Elections

June 10, 2019

SOMERVILLE, NJ  - It’s official: North Plainfield Police Chief William Parenti is winner of the 2019 GOP Primary election for Somerset County Sheriff. The outcome of the race between Parenti and Tim Pino, a retired captain on the Sheriff Deprtment's K-9 unit awaited a final tally of provisional ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ  - It’s the people who did not go to the polling places June 4 who will determine the official outcome of the 2019 GOP Primary election for Somerset County Sheriff. The unofficial vote totals posted by the Somerset County Clerk’s Office at 11:30 p.m. Election Night showed North ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Council president Matthew Moench took the win in the Republican primary election for mayor Tuesday, defeating incumbent Mayor Dan Hayes to run for the position in November's general election, according to the unofficial results from Bridgewater Township. Moench received a total ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The biggest local race in this year's primaries is for the Republican candidate for mayor in Bridgewater. Current Mayor Dan Hayes is running against council president Matthew Moench for the nomination to run in the November general elections. For council, current ...

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CLARK, NJ – State Sen. Tom Kean launched his 2020 campaign for New Jersey's 7th Congressional district last night. He was introduced by his father, former New Jersey Gov. Tom Kean Sr. Kean, a lifelong New Jersey resident who grew up in Livingston and a resident of Westfield, announced his ...

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RARITAN, NJ - Raritan Borough Councilman Pablo Orozco is running for mayor this year on the Democratic ticket. Orozco is running for the seat being vacated by current Mayor Charles McMullin. “My time on council has been very educational,” Orozco said. “I have always worked in the private ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Current board of education member Jeffrey Brookner is ending his time on the board and setting his sights on a new office in town. Brookner has been endorsed by the Bridgewater Democratic Municipal Committee to run for mayor in the November elections. His running mates ...

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RARITAN, NJ - With current Mayor Charles McMullin not seeking re-election this year, the Republican party in Raritan has announced its candidates for the open mayoral seat and two open seats on council in the November general elections. Current Raritan councilman Zachary Bray will be running for ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Candidates for Bridgewater Township Council have been announced as primary elections are drawing near and the race heats up for who will represent the Republican party in the November general elections. Council president Matthew Moench and councilwoman Christine Henderson Rose ...

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RARITAN, NJ - Raritan Mayor Charles McMullin announced Monday that he will not be seeking re-election in this year's elections. McMullin began his first term in 2016, and has decided not to run for a second when his term expires at the end of 2019. According to a release from McMullin, he ran ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ  - The Somerset County Association of Chiefs of Police has endorsed North Plainfield Police Chief William G. Parenti for Somerset County Sheriff. Somerset County Sheriff Frank Provenzano will remove his badge at the end of this year, retiring after a 50-year law enforcement career ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Several days after the annual fire elections, the results of in-person and mail-in ballots are ready, and budgets in all four districts have passed. In district one, which is the Martinsville Fire Company, there were a total of 134 ballots. Anthony Patullo and Evan Rosenberg ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJN - The annual fire district elections will be held Feb. 16, with votes being requested for commissioners and budgets in the four districts in Bridgewater. In district one, which is the Martinsville Volunteer Fire Company, there are two three-year seats open on the commission.

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Councilman Matthew Moench has received the endorsement for mayor from the Bridgewater Republican Municipal Committee – but not without dissension from within the committee itself. “I am honored to receive the endorsement of the BRMC and the opportunity to run with their support ...

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SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ - Sheriff Frank Provenzano, of Raritan, has announced that he will not be running for re-election in this year's elections. Provenzano said in a letter that he has decided to retire at the end of this year. A 50-year veteran in law enforcement, Provenzano served as police ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - All the mail-in votes have been counted for Bridgewater, and board of education candidate Ashish Joshi has been declared the winner of the third open seat. Incumbents Jacqueline Barlow and Melanie Thiesse easily sailed to victory in the elections with a final tally of 7,833 ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - As the county continues to tabulate mail-in ballots, the final results of the board of education elections are not expected until Tuesday, according to Bridgewater Township. Incumbents Jacqueline Barlow and Melanie Thiesse were running alongside newcomers Stephanie Black and ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Incumbents Jacqueline Barlow and Melanie Thiesse won two of the three open spots on the Bridgewater-Raritan Regional Board Education, representing Bridgewater, in Tuesday's elections, according to unofficial results, but the third seat may still be up for grabs. Newcomers ...

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RARITAN, NJ - Zachary Bray and Joyce Melitsky won the two open seats on the Raritan Borough Council in Tuesday's elections, according to unofficial results. Republican incumbent Bray earned 1,248 votes, while Melitsky earned 1,180 votes Democratic challenger James Foohey earned 1,083 votes, ...

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BRIDGEWATER-RARITAN, NJ — Elections are Nov. 6, and both Raritan Borough and the board of education have contested elections. This is your home for all election information, and your link to find out where to vote, who is running and what the candidates think about the issues. In Raritan, ...

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BRIDGEWATER-RARITAN, NJ - Wondering where to vote during the Nov. 6 elections? Bridgewater Districts 1, 2 — Bradley Gardens Fire House, Old York Road  Districts 3, 14, 27 — Adamsville Primary, Union Avenue  Districts 4, 11 — Bridgewater Municipal Court Meeting Room 102, Commons ...

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SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ - With races in Raritan municipal government, and a race for board of education seats, there are also a few other county and state-wide elections coming up Nov. 6. At the state level, Republican incumbent Rep. Leonard Lance is running for another term representing the seventh ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - With a background in finance and experience as director of audit and accountability in the school district of Philadelphia, Bridgewater resident Stephanie Black is hoping to bring her knowledge and expertise to the board of education in a school district that she felt offered the ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Although a relatively new Bridgewater resident, having moved here two years ago, Ashish Joshi is hoping to bring an extensive background on the Borough of Little Ferry board of education to the Bridgewater-Raritan Regional School District, running for one of the open seats on the ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - As the only educator currently on the board of education, Melanie Thiesse said she believes that allows her to provide an important perspective to the current issues – and she is hoping to bring that to the district for another three years. “My experience as the only educator ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - She is finishing her second term on the board of education, and believes that her experience and having put four kids through the district helps her understand all the district has and could offer – and now Jacqueline Barlow is running for a third term on the board. “I believe ...

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RARITAN, NJ - He is all about community and collaboration, and is proud to live in a town that has so much to do around the neighborhood – and now resident Justice Ifan would like to serve the residents of Raritan as a new member of the borough council. “My wife and I bought our first home here ...

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RARITAN, NJ - He has already put in nine years on the council, but believes he can still make a different for the residents of Raritan – and so James Foohey is running for another term on the borough council. “I think I’ve made a difference, like putting the council meetings on TV and the ...

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RARITAN, NJ - A third-generation lifelong resident of Raritan, Republican candidate for council Joyce Melitsky wants to give back to a town that has given her a great deal throughout her life. “Growing up in Raritan has allowed me to interact with the community,” she said. “My daily exercise ...

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RARITAN, NJ - A resident of Raritan whose family has over 100 years of history in the borough, as well as years serving the town, borough councilman Zachary Bray wants to continue to fulfill what he believes is his familial duty to work for the residents of Raritan. “This is our home, and I have ...

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