Republicans Dancer, Clifton Trounce Democrats in New Jersey District 12

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Republican Assemblymen Ron Dancer and Rob Clifton easily defeated their Democrat opponents David Lande and Malini Guha with a 2 to 1 margin.

The pair represents heavily Republican-leaning District 12 which encompasses Jackson Township, one of the states “most Trumpiest towns” in the 2016 Presidential election.
“We would like to thank our family, friends and fellow residents and supporters for honoring us with their vote so we can continue to serve the needs of District 12 constituents,” the pair said in a statement today.

The 12th Legislative District encompasses the Burlington County municipalities of Chesterfield Township, New Hanover Township, North Hanover Township and Wrightstown Borough; the Middlesex County municipality of Old Bridge Township; the Monmouth County municipalities of Allentown Borough, Englishtown Borough, Manalapan Township, Matawan Borough, Millstone Township, Roosevelt Borough and Upper Freehold Township; and the Ocean County municipalities of Jackson Township and Plumsted Township as of the 2011 apportionment.