Elections

December 9, 2018

ELIZABETH, NJ - The free 2019 Union County 'Arts & Sciences in Union County' Election Date Calendar -- providing all important dates and deadlines for the 2019 election cycle, along with full page illustrations highlighting history-making people, places and milestones in Union County -- in now ...

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NEWARK, NJ - The defeated East Ward candidate who filed a lawsuit contesting the runoff election results agreed to dismiss his case just days before it was set for trial. Anthony Campos' lawsuit alleged voting improprieties and irregularities in the June 12 runoff election against incumbent ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Even when there is a contest for the top elected position in the city, it won't bring out as many voters as when residents get to vote for the top elected position in the country. Elections records show that 8,382 New Brunswick voters cast ballots on the Nov. 6 election, by ...

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UNION, NJ - Connecticut Farms Elementary School held their 4th Annual Student Council Election Day on Monday, November 19.  Each year, fourth-grade students are given the opportunity each year to run for President, Vice President, Secretary, and Treasurer. As part of the campaign process, ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - While the official news release has not yet been written, and most likely will not until after the new year begins, Roselle Mayor Christine Dansereau announced that she will be running in the 2019 June Primary. Dansereau took to Facebook on Tuesday morning to make an early ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ- Two weeks after election day in Randolph, the results finally are marked as official by the Morris County clerk. The final vote-by-mail and provisional ballets closed the gap somewhat between the Democrats and the Republicans, but as stated in the original TAP article on election day, ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Spurred by a grassroots campaign that involved hundreds of volunteers and thousands of work-hours, Democrat Olivia Holmes was propelled to victory on Nov. 6 in an area once widely considered to be unwinnable for Democrats, becoming the first Democrat on the Township Committee in ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Three Plainfield City Council seats were on the 2018 general election ballot, one due to the passing of Assemblyman Gerald B. Green and a resulting series of changes.  Green was replaced in the Assembly by former Freeholder Linda Carter, who in turn was replaced on the ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ -  All the ballots have been casted and counted, including in-person, mail-ins and provisionals. The Bergen County Clerk's Office released the final and certified results of the 2018 mid-term election. Here are the final ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ Although a big change on the Bernards Township Committee next year will be the addition of Joan Harris, the first Democrat to sit on the governing body in about 20 years, there will be another new face on the dais as well -- Republican Joseph Esposito, top votegetter in both ...

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PATERSON, NJ- The Paterson Board of Education is set to get two new faces in January, following what is expected to become an “official” tally of the November 6 election on Wednesday. While ballots cast in polling places across Paterson put current Commissioner Vincent Arrington and Eddy Pichardo ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ -  The election for the Hasbrouck Heights Borough Council and School Board have not been certified yet by the Bergen County Board of Elections, but each of the component pieces of the vote have been confirmed.  Per the Board of Elections, the Provisional vote tallies were ...

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MIDDLETOWN, NJ - It's Official. The results are finally official in the contested Middletown Board of Education election. New Absentee Ballot laws had caused delays at the polls this year. However, the counting of all absentee and provisional ballots is complete and Monmouth County Clerk ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ - It's Official. The results are finally official in the contested Holmdel Board of Education election. New Absentee Ballot laws had caused delays at the polls this year. However, the counting of all absentee and provisional ballots is complete and Monmouth County Clerk ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ – The ethics charges against former Board of Education trustee Jeffrey Klein have been dropped. “The voters have been duped,” Klein said. He lost his bid for a third term on Nov. 6. Wilkin Santana, the highest vote-getter in the election, is expected to replace Klein after he ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - According to Hasbrouck Heights Acting Borough Clerk Laurie Varga, she has been informed by the Bergen County Clerk, Bureau of Elections, that Saturday will be the day that the provisional ballot will be counted, and the election will be certified.   A recap as to where the vote ...

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STAFFORD - It took eight days to clarify, but after a hard fought race Thom MacArthur said on his Facebook page that he contacted Andy Kim, a Democrat to concede and congratulate him on his victory. MacArthur has served as a two-term Republican congressman.  Democrat Andy Kim was officially ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - With provisional ballots tallied on Tuesday, the outcome of the New Providence Borough Council race with four candidates running for two seats remained the same as that on Election Day, figures from the Union County Clerk’s Office show. The difference between winning ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – Somerset County election officials have completed counting the remaining mail in and provisional ballots from last week’s general election and school board election, with Melissa Sadin, Dan Carlson and Daniel Puntillo elected to represent taxpayers on the Somerville Board of ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ Democrat Joan Bannan Harris will take a seat on previously all-Republican Township Committee in 2019, after a count of votes by mail under the state's new mail-in system overturned a lead by two Republican candidates tallied up after polls closed last Tuesday. The Somerset ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ Democrat Joan Bannan Harris will take a seat on previously all-Republican Township Committee in 2019, after a count of votes by mail under the state's new mail-in system overturned a lead by two Republican candidates tallied up after polls closed last Tuesday. The Somerset ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ – Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi reminds residents that a recent change in state law provides for ballots to be sent automatically to Vote-by-Mail users, unless they have opted out. Voters who have received a Vote-by-Mail ballot can opt out by completing a form and sending it ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - All the mail-in votes have been counted for Bridgewater, and board of education candidate Ashish Joshi has been declared the winner of the third open seat. Incumbents Jacqueline Barlow and Melanie Thiesse easily sailed to victory in the elections with a final tally of 7,833 ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ – With provisional ballots tallied on Tuesday, the outcome of a school board race with six candidates running for three seats remained the same as that on Election Day, figures from the Union County Clerk’s Office show. While the difference between winning incumbent candidate ...

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HILLSBOROUGH  NJ – Olivia Holmes will become the first Democrat elected to the Township Committee in 11 years. The Somerset County Board of Elections completed its tabulation of mail-in and provisional ballots early Tuesday evening, one week after Election Day, with Holmes receiving the second ...

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BELMAR, NJ — With all 453 mail-in ballots reflected in the tallies, here are the official vote totals for Belmar candidates in the November 6 general election. In the mayoral race, winning Republican Councilman Mark Walsifer registered 1,424 votes to incumbent Democratic Mayor Brian Magovern’s ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The New Providence Democratic party awaits the County's certification of this year's council race with the results coming down to counting provisional votes cast.  After all mail in ballots were counted, County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi confirmed Democratic candidate John Keane ...

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  WATCHUNG, NJ - Thank you Watchung. Together, we can make positive change, newly elected Watchung Borough Council members Lindsay Goodloe and Daryl Eisenberg Knegten said. An open meeting for the Watchung Democrats will be held on Monday,  Nov. 19 at 6 p.m. at the Watchung ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Nutley residents voted down the Nutley Public Schools construction referendum on Tuesday Nov. 6. Preliminary results show 4,121 voters cast "no" ballots, while 3,587 votes in favor of the referendum. Preliminary votes do no include vote-by-mail ballots or provisional ballots.  Just ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - As the Nov. 6 election approaches, do you sometimes feel our electoral system is broken and in need of replacement? If so, you are not alone. In several articles, a free online course and a forthcoming book, Rutgers University-New Brunswick philosophy Professor Alexander ...

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