Elections

September 18, 2020

HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ - Hunterdon County Clerk Mary Melfi is preparing for a 2020 General Election dissimilar to and more challenging than any other in her many decades of service to her home communities of Hunterdon County and the county seat, Flemington Borough. She’s never prepared for any ...

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NEW JERSEY — Less than two months from Election Day, Gov. Phil Murphy on Tuesday said a new website will allow New Jersey residents to register to vote and track their mail-in ballot all while on the go or from the comfort of their home. “This online form is safe and secure, and can be accessed ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - On the same day that President Donald J. Trump’s re-election campaign and the Republican National Committee filed a lawsuit against the State of New Jersey following Gov. Phil Murphy’s decision to have the Nov. 3 election as primarily a “vote-by-mail” event with a ballot mailed to ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - Flemington Borough Councilman Michael Harris has announced he will not be seeking re-election in the 2020 elections. His decision not to run for another council term was made public on July 7, Primary Day. “What I did in 2017 was petitioned to be included on the November ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - Flemington Borough Councilman Michael Harris has announced he will not be seeking re-election in the 2020 elections. Harris was elected to the borough council in 2017 as an Independent. "With much consideration, I have decided not to seek re-election this year, and instead ...

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HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ - With the New Jersey primary elections having been pushed to July 7, the state is mandating only one building to be open in each town for in-person voting, with recommendations to residents to vote by mail because of the pandemic. Lisa Fania, township clerk in Raritan ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - The Hunterdon County Board of Chosen Freeholders and residents listening to their teleconference meeting June 16 received a comprehensive take on administration and procedures for the 2020 New Jersey Primary set for July 7, but with a heavy influence of Vote-by-Mail ...

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Editor's Note: The story previously stated that incumbent Flemington councilman Michael Harris was not running for re-election. Harris ran as an independent in his last election, and petitions to run as an independent are not due until primary election day. HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ - Candidates have ...

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RARITAN, NJ - Former New Jersey Republican Assemblyman Jack Ciattarelli announced Tuesday in a campaign kick-off at John F. Kennedy Primary School that he is seeking the Republican nomination for the governor’s race in 2021. His message was clear. “Bad policy decisions were made by both sides ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Former state Assemblyman Jack Ciattarelli has declared his candidacy for the Republican New Jersey gubernatorial nomination. This will be his second run at the state's top elected office. New Jersey residents will vote in the state's gubernatorial election in November, ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ – Winners in the race for the Hunterdon County Freeholder Board are Republican incumbent John E. Lanza and West Amwell Mayor Zachary Rich, who is also a Republican. Lanza received 21,197 votes and Rich 21,125 votes, defeating Democratic challenger Cullen McAuliffe, who received ...

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RARITAN TWP., NJ - Republican Scott MacDade easily won election to the Township Committee with more than 56 percent of the vote, according to unofficial vote tallies released this evening by Hunterdon County Clerk Mary Melfi. He defeated Democrat Sharon Winnick, 3,577 to 2,734. Township ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ – There was never any question whether there would be new faces on Borough Council next year, because incumbent Councilpersons John Gorman and Susan Peterson decided to not seek re-election. Competing for the two, three-year seats were Democrats Jessica Hand and Jeremy Long, who ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ  – More than 125 Deputy Attorneys General (DAsG) will be assigned throughout the state today, Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal announced, including here in Hunterdon. The Election Day effort is to help ensure a fair and smooth-running election, and to assist county election ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ — When local voters go the polls next week, they’ll be asked to approve a two-question bond referendum proposal. The referendum, proposed by the Flemington-Raritan Regional School District, represents a $42 million proposal to provide for safety, security and structure upgrades, ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ – The two candidates seeking election to County Sheriff on Nov. 5 will face off in a debate tomorrow at the Stangl Factory here. Democratic candidate for Sheriff Dominick Puzio and Republican Sheriff Fred Brown will meet in the first such debate in more than a decade, organizers ...

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