New Jersey is expected to lose a House seat after the 2010 census. That means PolitickerNJ.com and our readers have three years to create different redistricting maps that offer a multitude of scenarios. Here's our first:
This new district pits two incumbent Congressmen, Republican Rodney Frelinghuysen and Democrat Bill Pascrell in a general election campaign. The district is 46% Morris County, 43% Passaic County, and 11% Essex County. Note that the district only includes about 40% of Paterson.