Elections

February 15, 2019

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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BRIDGEWATER, NJN - The annual fire district elections will be held Feb. 16, with votes being requested for commissioners and budgets in the four districts in Bridgewater. In district one, which is the Martinsville Volunteer Fire Company, there are two three-year seats open on the commission.

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The South Plainfield Republican Organization is seeking two council candidates for the 2019 election.  You must be a resident of South Plainfield and 18 years or older.  If interested, please send resume no later than March 1, 2019 to the South Plainfield Republican Organization, P.O. Box 371, ...

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NEWARK, NJ - The deadline to file a petition to run for the Newark Board of Education is Feb. 25. Ten signatures from qualified voters in the district are needed for a candidate's name to appear on the ballot for the April 16 election. One of the signatures must also be that of the ...

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WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. – Westchester County Legislator John G. Testa (R-Peekskill) is retiring after 22 years of public service. The 60-year-old Testa, the minority leader of the legislature, is in his fifth two-year term representing District 1, which covers portions of Cortlandt, Peekskill and ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Somerset County Sheriff Frank Provenzano will remove his badge at the end of this year, retiring after a 50-year law enforcement career that began in Bridgewater as a rookie cop in 1968. He immediately endorsed North Plainfied Police Chief William Parenti to replace him after ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Mayor Al Smith celebrated his 75th birthday with a large crowd of bi-partisan friends and supporters on Wednesday, Feb 6, at the Scotch Plains Rescue Squad.  The event also served as a fundraiser. Smith was elected in 2016 and is expected to run again when his term expires ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Councilman Matthew Moench has received the endorsement for mayor from the Bridgewater Republican Municipal Committee – but not without dissension from within the committee itself. “I am honored to receive the endorsement of the BRMC and the opportunity to run with their support ...

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BELMONT, NY – Frigid temperatures and wind conditions predicted for Jan. 30 forced the Allegany County Democratic Committee to move its scheduled meeting to Feb. 13. The re-scheduled session is set for 7 p.m. in the meeting room at the American Legion Post 808, 29 Schuyler St., Belmont.  The ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ – Union will be among the Union County towns where the new ExpressVote XL Voting Machines will be implemented for the 2019 Primary Election. According to the Union County Board of Elections, other Union County towns to begin using the machines for the 2019 primary election include ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ The Bernards Township Democratic Committee has issued a call-out for potential candidates to represent the party in the election for one Township Committee seat that is due to be up for election in November. The term up for election this year would begin in 2020. The ...

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BERNARDS TOWNSHIP, NJ -- The Bernards Township Republican Municipal Committee (BTRMC) will screen prospective candidates in March who are interested in carrying the committee's endorsement to run for one seat on the Bernards Township Committee.   “The Bernards Township Republican Municipal ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y. - Vedat Gashi (D-Yorktown) is running for a spot on the Westchester County Board of Legislators, he told The Somers Record. His announcement comes about three weeks after County Legislator Mike Kaplowitz (D-Somers) said he would not seek re-election after 22 years of representing ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y. - Vedat Gashi (D-Yorktown) is running for a spot on the Westchester County Board of Legislators, he told Yorktown News. His announcement comes about three weeks after County Legislator Mike Kaplowitz (D-Somers) said he would not seek re-election after 22 years of representing ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Former Newark Mayor Cory Booker announced his bid for president Friday morning, entering a crowded field of Democrats looking to get the party's nomination. With the 2020 election 637 days away, the junior U.S. senator is wasting no time. The 49-year-old made his announcement on ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Former Newark Mayor Cory Booker announced his bid for president Friday morning, entering a crowded field of Democrats looking to get the party's nomination. With the 2020 election 637 days away, the junior U.S. senator is wasting no time. The 49-year-old made his announcement on ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Former Newark Mayor Cory Booker announced his bid for president Friday morning, entering a crowded field of Democrats looking to get the party's nomination. With the 2020 election 637 days away, the junior U.S. senator is wasting no time. The 49-year-old made his announcement on ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Former Newark Mayor Cory Booker announced his bid for president Friday morning, entering a crowded field of Democrats looking to get the party's nomination. With the 2020 election 637 days away, the junior U.S. senator is wasting no time. The 49-year-old made his announcement on ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Berkeley Heights Republican Municipal Committee will meet Thursday evening, Feb. 28, 2019, for an initial screening of candidates seeking the committee’s support for the two openings on Town Council for a three-year term. Candidates must be registered Republicans in ...

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"New Jersey is at a crisis point in its history." Monmouth County Freeholder Gerry Sharfenberger HOLMDEL, NJ - Monmouth County Freeholder Gerry Scharfenberger, Ph. D., is planning to seek the Republican nomination in the 13th Legislative District for the New Jersey State Assembly.

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SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ - Borough of North Plainfield Chief of Police, William “Bill” Parenti has announced his intention to seek the nomination of the Somerset County Republican Organization for Sheriff at their upcoming annual screening meeting after Somerset County Sheriff Frank Provenzano ...

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U.S. Sen. Cory Booker, Newark's former mayor, announced on Twitter Friday morning that he is running for president of the United States. Booker's announcement on the first day of Black History Month comes as no surprise. The 49-year old senator's run was years in the making. He recently stepped ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The New Providence Republican Committee is seeking potential candidates to run for 2 openings on the New Providence Borough Council for a three year term.  Potential Candidates should prepare a short Bio stating their qualifications and desire to run, a resume highlighting ...

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Former Newark Mayor and U.S. Sen. Cory Booker announced on Twitter Friday morning that he was running for president of the United States. Booker's announcement on the first day of Black History Month comes as no surprise. The 49-year old senator's run was years in the making and he has recently ...

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U.S. Sen. Cory Booker, Newark's former mayor, announced on Twitter Friday morning that he is running for president of the United States. Booker's announcement on the first day of Black History Month comes as no surprise. The 49-year old senator's run was years in the making. He recently stepped ...

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NEWARK, NJ - The former mayor of Newark who tossed his hat in the 2020 presidential election today said there should be fewer corporate tax breaks and more investment in infrastructure to address elevated lead levels in Newark and around the county.  Booker, who was mayor of Newark from 2006 to ...

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NEWARK, NJ - The former mayor of Newark who tossed his hat in the 2020 presidential election today said there should be fewer corporate tax breaks and more investment in infrastructure to address elevated lead levels in Newark and around the county.  Booker, who was mayor of Newark from 2006 to ...

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NEWARK, NJ - The former mayor of Newark who tossed his hat in the 2020 presidential election today said there should be fewer corporate tax breaks and more investment in infrastructure to address elevated lead levels in Newark and around the county.  Booker, who was mayor of Newark from 2006 to ...

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