Elections

October 14, 2019

BAYONNE, NJ - Nine of the 14 candidates running for three seats in the Bayonne Board of Education election were on their best behavior on Oct. 10 when they appeared at what will likely be the only debate of the 2019 election. Participating in the forum, hosted by Hudson County View, were Jan ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - With Election Day just weeks away Paul Hagdorn, one of four candidates vying for the First Ward Council seat, used the opening his campaign headquarters to officially propose the idea of creating a neighborhood watch program. While establishing a neighborhood watch has already been ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - In an election that could change the direction of the Bayonne Board of Education, 14 candidates are vying for three seats on the city’s body that directs policy for the city’s public schools. Election Day is Tuesday, November 5. Although previously elected boards have dealt with ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Peter Franco officially opened his campaign headquarters on Broadway, less than 20 feet from the campaign headquarters Councilman Neil Carroll III, on Monday. Franco and Carroll are among four candidates running in a Nov. 5 special election for the First Ward council seat. Also ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Despite being embroiled in controversy, Peter Franco continues to campaign vigorously in hopes of becoming the First Ward councilman on Nov. 5. Franco is running in the special election against Neil Carroll III, John R. Cupo, and Paul Hagdorn. Franco’s campaign took a heavy hit ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Although technically the incumbent councilman in the Nov. 5 special election for the First Ward Council seat, Neil Carroll III perhaps has the most to prove. Bearing the name of his legendary political grandfather, Carroll starts his political career with big expectations. “I know ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Although technically this is the first time Paul Hagdorn is running for public office, it’s not quite accurate to call him the new kid on the block. A lifelong resident of Bayonne, Hagdorn said he’s considered running for office a number of times, but previously didn’t think the ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Peter Franco, a long time activist and current candidate for First Ward Council, claimed on Facebook Monday that  an online news report about his discharge from the United States Army got important details wrong. A story published by Hudson County View last week revealed that ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - If nothing else, John Cupo’s campaign to become the First Ward councilman proves his tenacity. Cupo is one of four candidates running in the special election on Nov. 5 to fill the unexpired term of Tom Cotter. Cupo is opposed by Peter Franco, Paul Hagdorn, and Neil Carroll III – ...

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RAHWAY, NJ - Bayonne's representatives to the New Jersey General Assembly, Nicholas Chiaravalloti and Angela McKnight, both received the endorsement of the NJFMBA for their reelection bids on Thursday. “The incumbents we endorsed have shown through their legislative action that they support the ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - An alleged failure to conduct appropriate background checks on volunteers at a local soup kitchen forced a menu change on Saturday, and the delivery of cold sandwiches to residents in need, instead of the usual hot dinner. Some say politics is at play. Established in 2008, the ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - John R Cupo will have a dominant position on the ballot in November, after positions were selected by lottery earlier this week. “I'll take the 20 percent additional votes I've been told that position brings, on top of all the other votes, I'm going to get,”  Cupo predicted when ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Even a casual stroll through the First Ward is more than enough to tell the public that a municipal election is looming. Political signs are posted on many of the houses endorsing candidates who are running in the special election for the council on Nov. 5. Neil Carroll III, who ...

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BAYONNE, NJ- This year's General Election will be held on Tuesday, November 5, and Bayonne voters will have the chance to select candidates seeking seats at the local, county, and state levels. In preparation for that TAPinto Bayonne's editor, Steve Lenox, is once again sharing the publication’s ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ. - Bayonne native Raine Cusegilo has been named as a special adviser to Hudson County Democratic Organization (HCDO) Chairwoman Amy DeGise. According to a statement released on Monday by the HCDO, Cusegilo, who also serves as Chief of Staff to Assemblyman Nicholas Chiaravalloti, ...

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CLIFTON, NJ - The efforts of The Palestinian American Community Center’s (PACC) Civic Engagement Team to engage more Arabic speakers in the voting process for the upcoming 2019 state elections and 2020 Presidential election took a big step forward on May 29 when it was announced that New Jersey’s ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – With two weeks until Election Day, incumbent U.S. Senator Bob Menendez narrowly leads Republican challenger Bob Hugin 51 percent to 46 percent among likely voters in New Jersey, according to the latest Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. Menendez’s tight margin stems from the mark his ...

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