Elections

January 31, 2020

OCEAN COUNTY/BURLINGTON COUNTY, NJ –  Earlier this week, Republican David Richter announced his plans to unseat Congressman Andy Kim.  It didn’t take long for fellow Republican challengers to come together on one issue. In short, they collectively suggested he was “district shopping.” It’s true ...

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OCEAN COUNTY/BURLINGTON COUNTY, NJ -  Barnegat Mayor John Novak was the first of the Republicans to announce his intentions to run for the CD-3 congressional seat currently occupied by Democratic Congressman Andy Kim.  He formally filed while another candidate set up an exploratory ...

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ESSEX COUNTY, NJ – Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. announced his support of Governor Phil Murphy for re-election as New Jersey Governor on Mon. Jan. 13.  Murphy, who is currently entering his third year as Governor, is up for election in 2021. In endorsing Murphy, DiVincenzo ...

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BURLINGTON COUNTY, NJ – A former Hainesport mayor is the second Republican from Burlington County to announce his candidacy to challenge incumbent Congressman Andy Kim (NJ-03). During his four terms of elected office to the Hainesport Township Committee, Tony Porto served as mayor twice. He also ...

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BURLINGTON COUNTY, NJ – In mid-September, former Burlington County Freeholder Kate Gibbs announced she was considering a campaign for Congress in New Jersey’s Third District.  Yesterday, Gibbs, a Republican, took it a step further and proclaimed her candidacy in the race against incumbent ...

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BARNEGAT, NJ – Earlier this week, Barnegat’s next mayor shared the signs leading to his decision to run against incumbent Democratic Congressman Andy Kim.  In an exclusive interview with TAPintoBarnegat/Waretown, Republican John Novak also provided some insight as far as his credentials, goals and ...

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BARNEGAT, NJ - Deputy Mayor John J. Novak moves up to become Barnegat’s mayor in 2020.  However, when his term runs out at the end of next year, Novak’s ready for a more prominent role in government. He believes that all signs point to him replacing Democrat Andy Kim as the U.S. Representative from ...

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BARNEGAT, NJ – Last night, the Ocean County Clerk’s Office released preliminary numbers for two races in Barnegat.  Meanwhile, there are a couple of back stories that have their share of human interest. Notably, only a little more than 5,000 registered voters took the time to vote during this ...

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BARNEGAT/WARETOWN, NJ - In continuing efforts, to provide you with hyperlocal news, TAPintoBarnegat/Waretown is closely monitoring election results. Keep in mind that this article only contains preliminary results and not the tally of any ballots submitted by mail. With that in mind, the results ...

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SOUTHERN OCEAN COUNTY, NJ -Just about everyone knows that a great number of services are closed during the years of presidential elections. While that's not the case for off-years, you might be surprised to learn that your calls will go answered today if you attempt to reach someone in a ...

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BARNEGAT/WARETOWN, NJ – Registered voters receive sample ballots well in advance of Election Day. However, that’s not to say that everyone finds time to review them prior to stepping behind the curtain of the voting machine. Although some think it’s only important to cast a ballot in presidential ...

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BARNEGAT, NJ – Monday night, seven out of eight Board of Education candidates fielded questions at a forum hosted by TAPintoBarnegatWaretown. Robert Sawicki, a professional firefighter, said he could not attend the event because he was needed at work. The League of Women Voters set up the format ...

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BARNEGAT, NJ – All eight Barnegat School Board candidates vying for three open seats have agreed to debate the issues on October 28, 2019.  The forum is sponsored by TapINTOBarnegatWaretown and will be moderated by the League of Women Voters. The candidates will each have an opportunity to ...

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BARNEGAT/WARETOWN, NJ – The morning and evening chill offer a reminder that the warm weather has ended. School is back in session and the summer folks are gone. For people who call either Barnegat or Ocean Township home, there’s something for consideration. Voting is a right that distinguishes ...

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BARNEGAT, NJ – Eight Board of Education candidates are signed up for three open seats in the upcoming local school board elections. No doubt prospective voters want to know where each of the candidates stands on the issues facing the Barnegat School District. In October, all eight have the ...

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NEW JERSEY - The League of Women Voters of New Jersey-Greater New Brunswick Area (LWVNJ-GNBA) is celebrating National Voter Registration Day, September 24, 2019, by sponsoring an online Trivia Quiz.  The winner will receive $300.00. The Contest begins on September 3, 2019 at midnight and ends on ...

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Jason Varano, a supervisor with the Election Board of Ocean County, addressed Barnegat’s Township Committee last night concerning the redistricting of select Barnegat voters. More may come in 2021, after completion of the federal government’s 2020 Census. According to Varano, changes made ...

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