Elections

July 3, 2020

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The primary elections are scheduled for July 7, having been rescheduled from June due to coronavirus, and there are a number of changes in procedure and polling locations this year. Polls will be open from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Residents should have already received mail-in ...

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RARITAN, NJ - The primary elections have been pushed back to July 7 due to the coronavirus pandemic, but candidate petitions for the Republican and Democratic nominations were due at the end of March. In Raritan, there will be two full-term seats up for election on the borough council, as well ...

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RARITAN, NJ - Former New Jersey Republican Assemblyman Jack Ciattarelli announced Tuesday in a campaign kick-off at John F. Kennedy Primary School that he is seeking the Republican nomination for the governor’s race in 2021. His message was clear. “Bad policy decisions were made by both sides ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - With a Republican sweep of the mayoral and council seats in Bridgewater Tuesday, mayor-elect Matthew Moench said his team is thankful for everyone who participated in the elections, and grateful that so many people are passionate about serving in Bridgewater. Moench earned ...

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RARITAN, NJ - Republicans in Raritan swept the election, which included races for a four-year term as mayor and two three-year council seats. With the unofficial results in from Raritan’s five voting districts Republican Zachary Bray led opponent, Democrat Pablo Orozco, in the run for mayor by ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Republicans Matthew Moench, Michael Kirsh and Timothy Ring were declared the winners for mayor and council, respectively, according to the unofficial results from Bridgewater Township. Moench received 6,382 votes, to 4,411 votes for Democratic challenger Jeffrey Brookner and ...

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RARITAN, NJ -  Republicans Zachary Bray, Nicolas Carra and Paul Giraldi were declared the winners for mayor and council, respectively, according to the unofficial results from Raritan Borough. Bray received 830 total votes for mayor, to 555 votes for Democratic challenger Pablo Orozco. Carra ...

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BRIDGEWATER-RARITAN, NJ — Elections are Nov. 5, and Bridgewater Township and Raritan Borough have contested elections for mayor and council. 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 ...

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BRIDGEWATER-RARITAN, NJ - Elections are Nov. 5, and polling locations are mostly the same as usual in Bridgewater and Raritan. Polling locations in Bridgewater are: • Districts 1, 2, 16, 31 — Bradley Gardens Fire House, Old York Road • Districts 3, 14, 27 — Adamsville Primary, Union ...

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SOMERSET COUNTY - With races in both Bridgewater and Raritan municipal governments, and three candidates running for three seats on the board of education, there are also a few other county and state-wide elections coming up Nov. 5. New Jersey voters will be voting for state assembly members to ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - He and his wife try to instill a sense of volunteerism in their children, and now Bridgewater resident Steven Singer is running for one of three open seats on the board of education to represent Bridgewater. “Naturally, we try to lead by example,” he said. “Just as my children ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - She has been a member of the board of education for 12 years, and now member Lynne Hurley is hoping to continue serving the community and the district with another term on board. Hurley is running for one of three open seats on the board of education representing ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - She enjoys being part of the process to provide opportunities for the Bridgewater-Raritan students, and now current board of education president Jill Gladstone is running for another term on the board. Gladstone is running for one of three open three-year seats on the board of ...

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RARITAN, NJ - A Raritan resident for the past five years, Melissa Harris grew up in a small town like Raritan, with a father who served as council person and was a small business owner, and she is looking to bring this perspective to a position on the Raritan Borough Council. Democrat Harris is ...

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RARITAN, NJ - A graduate of Bridgewater-Raritan High School, Dianne Bautista said she considers herself lucky to live in Raritan, and wants to be part of the future in revitalizing Raritan, which is why she is running for one of two open seats on the borough council on the Democratic ticket. “I ...

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RARITAN, NJ - A fifth generation in Raritan, current Republican councilman Paul Giraldi is running for another term on the council as he brings a “legacy knowledge” from his family history in town. “I have dedicated the past nine years to being on the council, and would like to give Raritan ...

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RARITAN, NJ - A lifelong resident of Raritan, whose family has a history of public service in town, is seeking another term on the Raritan Borough Council this year. “I do not believe there are many towns in the area quite like Raritan, there is a great sense of community and we all look out for ...

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RARITAN, NJ - A resident of Raritan since the early 1980s, current councilman Pablo Orozco said he has always felt a sense of community in Raritan – and is now hoping to be elected the newest mayor of Raritan Borough. Running on the Democratic ticket, Orozco is running for mayor for a four-year ...

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RARITAN, NJ - A graduate of Bridgewater-Raritan High School, and fourth generation Raritan resident, councilman Zachary Bray is hoping to bring that dedication to the borough to his run for mayor. Current Republican mayor Charles McMullin is not seeking re-election, and Bray is running on the ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - She moved to Bridgewater to raise her family, and found a passion for helping others through the local MOMS club – and now Patti Selikoff is running for one of two open seats on the township council. Selikoff is running for council on the Democratic ticket. “Bridgewater is ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - He has a strong desire to improve Bridgewater, and now resident John Arcoleo is using that drive to run for one of two open seats on the Bridgewater Township Council. Arcoleo is running on the Democratic ticket for a spot on the council. “The spirit of volunteerism in town ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - He is committed to Bridgewater and already serving the township on the Green Knoll Rescue Squad — and now resident Timothy Ring is looking to serve the township on council. Ring is running on the Republican ticket for one of two open spots on the township council. A lifelong ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - He has been involved in politics and government for the last 25 years, 12 of them in Bridgewater, and now Michael Kirsh wants to continue giving back to his home as a member of the township council. Kirsh is running on the Republican ticket for one of two open seats on the ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - He has always wanted to help people and give back, and now Gregg Mele is doing that for his local community. Mele is running for mayor in Bridgewater on the Libertarian ticket. “Most people can tell, just from talking to me, that I am about as sincere as they come and I ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - He believes Bridgewater is at a crossroads, and now, after serving 12 years on the board of education, Jeffrey Brookner is running for mayor. Brookner is running on the Democratic ticket for the four-year mayoral term. “We can continue down the path of aggressive development ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - A lifelong resident who loves being part of the Bridgewater community, current council president Matthew Moench is preparing to continue investing in Bridgewater’s future with a run for mayor. Moench defeated incumbent mayor Dan Hayes in the June primary to score the Republican ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Almost four months after the primary elections, the Pino for Sheriff Campaign is working with the United States Postal Inspectors Service in regard to an election fraud investigation surrounding stolen Vote by Mail Ballots from Bridgewater residents, according to a release from ...

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SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ - Somerset County Sheriff’s candidate Tim Pino, of Bridgewater, and his team are planning to file an election complaint with the attorney general’s office following evidence of voting irregularities in the June 4 primary election, particularly at a voting location in ...

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