Arvanites (D) 123,897 40%
Barry Berlin (OCG) 3,725 1.2%
2010 general (NJ-11 representative) Rodney Frelinghuysen (R) 122,149 67.2%
Douglas Herbert (D) 55,472 30.5%
Jim Gawron (LIBERT) 4,179 2.3%
2008 general (NJ-11 representative) Rodney Frelinghuysen (R) 189,696 62.4%
Tom Wyka (D) 113,510 37.3%
Chandler Tedholm (FTP) 711 0.2%
2006 general (NJ-11 representative) Rodney Frelinghuysen (R) 126,085 71.6%
Tom Wyka (D) 47,414 26.9%
Richard Roth (LIBERT) 1,730 1%
John Mele (CNSTP) 842 0.5%
2004 general (NJ-11 representative) Rodney Frelinghuysen (R) 200,915 67.9%
James Buell (D) 91,811 31%
John Mele (IMN) 1,746 0.6%
Austin Lett (LIBERT) 1,530 0.5%
2002 general (NJ-11 representative) Rodney Frelinghuysen (R) 132,938 72.4%
Vij Pawar (D) 48,477 26.4%
Richard Roth (LIBERT) 2,263 1.2%
2000 general (NJ-11 representative) Rodney Frelinghuysen (R) 186,140 68%
John Scollo (D) 80,958 29.6%
John Pickarski (I) 5,199 1.9%
James Spinosa (I) 1,541 0.6%
1998 general (NJ-11 representative) Rodney Frelinghuysen (R) 100,910 67.7%
John P. Scollo (D) 44,160 29.6%
Austin S. Lett (LIBERT) 1,737 1.2%
Agnes A. James (NJC) 1,409 0.9%
Stephen A. Bauer (USTAX) 755 0.5%
1996 general (NJ-11 representative) Rodney Frelinghuysen (R) 169,091 66.3%
Chris Evangel (D) 78,742 30.9%
Ed De Mott (NJC) 2,870 1.1%
Austin S. Lett (LIBERT) 2,618 1%
Victoria S. Spruiell (NL) 1,837 0.7%
1994 general (NJ-11 representative) Rodney Frelinghuysen (R) 127,868 71.2%
Frank Herbert (D) 50,211 28%
Mary Frueholz (LAWR) 1,065 0.6%
Stuart Bacha (FAS) 436 0.2%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 47% Mitt Romney: 52%
2008 Barack Obama: 47% John McCain: 52%