The Top Ten All-Time Votegetters in New Jersey Congressional races

Republican Christopher Smith received 198,446 votes in his bid for re-election to a fifteenth term in the U.S. House of Representatives. That was the most total votes received by any House candidate in the 2008 cycle, and the third highest total votes in state history. (Smith’s 2004 votes also gives him the #6 slot.)

The record for the most all-time votes goes to Rob Andrews in 2004.

Democrat Rush Holt, who won 181,189 votes, makes the list of the Top Ten All-Time Votegetters in New Jersey Congressional races; Republican Rodney Frelinghuysen, whose 2004 totals put him second on the all-time list, is also ranked #10, thanks to the 177,039 votes he received last week.

The Top Ten All-Time Votegetters in New Jersey Congressional races:

1. Rob Andrews (2004) 201,163
2. Rodney Frelinghuysen (2004) 200,915
3. Christopher Smith (2008) 198,446
4. Jim Saxton (2004) 195,034
5. Marge Roukema (1992) 196,198
6. Christopher Smith (2004) 192,671
7. Dean Gallo (1992) 188,168
8. Marge Roukema (1996) 181,323
9. Rush Holt (2008) 181,189
10. Rodney Frelinghuysen (2008) 177,039

The Top Ten All-Time Votegetters in New Jersey Congressional races