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Dahlia Vertreese Wins Her Election for Mayor of Hillside

December 10, 2017

HILLSIDE, NJ— On Dec. 5 it was announced that Emerge NJ’s 2016 alumni, Dahlia Vertreese won her election to become Mayor of Hillside in Union County.

Vertreese’s labor street push helped her win against her rival, attorney Jorge Batista in the runoff election. Vertreese said, “I am a labor organizer and often deal with conflict, fear and uncertainty. No matter the ...

East Orange Transition Team Leadership Announced Today

EAST ORANGE, NJ - The leadership of the East Orange Transition Team Committees was recently announced by Mayor Elect Ted R. Green.  The committees cover eight areas that are essential to moving East Orange forward according to Mayor Elect Green. The Committee leadership is charged with developing a plan that explores and identifies important programs and services for transforming East ...

Murphy/Oliver Win Gubernatorial Election

EAST ORANGE, NJ - At midnight, with approximately 98% of the votes counted, exit polls numbers confirm the Murphy/Oliver team handily won the 2017 New Jersey Gubernatorial election 55.5% to 44.4%.

East Orange is extremely proud of the fact that one of our own long-time residents, Sheila Oliver  will remain in the State House, but this time serving as Lieutenant Governor.

The team of ...

First Lady Hopeful Tammy Murphy, Colorado Governor Hickenlooper Hold First Responder "Get Out The Vote" Rally in Bloomfield

BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- With less than a week left before the election, the Murphy campaign is making a local push to ensure that Phil Murphy comes out on top in what's becoming a contentious gubernatorial race.  On Friday afternoon at Bloomfield Fire Headquarters, Tammy Murphy, the wife of Democratic nominee Phil Murphy along with Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper held a ...

Rutgers Law Students Offer Free Assistance to Voters on Election Day

NEWARK, NJ - Essex County voters who get turned down to vote next Tuesday, November 7, at their polling places can receive free legal assistance from students at Rutgers Law School in Newark.

If an Essex County resident goes to vote on Election Day and is not permitted to cast their ballot on the voting machine at a polling place, that voter can appear before a judge to obtain a court order ...

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