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Coalition-Led Ballot Question Approved, Safeguarding Pollution Settlements

November 10, 2017

NEWARK, NJ -  Voters provided permanent relief to communities harmed by industrial pollution on Tuesday by approving an environmental coalition-led ballot question that prevents money earmarked for environmental restoration from being raided by Trenton lawmakers.

The measure was declared passed with 69 percent support.

“By approving Ballot Question 2, voters created a ...

Murphy convincingly wins NJ governor's campaign that began in Newark

Asbury Park, N.J.--The Rev. Ronald Slaughter, pastor of St. James AME Church in Newark, said it best for Democrats in the state's largest city, and around the state of New Jersey, as the winning vote totals rolled in for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Phil Murphy. 

"My prayers have been answered," said Slaughter on Tuesday night inside the Asbury Park ...

Election 2017 in Elizabeth-The Voters Have Decided

Elizabeth, NJ--Voters throughout the state went to the polls Tuesday to cast their ballots for candidates wanting to succeed Gov. Chris Christie, and with the rain, turnout was brisk earlier today.

In most of the state's 40 districts Senate and Assembly candidates ran uncontested, voters in Elizabeth have cast their votes for the General Assembly 20th Legislative District, Senator  ...

Election 2017-Who’s Running

Elizabeth, NJ--Voters throughout the state will go to the polls Tuesday to cast their ballots for candidates wanting to succeed Gov. Chris Christie, who will be leaving office after two terms.

In a number of the state's 40 districts, Senate and Assembly candidates ran uncontested, voters will cast votes for the General Assembly 20th Legislative District. One of the most anticipated ...

Edison Residents Receive Racist School Board Election Postcards

EDISON, NJ - Township residents on Wednesday received racist school board campaign mailers targeting two members of the Board of Education.

The flyers state that Chinese and Indian residents are “taking over” the School Board. Jerry Shi and Falguni Patel, candidates for the Board of Education, are pictured on the campaign mailers with the word "deport" ...

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

ELIZABETH, NJ--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, November 4 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 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 their ...

Former President Obama to visit Newark to campaign for Murphy

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 Murphy is ...

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