Elections

November 7, 2018

CRANFORD - Congratulations to Mayor Thomas Hannen on retaining his Township Committee seat.  According to unofficial results from the Union County Clerk, Hannen (D) defeated Richard Buontempo (R) 5,861 to 3,793.  “It was a great night for democracy with turnout exceeding 63%,“ Hannen said. “I ...

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CRANFORD - With less than two weeks until Voting Day, Thomas Hannen Jr. (D) and Richard Buontempo (R), the two candidates for the Township Committee seat this year, met in the Council Chambers of the Cranford Municipal Building for the Annual Township Committee Candidates’ Forum. Each candidate ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ – Candidates on the “ballot” Monday included Bruce Wayne, Clark Kent and Swamp Thing, as Union County officials showed residents the workings of a new voting machine at the Town Hall. But this November, voters casting ballots in this undecided town in the hotly contested Seventh ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - A resolution for $1.9 million for a new vote tabulation system by ES&S was approved at the first Union County Freeholders mobile meeting on Thursday, held in Plainfield's municipal court. Nicole DiRado, an administrator from the Office of the Board of Elections, said that ...

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Election Policies Candidate Statements:  Candidates can submit a maximum of one candidate statement per week (including photos).  For the general election, statements can be submitted from Labor Day up through the week before Election Day.  For the primary election, statements can be ...

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CRANFORD - On Tuesday, June 5th, Cranford residents headed to the polls for the 2018 Primaries.  Thomas H. Hannen, Jr. on the Democratic ticket and Michael Petrucci on the Republican ticket each ran uncontested. Hannen, Jr. received 1,387 votes and Petrucci garnered 711.  Hannen, Jr. and ...

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ELIZABETH/WESTFIELD, NJ - Vote-By-Mail ballots will be available in Westfield and Elizabeth beginning on Tuesday, May 1 for the 2018 Primary Election. The US Senate and House of Representatives will top this year’s Primary election to be held on Tuesday, June 5. County Freeholders and local ...

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CRANFORD, NJ – Republican Michael Petrucci will challenge Democrat incumbent Thomas Hannen, Jr. in Cranford’s township committee election this year, according to the township clerk’s office. The candidates are vying for a three-year term. Hannen, who announced his plans to run for reelection on ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - Asserting it's more important to keep Democrats at bay than to become a Congressman, Succasunna resident Craig Heard said Monday he will not wage a primary election challenge this year against U.S. Rep. Leonard Lance (R-7th Dist.). Heard, who unsuccessfully tried to beat Lance in ...

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CLARK, NJ – The vote for the Union County Democratic Committee (UCDC) chairmanship came to a conclusion Wednesday night when 748 committee members from the county’s 21 municipalities descended on the Gran Centurions in Clark to vote for their new party leader. State Senator Nick Scutari won with ...

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