Elections

April 1, 2019

CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham Borough Mayor Bruce Harris has decided not to seek a third term in office, ending his 16 years of public service, which includes eight years as a member of the Borough of Chatham Council before he became mayor. The campaign to become the next mayor of Chatham Borough will ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - Nine candidates have filed to run for four seats available on the Township Council in November before the deadline to file at 4 p.m. today. The filing deadline for candidates is April 1, 2019. The New Jersey General Assembly is one of seven state legislative chambers holding ...

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WARREN, NJ  – Jolanta Maziarz is the Republican candidate for Warren Township Committee, following longtime Committee person and Mayor, Carolann Garafola, who is retiring,  the Warren Township Republican Municipal Committee announced on Monday. Jola (pronounced “Yola”), acknowledges that ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Eight candidates have filed petitions to run in the June 4 primary, setting the municipality up for a contested council race in November. Four Democratic candidates and four Republican candidates met Monday’s 4 p.m. filing deadline, according to the Town Clerk’s ...

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Union County, NJ – Union residents will have six opportunities to get a hands-on public demonstration of Union County’s new ExpressVote XL voting machines. All demonstrations are open to the public, voters and non-voters alike, on a walk-in basis.  Times and location in Union are: ·   April 8 ...

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  WATCHUNG, NJ - Four candidates have filed to run for the two seats available on the Borough Council in November before the deadline to file at 4 p.m. Monday. The filing deadline for candidates is April 1, 2019. The New Jersey General Assembly is one of seven state legislative chambers holding ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - The deadline to file a petition for nomination as a candidate in the Primary Election for both Democrats and Republicans was 4 p.m. today, April 1.  Plainfield residents will vote on June 4 to fill two city council positions with a four-year term currently held by Barry Goode and ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - The Monday, 4:00 p.m., deadline for filing candidacies for the four ward council seats has passed.  The Passaic County Regular Republican Organization and Passaic County Democratic Organization are both filling full slates and three candidates, two Republicans and one Democrat, are ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - It's possibly a Brother vs. Brother race in Parsippany-Troy Hills' quest for the Republican nomination for Council.  Council President, Paul Carifi's brother, James Carifi, has filed his petition today to run for one of the three available seats.  His brother, Paul Carifi, is ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ There is plenty of time for Republican and Democratic candidates to spar for the one position open on the Bernards Townshoip Committee before the November general election -- but it doesn't appear there will be a contest on the upcoming June primary ballot, with just one ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ – Mayor Kurt Peluso, Councilwoman Cristina Cutrone and Kris Krause announced their candidacies on April 1  for Fair Lawn Borough Council in the November election.  Deputy Mayor of Community Affairs John Cosgrove, the lone republican on the Council, is not seeking re-election.

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The Berkeley Heights Republican Municipal Committee (RMC) is pleased to announce their full support of Councilman Manuel (Manny) Couto for re-election and Gentiana Brahimaj for Township Council.  “We are fortunate to have such a dedicated and hardworking team ready to put Berkeley Heights first!” ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - With local elections coming up soon, it is once again time to share TAPinto Nutley's election policies.  Candidate Statements:  For the general election, statements can be submitted from Labor Day up through the week before Election Day.  Publication of candidate statements is ...

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  Democrats will join team in seeking Progress, Not Politics   BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ— Julie Figlar and Rina Franchino, longtime Berkeley Heights residents, have announced their candidacies for Township Council in 2019.  “Rina and Julie both have the support of the Berkeley Heights ...

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CRANFORD - With two spots on the ballot this year for the Cranford Township Committee, Brian Andrews and Kathleen Miller Prunty will be the Democratic nominees.  Andrews is active in the Cranford community serving as chair of the Township’s Pedestrian Safety Committee and is a Board ...

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CRANFORD - With two spots on the ballot this year for the Cranford Township Committee, Mary O'Connor and Philip Siliato will the Republican nominees. Elected to the Township Committee in 2013, O'Connor will be seeking her third term while Siliato is a newcomer looking to flip Deputy Mayor Ann ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Chairman Adrian Mapp kicked off Saturday's Plainfield Democratic City Committee meeting with some introductions, and then announced his choice of candidates to get the line for Wards 1/4 and Ward 2 council seats in the June Primary Election. "At this time, I will present to you ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - Friday afternoon the candidates for "Team Goldberg" turned in their petitions for the upcoming council election.  The four ward seats are up for grabs and half of those will be challenged by incumbents.  The three at-large council seats and the mayor's office are not up for ...

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Councilwoman says Felegi is dedicated to the people of Jefferson Township, Morris County LAKE HOPATCONG, NJ - Jefferson Township Council Vice President Kim Finnegan has announced her support of Veteran, Educator, and Republican Leader William Felegi of Lake Hopatcong as he seeks the GOP ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ -- An emergency Board of Education meeting held this morning proved fruitless, as the Board failed for the second time this week to muster the necessary support to pass a budget. The school budget now goes to the Acting Bergen County School Superintendent, who is likely to approve ...

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SOUTH ORANGE, N.J. – The village president is seeking reelection to the Board of Trustees but must compete with a fellow incumbent and her three running mates. Village President Sheena Collum faces fellow incumbent trustee Deborah Davis Ford in the May 14 race for village president. Davis Ford ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Polling sites in Cedar Grove have been reassigned in order to remove all voting from Cedar Grove public schools.  The request to eliminate voting inside of the schools has been voiced at several Board of Education and Town Council meetings in recent years. As a result the ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ -- In what appears to be a “first” for Hackensack, the Board of Education could not adopt its own school budget at a meeting on Tuesday night. They’re going to try again at a special meeting Friday morning at 7:30am. The $126.5 million school budget was defeated because six votes ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - The Union County Board of Elections encourages voters to attend a series of hands-on public demonstrations for Union County’s new ExpressVote XL voting machines this spring. Roselle, Roselle Park, residents will use the new machines for the 2019 General Election in ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - The Union County Board of Elections encourages voters to attend a series of hands-on public demonstrations for Union County’s new ExpressVote XL voting machines this spring. Elizabeth Residents will be using these machines in the 2019 Primary Election on June 4. “The Union County ...

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PATERSON, NJ - According to a statement, Paterson Public Safety Director Jerry Speziale, past Passaic County Sheriff and current Public Safety Director in Paterson, will not run for sheriff, ending speculation as to his intentions. Speziale, a Democrat, served as Passaic County Sheriff from 2002 ...

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PATERSON, NJ - Paterson Public Safety Director Jerry Speziale, who has served in the position for two Administrations, will not run for Passaic County Sheriff in 2019. Speculation has mounted about his intent to challenge current Sheriff Richard H Berdnik who was first elected to the position ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - Republicans announced their slate running for Borough Council as the two incumbent republicans announced they will not seek re-election at last night’s Council meeting on March 27. The republican ticket is as follows: Sanjiv Ohri, currently on the Board of Education, running for ...

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PATERSON, NJ - Paterson’s incumbent representatives in the New Jersey General Assembly, Shavonda Sumter and Benjie Wimberly, will launch their reelection campaign with a free community kick-off event on Thursday. To be held at Hamilton and Ward Steakhouse, 101 Ward Street, the event will  begin ...

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Two Republicans and one Democrat have expressed interest in representing the 57th District in the New York State Senate following Catharine Young’s resignation on March 10. The district, which includes all of Chautauqua, Cattaraugus and Allegany counties and parts of Livingston remains ...

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