Elections

Election Day is Today: Clark Election Guide 2014

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Election Day. Polls open from 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Credits: Susan Roselli Bonnell
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Reminder: Election Day Is TODAY

CLARK, NJ -- Election Day is upon us, and while there is no Presidential race in 2014, it is still important for citizens to vote for the candidates who will be making decisions on the national, county, and local levels in New Jersey.

In Clark, contested races are being decided for the town council.  In the First Ward, incumbent Republican Frank G. Mazzarella faces Democratic challenger Milt Provel.  The Second Ward matches incumbent Republican Pat O'Connor against Democrat Dario R. Valdivia.  In the Third Ward, Democrat Jerry Fogle is up against Republican Steve Hund for the seat previously held by the late Richard Kazanowski (D).  Brian Toal is unopposed in the Fourth Ward.

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TAP into Clark ran a series of "Five Questions with..." profiles submitted by each candidate about their qualifications and positions:

Three seats are also open on the Clark Board of Education.  Four candidates are vying for those spots:

  • Michael S. Bonaccorso, Jr.
  • Carmen F. Brocato (incumbent)
  • Laura Caliguire (incumbent)
  • Steve Donkersloot

The Board of Education candidates participated in a live Candidates Night.  (Read the Story; Watch the Video)

Sample ballots for Clark voters are available online through the Union County Clerk. 

Also on the ballot, acting Union County Sheriff, Joe Cryan, an Democratic state assemblyman who has served out the term of the late Ralph Froehlich, faces Republican challenger Michael Ince, a longtime police officer and retired FBI agent.

There are also races for Union County Freeholder, the candidates are: Angel Estrada, Christopher Hudak, and Vernell V. Wright, all Democrats, and P. Mark Martini, the lone Republican.

There is a Congressional races on the ballot for voters in Clark. Incumbent Leonard Lance (R) faces Janice Kovach (D), the Mayor of Clinton, for New Jersey's 7th District U.S. House seat.  (Debate Coverage)

In New Jersey's U.S. Senate election, Cory Booker (D) is challenged by Republican Jeffrey Bell (R).

Lastly, the Union County Clerk's office has an app for Apple and Android phones and tablets with a full range of information regarding polling locations, election dates, registration, etc. 

Clark polls are open from 6:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m.

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Tue, May 22, 7:00 PM

IMC in Arthur L. Johnson High School, Clark

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