Elections

August 1, 2018

ELIZABETH, NJ - The filing deadline for School Board Election Candidates was on Monday at 4 p.m. The candidate list for the November School Board Election is as follows. There are three seats up this year for the three-year term and nine residents have filed for those three seats.  City of ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - The polls are closed for this June Primary Election and the votes have been counted. Here are the unofficial results.  U.S. Senate Race: 6 Year Term Robert Menendez (D) Winner Bob Hugin ( R) Winner Member of the House of Representatives - 7th Congressional District: 2 ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi has announced that her Main Office in Elizabeth will be open for special hours on Saturday, June 2 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. for voters seeking last-minute mail-in ballots. The Annex Office in Westfield will also be open for ballots on June 2 for its ...

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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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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 away ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - Acting Chair of the Union County Democratic Committee (UCDC), Colleen Mahr, is calling for the use of voting machines at the February 21 county committee meeting that will determine the next Chair of the UCDC.  The February 21 meeting will begin at 7:00 and take place at the ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ -- Shortly after Jerry Green announced that he would resign as chairman of Union County Democratic Committee, State Senator Nick Scutari issued a press release announcing his candidacy for the position and listed numerous endorsers, including Green, Plainfield Mayor Adrian Mapp, ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - On Wednesday, Plainfield's own Assemblyman Jerry Green (D-22) resigned as Chairman of the Union County Democratic Committee to focus on recovering from an illness.  A statement that was issued by Union County Democratic Committee Executive Director Nick Fixmer notes that Green ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Between 1,500 and 2,000 people — including women, men, and children from all over Union County — participated in the Second Annual Women’s March in Westfield Saturday, according to organizers. The event was one of many women’s marches around the country. “It was beyond all of our ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ--Freeholder Sergio Granados has been selected as Chairman of the Board and announced a series of initiatives for 2018, entitled “Moving Union County Forward,” assisting families, youth, seniors, Veterans, those with special needs, and embracing progressive and inclusive ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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MONTCLAIR—Politics is a world that is still considered a male-dominated landscape but that familiar landscape is beginning to change with Emerge New Jersey, a training platform that supports and helps to train women to run for political office. Emerge NJ is changing the face of the state’s ...

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