US Election 2020 New Jersey profile: How state voted in 2016, demographics and more

New Jersey is a northeastern US state with some 130 miles of Atlantic coast

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US Election 2020 New Jersey profile: How state voted in 2016, demographics and more

Year of entry into union: 1787

Capital: Trenton

Total electors: Fourteen.

In 2016, the 14 electors from New Jersey pledged to vote for Democratic nominees Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine.

How New Jersey votes: Blue. New Jersey has voted for the Democratic Party in every presidential election since 1992.

Demographic breakdown: 68.6 percent White, 13.7 percent African-American and 8.3 percent Asian-American.

Fun fact: New Jersey in the last two decades has been strongly Democratic. As of 2020, there are over a million more registered Democrats in the state than registered Republicans.

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