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The New Jersey Globe is projecting that Democratic incumbents Louis Greenwald and Pamela Lampitt have been re-elected to the New Jersey State Assembly in the 6th district.
They defeated Republicans John Papeika and Cynthia Plucinski.
Greenwald is the Assembly Majority Leader and has served in the legislature since 1996. Lampitt won her seat in 2005.
As of late Monday, 15,837 vote-by-mail ballots have been cast in the suburban district that sits mostly in Camden Count. That’s 5,000 more than any other legislative district in the state.
The mail-in ballots already returned in the 6th represent almost 50% of the total votes cast in the 2015 mid-term election.
More than half of the ballots mailed (54.4%) have already been sent back.
Registered Democrats make up 64.5% of all VBM ballots returned so far, with Republicans at just 22.8%.