Elections

November 21, 2020

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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CHERRY HILL, NJ — Over the next week mail carriers will be busy delivering some 340,000 ballots to Camden County registered voters in anticipation of many residents going the vote-by-mail (VBM) route this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. To make the process easier, the county’s Board of ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — The November presidential election is 46 days away.  Camden voters, like those throughout New Jersey, have a plethora of deadlines to keep in mind and much to consider ahead of Election Day 2020 - as well as a local school board race.  “We have to vote like our lives depended on ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — A committee of petitioners’ hope for the return of nonpartisan elections in Camden have dwindled considerably after City Council unanimously agreed Tuesday that there were not sufficient signatures from registered voters. A group of activists, which include former City Councilman ...

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NEW JERSEY — Less than two months from Election Day, Gov. Phil Murphy on Tuesday said a new website will allow New Jersey residents to register to vote and track their mail-in ballot all while on the go or from the comfort of their home. “This online form is safe and secure, and can be accessed ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — Camden City Council members on Tuesday will consider adding eight ballot drop boxes throughout neighborhoods in the city for easy and safe access by anyone who wants to vote by mail (VBM).  More drop boxes would be a welcomed site as there is currently only one within city grounds — ...

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Postage, drop boxes and PPE will add to the tab for an election to be held nearly entirely through the mail. 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, ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Responding to the news that the Trump campaign is suing New Jersey over mail-in voting, Gov. Phil Murphy went on the offensive during his COVID-19 press briefing in Trenton today. “Vote-by-mail is not new in New Jersey and takes on the added importance of protecting both public ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — Seven candidates will vie for three seats on the Camden school board this November, according to the Camden County Clerk's office following Tuesday's nomination petition deadline.  It will be the second year residents will choose school board members — another step on the road to a ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — In order to provide New Jersey voters a place to safely cast their ballots, five Camden County drop-boxes are available Tuesday in what will be an unprecedented election in the midst of COVID-19. “In 2019, Camden County was ranked first in overall volume of votes cast by VBM ...

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