Elections

June 10, 2021

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Amid statewide primary election contests, New Jersey also hosted dozens of local races Tuesday. Here is a roundup of various New Jersey local election results as reported by TAPinto franchises across the state: Cranford Election: Kate Rappa Defeats Incumbent Tom Hannen, Jr. in Democrat ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ — The 2021 election season is in full swing, with the New Jersey Primary Elections taking place on Tuesday, June 8.   The New Jersey Division of Elections has an online tool to check if you are registered to vote. The tool will tell you what your registration status, the city and ...

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The Union County Board of Elections reminds residents that Tuesday, May 18 is the deadline for voter registration for the 2021 Primary Election. Voters who are registered in the Democratic and Republican parties will be able to vote in the Primary Election to choose their party’s nominee to run for ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — Voters will have a choice to vote by mail or in-person in the June 8 primary election, but drop boxes are here to stay, county officials said. Whichever way voters decide to cast their votes, the registration deadline is May 18. Since Gov. Phil Murphy announced the primary ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - Union County Board of Elections Administrator Nicole DiRado released a statement to voters about polling places and drop box locations for the 2021 Primary Election day, which will be held on Tuesday, June 8. “Many of the polling locations closed last year due to the COVID ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi released a reminder to residents that the County Clerk’s offices in Westfield and Elizabeth are available to voters for “One-Stop” Vote-by-Mail service. Eligible voters can pick up an application for a Vote-by-Mail ballot, receive their ballot, and ...

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Tuesday, May 18 is the deadline for voter registration for the 2021 Primary Election. Voters who are registered in the Democratic and Republican parties will be able to vote in the Primary Election to choose their party’s nominee to run for Governor in the General Election, in addition to voting on ...

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TRENTON, NJ – A new law signed by Governor Phil Murphy on Tuesday will give voters more opportunities to cast their ballots at their convenience, through early, in-person voting starting with the 2021 primary election.  “While other states are looking to find ways to keep their citizens from ...

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  State Sen. Tom Kean Jr. has conceded the 7th Congressional District election to Democratic incumbent Tom Malinowski, who will be sworn to a second term in the House of Representatives in January, 2021. Down by more than 11 percent on Election Night, Kean and his supporters held out hope as ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Tomorrow is the last day for voters to make their vote count in Union County.  The Union County Board of Elections issued a reminder Tuesday to voters who received a ballot cure letter that the deadline to cure their ballot is Wednesday, November 18, at 12:00 p.m. These letters ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — If you filled out a paper ballot at a polling place in Union County, your vote will be counted — starting Monday, the administrator of the Board of Elections said. Elections workers will begin counting the paper ballots, also called provisional ballots, cast at polling ...

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CLARK, NJ - Union County Board of Elections Administrator Nicole DiRado has confirmed that  updated vote totals will not be available until November 7. This contradicts  the original plan for vote tabulation the county shared earlier. In a press release issued just prior to the election, the ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — Unofficial tallies on Election Day show Democrats outpacing Republicans in the contest for three seats on the freeholder board. The results updated as of 11:17 p.m. Tuesday show Democratic incumbent freeholder candidates Christopher Hudak and Angela Garretson, along with ...

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NEW JERSEY -- In addition to the Presidential, Senatorial, and Congressional races, voters in the state of New Jersey had to decide on three ballot questions, including the legalization of marijuana.  The Associated Press is reporting today that the results of the New Jersey Ballot questions ...

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CLARK, NJ — Mayor Sal Bonaccorso ran unopposed on the ballot this election year so it will come as no surprise that he appears to be the winner on the unofficial  results posted by Union County Clerk’s Office on Tuesday evening.   The Board of Education election followed a similar track as there ...

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CLARK, NJ — For Clark residents who have not yet returned their mail-in ballots, there are still several ways today, Election Day, to make sure their votes are counted. Voters can drop off their ballots by 8 p.m. at the secure drop boxes outside the Clark Recreation Center or one of the others ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — Election day in Union County will look very different this year, with the election conducted primarily through vote-by-mail ballots throughout the state. Exactly who won each race may not be clear until Nov. 20, officials say. Here’s what you need to know: What can I expect if ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Carolyn Quinn, a Brooklyn-based author and fine art photographer, was surprised last week when she received mail-in ballots addressed to both her parents -- even though her mother died almost a year ago and her father has been dead for two and a half years.  "I live in New ...

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CLARK, NJ — Mayor Sal Bonaccorso claimed on Saturday that Clark was one of the largest Trump supporting towns in New Jersey, amidst a rally which drew Trump fanatics from across the state.  Nancy Sheridan, Clark Democratic Committee Chair sees it differently. “Mayor Bonaccorso doesn’t represent ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — The county's board of elections could be tallying ballots until Nov. 18 – 19, officials said. Discussion of the extended time for counting ballots comes as the county grapples with vote-by-mail procedures. Mail in ballots postmarked by election day will be accepted through ...

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CLARK, NJ – Mayor Bonaccorso is hosting a meet-up location for the MAGA Drag the Interstate event at the Clark Municipal Building on Saturday, October 3.  The event as advertised on social media is a road rally in support of President Trump. According to Bonaccorso, he happened to be in the ...

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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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There are two parts to Public Question No. 2. Here are the details, who would benefit and what it could cost. 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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Updated on Sept. 28 The clerk’s office estimates it will have sent two-thirds of Union County’s ballots to voters by Saturday. UNION COUNTY, NJ — Early voting is underway as the county mails out ballots, but some voters are getting in on the race just a little too early. Certain Union ...

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CLARK, NJ – An official Union County Ballot Drop-off box has been installed in Clark.  The box is open and ready for voters to cast their ballots Clark Township Clerk, Edie Merkel said.  Registered voters in Clark will be receiving their official mail-in ballots this week according to Tuesday’s ...

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CLARK, NJ – Mail-in ballots for the November election are on their way to Clark voters according to Union County Clerk Joanne Rajobbi  Ballots went in the mail on Tuesday, September 15.   Clark Township Clerk, Edie Merkel said residents should be on the lookout for ballots in the next few days.  ...

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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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CLARK, NJ -  Those seeking to vote in-person this November have two choices and neither involves using an actual voting machine unless they are handicapped according to Clark Township Clerk Edie Merkel.  Merkel said very limited polling locations will be open this year. When voters arrive, they ...

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CLARK, NJ – Mayor Bonaccorso took a few moments during Monday’s Town Council Meeting to say he is not in favor of Governor Murphy’s decisions to move New Jersey to mail-in voting only. “I am absolutely 1000% against Governor Murphy making this a mail-in vote and I think that is nothing but a ...

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