Legislative District 9
New Jersey's 9th Legislative District is a blend of communities that embody the essence and nature of the “Garden State.” Stretching across towns like Barnegat, Berkeley, Lacey, and more, this district showcases the scenic charm and cultural richness that make New Jersey unique. From the coastal allure of Long Beach Island and Little Egg Harbor’s Great Bay wetlands to the community spirit of Manchester, our district attracts visitors with its nature, beaches, and local character.
The district includes Barnegat, Barnegat Light, Berkeley, Beachwood, Beach Haven, Eagleswood, Lacey, LEHT, Harvey Cedars, Lakehurst, Long Beach, Manchester, Ocean, Oceangate, Pine Beach, Ship Bottom, Surf City, Stafford/Manahawkin, and Tuckerton. These communities are a diverse mix of working-class families, retirees, and professionals, reflecting a broad spectrum of races, cultures, and backgrounds. The area is enriched by this diversity, offering a mosaic of experiences, traditions, and lifestyles. From the industrious spirit of local fishermen to the artistic flair of its cultural hubs, from the peaceful neighborhoods where retirees find solace to the bustling centers where young families thrive, the 9th District represents a cross-section of what makes America great. It's a place where people from all walks of life come together to build a community that values inclusivity, hard work, and the shared pursuit of the American Dream.