Elections

October 19, 2020

KEARNY, NJ – Joined by one of his House colleagues, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. chastised US Postal Service officials for refusing to allow them to inspect the Dominic V. Daniels Processing and Distribution Center to assess USPS’s ability to carry out New Jersey’s ongoing ...

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HUDSON COUNTY, NJ - With Election Day just over three weeks away, the Hudson County Board of Elections is offering guidance so residents can exercise their civic duty regardless of whether they vote in-person or by mail.  Following Gov. Phil Murphy’s executive order this summer guaranteeing ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Mayor Jimmy Davis and the members of the Bayonne City Council have endorsed the “Together We Can” ticket in this year Board of Education election contest. While voting will be conducted through ballots mailed to all registered voters, Election Day is Tuesday, November 3. Saying ...

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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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BAYONNE, NJ - For Assemblyman Nicholas Chiaravalloti it was all about gathering his friends and supporters together safely, allowing for the positive, and personal interactions that he makes a point of offering at his events. In a time of social distancing could that be accomplished, he wondered in ...

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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 Wednesday. “Vote-by-mail is not new in New Jersey and takes on the added importance of protecting both ...

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UNION CITY, NJ - Seeking to expose President Donald Trump’s use of the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) to play politics, U.S. Senator Robert Menendez held a press conference in front of the Union City main post office Monday calling for Trump to end his “assault on the U.S. Postal Service.” Quoting ...

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TRENTON, NJ – The Nov. 3 general election will be held overwhelmingly via a vote-by-mail model as per an executive order forthcoming from Gov. Phil Murphy, who says this is the safest way to ensure the voting process during the COVID-19 pandemic. All registered New Jersey voters will receive ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - For three of the nine candidates running for Bayonne Board of Education in November the key to improving the education outcomes for local students will be working together, they said, dedicating themselves to improving the education of students, treating teachers with the respect they ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Petitions for candidates seeking a place on the ballot in November’s election for Board of Education were due Monday, with nine emerging for three seats. Current Board President Maria Valado and Vice President Christopher Munoz, both seeking reelection, will be joined by newcomer ...

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HUDSON COUNTY, NJ - Although the results of the Democratic Primary election will not be fully known for another two weeks, incumbents backed by the Hudson County Democratic Organization (HCDO) in Hudson County appear to be well on their way to facing their GOP opponents in November. Some mail-in ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - According to Hudson County Clerk E. Junior Maldonado, Vote-By-Mail (VBM) ballots for this year's Primary Election were mailed last week to all voters who are registered Democrats and Republicans. Meanwhile, any unaffiliated or inactive voters who wish to vote in the Primary ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ  - Today is the last day to register to vote in this year's Primary election. While ballots will be cast primarily by mail, Election Day is Tuesday, July 7. For those interested in voting in this primary election, you must be aligned with a party. Votes will be counted as to ...

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HUDSON COUNTY, NJ - Hudson County Republicans are calling on Michael Alonso to resign from the Bayonne Board of Education. The calls come in response to social media posts Alonso shared on Facebook that have been deemed insensitive given current events.  “Where will the Bayonne Riot Start? ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - A resolution that could have moved elections for Bayonne Board of Education from November to April failed to get a sponsor at the April 28 meeting – even from Trustee Michael Alonso, who proposed it. The lack of sponsor defeated the measure without a vote. While a technical ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Bayonne’s City Democratic Organization will extend the terms of their current committee people until June 2021, Mayor Jimmy Davis, who also serves as the BCDO Chairman, announced Monday. The decision comes in response to efforts to limit large gatherings and adhere to social ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - A vote on a potential ballot referendum to change Board of Education elections from November to April will be put on hold until the March board meeting so that board members can get more information. Saying that board of education elections should be separate from local, state, or ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Lawrence Hamm has announced his intent to challenge U.S. Senator Cory Booker in the 2020 Democratic Primary. The 65-year-old Montclair resident, who launched the People's Organization for Progress (POP) in 1983, and has devoted his life's work to social activism, announced via ...

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BAYONNE, NJ -With two of his endorsed candidates unseating incumbents in the November 5 election, Mayor Jimmy Davis may be the biggest winner of all in the 2019 contest for seats on the Bayonne Board of Education. On Tuesday the final tally was certified by the Hudson County Board of Elections ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Seeking to avoid some of the issues that plagued the 2018 school board election, namely reversing course on the appointment of a declared winner, only to find his vote totals didn’t merit the win, Hudson County election officials have yet to certify, and therefore make official, the ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Surrounded by friends, family, and political supporters, Neil Carroll III was declared the winner of the special election for the First Ward council seat just 18 minutes after polls closed on Tuesday.  Carroll pumped his fist in sign of victory, and then hugged supporters, ...

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BAYONNE, NJ- Neil Carroll III will retain his position as First Ward Councilman, according to unofficial results.  A preliminary count of votes cast on Tuesday put Carroll at 1287 votes. His closest challenger is reported to be Peter Franco who received 602 votes. Paul Hagdorn received 237 votes ...

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TRENTON, NJ  - A ballot question giving voters the chance to decide whether to extend a tax deduction for veterans living in Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRC) will be on the ballot when voters across New Jersey go to the polls on Tuesday. Under New Jersey law, veterans living in the ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - The four candidates seeking election to Bayonne’s First Ward council seat took to the streets in a last push for votes on the weekend before the election. “We’ve been walking all morning,” Neil Carroll III told TAPinto Bayonne late on Saturday. “We have people getting in the last ...

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