Elections

October 9, 2020

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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BARNEGAT, NJ -  The Barnegat Board of Education Candidates' Forum last night offered voters the opportunity to hear from six of seven candidates for three open seats on this year's ballot. Chris Sharpe, an essential worker, was unable to participate due to a business obligation. Candidates ...

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BARNEGAT, NJ - TapinBarnegat/Waretown Editor Stephanie Faughnan will moderate a Candidates' Forum tomorrow night for seven individuals looking to fill three open seats on the Barnegat Board of Education. Area residents are invited to come in person to watch the forum at Barnegat High School, ...

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OCEAN COUNTY, NJ – No doubt that every presidential election comes with its share of trials and tribulations. Mail-in ballots started appearing in the homes of Ocean County voters’ homes last month.  Preliminary answers to questions regarding casting ballots created a need for even more ...

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NEW JERSEY - Yes, the Presidential elections are important.   As doubtless are those races for Congress.  Sure, it's good to vote for your Mayor and Board of Education members.  However, let's not forget that, in this election cycle, the legalization of marijuana is also up for a vote.  To be ...

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NEW JERSEY – Two of the three candidates running in the general election for New Jersey’s Third Congressional District faced off in a virtual informational forum today hosted by the Chamber of Commerce of Southern New Jersey (CCSNJ). Christina Renna, President and CEO of CCSNJ, asked CD-3 ...

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OCEAN COUNTY, NJ - News that New Jersey voters would primarily use mail-in ballots for the November general election comes with its share of controversy.  Many Ocean County voters received their ballots this past week and have questions about them. First and foremost, the deadline to register ...

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BARNEGAT, NJ -  Voters that want to make sure their vote is counted will be in a hurry to get their mail-in ballots in as soon as possible.  Three Board of Education seats are up for grabs with seven candidates on the ballot.  The Board of Ed is non-partisan - and therefore, no hint of voting along ...

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BARNEGAT, NJ – Barnegat voters eager to have their votes counted may want to wait until at least October 7th to submit their mail-in ballots.  TAPintoBarnegat/Waretown will host a candidates’ forum on October 6th featuring the seven individuals seeking to fill three open Board of Education ...

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BARNEGAT, NJ - No evidence of apathy when it comes to candidates willing to give up their time to serve on the Barnegat Board of Education. Seven candidates are slated to vie for three open seats on the board. TAPintoBarnegat/Waretown will host a forum event next month to introduce the ...

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NEW JERSEY — Less than two months from Election Day, Gov. Phil Murphy on Tuesday said a new website will allow New Jersey residents to register to vote and track their mail-in ballot all while on the go or from the comfort of their home. “This online form is safe and secure, and can be accessed ...

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LONG BEACH ISLAND — A potentially record-breaking boat rally took place on Saturday at the Jersey Shore. Saturday’s Jersey Shore parade began at 9:30 a.m. in Toms River. According to a Facebook post promoting the event, the parade split into different groups, with one ending at Morrison’s Marina in ...

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Postage, drop boxes and PPE will add to the tab for an election to be held nearly entirely through the mail. This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 coverage. To read more, ...

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BARNEGAT/WARETOWN, NJ – Barnegat and Ocean Township share the same government representation on both a county and state level. Although the two are unique municipalities with separate government officials, they have something else in common. Their representatives are all opposed to Governor Phil ...

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OCEAN COUNTY — District 9 representatives Senator Christopher Connors, Assemblyman Brian Rumpf, and Assemblywoman DiAnne Gove are calling for in-person voting for the 2020 General Election. In a letter recently sent to Governor Phil Murphy, the 9th District delegation voiced the objections conveyed ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Responding to the news that the Trump campaign is suing New Jersey over mail-in voting, Gov. Phil Murphy went on the offensive during his COVID-19 press briefing in Trenton today. “Vote-by-mail is not new in New Jersey and takes on the added importance of protecting both public ...

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