Open Forum for Bernards Township Committee Candidates to Be Held Thursday Night

October 16, 2017

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - Bernards Township voters will have an opportunity to meet and hear the four candidates _ a full slate of Democrats and Republicans - competing for two seats on the five-member Township Committee in this November's election.

The candidates' forum - to be hosted by the League of Women Voters of Somerset County - is scheduled for 7 to 9 p.m. this Thursday, Oct.

RU Alumni Announce Creation of Political Action Committee to Support University

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - As the general election season heats up, with candidates vying for Governor and the 120 seats in the state Legislature, a strong group of Rutgers University alumni have formed a state political action committee to help ensure the interests of the university are heard in the halls of Trenton.

The “Scarlet PAC” is not connected with the university; it is an ...

What Questions Does Controversial Push Poll Ask Bernards Township Voters?

BERNARDS TOWNSHIP, NJ – Democrat candidates for Township Committee Joan Harris and Sally Booth attended the Township Committee meeting on Tuesday to let the mayor and committee members know robo-calls were targeting voters in  Bernards Township.

They said the calls made false claims about their positions and asked the all-Republican committee to intervene and stop the ...

Push Polling Targets Democrat Candidates for Bernards Township Committee

 BERNARDS TOWNSHIP, NJ – There’s a saying that election season takes a break over the summer, then starts again after Labor Day.  It resumed in Bernards Township not with a bang, but with a ‘ring’ – of a telephone and the Democrats running for Township Committee, are furious, for they are the targets of a "push" poll.

A "push" poll ...

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Democratic candidates for Bernards Township Committee meet with members of the Basking Ridge Indian Community

October 12, 2017

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - Sally Booth and Joan Harris, the Democratic candidates for Bernards Township Committee were welcomed by members of the Basking Ridge Indian Community (BRIC) at their recent volunteer appreciation meeting, which was held at Pleasant Valley Park.

The candidates shared with the BRIC their motivations for running for office, emphasizing their commitment to service and their ...

No More Politics as Usual

October 11, 2017

A first-time candidate running to serve in the General Assembly for the 21st District, I am, quite simply, tired of politics as usual. I believe that with the right leadership, New Jersey can be a beacon of hope amidst a volatile political and economic landscape.

Born and raised in Hunterdon County, New Jersey, I eventually settled in ...

LaZare: Bringing Passion to Our Politics

October 19, 2017

Time was, New Jersey residents could at least count on their elected representatives to be good stewards of their funds they paid in taxes:  to maintain their roads, their obligations, and their air and water.  Those times are long gone.  For close to three decades, administrations of all political stripes have hedged here, and borrowed there, and put the state on a depressing ...