Elections

August 1, 2018

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – Three people filed to run for two seats on the Berkeley Heights Board of Education. Two are incumbents, Doug Reinstein and Chris Reilly. The third candidate is Gentiana Brahimaj. Jeane Parker, who represents Mountainside on the Berkeley Heights school board, did not file ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – And the winners of the contested Republican primary for Mayor and Council are: Robert Woodruff,  Michael D’Aquila and Michelle Greco, according to the unofficial results published on the Union County website. In the race for the Republican Party’s nomination for mayor, ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – Voters will go to the polls to vote in the primary election on Tuesday, June 5, to choose candidates to run in the general election in November.  The polls will be open from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Of particular interest to voters in Berkeley Heights are the contested Republican ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Michelle Greco was sworn into office by Mayor Bob Woodruff at Tuesday's Berkeley Heights Township Council Meeting. Greco fills the unexpired seat of Councilman Craig Pastore who stepped down due to his recent move outside of Berkeley Heights.  The Republican Municipal ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Students at Governor Livingston were greeted at the cafeteria doors by representatives of the League of Women's Voters. Juniors and seniors ages 17 and up were given the chance to fill out voting registration forms in order to participate in upcoming elections. Junior ...

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ELIZABETH/WESTFIELD, NJ - Vote-By-Mail ballots will be available in Westfield and Elizabeth beginning on Tuesday, May 1 for the 2018 Primary Election. The US Senate and House of Representatives will top this year’s Primary election to be held on Tuesday, June 5. County Freeholders and local ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - TAPinto Berkeley Heights invites all candidates in Berkeley Heights to submit statements and other content, as well as advertise on TAPinto Berkeley Heights. Below are TAPinto Berkeley Heights' Election Policies, which are the same for all TAPinto.net sites. Candidate ...

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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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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - NJ-7 Democratic Congressional candidate, Linda Weber, announced today that she will suspend 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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CLARK, NJ - The vote for the Union County Democratic Committee (UCDC) chairmanship came to a conclusion Wednesday night when 748 committee members from the county’s 21 municipalities descended on the Gran Centurions in Clark to vote for their new party leader. State Senator Nick Scutari came ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ -- Just one day before the Union County Democratic Committee (UCDC) convention to elect a new County chair, Superior Court Judge Katherine Dupuis ruled in favor of State Senator Nick Scutari, who made the case that UCDC bylaws call for an open ballot. Fanwood Mayor Colleen Mahr, ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - Acting Chair of the Union County Democratic Committee (UCDC), Colleen Mahr, is calling for the use of voting machines at the February 21 county committee meeting that will determine the next Chair of the UCDC.  The February 21 meeting will begin at 7:00 and take place at the ...

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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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FANWOOD, NJ -- Union County Democratic Committee (UCDC) acting chairwoman Colleen Mahr announced on Thursday that Wednesday, Feb. 21, will be the date of the meeting to vote on the UCDC’s next permanent Chair.  The date was voted on at a meeting with municipal chairs and UCDC officers per the ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ -- Fanwood Mayor Colleen Mahr and State Senator Nick Scutari continue their outreach to Democrats to support their candidacies for Union County Democratic Committee chairman. Mayor Mahr, the acting chair following Jerry Green's resignation last week, sent a letter to committee ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - John Stewart, Jr. submitted a letter of resignation from his position as Plainfield Chief of Staff to Mayor Adrian O. Mapp on Monday afternoon, a position he has held since January 2014, citing a lack of transparency in government. Stewart said Mapp was "clearly agitated" during ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - No sooner did Assemblyman Jerry Green of Plainfield announce his resignation as Union County’s Democratic Party chairman than political pundits went into high gear with possible scenarios. But as speculation rages over what might happen next with Union County’s Democratic ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - On Wednesday, Plainfield's own Assemblyman Jerry Green (D-22) resigned as Chairman of the Union County Democratic Committee to focus on recovering from an illness.  A statement that was issued by Union County Democratic Committee Executive Director Nick Fixmer notes that Green ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ -- Shortly after Jerry Green announced that he would resign as chairman of Union County Democratic Committee, State Senator Nick Scutari issued a press release announcing his candidacy for the position and listed numerous endorsers, including Green, Plainfield Mayor Adrian Mapp, ...

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LINDEN, NEW JERSEY — New Jersey State Senator Nicholas P. Scutari announced today that he is running for Union County Democratic Chairman with the backing of retiring Chairman Jerry Green who has suffered a recent illness. Berkeley Heights Democrats have endorsed his run. Former Chairman Jerry ...

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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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WESTFIELD, NJ — Between 1,500 and 2,000 people — including women, men and children — participated in the Second Annual Women’s March in Westfield Saturday, according to organizers. The event was one of many women’s marches around the country. “It was beyond all of our expectations,” Lee ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ – Six Democratic candidates determined to defeat longtime Republican Rep. Leonard Lance in New Jersey’s Seventh Congressional District in November’s mid-term elections did their best Wednesday night to convince a group of 75 local Democrats that they have what it takes to get the ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - A recount of the contest for township council in Berkeley Heights on Thursday, December 7 confirmed incumbent Councilwoman Jeanne Kingsley (R), for a third term, was the victor over Alvaro Medeiros (D) for the second available council seat serving a three year term. Susan ...

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Editor’s note: This article was updated to include comments by Council Vice President Jeanne Kingsley. BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi approved a recount of the votes cast for Township Council candidates in Berkeley Heights. Kraig M. Dowd, of Dowd Weber Law, LLC, ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Jill LaZare, who recently was defeated in her bid for New Jersey State Senate, was the guest speaker at The Fortnightly Club of Summit's November general meeting. LaZare shared her experience running for office in a lively nonpartisan discussion at Twin Maples' ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – Provisional ballots have been counted and …. the results remain the same as they were reported to be Tuesday night. Susan Poage came in first, incumbent Republican Jeanne Kingsley second, Democrat Alvaro Medeiros third, Republican John Sincaglia in fourth position and ...

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The Rev. Ronald Slaughter, pastor of St. James AME Church in Newark, said it best for Democrats in the state's largest city, and around the state of New Jersey, as the winning vote totals rolled in for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Phil Murphy.  "My prayers have been answered," said ...

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  BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – Results are still not final in the Berkeley Heights Council race. When Union County Officials counted the Vote by Mail (VBM) ballots on Wednesday, the difference between second place and third place candidates shrunk to a mere eight votes, with provisional ballots ...

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