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Elections

November 22, 2021

CHATHAM, NJ -- It's finally over. Mark Lois is the winner of the 2021 Chatham Township Committee election and has earned a three-year term. Kathy Abbott, who lost the close election contest by 25 votes, withdrew her petition Monday for a recount before it could be ruled on by Superior Court ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -- Superior Court Judge Stuart A. Minkowitz is expected to rule Monday on whether there will be a recount in the election for a seat on the Chatham Township Committee won by Mark Lois with a 25-vote edge over Kathy Abbott. Abbott petitioned the court, naming the Morris County ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- In the first Chatham Township Committee meeting held since the Nov. 2 election, committee members shouted at each other as tensions rose during the meeting that lasted more than three and a half hours on Thursday night. The elephant in the room finally came to the forefront late ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Mark Lois has responded to Kathy Abbott's court petition asking for a "recount" in the election for a seat on the Chatham Township Committee with a motion to intervene and an answer to Abbott's petition. A case management hearing on Lois' motions is scheduled for Friday morning ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Kathy Abbott filed a petition Monday morning in Morris County Superior Court asking for a recount in her 25-vote loss to Mark Lois in the race for a 3-year term on the Chatham Township Committee. In the unofficial vote tally on the Morris County Clerk's election site, Lois ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- The remaining vote-by-mail ballots and provisional ballots have been counted and Mark Lois won the race for a seat on the Chatham Township Committee vs. Kathy Abbott by 25 votes, according to the updated unofficial count as of Tuesday afternoon. The results for all the races will ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Kathy Abbott has narrowed the gap in her bid to overtake Mark Lois' lead in the race for a 3-year seat on the Chatham Township Committee. As per the vote totals updated on Thursday, Nov. 4 on the Morris County Clerk's election site, vote-by-mail ballots have helped Abbott close ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- In a hotly contested campaign for a seat on the Chatham Township Committee, Republican Mark Lois won vs. Democratic candidate Kathy Abbott, 1,985 votes to 1,877, according to the Morris County Clerk's unofficial election results. In Chatham Borough, incumbents Carolyn Dempsey and ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, N.J. Early Voting Beginning October 23, 2021. There will be 7 early voting centers throughout Morris County. Starting on Saturday, October 23rd and ending on Sunday, October 31st you can go to ANY of the 7 sites and vote  on a voting machine. Voters may also mail in their ballots ...

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NEWARK, NJ – The first of two debates in the New Jersey Governor’s race kicked off at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark tomorrow, pitting incumbent Phil Murphy, a Democrat, against Republican challenger, Jack Ciattarelli.  If you missed the debate, you can watch it by clicking ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Four of the nine seats on the Chatham Board of Education will be contested in the November election. Lara Freidenfelds and Brian Hargrove will be vying to win seats representing Chatham Borough on the board. The incumbent running for re-election to a 3-year term is Ann ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Stacey Ewald was unanimously voted in as the new Chatham Township Mayor, and newly appointed committee member Kathy Abbott won a split vote to serve as deputy mayor when the Chatham Township Committee rearranged its roles on the dais Thursday night. Abbott was appointed to the ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Kathy Abbott was sworn in as the newest member of the Chatham Township Committee on Tuesday after a unanimous vote by the Democratic Committee of Chatham Township. Abbott takes over for the unexpired term of former mayor Tracy Ness, who resigned from her position on June 11.

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Kathy Abbott will be the Democratic Party's pick for the open seat on the Chatham Township Committee, but Abbott will have to wait until July 15 to be sworn in when the next regular meeting of the committee is scheduled. Abbott was unable to gain a third vote as the current ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- The Chatham Township Committee was at an impasse on Thursday night when it came to filling the vacancy left by the resignation of former mayor Tracy Ness, forcing a Special Meeting for a public vote set for 7:30 p.m. July 8. Ness announced her resignation during the executive ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham Township Mayor Tracy Ness announced Monday that she has decided not to run for a second three-year term and said that she is endorsing former committee member Kathy Abbott to replace her as a member of the committee. "My decision not to run again for Chatham Township ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - Morris County's Deputy Clerk John Wojtaszek has passed away at the age of 71 after a long illness. County Clerk Ann Grossi has expressed her grief and sympathy stating that, "There is a saying that anyone can be replaced, but John is irreplaceable". “John was a diligent and ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Ashley Felice and Mark Hamilton campaigned for seats on the Chatham Township Committee as the voice of Township residents who were unhappy with the way affordable housing sites had been selected. Their message resonated with voters last Nov. 3 as the Republican ticket gained the ...

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