Elections

April 7, 2021

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, N.J. - Four candidates have filed to run for the two Republican seats up for grabs in the primary election, but there will be no contest in the Democratic primary. Running for the party's nomination on the Republican ticket are: Edmund Tom Maciejewski George De ...

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The Union County Board of Elections reminds voters who plan to change their party affiliation that they must do so by April 14, in order to participate in their new party’s Gubernatorial Primary Election on June 8. “Voters often do not realize that the deadline to change their affiliation is set ...

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Kean announced Monday he would not seek reelection. WESTFIELD, NJ — An Assembly Republican from this town hopes to fill the seat to be left vacant by another Republican from Westfield. The day after the state Senate Republican leader Tom Kean Jr. announced that he would not seek reelection, ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Doug Steinhardt, chairman of the New Jersey Republican Party and candidate in the 2021 GOP Gubernatorial Primary, has dropped out of the race just one month after launching his campaign. The abrupt announcement boosts the likelihood that Jack Ciattarelli, a Hillsborough ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - There appears to be peace in Jersey City, or at least a detente, when it comes to the politics at 280 Grove Street, as well as the Hudson County Democratic Organization (HCDO). Less than three years removed from an attempt he made to oust her father from Hudson County’s top ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ -- A recount on Tuesday, Dec. 8, has confirmed Republican Jeffrey Varnerin won his race for a seat on the Township Council. The recount by Union County election officials gave Varnerin 4,101 votes, and his opponent Democratic Councilwoman Susan Poage 3,999, a difference of 102 ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ -- A paid press release from Republican political consultant Harrison Neeley broke the news that an attorney representing Berkeley Heights Township Councilwoman Susan Poage, a Democrat, filed papers asking for a recount of the election for Township Council. The announcement ...

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State Sen. Tom Kean Jr. has conceded the 7th Congressional District election to Democratic incumbent Tom Malinowski, who will be sworn to a second term in the House of Representatives in January, 2021. Down by more than 11 percent on Election Night, Kean and his supporters held out hope as the ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ -- It took 14 days for candidates and voters in Berkeley Heights to learn who won the election to serve on the Township Council, but for Republicans Jeanne Kingsley and Jeffrey Varnerin, the wait was worth it. Kingsley, the incumbent, garnered 4,138 votes, 26.08 percent of ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Joy Young and Robert Cianciulli are the unofficial winners of two seats on the Board of Education (BOE). When the county first posted results on Nov. 3, Young and Cianciulli led in the five-candidate race. They maintained their lead throughout, following a robust campaign ...

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Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi reminds voters that the New Jersey online ballot tracking system will move all ballots to “accepted” status on November 20, when she certifies the 2020 General Election results. “My office has been receiving calls from voters who are concerned about the status ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - Union County Board of Elections Administrator Nicole DiRado has confirmed that no new updated vote totals will be available until November 7. In a November 4 email to TAPinto, DiRado said, "We did not have any ballots prepared to be tallied today. Our next date to tally ...

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NEW JERSEY -- In addition to the Presidential, Senatorial, and Congressional races, voters in the state of New Jersey had to decide on three ballot questions, including the legalization of marijuana.  The Associated Press is reporting today that the results of the New Jersey Ballot questions ...

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Voters who need to replace their Vote-by-Mail ballot are advised to come early; visitors must wear masks and observe social distance. Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi advises voters who have lost or damaged their Vote-by-Mail ballot that they can visit the County Clerk’s Elizabeth and Westfield ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Each week leading to the November 3 election, the candidates running for Berkeley Heights Township Council have had the opportunity to answer question(s) that have run in a series by TAPinto Berkeley Heights. There are four candidates vying for two open seats for Township ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Each week leading to the November 3 election, the candidates running for Berkeley Heights Township Council have had the opportunity to answer question(s) that have run in a series by TAPinto Berkeley Heights. There are four candidates vying for two open seats for Township ...

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Partial results available online after polls close on November 3; the final, official count will be certified and reported on November 20 Voters and other persons who are interested in following the reporting process for the results of the 2020 General Election in Union County can download the ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - In a vibrant community like Berkeley Heights, citizens can share their opinions, offer grievances, or bestow praise on the subjects that matter most to them. TAPinto Berkeley Heights welcomes letters to the editor on everything from the traffic to municipal government, even ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Each week leading to the November 3 election, the candidates running for Berkeley Heights Township Council have had the opportunity to answer question(s) that have run in a series by TAPinto Berkeley Heights. There are four candidates vying for two open seats for Township ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Know the candidates that are on the November 3 ballot running for Berkeley Heights Board of Education. In partnership with the League of Women voters, TAPinto Berkeley Heights is publishing the LWV 411 Voters Guide responses provided by the candidates running for Berkeley ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Each week leading to the November 3 election, the candidates running for Berkeley Heights Township Council have had the opportunity to answer question(s) that have run in a series by TAPinto Berkeley Heights. There are four candidates vying for two open seats for Township ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Residents might want to allow for some extra drive-time on Saturday morning, as a political truck parade anticipated to draw “high attendance” plans to roll through the town. Organizers of the “Trump Truck Parade” announced on their website that they will leave from the AMC ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Each week leading to the November 3 election, the candidates running for Berkeley Heights Township Council have the opportunity to answer question(s) that will be run in a series by TAPinto Berkeley Heights. The following answer is from Republican Township Council ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Each week leading to the November 3 election, the candidates running for Berkeley Heights Township Council have the opportunity to answer question(s) that will be run in a series by TAPinto Berkeley Heights. The following answer is from Republican Township Council ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Each week leading to the November 3 election, the candidates running for Berkeley Heights Township Council have the opportunity to answer question(s) that will be run in a series by TAPinto Berkeley Heights. The following answer is from Democratic Township Council ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Each week leading to the November 3 election, the candidates running for Berkeley Heights Township Council have the opportunity to answer question(s) that will be run in a series by TAPinto Berkeley Heights. The following answer is from Democratic Township Council ...

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Union County Residents: Return your ballot to a Secure Ballot Drop Box. There are 22 ballot drop boxes located throughout the county. Ballot drop boxes are ADA compliant, under camera surveillance 24/7 and all ballots are picked up by a bi-partisan team of UCBOE employees every day. The deadline to ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Each week leading to the November 3 election, the candidates running for Berkeley Heights Township Council have the opportunity to answer question(s) that will be run in a series by TAPinto Berkeley Heights. The following answer is from Republican Township Council ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Each week leading to the November 3 election, the candidates running for Berkeley Heights Township Council have the opportunity to answer question(s) that will be run in a series by TAPinto Berkeley Heights. The following answer is from Democratic Township Council ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Each week leading to the November 3 election, the candidates running for Berkeley Heights Township Council have the opportunity to answer question(s) that will be run in a series by TAPinto Berkeley Heights. The following answer is from Democratic Township Council ...

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