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Former President Obama to visit Newark to campaign for Murphy

October 16, 2017

NEWARK, NJ - Former U.S. President Barack Obama is scheduled to roll into downtown Newark on Thursday to campaign for the Democratic New Jersey gubernatorial candidate Phil Murphy as the battle to run New Jersey heats up in the race's final weeks. 

Obama's appearance in New Jersey's largest city less than three weeks before the Nov. 7 election on behalf of ...

Cranford Township Committee Candidates to Answer Resident Questions in Forum

CRANFORD, NJ – Cranford residents are invited to attend the upcoming Annual Township Committee Candidates’ Forum, hosted by the Cranford Jaycees and Union Area League of Women Voters. Residents will have a chance to submit questions for the candidates to answer.

The forum is an opportunity to hear from this year’s Cranford Township Committee candidates: Democrats Patrick ...

Updated Union County Votes App-Get the Information You Need On the GO

ELIZABETH, NJ—Voting and elections information just got a little better and a lot more accessible. Union County now has a fully updated and redesigned version of the Union County Votes app. The free app can be downloaded now for your mobile device.

The Union County Votes app lets you quickly and easily access important information on voting and elections, while on the ...

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Union County Clerk Offers Extra Opening for Vote-By-Mail on Saturday, Nov. 4

October 18, 2017

Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi reminds Union County residents that the County Clerks’ Elections Office in Elizabeth and Westfield will be open for special hours on Saturday, Nov. 4, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., for anyone wishing to obtain an application for a Vote-By-Mail ballot in person.

“If desired, voters can apply for a Vote-by-Mail ballot, fill out ...

LaZare: Trump Tax Worst Thing for District 21

October 11, 2017

For District 21, Trump's tax proposal is giving residents twenty thousand reasons to vote Democratic next month.

Trump's tax bill wants to eliminate the State and Local Tax (SALT) deduction on Federal taxes. Of all the voting districts in the country, ours will be among the worst hit as residents here on average get $20,000 a year in deductions directly from SALT.

This tax ...

Lacey Rzeszowski's Grace, Power, Grit and Determination -- A Winning Formula

October 21, 2017

As the Co-Founder of The North Jersey Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure and its Executive Director for more 15 years, a current board member of Trinitas Hospital Foundation, a 30-year breast cancer survivor, and a neighbor to many of you, I am writing to ask for your vote for Lacey Rzeszowski to represent the communities of the 21st Legislative District in the state assembly. 

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