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September 26, 2021

CAMDEN NJ — Getting ready for Election Day is tougher than you may think. So, to gear up for Tuesday, Nov. 2, Camden County is already trying to marshal an army of workers to staff polling places at 365 election districts in 37 municipalities from Pennsauken to Winslow Township. The City of ...

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CAMDEN, NJ – Voters didn't see Theo Spencer’s name on Tuesday's Democratic primary ballot. That’s Spencer’s strategy to foil “machine politics,” which he says has long-controlled local elections and mismanaged City Hall. So, Spencer has decided to run in the Nov. 9 general election as an ...

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CAMDEN, NJ – Interim Mayor Vic Carstarphen won the Democratic nomination to seek a four-year mayoral term in November, after unofficial results show he outstripped three challengers at the polls on Tuesday. Speaking last night to friends, family and fellow Democrats at The Victor Pub on Market ...

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CAMDEN, NJ– Tuesday’s primary election has arrived. Tomorrow the city’s registered Democrats will decide the outcome of a contested four-way race for Mayor and three City Council seats. They will weigh in on races for three seats on the Camden County Board of Commissioner (formerly ...

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CAMDEN NJ – Tuesday’s four-way Democratic primary for mayor is “the” election to watch in South Jersey. Interim Mayor Vic Carstarphen faces ballot challenges from three progressive Democrats: Elton Custis, Luis Quinones and Councilwoman Felisha Reyes-Morton. The real “David-and-Goliath” ...

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Camden, NJ – Mayoral candidate Elton Custis is hosting a rally at 5 p.m. today to bring together a coalition of citizen groups that hope to “end outside control” of City Hall’s functions and finances. The outdoor rally is at 1230 Haddon Ave., near the Kaighns Avenue intersection. “Our ...

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Editor’s Note: This coverage is made possible through Votebeat, a nonpartisan reporting project covering local election integrity and voting access. The article is available for reprint under the terms of Votebeat’s republishing policy. There are concerns over placement of the boxes as ...

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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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NEWARK - A new post-election poll found support from New Jersey voters for a broad variety of measures to make voting easier and more accessible, including in-person early voting, mailing voters a ballot in every election, same-day voter registration, and requiring employers to provide paid time ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — The Camden County Board of Elections certified the results of the 2020 General Elections on Friday, reasserting wins for Min. Wasim Muhammad, Karen Merricks, and Clayton Gonzalez. Seven candidates vied for three available seats this year. The three winners, two of which are ...

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A flawed state system, they said, hampered mail-in voting. Editor’s Note: This coverage is made possible through Votebeat, a nonpartisan reporting project covering local election integrity and voting access. The article is available for reprint under the terms of Votebeat’s republishing ...

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It’s a lengthy job now to process, sort and count ballots cast on Election Day with not all mail-in votes tabulated. Editor’s Note: This coverage is made possible through Votebeat, a nonpartisan reporting project covering local election integrity and voting access. The article is available for ...

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At the top of their wish lists, ramping up early voting and implementing same-day registration. "This article is made possible through Votebeat, a nonpartisan reporting project covering local election integrity and voting access. This article is available for reprint under the terms of ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — In addition to the presidential, congressional and freeholder races, voters in Camden County had to decide on three ballot questions, including the legalization of marijuana.  Here's how Camden County voted on the ballot questions: Question 1: A measure to legalize the ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — Preliminary election results have Clayton Gonzalez, Karen Merricks and Min. Wasim Muhammad leading in the voting for three Camden school board seats, according to the county's board of elections office. All three belong to the Education for Everyone slate, which was endorsed ...

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CAMDEN, NJ  — Camden residents, who hadn’t already dropped off or mailed in their ballot, turned out Tuesday to vote in person. “For the past 40 years, I have come close to 8 p.m. that way I’m the last vote,” Brother Zawdie Abdul-Malik, 79, told TAPinto Camden at Cramer School, one of the city’s ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ – With strong statewide expectation that voters will approve a ballot question tonight that legalizes recreational marijuana, Assemblyman Jamel Holley (D-20th Dist.) is calling today for a suspension of all marijuana arrests for petty possession. Moreover, Holley said, all current ...

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Justice Department plans to watch two counties on Tuesday. Watchdogs say they fear trouble. This article is made possible through Votebeat, a nonpartisan reporting project covering local election integrity and voting access. This article is available for reprint under the terms of Votebeat’s ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — After much anticipation, the 2020 general election will arrive this week. For voters in Camden, who have not already cast their ballots, the Board of Elections has online resources available regarding how to return your vote by mail ballot, how the coronavirus pandemic is impacting ...

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BLACKWOOD, NJ — Sharon Ritz, 58, of Collingswood, sought to demystify the process of ballot counting for the 2020 general election.  So, she thought, why not do it herself? “Some folks are nervous about fraud and if nothing else one of the reasons that I wanted to do this, as well as just ...

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'Vote messenger’ working to get out the vote for Republican Jeff Van Drew in Atlantic City generates widespread criticism from local Black community, officials. This article is made possible through Votebeat, a nonpartisan reporting project covering local election integrity and voting access.

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But election so far has proven to be remarkably safe for frontline workers. This article is made possible through Votebeat, a nonpartisan reporting project covering local election integrity and voting access. This article is available for reprint under the terms of Votebeat’s republishing ...

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Counties can begin counting general election votes on Saturday because of the expected flood of paper ballots — but they can’t reveal any results. This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to ...

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Despite fear of voter fraud, young adults are excited to be taking part in election process.   “This article is made possible through Votebeat, a nonpartisan reporting project covering local election integrity and voting access. This article is available for reprint under the terms of Votebeat’s ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — The deadline to register to vote — in-person, online or by mail postmarked for Oct. 13 — in the 2020 General Election is Tuesday.  “Make sure you are ready to cast your ballot in November by carefully following the directions included on the voter registration form, and make sure ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — Missed TAPinto Camden's profile series on the Camden school board candidates? No worries, there's still time to catch up! Ahead of the Nov. 3 election, seven candidates are on the ballot to fill three vacant seats on the school board for the Camden City School District ...

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This is the last in a series of profiles on the 2020 Camden School Advisory Board candidates ahead of the upcoming November elections. The first focused on independent candidate Theo Spencer and the second on the One Camden United slate. CAMDEN, NJ — Carry the baton for late school board ...

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This is the second in a series of profiles on the 2020 Camden School Advisory Board candidates ahead of the upcoming November elections. The first focused on independent candidate Theo Spencer. CAMDEN, NJ — The “One Camden United” ticket has an extensive bulleted list of items to tackle if ...

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This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 coverage. To read more, visit njspotlight.com. Editor’s note: NJ Spotlight News plans a look at each of the three ballot questions before New ...

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NEW JERSEY - Yes, the Presidential elections are important.   As doubtless are those races for Congress.  Sure, it's good to vote for your Mayor and Board of Education members.  However, let's not forget that, in this election cycle, the legalization of marijuana is also up for a vote.  To be ...

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