Elections

September 16, 2018

PATERSON, NJ - In a sweltering storefront on Ellison Street Paterson’s Bill Pascrell gave his marching orders to a band of loyal Democratic Party activists with visions of changing the nation’s course in November’s election. “If we don’t vote they’ll have free reign,” he said referring to the ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. – He was once the youngest mayor in the United States and is currently the Dutchess County executive. And for his next trick, Marc Molinaro, a Republican, would like to be governor of New York. Molinaro knows he’s the underdog—in the last 40 years, there has only been one ...

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Edison, NJ -  On September 14th, New Jersey residents with disabilities and their families will have an opportunity to meet the candidates for US Senate. The Candidates’ Forum will take place from 6 to 8 PM in West Hall Parkside Drive on the Edison Campus of Middlesex County College located at 2600 ...

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PATERSON, NJ- New Jersey State Senator Nellie Pou released the following statement in response to comments by President Donald Trump disputing the results of a study conducted by George Washington University which found 3,000 individuals lost their lives in Puerto Rico as a result of Hurricane ...

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WOODBRIDGE, NJ –  Middlesex County Democrats joined in attacks of the Republican U.S. Senate Candidate, Bob Hugin, citing his time as an executive for the pharmaceutical company, Celgene Corp.  In a  press release issued Thursday, Senator Joe Vitale (D-Middlesex), Chairman of the New Jersey Senate ...

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UNION, NJ - Members of the League of Women Voters of the Union Area will register new voters on National Voter Registration Day, September 25, at the Union Public Library. Young people now can register at age 17, making them eligible to vote when they reach 18 without further action. Voter ...

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HUDSON VALLEY, N.Y. - Peter Harckham (D-South Salem) will challenge incumbent state Sen. Terrence Murphy (R-Yorktown) in November's general election after defeating Robert Kesten (D-South Salem) in yesterday's Democratic Party primary, according to unofficial election results. More than 21,000 ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - In a dynamic community like Morristown, citizens can share their opinions, offer grievances, or bestow praise on the subjects that matter most to them. TAPinto Morristown welcomes letters to the editor. The publication of Letters to the Editor is at the sole discretion of ...

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul won Tuesday's New York Primary, and both fared well in Cattaraugus County on their way to victory. Cuomo received 57 percent of the vote in the county, defeating Cynthia Nixon who finished with 43 percent, according to the unofficial results announced ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – Somerset County Clerk Steve Peter wants residents to know that options have changed for the New Jersey Vote By Mail program. Voters can now choose to receive a Mail-in Ballot for all future elections (including primary and special elections) by filling out one application.  If ...

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Democratic voters will go to the polls Thursday to select a candidate for governor and other statewide offices in the New York Democratic Primary, which is taking place on a Thursday due Tuesday’s 9/11 observances. Democrats will also will choose candidates for lieutenant governor andattorney ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Scotch Plains Republicans kicked off their 2018 election season with a fundraiser hosted by Pam and Rich Duthie.  The 2018 candidates on the Republican ticket for Scotch Plains Council are:  Andrew Bondarowicz Sonali Dalvi Jeff Kowalczyk The party's platform ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - In a dynamic community like Bloomfield, citizens can share their opinions, offer grievances, or bestow praise on the subjects that matter most to them. TAPinto Bloomfield welcomes letters to the editor. The publication of Letters to the Editor is at the sole discretion of ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - In a dynamic community like Nutley, citizens can share their opinions, offer grievances, or bestow praise on the subjects that matter most to them. TAPinto Nutley welcomes letters to the editor. The publication of Letters to the Editor is at the sole discretion of TAPinto LLC.

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Labor Day marks the unofficial end of summer as well as the kickoff of the 2018 campaign season.  The Scotch Plains Democratic team -- Elizabeth Stamler, Roshan “Roc” White, and Josh Losardo -- is in full swing and focusing on their campaign. The Council candidates have been ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Two Plainfield residents, Brenda L. Gilbert and Ronald Johnson, Jr., had met the Sept. 4 deadline for Independent candidates to submit new nomination petitions to fill a vacancy for the general election. But the County Clerk's office received a timely challenge to Gilbert’s ...

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FREEHOLD, NJ — Voters who mailed in their ballots for the 2016 general election will be sent a vote-by-mail ballot for this year — even if they did not request one. And unless they notify the Monmouth County Clerk’s Office that they don’t want to vote by mail, they will not be permitted to cast ...

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To the Editor:   A new law signed by Governor Phil Murphy in August dramatically changed the Vote by Mail rules in New Jersey. These changes are effective immediately and will impact the November General Election.   One of the changes involves how a voter can apply for a Mail-In Ballot.

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FANWOOD, NJ -- Voters can learn about Fanwood's Democratic Council candidates in a series of videos being launched the week of Sept. 10. The candidates are already out and about in their campaign for your votes on Nov. 6.   Councilwoman Erin McElroy Barker, currently in her first term, is ...

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UNION, NJ - Union residents are invited to stop by the Union Public Library on Tuesday, September 25 and register to vote. The goal for the 2018 National Voter Registration Day is to increase participation by encouraging Americans to register to vote and come out to the polls this ...

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SPARTA, NJ – Candidates for Sparta Township Council were asked to submit responses to three questions:  Why are you running, what has prepared you for this position, what is your educational/professional background? The responses can be found in the Candidate Statement section on TAPinto ...

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NEWARK, NJ - The Office of Essex County Clerk Christopher J. Durkin confirmed the ballot positions for the six candidates running for the three season on the Nutley Board of Education.  The ballot positions for the November 6 election are: 1, Kenneth J, Reilly 2. Theresa Teri Quirk 3.

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SPARTA, NJ – Candidates for Sparta Board of Education were asked to submit responses to three questions:  Why are you running, what has prepared you for this position, what is your educational/professional background? The responses can be found in the Candidate Statement section on TAPinto ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - Addressing head on certain campaign issues in the race for US Senate, candidate Bob Hugin said that Celgene is responsible for changing more and more terminal illnesses to chronic sicknesses and affirmed that no one had ever been denied a cancer prevention drug while he was at the ...

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Edison, NJ -  The Division of Elections for the Middlesex County Clerk’s office confirmed this afternoon that incumbent Edison Board of Education Member Paul Distefano has withdrawn his name from the 2018 election.  Mr. Distefano, who was appointed to the Board in 2017 to fill the vacancy created ...

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MAHOPAC, N.Y. - Democratic voters will go to the polls for the primary election on Thursday, Sept. 13, and have the opportunity to choose between two candidates to run against incumbent state Sen. Terrence Murphy (District 40) in November. On Tuesday, Aug. 28, the League of Women Voters of ...

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MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ - TAPinto invites all candidates to submit statements and other content, as well as to become advertisers on TAPinto Holmdel & Colts Neck. Below are the TAPinto Election Policies: Candidate Statements Candidates participating in an election may submit a maximum of one ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Helen Kioukis, League of Women Voters of New Jersey program associate, will detail the challenges and offer potential solutions related to New Jersey's redistricting process at a forum hosted by The League of Women Voters of Summit, Berkeley Heights and New Providence on ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Two Plainfield residents met the Sept. 4 deadline for Independent candidates to submit new nomination petitions to fill a vacancy for the general election. The County Clerk's office has confirmed that Brenda L. Gilbert and Ronald Johnson, Jr. will be on the ballot for the Nov. 6 ...

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SPARTA, NJ – Four candidates will vie for three open seats on Sparta Township Council.  According to Township Clerk Kate Chambers nine petitions were picked up but only four were turned in by the 4 p.m. deadline on Tuesday, September 4. The candidates (in alphabetical order) Dan ...

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