Elections

May 27, 2020

The League of Women Voters of the Plainfield Area will host a forum on Wednesday, June 17, 2020, for candidates running for Plainfield City Council in the July 7 primary election. The purpose of the forum is to enable voters to hear the candidates discuss why they’re running and which issues matter ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Local school board membership is a challenging and rewarding way to serve your community and its schoolchildren. Now is the time to consider school board candidacy for the Livingston Board of Education. In November, voters will elect one candidate to serve for three years. A ...

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Councilwoman Isabel Sousa is officially running for the First Ward Council Seat. She currently serves as the First Councilwoman and has brought a wealth of knowledge to the Council, including experience she gained from representing Roselle on the Union County Transportation Advisory Committee, ...

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Dr. Yvan Ducheine MD, MBA is officially running for the Third Ward Council Seat. Dr. Ducheine’s commitment to his community, his legacy of improving the lives of others and his passion for empowering people through knowledge makes him the ideal person for the seat.   Dr. Ducheine is a general ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Over the past few weeks, Governor Phil Murphy has introduced what has become the state’s new, unofficial motto to implore residents to follow social distancing orders: Don’t be a knucklehead.  Now, the New Jersey State Democratic Committee is launching a campaign asking residents ...

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League of Women Voters of Plainfield Celebrates 100th Anniversary Plainfield, NJ— The League of Women Voters of Plainfield is the oldest active League chapter in New Jersey. The first meeting of the League of Women Voters of Plainfield and North Plainfield took place on May 14, 1920, three ...

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Councilwoman Jeanne Kingsley and Council candidate Jeff Varnerin are helping small business owners in Berkeley Heights by connecting them with State of New Jersey Officials.  On Monday May 11, 2020 Kingsley and Varnerin arranged a conference call with small business owners and Assembly Jon ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Council candidate Jeff Varnerin is proposing to offer a credit of municipal commuter parking for the months of April and May due to the COVID-19 pandemic. “We know how many Berkley Heights families are digging deep to get by during these difficult times,” said Council ...

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(ORANGE, NJ) - On Tuesday, April 28, 2020 from 7 PM- 8:30 PM there will be an Orange Mayoral Candidates Forum. The forum will take place on Facebook live from: https://www.facebook.com/OrangeHUUB/  The HUUB, in partnership with the University of Orange and RADICAL:Orange, are continuing our ...

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From NJ11th For Change: NUTLEY VOTERS! Your Vote-by-Mail ballots for the May 12 election should be arriving any day now! GOT QUESTIONS ABOUT VBM? We've got answers. Here they are! These elections will be held 100% VOTE BY MAIL. What does “Vote by Mail” mean?  Vote by Mail (VBM) is ...

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Nutley is a great community with strength, resilience, and a lot of heart. I am so proud to be a part of it. Daniel A. Carnicella (10-A)

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I hope everyone is doing well. We continue to show improvements in our community in managing COVID-19. Although we still read about close friends and family battling this terrible virus, Nutley as a community has made tremendous strides in social distancing, and I am proud of the commitment that ...

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  MONTCLAIR, NJ (April 7, 2020)—Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney, the Democratic Congressman representing New York’s 18th district, has announced his endorsement of Peter Yacobellis for Montclair Township Council. Yacobellis, a former aide to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, is running for an at- large ...

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Voters also advised on Vote-by-Mail. Union County, NJ — Due to ongoing efforts to stop the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus, and a statewide prohibition on gatherings, Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi announces that the 2020 Primary Election ballot position drawing will be live-streamed on ...

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The Hasbrouck Heights Republican Party is pleased to announce Bobby Bing and Mike Sickels as their candidates for the upcoming election to the Hasbrouck Heights council. Bobby and Mike were endorsed by the Hasbrouck Heights Republican Club to serve as the next generation of leadership. Bobby and ...

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Respect the Taxpayers ticket of Edmund Tom Maciejewski & George de Luna to run in the Berkeley Heights Republican Primary for Town Council.  Edmund ‘Tom’ Maciejewski and George de Luna today announced their candidacy for the Berkeley Heights Township Council and will run in the Republican ...

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POAGE & SAYRE ANNOUNCE COUNCIL CANDIDACY “We have the Right Priorities for the Future”   Councilwoman Susan Poage and Bret Sayre today announced their candidacies for Berkeley Heights Council.  Susan Poage has long been an advocate for families and children in town.  As a teacher at ...

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Irwin, Johnson, Leibowitz, and Tillman Call for Transparent, Open, and Responsive Government Piscataway, NJ -  Mayoral Candidate Bill Irwin and Council At-Large Candidates Ralph Johnson, Laura Leibowitz, and Kamuela Tillman announced today that they had filed nominating petitions with the ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – Today, The Berkeley Heights Republican Municipal Committee (RMC) is announcing the candidacy of Councilwoman Jeanne Kingsley and Jeff Varnerin for Berkeley Heights Township Council. “This community has never been faced with a hurdle that we could not clear together,” said ...

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The Chatham Township Democratic Committee is pleased to announce two candidates to run for Chatham Township Committee. Amee Shah is an attorney who lives on Country Club Drive. While working at home, Mrs. Shah is currently helping with food drives for medical teams at local hospitals and previously ...

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TAPinto is a network of more than 80 award-winning objective online local news sites. While we accept Letters to the Editor, we do not have an Editorial Page and do not provide our opinion on any elections or issues.  We do not endorse candidates. Like hardcopy newspaper, television, radio and ...

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The Holmdel Republican Party is pleased to announce Vicky Flynn and DJ Luccarelli as their candidates for the upcoming primary election to the Holmdel Township Committee. Vicky and DJ were overwhelmingly endorsed by the Holmdel Republican Committee to serve as a new generation of leadership. Vicky ...

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National LGBTQ Organization Says Yacobellis Offers Vision, Experience, Leadership March 25, 2020--The LGBTQ Victory Fund, the only national organization working to elect LGBTQ candidates to public office, has endorsed Peter Yacobellis for Montclair Township Council. The endorsement signals the ...

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NEW JERSEY CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT #12 - Mark Razzoli, Republican candidate for the House of Representatives in New Jersey’s 12th Congressional District issued the following statement asking for all toll increases to be stopped immediately: “The Corona Virus has dramatically impacted all of our ...

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EDISON, NJ -- The Middlesex County Democratic Organization has endorsed Joseph R. Biden for President of the United States; Cory Booker for U.S. Senate; Frank Pallone (NJ-6) and Bonnie Watson Coleman (NJ-12) for the U.S. House of Representatives; Nancy Pinkin for County Clerk; and Charles Tomaro ...

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Zinovia “Zina” Spezakis is a mother, environmentalist and democrat who is running for Congress in New Jersey’s ninth congressional district. Her congressional campaign has been privileged to have been endorsed by various progressive organizations, including Brand New Congress, Our Revolution New ...

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On March 7th 2020 the League of Women Voters and Girl Scouts worked together to present Voter Girl. Four of these events were held at the same time in four different NJ locations including Plainfield, Woodland Park, Brick Township and Pitman NJ. Over 100 League of Women Volunteers from NJ and ...

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Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi advised voters at risk to plan ahead and use a Vote-by-Mail ballot to participate in the upcoming Primary Election, in accordance with guidance from health officials regarding the coronavirus COVID-19. “Persons at risk are being advised to avoid crowded ...

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The Hawthorne Democrats would like to invite anyone wishing to run for council in the 3rd Ward to apply. You must be a Hawthorne resident, reside in the 3rd Ward, and be a registered Democrat to be considered. We will have a screening committee if anyone wishes to step forward and run. If you ...

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People with developmental disabilities are ready. As the calendar turns to March, Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month, members of the New American Movement for People with Disabilities (NAM) have an agenda of issues they are taking action on, including pending legislation in Trenton, voter ...

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