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113th Congress, 2nd Session

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Office of the First Congressional District of New Jersey
Formerly the Office of Representative Robert E. Andrews

The Washington, D.C., office and the district office of former Representative Robert E. Andrews will continue to serve the people of the First Congressional District of New Jersey under the supervision of the Clerk of the House of Representatives. Representative Andrews resigned from Congress on February 18, 2014.

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The Interim Vacant Office Status

By federal law and the Rules of the House of Representatives, the employees of the former Representative continue to staff the offices of the congressional district under the supervision of the Clerk of the House of Representatives. This interim vacant status continues until a new Representative is elected to fill the unexpired term. Currently, the congressional district does not have voting representation. Although the scope of the vacant congressional office is limited, constituents of the district are invited to contact this interim office for information and assistance as indicated below.

Legislative Information

Until a new Representative is elected, the vacant congressional office cannot take or advocate positions of public policy. Constituents may choose to express opinions on legislation or issues to your elected Senators or wait until a new Representative is elected and takes office. Mail received by the vacant office will be acknowledged. The staff of the vacant office can assist constituents with general information concerning the status of legislation, but cannot provide analysis of issues or render opinions.

Assistance with Federal Government Agencies (Casework)

The staff of the vacant office will continue to assist constituents who have cases pending with the office. These constituents will receive a letter from the Clerk requesting whether the staff should continue assistance or not. Constituents who do not have pending cases but require assistance in matters relating to federal government agencies are invited to contact the district office for further information and assistance.

Office Locations

The staff of the vacant Congressional office is available to assist you at the following locations:

Washington, D.C.
Office of the First Congressional District of New Jersey
2265 Rayburn HOB
Washington, DC 20515
Phone: (202) 225-6501

District Office in New Jersey
Haddon Heights Office
515 Grove Street, Suite 3C
Haddon Heights, NJ 08035
Phone: (856) 546-5100

Other Sources in New Jersey

New Jersey Division of Elections


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