Elections

January 22, 2019

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Somerset County Sheriff Frank Provenzano will remove his badge at the end of this year, retiring after a 50-year law enforcement career that began in Bridgewater as a rookie cop in 1968. He immediately endorsed North Plainfied Police Chief William Parenti to replace him after ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ Although a big change on the Bernards Township Committee next year will be the addition of Joan Harris, the first Democrat to sit on the governing body in about 20 years, there will be another new face on the dais as well -- Republican Joseph Esposito, top votegetter in both ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ Democrat Joan Bannan Harris will take a seat on previously all-Republican Township Committee in 2019, after a count of votes by mail under the state's new mail-in system overturned a lead by two Republican candidates tallied up after polls closed last Tuesday. The Somerset ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ With votes still likely to be counted into next week, the differential between the number of votes for Bernards Township Committee candidates Joan B. Harris, a Democrat, and Republican John Surano had shrunk to nine as of shortly after 6 p.m. on Thursday, the Somerset County ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ — Republican Township Committee candidates Joe Esposito and John Surano remained in the lead on Wednesday over Democrats Joan Harris and Bobby Mascia, but the gap narrowed as additional mail-in votes and other unpreviously counted ballots were added onto the Somerset County ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ  - A court order issued by Superior Court Judge Yolanda Ciccone on Election Day will effectively postpone the final results of many elections in Somerset County until Wednesday, when the Board of Elections resumes counting a record number of mail in ballots – any number of which ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ -  Democratic candidate Tom Malinowski chose Embassy Suites in Berkeley Heights to gather his supporters to await the results of the close race for the New Jersey's 7th Congressional District seat he won against five-term incumbent Congressman Leonard Lance. Throughout the ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ - No matter who wins the two Bernards Township Committee seats up for grabs on next Tuesday's election day, Nov. 6, there will be new faces on the governing body in 2019. It's just a matter of whether the five-member Township Committee will remain an all-Republican group _ or ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ Election hours next Tuesday, Nov. 6, are set for 6 a.m. to 8 p.m., according to the Bernards Township municipal clerk's office, which will also post unofficial election results, usually within a few hours after polls close. Township voters can find their exact polling ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ With election day fast approaching, November's candidates for Bernards Township are scheduled to appear at a candidates' forum to be presented by the League of Women Voters and Ridge students this Wednesday, Oct. 24 at Ridge High School. The League of Women Voters of Somerset ...

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BERNARDS TOWNSHIP, NJ - Former Secretary of State John Kerry is scheduled to appear for Democrat Congressional candidate Thomas Malinowski from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12, in the Performing Arts Center at Ridge High School. Granting of use of the Ridge High School auditorium for a ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ  - Across New Jersey there was no shortage of drama in Tuesday's Primary elections, with an incumbent senator fighting hard to hold on to his seat and well-financed Democratic campaigns gearing up for a bigger battle in November; the national Democratic Party has targeted New ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ Unsurprisingly, the uncontested candidates for Bernards Township Committee and Somerset County Freeholders all won their party's support on a local level in Tuesday's primary election. The real race for those positions will be in November. At that time, in the race for two ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ There will be a race in this year's campaign for two seats available on the Bernards Township Committee - but not in next Tuesday's primary election. The candidates who are unopposed in seeking their party's nomination for two spots on November's ballot aren't facing their ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ Democrats Bobby Mascia and Joan Bannan Harris, who are seeking election to the Bernards Township Committee this year, recently announced the official launch of their campaign at the Allen Street gazebo in downtown Basking Ridge. Harris and Mascia, both officially endorsed by ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ - Two Republicans who are first-time candidates for Bernards Township Committee, Joseph Esposito and John Surano, recently announced the official launch of their campaign at the Allen Street gazebo in downtown Basking Ridge. Esposito and Surano, both officially endorsed by the ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ – Joan Bannan Harris and Robert (Bobby) Mascia, this year's Democratic candidates for Bernards Township Committee, will officially launch their campaign at 11 a.m. this Saturday, May 5 at the Allen Street Gazebo at the corner of Allen Street and North Finley Avenue in downtown ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ - The two officially endorsed Republican candidates for Bernards Township Committee in this November's election Joe Esposito and John Surano, are scheduled kick off their campaign from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 28 at the Allen Street gazebo in downtown Basking ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ - Four candidates, two Democrats and two Republicans, filed on Monday to be included on June's primary ballots seeking to be their party's official Township Committee candidates for two seats available in this year's election. The line-up means there will be no contest in the ...

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  BERNARDS TWp., NJ – On Monday night, the Bernards Township Democratic Committee (BTDC) endorsed Joan B. Harris and Robert J. Mascia, CFBS for Bernards Township Committee. Harris and Mascia will run on the Democratic line in the November election.  In a release from the Democratic Committee, ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - Asserting it's more important to keep Democrats at bay than to become a Congressman, Succasunna resident Craig Heard said Monday he will not wage a primary election challenge this year against U.S. Rep. Leonard Lance (R-7th Dist.). Heard, who unsuccessfully tried to beat Lance in ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ -The Bernards Township Republican Municipal Committee (BTRMC) held its candidate screening on March 19 at the Liberty Corner Firehouse. Joseph Esposito and John Surano earned the endorsement of the BTRMC to run on the GOP line for a 3-year term in the upcoming November 2018 ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - NJ-7 Democratic Congressional candidate, Linda Weber, announced Wednesday that she  suspended her campaign. In a release from her campaign, it stated, "Although Weber earned the official endorsements of the Somerset and Essex County Democratic Committees, she pledged that ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ -- The Bernards Township Democratic Committee has put out a call-out to those interested in running for Bernards Township Committee. To be considered for endorsement as a Democratic candidate, residents are asked to submit interest in an online form by Friday, March 16. Those ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ – Basking Ridge resident Joseph Esposito has announced that he will be seeking the GOP endorsement as a candidate for the Bernards Township Committee at the Republican Committee's annual screening meeting on March 19. Esposito, of 22 High Hill Court, is a nineteen-year resident ...

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  BERNARDS TWP., NJ –  Laurie Albee, a resident of Bernards Township, has formally announced her candidacy for one of two open seats on the Bernards Township Committee. Albee plans to seek the GOP Municipal Committee endorsement for a three-year term when the organization holds its annual ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ – At the beginning of the night’s forum, there were seven people running for the opportunity to run as the Democrats’ candidate for District 7 in New Jersey.   It is expected the winner will face the incumbent Congressman Leonard Lance (R) in November. Half way through the ...

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FANWOOD, NJ -- In an online version of a Wall Street Journal story that will appear in print on Wednesday, reporter Kate King examined the rise of women in New Jersey politics and highlighted Fanwood Mayor Colleen Mahr's campaign for Union County Democratic Committee (UCDC) chair. against two male ...

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CRANFORD, NJ – The Cranford Democrats will host two meet and greets with the seven democratic candidates running for Congress in New Jersey’s 7th district. Local voters will have the opportunity to speak with the candidates and ask questions on two separate dates. “We want to give voters an ...

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