Candidate Statements

May 5, 2021

Greetings Bordentown City. My name is Joe Myers and I am your city commissioner in Bordentown City overseeing public property, streets, and water. I am currently running for re-election and I am asking for your support and vote on May 11th. Last month, I submitted a candidate statement that ...

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To the Editor: As an elementary school parent, I am writing in support of Jason Hyndman in the upcoming Town Council election. We became part of the Verona community seven years ago, drawn here by the welcoming neighborhoods and excellent public schools. We have loved living here and want to ...

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Chapter 2 Mr. Kash here. You can call me Rob if you like too. Just don’t call me late for dinner. Ha, Ha, Ha.   Thanks for coming back. If this is your first time here, we are on chapter 2. Chapter 1 is here if you want to go back and catch up. ( www.facebook.com/Kash4Franklin) Any which ...

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I have known Michael for over 12 years now and he is a solid, stand up person. He fights for what is best for Verona. Michael has the wisdom and insight to re-emerging our incredible town while maintaining its history, integrity and small town charm.  His vision coincides with our values as ...

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When the time came to decide whether or not to run for another term as your mayor after the year we just endured together, the real questions were: How do we do better? How can we be better? How can I be better, both as your mayor and as a person? What I’ve learned is those questions ...

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Since its study was released, the reaction to WalletHub’s dismal ranking of Westfield as our nation’s least-friendly Town to small business has been one of serious concern among residents. The Mayor’s response was to dismiss the facts and calls for accountability as “partisanship,” and to pass off ...

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This week the recreational marijuana community celebrated “4/20” and we have yet to hear anything from the mayor’s Cannabis Commission.  What should have been a slam-dunk opportunity for this administration to show some leadership and protect Westfield’s families by preventing a marijuana ...

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I was at work the same as I had been a thousand times before. Taking care of those people who were injured, sick, broken, hurt, ill and sad. Sometimes a combination of two or three. Sometimes a combination of many more. Sometimes not sick at all. Sometimes just lonely. Nursing is a lot of sometimes ...

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Dear neighbors,  As I hope you know, I am running for re-election to serve again as the Ward 2 representative on our Common Council. My Republican opponent, David Fosgate, recently wrote a candidate statement that offers voters their first chance to observe a stark contrast between the two of ...

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Dear Neighbors, I’m writing to commend Paul Groce for his April 8th Letter to the Editor, “Leaf Blowers are More Important than Our Children,” as well as his and other concerned parents efforts to ask the Board of Education to shorten the 14-day mandatory quarantine for any child presumed to ...

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I am proud to announce my bid to be a candidate on the Democratic ticket for Madison Council, which will be decided with a win in the Democratic primary on June 8th.   My wife of 29 years, Christina, and I have made Madison our home for 29 years and chose to raise our family here.  5 children ...

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I’d like to thank Assemblyman Chiavarolotti for his service to the residents of Bayonne and Jersey City over the years.   I’m grateful for the faith Mayor Davis has shown in me and the path God has put me on to serve the residents of LD 31 in the Assembly. While I’m mindful of the milestone my ...

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I am in public service because I love my community and want to work to improve Bayonne, Jersey City, Hudson County and New Jersey. Unfortunately, I do not have the support of the Hudson County Democratic Organization to run for re-election. I was informed by Chairwoman DeGise that because of an ...

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Why I’m running for Holmdel Township Committee   My name is Rocco Impreveduto and I am honored to be theRepublican candidate for Holmdel Township Committee.  And, as the first candidate in several years to have been unanimously selected by the Holmdel Republican Party, I am truly humbled by ...

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As a candidate for the Westfield Town Council and a 22-year resident, I’d like to introduce myself to Third Ward voters.  I’ve dedicated most of my adult life to serving my country and my community—as a soldier, Army Reserve officer, public servant and FBI agent.  In addition to serving over two ...

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I am excited to announce my decision to run for re-election to Westfield’s Town Council.  My work on the Council over the last three plus years has enabled me to play many impactful roles, and I look forward to continuing my work to make Westfield a better place — for everyone.   I ask for ...

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Over these four years, I have had the privilege of realizing the tremendous satisfaction that comes with serving my community. I am grateful for the opportunity to help transform our local government and contribute to the growth and improvement of our amazing town. Personally, I have learned a ...

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Freddie Bicknese and Patrick Grady have filed a petition to run for two Council seats held by Democrats Carolyn Dempsey and Jocelyn Mathiasen. In the Republican candidates’ view, among the many issues facing Chatham are:   - The absence of diverse viewpoints and groupthink resulting from a ...

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I am thrilled to announce my re-election bid for Ward 3 Town Council.  It’s been my honor to represent Ward 3 for the past three plus years, and I hope to have the opportunity to continue to do so for the next four.  I’m running to ensure Westfield continues to move forward. When I ran for ...

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I was inspired to run four years ago to be a strong voice for Ward 4, and I am excited to announce my candidacy for re-election. It has been an honor and a privilege to serve as your Councilwoman, and I look forward to continue working on your behalf. During my first campaign I heard a ...

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Bordentown City Residents, My name is Jim Lynch and I am seeking re-election to the City Commission on May 11, 2021. I am currently your Mayor and Director of Public Safety and Affairs in the City. My years of experience on the City Commission the past four years were tested beyond anyone's ...

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We are very proud of our record in helping to build a better Berkeley Heights where, as we see it, all residents are welcome and valued both now and in years to come. We are asking the residents of our town to give us the opportunity of a second term on the Township Council so that we can continue ...

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Greetings Bordentown City. My name is Joe Myers and I am your city commissioner in Bordentown City overseeing public property, streets, and water. I am currently running for re-election and I am asking for your support and vote on May 11th. In May of 2017, I sat on the stage at Carslake ...

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This Monday, I officially filed my petitions with the Department of Elections in Trenton. I am running for State Senate because we have had enough excuses, now let’s get results. As the Mayor of Roselle Park, my constituents judge me on getting results, not attending press conferences, ribbon ...

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Hi everyone! My name is Amanda Como, and I am running for Town Council in Westfield’s Ward 1. I am Jersey born and raised; after living up and down the East Coast; my husband Brad and I established roots here in December 2007. Like you, we fell in love with Westfield’s great school district ...

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"Petitions for the upcoming State Primary are in - excited to be hitting the campaign trail with Declan J. O'Scanlon Jr. and Gerry Scharfenberger to have the opportunity to represent Monmouth County in Trenton!"  Vicky Flynn, Esq. 

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Thank you for giving me the privilege to serve as your mayor for the last four years, a job I have taken on as a full time volunteer. I am thrilled to announce that I will once again be seeking your vote in November for another term along with Councilpersons Linda Habgood, Mike Dardia, David ...

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Hello! I am Denise Garrett, and I am a candidate for Westfield Town Council representing the Ward 2 community. I am running with a great sense of hope and excitement to help shape a bright future for Westfield by focusing on doing the right thing for our residents, our community and our ...

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I, Kathy Abbott, am pleased to announce my candidacy for Chatham Township Committee. Having served on the Township Committee 7 years ago, I understand how important it is for elected leaders to have a strong vision for the future of our municipality. This time, I am running as a member of the ...

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After decades of conservative fiscal leadership, the Democrat majority on the Committee has increased Chatham Township’s spending by more than 20% in less than two years. Our Township simply cannot sustain these consecutive double-digit tax increases thrust upon our taxpayers. I have seen our ...

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