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Andrew LaBruno to Run for Mayor of Dumont, New Jersey

March 21, 2019

DUMONT, NJ — The Dumont Democratic Committee unanimously endorsed Councilman Andrew LaBruno as their nominee for Mayor of Dumont at their March 20th committee meeting. LaBruno, 37, was first elected to the Dumont Borough Council in 2017 and has spearheaded initiatives to build a more-inclusive community and a transparent governing body.

“Andrew has the deep knowledge and leadership ...

New Coalition Forms with BOE President Rodriguez Joining Smart Schools slate

HACKENSACK, NJ -- Just when the dust begins to settle from one Hackensack election, another has appeared on the horizon and it has caused a significant political realignment in the city. 

Board of Education President Lara Rodriguez announced yesterday that she is joining new candidates Michael Scott James-Vickery and Ira G. Goodman on the Smart Schools Team in the upcoming Board of ...

Two Local Lawmakers Announce Bid For Reelection

Edison, NJ -  Assembly members Robert Karabinchak (D-Edison) and Nancy Pinkin (D-East Brunswick), who represent the 18th legislative district, issued a formal announcement this afternoon stating their intent to run for reelection.

In a joint statement, the two legislators stated  “it has been an honor to serve the residents of the 18th District in Trenton and around town. We ...

Hillsborough GOP Endorses Mayor Frank DelCore in June Primary

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Mayor Frank DelCore has been endorsed by the Hillsborough Township Republican Organization in his bid for re-election to the Township Committee in the June primary.  
“The organization is very excited to have Mayor DelCore once again run for township committee this year,” said Ken Scherer, GOP chair.  “Frank DelCore has an outstanding record ...

Village Voters Choose Mayors and Trustees

Greg Pearl was eleceted mayor of the Village of Allegany Tuesday, and Robert Barton and Dominic Papasergi won seats as village trustees. All three ran unopposed and were on both the Democratioc and Republican lines.

According to unoffoicial results from the Cattaraugus County Board of Elections, Pearl received 31 votes, Barton had 30, and Papasergi finished with 26.

In Portville, ...

Deadline for Filing Primary Petitions with Union County Clerk Is April 1

UNION COUNTY, NJ -- The deadline for filing a petition to run in a June Primary Election is Monday, April 1, 2019. Candidates who are interested, should register with the Union County Clerk's Office. 

Voters who wish to apply for a Vote-by-Mail Ballot can do so at two locations:

Office of the Union County Clerk 
Union County Courthouse - Election Division 
2 Broad ...

Bernards GOP, Democrats, Endorse Twp. Committee Candidates; Deadline of April 1 for Filing Nominating Petition for June Primary [Updated]

BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ The Bernards Township Democratic and Republican organizations have endorsed their candidates for this year's Township Committee race. Dr. Sophia Chadda has been endorsed as this year's Democratic candidate, and Janice Fields is the Republican's chosen candidate.

The Bernards Township Republican committee had interviewed Fields and Al LiCata on Monday ...

TAPinto Plainfield Election Policies for Candidates Running for Public Office

PLAINFIELD, NJ - With local elections coming up soon, it is once again time to share TAPinto Plainfield's election policies. 

Candidate Statements: 

Candidates can submit a maximum of one candidate statement per week (including photos).  For the primary election, statements can be submitted through the week before Election Day.  Publication of candidate statements is ...

Three Candidates Run Unopposed for Four-Year Terms in Village of Portville Election

PORTVILLE, NY –Tuesday's elections for the mayoral and two trustee positions in the Village of Portville are uncontested.

Dr. Tony Evans is running for mayor, while Vincent Pascucci and Francisco Morales are running for trustee. All three positions are four-year terms, and all candidates received backing from both the Democratic and Republican organizations.

Evans would ...

Three Candidates Running Unopposed in Village of Allegany Election

ALLEGANY, NY – Voters in the Village of Allegany are not likely struggle to fill out their ballots during Tuesday’s election because Mayor Greg Pearl,Trustee Robert Barton and first-time trustee candidate Dominic Papasergi are running uncontested.

Pearl, seeking his second term as the village’s mayor, said he is proud of what he has accomplished during his ...


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Union County Clerk Advises on Petition Deadlines

March 23, 2019

Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi reminds candidates for elected office to be aware of upcoming petition deadlines and filing procedures.

“For the June 4 primary, the Democratic and Republican candidates for countywide office -- Freeholder and Surrogate -- must file their petitions with my office by 4:00 p.m. on April 1,” said Ms. Rajoppi.

Democratic and Republican candidates ...

Drug dealers get off the hook and patients are held hostage with legal marijuana push

March 24, 2019

As Assembly Republican Leader, I voice serious concerns with letting convicted drug dealers caught with five pounts of marijuana more easily clear their record. 

Only in New Jersey would they expunge a drug dealer's record for something that still remains a crime, It's outrageous that Trenton would expunge a drug dealer's criminal background in an effort to gain ...

Candidate Statement for Re-Election to Hackensack Board of Education

March 18, 2019

For the past six years, it has been my privilege to serve on Hackensack’s Board of Education.  The voters have twice given me a great honor and an even greater responsibility by electing me to look after their and their children’s interests and needs.  As such, I take my role as a member of the Hackensack Board of Education extremely seriously. I have a strong and ...