FLEMINGTON, NJ - While the race for governor, state Senate and Assembly have probably attracted the most attention, voters here will choose candidates for a number of important local offices.
Hunterdon will choose a new Freeholder to replace Rob Walton, who chose not to seek re-election. Republican Shaun Van Doren is facing Democrat Paige Livingston and Libertarian Daniel Heitkamp for one, three-year seat.
In Flemington, Borough Council Republican incumbents Brian Swingle and Kim Tilly are being challenged by Democrats Harrison Gerdes and Betsy Driver; and independent Michael Harris. They are competing for two, three-year seats on Council.
In Raritan Township, Township Committee Republican incumbent Louis Reiner is facing fellow Republican Gary Hazard and Democrat Joyce Santos for two, three-year seats.
Also in Raritan Township, challenger Scott Nicol and incumbent Kathryn Raborn face-off for one, three-year seat on the Hunterdon Central High School Board of Education. For a seat on the Flemington-Raritan School District Board of Education, Robyn Fatooh competes against Susan Mitcheltree for one, three-year seat.
Polls will be open from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Election Day, Nov. 7.