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Special Election for NJ-10 Congressional District
Primary - July 16, 2024

Due to the passing of Congressman Donald Payne Jr., NJ's 10th Congressional District will have a special election to fill the remainder of Congressman Payne's term. The primary for this is July 16 and the general election is Sept. 18. We encourage all voters to learn about the candidates running for the Democratic nomination for this seat. We have provided links below to candidate websites, when available. Additionally, click here for the New Jersey Globe's candidate questionnaire. 

Democratic Candidates for U.S. Congress
District 10 Special Primary Election
July 16, 2024

Shana Melius (1A)
Alberta Gordon (2A)
Jerry Walker (3A)
Eugene D. Mazo (4A)

LaMonica McIver* (5A)
Sheila Montague (6A)
Darryl Godfrey (7A)
Brittany Claybrooks (8A)
Derek Armstead (9A)
Debra Salters (10A)
John Flora (11A)


* Endorsed by Essex County Democratic Committee, Inc
Note that candidate Eugene D. Mazo is using a slogan that may confuse voters that he has an endorsement. More on that from published news reports here.
 

Key Dates for Special Primary Election - 10th Congressional District

Deadline to Register to Vote: June 25th

Vote by Mail Application Deadline (by Mail): July 9th

Early Voting: July 12-14

Primary Election Day: July 16th

Verona Polling Locations

District 1   CLARIDGE HOUSE II, 2 Claridge Drive
District 2   BROOKDALE AVE SCHOOL - Cafeteria, Brookdale Court
District 3   HBW SCHOOL - Gymnasium - accessible via Municipal Lot #2 (Verona Place)
District 4   HBW SCHOOL - Gymnasium - accessible via Municipal Lot #2 (Verona Place)
District 5   FOREST AVENUE SCHOOL - Gymnasium, Forest Avenue
District 6   FOREST AVENUE SCHOOL - Gymnasium, Forest Avenue
District 7   VERONA HIGH SCHOOL - New Gym (Entrance on Sampson Drive)
District 8   BROOKDALE AVE SCHOOL - Cafeteria, Brookdale Court
District 9   VERONA HIGH SCHOOL - New Gym (Entrance on Sampson Drive)
District 10 LANING AVENUE SCHOOL - Gymnasium, Lanning Road
District 11 VERONA HIGH SCHOOL - New Gym (Entrance on Sampson Drive)

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