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Elections

April 12, 2022

BELMAR, NJ — Mayor Mark Walsifer and Council President Jim McCracken are running for reelection this fall. Katrina Clapsis, who's lived in Belmar since 2011, is running for the council seat opened up by Tom Carvelli's retirement. The trio make up the slate of Belmar Republicans on the ...

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BELMAR, NJ — Republican Jodi Kinney has won election to the Belmar Council, defeating Democrat Gerald Buccafusco by 16 votes after a recount by the Monmouth County Board of Elections. Kinney received 2,016 votes to Buccafusco’s 2,000 votes, according the final tallies released by the county ...

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BELMAR, NJ — Democrat Gerald Buccafusco has filed for a recount of the Belmar Council election results, which shows him 15 votes behind Republican Jodi Kinney — 1,214 to 1,199. The filing in Superior Court in Freehold has been confirmed by Tracee Johnson, chief clerk for the Monmouth County ...

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In Lake Como: Jacqueline Dahrouge to Join Board of Education BELMAR/LAKE COMO, NJ— Write-in candidate Jennifer Nicolay will take the third Belmar Board of Education seat that was up for grabs in the November 2 election. With a total of 651 write-in ballots cast, Nicolay received 260 votes, ...

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Also Still Awaiting Release of Name of Write-In Candidate in Belmar School Board Race BELMAR, NJ — With all ballots counted, Republican Jodi Kinney has a 15-vote lead over Democrat Gerald Buccafusco in the race for a seat on the Belmar Council, according to the latest release of unofficial ...

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RARITAN BOROUGH, NJ — "I hate to lose." Republican Jack Ciattarelli conceded the governor's race Friday afternoon in his hometown of Raritan Borough. "I called Gov. Murphy earlier today and congratulated him on his re-election and wished him well in serving the people of New Jersey," Ciattarelli ...

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BELMAR, NJ — Republican Jodi Kinney picked up two votes in Monmouth County’s latest release of unofficial election results in her bid for a Belmar Council seat against Democrat Gerald Buccafusco. She now leads Buccafusco by 11 votes — 1,185 to 1,174, according to vote totals released on November ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ — Republican Jack Ciattarelli’s campaign released an update of the ongoing ballot counting, as well as a statement on November 8 regarding the 2021 gubernatorial election in New Jersey after Gov. Phil Murphy's campaign called for the former state Assemblyman and GOP candidate for ...

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UPDATE: Monmouth County Clerk Christine Giordano Hanlon reported that no further updates were expected on election results as of 5:30 p.m. on Monday, November 8. The last unofficial tallies were released on Friday, November 5.  Monday was the last day the County Board of Elections was to receive ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ — Three days after Election Day, GOP gubernatorial candidate Jack Ciattarelli is still campaigning and unwilling to concede, despite Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy having been declared the winner by several media organizations. The governor also declared victory Wednesday night, ...

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BELMAR, NJ — Republican Jodi Kinney’s lead over Democrat Gerald Buccafusco has been trimmed to nine votes in their election battle for a seat on the Belmar Council. According to updated election results released by Monmouth County at 4:30 p.m. on November 4, Buccafusco gained 35 additional votes ...

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ASBURY PARK, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy expressed gratitude toward supporters gathered Wednesday night at Asbury Park Convention Hall after he declared victory in the race for re-election. His opponent, Jack Ciattarelli, has not conceded. The margin remains razor-thin as of November 4, with ballots ...

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BELMAR, NJ — Democrat Gerald Buccafusco, who is trailing Republican Jodi Kinney by 27 votes for a seat on the Belmar Council, said he is awaiting final election results before making a decision that could include seeking a recount. As of 7 p.m. on November 3, Monmouth County’s unofficial vote ...

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Newcomer Salgado, Incumbent Lomas Win School Board Bids, with Third Seat Still Up in Air BELMAR, NJ — Republican Jodi Kinney has a 27-vote lead over Democrat Gerald Buccafusco in the race for a seat on the Belmar Council, according to the first round of unofficial election results. Kinney has ...

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LAKE COMO, NJ — Democrats Christopher D’Antuono, Heather Albala-Doyle and Peter Ventrice will keep their seats on the Lake Como Council, while BethAnn Witte won election to the Board of Education. All three council candidates ran unopposed, with D’Antuono receiving 309 votes, Albala-Doyle 308 ...

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EDITOR’S NOTE: Following the publication of this story, Belmar Board of Education incumbent Kristin Karr contacted TAPinto Belmar/Lake Como to inform us of her candidacy as a write-in choice The story has been revised, and her responses to our questions have been added. BELMAR, NJ — The race for ...

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The ballot for the November 2 general election includes two public questions that would expand legalized gambling in New Jersey in two ways: the first by permitting wagering in the state on college sports, and the second to allow more types of nonprofit groups to use net proceeds from bingo games ...

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LAKE COMO, NJ — Incumbent BethAnn Witte and declared write-in candidate Jacqueline Dahrouge are running for two seats on the Lake Como Board of Education in the upcoming November 2 general election. Witte, who was appointed in January to fill an unexpired term, is seeking her first three-year ...

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BELMAR, NJ — Belmar Council candidates Gerald Buccafusco and Jodi Kinney voiced their views on a variety of issues facing the borough during a virtual forum on October 22, presented by the League of Women Voters of Southern Monmouth County and TAPinto Belmar/Lake Como. Among those topics tackled ...

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BELMAR, NJ — The race for three seats on the Belmar Board of Education has drawn four candidates — incumbent Michele Lomas, newcomer Erika Salgado and declared write-in hopefuls Brian Conklin and Jennifer Nicolay. While Lomas is seeking her second three-year term, school board members Kristen ...

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Lakefront Facelift, Streets and Traffic, Downtown Revitalization Top List LAKE COMO, NJ — Three Democrat incumbents — Heather Albala-Doyle, Christopher D’Antuono and Peter Ventrice — are running unopposed for their seats on the Lake Como Council. While D’Antuono is seeking re-election to his ...

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BELMAR, NJ — Both candidates running for Belmar Council have two things in common — they are newcomers to serving in public office who were unsuccessful in their first bids last year to unseat Democrat incumbent Thomas Brennan. Now Gerald Buccafusco, the one-time independent contender now ...

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MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ — New Jersey residents are reminded that today, October 12 is the deadline for voter registration for the November 2 general election. You can register to vote if: You are a United States citizen. You will be 18 years old by the next election. You will be a resident ...

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Watch Video by Monmouth County Clerk Hanlon on New Voting Process FREEHOLD, NJ —There will be 10 polling locations throughout Monmouth County for voters to cast their votes by machine for a nine-day period before the November 2 general election. Monmouth County Clerk Christine Giordano Hanlon ...

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NEWARK, NJ — The first of two debates in the New Jersey governor’s race kicked off last night, pitting incumbent Phil Murphy, a Democrat, against his Republican challenger, Jack Ciattarelli.  Watch the fiery face-off below, where both candidates clashed over such issues as the coronavirus ...

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Candidates seeking the office of Monmouth County surrogate and a seat on the Board of County Commissioners will be part of a virtual forum to be held at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, September 29. Presented by the League of Women Voters of Southern Monmouth County, the free webinar will devote one ...

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OCEAN, NJ — The League of Women Voters of Southern Monmouth County will host a virtual webinar on Sunday, September 19 that will focus on changes for Monmouth County voters in November's upcoming general election. During the 3 p.m. online session, topics to be addressed include early in-person ...

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Monmouth County Clerk Alerts Voters to Preprinted Vote-by-Mail Applications Being Sent by Out-of-State Organization TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey voters have until August 31 to opt out of voting by mail with their county clerk in order to vote in person — whether they plan voting early for the first ...

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OCEAN, NJ — The League of Women Voters of Southern Monmouth County has named Evelyn Murphy of Neptune as its new president, succeeding longtime member Peggy Dellinger of Ocean. During a recent luncheon celebration, the nonpartisan organization officially made the leadership change, while ...

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BELMAR/LAKE COMO, NJ — One incumbent and a newcomer are running for election to Belmar’s Board of Education in November, with no candidates filing for a third open seat, according to the Monmouth County Clerk Office's Elections Division. Election petitions were filed by Michele Lomas, who is ...

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