Elections

March 1, 2019

BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ Bernards Township Mayor Carol Bianchi, a member of the Bernards Township Committee since August 2013, announced this week she will not seek election to a third term in this year's campaign. "I am very grateful for the opportunity to serve the residents for ...

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NEWARK, NJ - So far, 11 potential candidates have petitioned to run for three Newark Board of Education seats in the April 16 election. Candidates have until March 4 to amend a defective petition or withdraw from the election, according to a board of education official. Incumbents Leah Owens ...

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Mike dePierro, Paul Carifi, Jr. & Loretta Gragnani Run on United Township Council Ticket Incumbents say that Parsippany-Troy Hills needs local GOP representation as a check-and-balance against Governor Murphy’s far-left agenda Parsippany, February 27, 2019 – Councilman Mike dePierro, ...

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OLEAN, NY – Olean Common Council President John Crawford announced Tuesday that he will run for Cattaraugus County legislator in District 8, which represents the City of Olean. Crawford, 36,  a Democrat, will hit the campaign trail again this summer after winning re-election to the common ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - This just in to TAPInto:  A challenge to Michael Patrick Carroll on the Republican ballot. STATEMENT FROM HEATHER DARLING I am announcing my candidacy for Morris County Surrogate. Current Surrogate John Pecoraro is retiring at the end of his term.  My 15 years of ...

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RARITAN, NJ - Raritan Mayor Charles McMullin announced Monday that he will not be seeking re-election in this year's elections. McMullin began his first term in 2016, and has decided not to run for a second when his term expires at the end of 2019. According to a release from McMullin, he ran ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - Hawthorne's Council President and Councilman for the 4th Ward told TAPinto Hawthorne that he will be seeking re-election as his term comes to a close at the end of this year.  "Yes, it is my intention to run for re-election," Matthews said.  "Representing the residents of Hawthorne ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — Former NASA astronaut and Naval veteran Captain Mark Kelly, a West Orange native, recently announced his candidacy for the U.S. Senate seat in the State of Arizona. Kelly, the son of two police officers, was born and raised in West Orange with his identical twin brother and ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — Former NASA astronaut and Naval veteran Captain Mark Kelly, a West Orange native, recently announced his candidacy for the U.S. Senate seat in the State of Arizona. Kelly, the son of two police officers, was born and raised in West Orange with his identical twin brother and ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - This just in to TAPInto this evening:  A challenge to Michael Patrick Carroll on the Republican ballot. STATEMENT FROM HEATHER DARLING I am announcing my candidacy for Morris County Surrogate. Current Surrogate John Pecoraro is retiring at the end of his term.  My 15 ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - This just in to TAPInto this evening:  A challenge to Michael Patrick Carroll on the Republican ballot. STATEMENT FROM HEATHER DARLING I am announcing my candidacy for Morris County Surrogate. Current Surrogate John Pecoraro is retiring at the end of his term.  My 15 ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - Roselle Mayor Christine Dansereau launched her campaign for re-election Thursday night with her supporters at Roselle American League Post #229. Mayor Dansereau made it clear to everyone in the room that she plans to continue in her role as Mayor of the Borough she loves. She launched ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - Saying it "kills" her to see older residents being mistreated, Morris County Freeholder Heather Darling on Saturday announced a candidacy to become the county Surrogate. The Surrugate, a 5-year-long elected position, administers wills, estates, guardianships and trusts for Morris ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ  - The Somerset County Association of Chiefs of Police has endorsed North Plainfield Police Chief William G. Parenti for Somerset County Sheriff. Somerset County Sheriff Frank Provenzano will remove his badge at the end of this year, retiring after a 50-year law enforcement career ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ -- This just in to TAPInto this evening:  A challenge to Michael Patrick Carroll on the Republican ballot. STATEMENT FROM HEATHER DARLING I am announcing my candidacy for Morris County Surrogate. Current Surrogate John Pecoraro is retiring at the end of his term.  My ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - This just in to TAPInto this evening:  A challenge to Michael Patrick Carroll on the Republican ballot. STATEMENT FROM HEATHER DARLING I am announcing my candidacy for Morris County Surrogate. Current Surrogate John Pecoraro is retiring at the end of his term.  My 15 ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ  - The Somerset County Association of Chiefs of Police has endorsed North Plainfield Police Chief William G. Parenti for Somerset County Sheriff. Somerset County Sheriff Frank Provenzano will remove his badge at the end of this year, retiring after a 50-year law enforcement career ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ  - The Somerset County Association of Chiefs of Police has endorsed North Plainfield Police Chief William G. Parenti for Somerset County Sheriff. Somerset County Sheriff Frank Provenzano will remove his badge at the end of this year, retiring after a 50-year law enforcement career ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ  - The Somerset County Association of Chiefs of Police has endorsed North Plainfield Police Chief William G. Parenti for Somerset County Sheriff. Somerset County Sheriff Frank Provenzano will remove his badge at the end of this year, retiring after a 50-year law enforcement career ...

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PATERSON, NJ - Kicking off his bid for a second term on the Paterson Board of Education Thursday Commissioner Emanuel Capers made one thing clear: giving the nearly 30,000 Paterson Schools students a top class education takes teamwork. Capers’ seat is one of three that voters will have the ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y. - Matt Slater, former chief of staff to state Sen. Terrence Murphy and chairman of the Yorktown GOP, is stepping out from behind the scenes to run for elective office. Slater, 33, announced via press release Thursday afternoon that he is running for town supervisor. He plans to ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Several days after the annual fire elections, the results of in-person and mail-in ballots are ready, and budgets in all four districts have passed. In district one, which is the Martinsville Fire Company, there were a total of 134 ballots. Anthony Patullo and Evan Rosenberg ...

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BEDFORD, N.Y. – Bedford Supervisor Chris Burdick will be joined by two political newcomers on this year’s local Democratic ticket. Last month, the Bedford Democratic Committee endorsed Bobbi Bittker, a former attorney and volunteer with various community groups, and Ellen Calves, program ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - The League of Women Voters of New Jersey will hold one of its four remaining redistricting reform events in Plainfield this week.  The forum, “Redistricting Reform Best Practices for a Fairer New Jersey,” is open to the public, and will take place at the duCret School of ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - An Elizabeth High School senior has announced his intentions to run for the Elizabeth Board of Education in this year’s 2019 November Election. Kason Little an 18-year-old high school senior at John E. Dwyer Technology Academy made a formal announcement last week that he intends ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ Bernards Township Mayor Carol Bianchi, a member of the Bernards Township Committee since August 2013, announced this week she will not seek election to a third term in this year's campaign. "I am very grateful for the opportunity to serve the residents for ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ – The City of Linden is on schedule to have the new ExpressVote XL Voting Machine program implemented later on this year. The following towns will receive the machines for the 2019 Primary Election:  Berkeley Heights, Elizabeth, Fanwood, Garwood, Kenilworth, Mountainside, Union ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - The annual Fire Commissioners Election will be held from 2-9 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 16 at the municipal building, 379 South Branch Road. There are two 3-year commissioner positions open and three candidates: Marian Fenwick-Shaffer; Jeffrey J. Mitchell and Charles T.

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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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Washington, DC -- Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill released the following statement on the passage of a War Powers Resolution, H.J.Res. 37, which she co-sponsored:   “Congress spoke forcefully today to reassert its constitutional duty over authorizing the use of military force. This bipartisan ...

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