Elections

June 6, 2021

SOUTHERN OCEAN — More than 400,000 sample ballots have been mailed in Ocean County providing registered voters with a copy of the official ballot that will appear on voting machines June 8 as well as the polling place location for the 413 County election districts.  “Voters can once again cast ...

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BARNEGAT, NJ – A social media post credits Abraham Lincoln with saying people shouldn’t trust everything they read on the internet. The sage advice basically sums up the sentiments of Barnegat officials. The history books don’t mention that “Honest Abe” could see into the future. The ...

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BARNEGAT, NJ — The Barnegat Republican Club announced two endorsements for the upcoming primary elections for township committee.  Pasquale “Pat" Pipi currently serves as a Barnegat township committeeman and plans to run for his second term in office. William Farmer, a newcomer, has received the ...

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NEW JERSEY- A bill passed by the New Jersey State Assembly last week would limit the presence of law enforcement officers at polling places and ballot drop boxes. The Senate needs to act on a companion bill before it goes to Governor Phil Murphy for signature. The legislation seeks to prohibit ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Governor Murphy signed legislation (S3203) on Tuesday, March 30 to establish early in-person voting in New Jersey. The legislation expands access to voting rights and democracy. S3203 allows registered voters to vote using machines at polling places before the day of certain ...

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BARNEGAT, NJ — Reliable sources have provided preliminary information the Barnegat Democratic Committee for two open seats on the Barnegat Township Committee. Two candidates have secured the club's endorsement and are expected to run unopposed in the upcoming primary election. Charles Cunliffe, ...

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OCEAN COUNTY, NJ — The Ocean County Democrat Organization didn’t bother to don masks for their mini-convention last night. They also did not see the need for social distance. The reason makes sense — if you look through the photographs with this article, or simply read on. As Ocean County ...

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OCEAN COUNTY, NJ — Selected candidates and a new Toms River Republican club were not the only ones to receive votes of affirmation at last night’s Ocean County GOP Convention. Chairman Frank B. Holman III proved victorious as the Ocean County Republican Party boss. “Frank Holman has had to go ...

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OCEAN COUNTY, NJ — A Republican Party divided can still garner victory most times in Ocean County — even if it comes down to a floor fight. Commissioner Gerry Little’s announced retirement from the county board attracted more than a dozen candidates seeking to replace him. The total of 13 might ...

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LITTLE EGG HARBOR, NJ - The recent endorsement of the Ocean County Republican Screening Committee for Little Egg Harbor Township Committee person and past Mayor Barbara "Bobbi Jo" Crea is an important step to her being on the ballot this November for Ocean County Commissioner.   “I have ...

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OCEAN COUNTY, NJ – The Ocean County Republican Organization’s screening committee plans to meet next month with a long list of candidates seeking the line for the upcoming primary election. The event is slated for Saturday, February 6, 2021. As tradition has it, representatives of the committee ...

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BARNEGAT/WARETOWN, NJ -  The Ocean County Board of Elections has provided final results for the November election. Over 78 percent of Ocean County voters turned out for this year's general election. This includes nearly 76 percent who cast their votes by submitting mail-in ballots. Both Barnegat ...

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OCEAN COUNTY, NJ — Only two of New Jersey's 21 counties have not certified their election results and have until Wednesday to do so. Ocean and Salem counties were both granted time extensions beyond the November 20 deadline.   Governor Phil Murphy signed Executive Order 198 the day before the ...

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MARLTON, NJ - Congressman Andy Kim delivered remarks today regarding his election to a second term as the representative to New Jersey's third congressional district. Kim's wife and two little boys were by his side as he spoke to express his gratitude. David Richter, Kim's Republican challenger ...

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TOMS RIVER, NJ – November 10, 2020 – David Richter, the Republican nominee for the U.S. House of Representatives in New Jersey’s Third District, today issued the following statement. “While there remain many votes still to be counted in the race for the Third District seat, it is highly unlikely ...

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It’s a lengthy job now to process, sort and count ballots cast on Election Day with not all mail-in votes tabulated. Editor’s Note: This coverage is made possible through Votebeat, a nonpartisan reporting project covering local election integrity and voting access. The article is available for ...

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At the top of their wish lists, ramping up early voting and implementing same-day registration. "This article is made possible through Votebeat, a nonpartisan reporting project covering local election integrity and voting access. This article is available for reprint under the terms of ...

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OCEAN COUNTY, NJ – Ocean County voters joined the majority of New Jersey voters in saying yes to recreational cannabis in the state. They did so despite disapproval expressed by some government officials. The Ocean County Board of Chosen Freeholders passed a resolution in September stating their ...

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WARETOWN, NJ -  Current Ocean Township Mayor Ken Baulderstone has won a seat back on the township committee according to preliminary numbers released by the Ocean County Board of Elections. The Republican incumbent received over 68 percent of the ballots tallied. Democratic candidate Rita Kopacz ...

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THIRD CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT, NJ - U.S.Rep Andy Kim will serve another two years in Congress representing the Third Congressional District based on preliminary voting numbers. The Associated Press made the race call early this morning, Kim's victory distinguishes him as the first Democrat to ...

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BARNEGAT, NJ - The Ocean County Board of Elections continues to count votes cast in both Barnegat's Township Committee race and for members of the Board of Education.  The preliminary numbers show that incumbent Alfonso "Al" Cirulli will maintain his seat. His Republican running mate, Joseph Marte ...

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Signatures created with MVC pin pad are problematic. Voters are asked to ‘cure’ disputed ballots, about half respond. This article is made possible through Votebeat, a nonpartisan reporting project covering local election integrity and voting access. This article is available for reprint under ...

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Confusion, suspicion, voter hostility and computer glitches: it’s all in a day’s work for the folks staffing New Jersey’s election boards. This article is made possible through Votebeat, a nonpartisan reporting project covering local election integrity and voting access. This article is ...

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Confusion, suspicion, voter hostility and computer glitches: it’s all in a day’s work for the folks staffing New Jersey’s election boards. This article is made possible through Votebeat, a nonpartisan reporting project covering local election integrity and voting access. This article is ...

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BARNEGAT/WARETOWN, NJ – Many voters have already cast their ballots for the 2020 election.  While the presidential race dominates the media, there still is the matter of local elections. Some will go through the process without any knowledge of the candidates. Partisan politics suggests going ...

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Counties can begin counting general election votes on Saturday because of the expected flood of paper ballots — but they can’t reveal any results. This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to ...

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SOUTHERN OCEAN —  With the  2020 General Election just days away, Ocean County voters who need assistance with vote-by-mail ballots can access help through the Ocean County Clerk Election Services staff in the days leading up to and including Nov. 3. On Saturday, Oct. 31 and Sunday, Nov. 1, voters ...

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Ocean County, NJ -  WITH THE 2020 General Election just days away, Ocean County voters who need assistance with vote-by-mail ballots can access help through the Ocean County Clerk Election Services staff in the days leading up to and including Nov. 3. On Saturday, Oct. 31 and Sunday, Nov. 1, voters ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Former New Jersey State Senator Ray Lesniak will square off with New Jersey State Senator Mike Testa in a Presidential debate hosted by the New Jersey Jewish Business Alliance Tuesday. Both men, standing in for their Party's Presidential candidate, will be asked questions ...

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BARNEGAT, NJ – The first public question on New Jersey’s ballot asks voters to decide whether the state should legalize recreational marijuana use and possession. Barnegat township officials have their own stance on the issue. Township Committee members passed a resolution this week in opposition ...

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